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Canon EOS 1D X (1DX, EOS1DX, 1Dx, EOS-1D) 18MP Professional Grade Digital SLR Body Only

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Overview
The EOS-1D X combines speed with image quality, to create the next generation camera for professionals. Full frame 18 megapixel sensor with Dual “DIGIC 5+” processors sets the standard, and up to 12 frames per second shooting takes it beyond.
18.1 MP full frame CMOS sensor
A Canon 18.1 MP full frame CMOS sensor delivers stunning performance, producing exceptional low noise, high-resolution images even in the darkest conditions. The full frame sensor delivers optimum results from wide-angle lenses and gives you greater control over depth of field. Image resolution exceeds the quality demanded by leading photo agencies - making it ideal for extra large prints up to A2 size, even after cropping.
Super high speed shooting
Capture every second of the action with up to 12fps continuous shooting, increasing to an incredible 14fps in Super High speed shooting with continuous bursts of up to 180 large JPEG images (38 RAW).<...
Summary
Format: Full Frame
ISO Range: 100-51200
LCD Size: 8.11 cm / 3.2 inch
Memory Card Type: CF
Resolution: 18 Megapixels
Shutter Speed Range: 1/8000th - 30 sec plus Bulb
Type: Photo
Video Resolution: HD 1080
Weight: 1kg-2kg
Included in box
  • Eyecup EG
  • Camera Cover R-F-3
  • Wide Strap L7
  • Battery Charger LC-E4N
  • Power cord (EUR)
  • Battery Pack LP-E4N
  • Battery Cover
  • CR2025 lithium battery
  • Interface Cable IFC-200U
  • STEREO AV CABLE AVC-DC400ST
  • Cable protector
  • User Manual Kit

About the Canon EOS 1D X Body Only

The EOS-1D X combines speed with image quality, to create the next generation camera for professionals. Full frame 18 megapixel sensor with Dual “DIGIC 5+” processors sets the standard, and up to 12 frames per second shooting takes it beyond.

18.1 MP full frame CMOS sensor
A Canon 18.1 MP full frame CMOS sensor delivers stunning performance, producing exceptional low noise, high-resolution images even in the darkest conditions. The full frame sensor delivers optimum results from wide-angle lenses and gives you greater control over depth of field. Image resolution exceeds the quality demanded by leading photo agencies - making it ideal for extra large prints up to A2 size, even after cropping.

Super high speed shooting
Capture every second of the action with up to 12fps continuous shooting, increasing to an incredible 14fps in Super High speed shooting with continuous bursts of up to 180 large JPEG images (38 RAW).

Huge ISO range
An exceptionally wide ISO range of 100 to 51200 – expandable up to an incredible ISO 204800 – means shooting need never stop from the brightest conditions right through to near darkness.

61 point AF system
A high-precision 61 point AF system, featuring 41 high sensitivity cross type sensors, delivers fast, accurate focussing of fast moving subjects – whatever the lighting conditions. The centre 5 AF points are dual cross type for added precision. 

Consistent, accurate metering
A 100,000 pixel RGB AE metering system with a dedicated DIGIC 4 processor measures not only brightness but also colour to ensure highly accurate exposure for natural results even in complex lighting situations. 

Full HD EOS movies
Shoot Full HD (1080p) video with a wide range of user selectable controls on a DSLR including exposure, frame rates, audio and compression control. An HDMI output allows High Definition playback of footage and images.

Dual “DIGIC 5+” processors
Canon’s latest generation Dual “DIGIC 5+” processors deliver the fastest and most advanced image processing to date for best-in-class image quality. Working with 4 A/D converters to provide 14-bit image processing for smooth tonal gradations and natural looking colours as well as advanced Noise Reduction at higher ISO speeds. 

Large, anti-reflective LCD
A high-resolution 1,040k-dot 3.2” Clear View II LCD screen, allows easy, accurate review of images and video. Superbly durable, an anti-reflective, hardened glass structure prevents reflections even in the brightest sunlight.

Ethernet port
A built in Ethernet port allows for fast, easy transfer of images directly to a PC or via a network to clients from live events.

IMAGE SENSOR
Type36 x 24 mm CMOS
Effective PixelsApprox. 18.1M
Aspect Ratio3:2
Low-Pass FilterBuilt-in/Fixed with fluorine coating
Sensor cleaningEOS integrated cleaning system
Colour Filter TypePrimary Colour
IMAGE PROCESSOR
TypeDual DIGIC 5+
LENS
Lens MountEF (excludes EF-S lenses)
Focal LengthEquivalent to 1.0x the focal length of the lens
FOCUSING
TypeTTL-CT-SIR with a dedicated CMOS sensor
AF System/ Points61 Point / 41 f/4 cross-type AF points inc 5 dual cross type at f/2.8
(The number of cross-type AF points will differ depending on the lens.)
AF working rangeEV-2 – 18 (at 23C & ISO 100)
AF ModesOne Shot
AI Servo
AF Point SelectionAutomatic selection: 61 point AF
Manual selection: Single point AF (61, 41 cross type only, 15 or 9 points selectable)
Manual selection: Spot AF
Manual selection: AF point Expansion 4 points (up, down, left, right)
Manual selection: AF point Expansion surrounding 8 points
Manual selection: Zone AF
AF points can be selected separately for vertical and horizontal shooting
Selected AF point displaySuperimposed in viewfinder
AF LockLocked when shutter button is pressed half way in One Shot AF mode or AF-ON button is pressed.
AF Assist BeamEmitted by an optional dedicated Speedlite
Manual FocusSelected on lens, default in Live View Mode
AF MicroadjustmentAF Menu
+/- 20 steps ( wide and tele setting for Zooms)
Adjust all lenses by same amount
Adjust up to 40 lenses individually
Adjustments remembered for lens by serial number
EXPOSURE CONTROL
Metering modesTTL full aperture metering with 252 zone from 100,000-pixel RGB AE sensor
(1) Evaluative metering (linked to all AF point)
(2) Partial metering (approx. $$$% of viewfinder at centre)
(3) Spot metering:
Center spot metering (approx. $$% viewfinder
AF point-linked spot metering (approx. $$% of viewfinder)
Multi/Spot metering (Max 8 spot metering entries)
(4) Center weighted average metering
Metering RangeEV 0-20 (at 23°C with 50mm f1.4 lens ISO 100)
AE LockAuto: In One-shot AF mode with evaluative metering exposure is locked when focus is achieved.
Manual: By AE lock button in P, TV and AV modes.
Exposure Compensation+/-5 EV in 1/3 or 1/2 stop increments (can be combined with AEB).
AEB2, 3, 5 or 7 Shots +/-3 EV 1/3 or 1/2 stop increments
ISO Sensitivity (5)100-Auto (100-51200), 100-51200 (in 1/3-stop or whole stop increments)
ISO can be expanded to L: 50, H1 102400, H2 204800
SHUTTER
TypeElectronically-controlled focal-plane shutter
Speed30-1/8000 sec (1/2 or 1/3 stop increments) + Bulb (Shutter speed range available varies according to shooting mode)
WHITE BALANCE
TypeAuto white balance with the imaging sensor
Settings AWB, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten, White
Fluorescent light, Flash, Custom, Colour Temperature Setting.
White balance compensation:
1. Blue/Amber +/-9
2. Magenta/ Green +/-9.
Custom White BalanceYes, 5 setting can be registered
WB Bracketing3 bracketed images per shutter release.
Selectable Blue/Amber bias or Magenta/ Green bias.
VIEWFINDER
TypePentaprism
Coverage (Vertical/Horizontal)Approx. 100%
MagnificationApprox. 0.76x (3)
Eyepoint Approx.20mm (from eyepiece lens centre)
Dioptre Correction-3 to +1 m-1 (dioptre)
Focusing ScreenInterchangeable (12 types, optional). Standard Focusing Screen Ec-CV
MirrorQuick-return half mirror (Transmission: reflection ratio of 40:60, no mirror cut-off with EF600mm f/4 or shorter)
Viewfinder Information
AF information:AF points, focus confirmation light, AF status indicator
Exposure informationMetering mode, shooting mode, AE lock, shutter speed, aperture, exposure compensation, ISO speed always displayed), exposure level, exposure warning Flash information: Flash ready, FP flash, FE lock, flash exposure level Image information White balance correction, highlight-tone priority (D+), maximum burst(2-digit display), CF card information, JPEG/RAW indicator, battery check icon. Composition information Grid, electronic level
Depth of field previewYes, with Depth of Field preview button.
Eyepiece shutterBuilt-in
LCD MONITOR
Type8.11cm (3.2 inch) Clear View II TFT, approx. 1040K dots
Coverage Approx. 100%
Viewing Angle (horizontally/vertically)Approx 170 degrees
Coating Anti-reflection and Solid Structure
Brightness AdjustmentAdjustable to one of seven levels
Display Options (1) Quick Control Screen (2) Camera settings
(3) Dual Axis Electronic Level
FLASH
ModesE-TTL II Auto Flash, Metered Manual
X-sync1/250sec (EX series Speedlites only)
Flash Exposure Compensation+/- 3EV in 1/2 or 1/3 increments
Flash Exposure BracketingYes, with compatible External Flash
Flash Exposure LockYes
Second Curtain SynchronisationYes
HotShoe/ PC terminalYes/Yes
External Flash CompatibilityE-TTL II with EX series Speedlites, wireless multi-flash support
External Flash Controlvia camera menu screen
SHOOTING
ModesProgram AE, Shutter priority AE, Aperture priority AE, Manual
Picture StylesAuto, Standard, Portrait, Landscape, Neutral, Faithful, Monochrome, User Defined (x3)
Colour SpacesRGB and Adobe RGB
Image Processing Highlight Tone Priority
Auto Lighting Optimizer (4 settings)
Long exposure noise reduction
High ISO speed noise reduction (4 settings)
Auto Correction of Lens Peripheral illumination
Chromatic aberration correction
Distortion correction
Resize to M1, M2 or S
RAW image processing - during image Playback only
Multiple exposure
Drive modesSingle, Continuous L, Continuous H, Self timer (2s+remote, 10s+remote), Silent single shooting
Continuous ShootingMax. Approx. 12fps. (speed maintained for up to TBC images (JPEG)(1)(6)or TBC images (RAW))2 (with UDMA card)(6), 14fps with mirror locked up and exposure and AF locked on first frame
LIVE VIEW MODE
TypeElectronic viewfinder with image sensor
Coverage Approx. 100% (horizontally and vertically)
Frame Rate30 fps
Focusing Manual Focus (Magnify the image 5x or 10x at any point on screen)
Autofocus: Quick mode, Live mode, Live Face detection mode
Metering Real-time evaluative metering with image sensor
Active metering time can be changed
Display OptionsGrid overlay (x3), Histogram, Aspect ratios
FILE TYPE
Still Image Type JPEG: 10 compression options (Exif 2.23 compliant) / Design rule for Camera File system (2.0)
RAW: RAW, mRAW, sRAW (14bit, Canon original RAW 2nd edition),
Digital Print Order Format [DPOF] Version 1.1 compliant
RAW+JPEG simultaneous recordingYes, any combination of RAW + JPEG possible, separate formats to separate cards possible
Image SizeJPEG: (L) 5184 x 3456, (M1) 4608 x 3072, (M2) 3456 x 2304, (S1) 2592 x 1728,
RAW: (RAW) 5184 x 3456 (M-RAW) 3888 x 2592, (S-RAW)2592 x 1728
Movie TypeMOV (Video: H.264 Intra frame / inter frame, Sound: Linear PCM)
Movie Size1920 x 1080 (29.97, 25, 23.976 fps) intra or inter frame
1280 x 720 (59.94, 50 fps) intra or inter frame
640 x 480 (59.94, 50 fps) inter frame
Movie LengthMax duration 29min 59sec, Max single file size 4GB
Sound FilesWAVE (monaural)
Folders New folders can be manually created and selected
File Numbering(1) Consecutive numbering
(2) Auto reset
(3) Manual reset
OTHER FEATURES
Custom Functions 31 Custom Functions with 99 settings
Metadata TagUser copyright information (can be set in camera)
LCD Panel / IlluminationYes / Yes
Water/ Dust resistanceYes
Sound MemoUp to 30sec per image - 48Khz or 8Khz
Intelligent Orientation SensorYes
Playback zoom1.5x - 10x, Pixel level magnification
Display Formats(1) Single image with information (2 levels) (2) Single image (3) 4 image index (4) 9 image index
(5) Magnified view (6) Movie edit
Slide ShowImage selection: All images, by Date, by Folder, Movies, Stills, Rating
Playback time: 1/2/3/5/10 or 20 seconds
Repeat: On/Off
Histogram Brightness: Yes
RGB: Yes
Highlight AlertYes
Image Erase ProtectionErase: Single image, All images in folder, Checkmarked images, unprotected images
Protection: Erase protection of one image at a time
Menu Categories(1) Shooting menu (x4)
(2) AF Menu (x5)
(3) Playback menu (x3)
(4) Setup menu (x4)
(5) Custom Functions menu (x7)
(6) My Menu
Menu Languages 25 LanguagesEnglish, German, French, Dutch, Danish, Portuguese, Finnish, Italian, Norwegian, Swedish, Spanish, Greek, Russian, Polish, Czech, Hungarian, Romanian, Ukrainian, Turkish, Arabic, Thai, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, Korean and JapaneseFirmware
UpdateUpdate possible by the user.
INTERFACE
ComputerHi-Speed USB
OtherVideo output (PAL/ NTSC) (integrated with USB terminal), HDMI mini output (HDMI-CEC compatible), Extension system terminal (for WFT-E6/GP-E1), External microphone (Stereo mini jack), RJ-45(gigabyte ethernet)
DIRECT PRINT
Canon PrintersCanon Compact Photo Printers and PIXMA Printers supporting PictBridge
PictBridge Yes
STORAGE
Type2x Compact Flash Type I/II (incompatible with Microdrive)
(UDMA 7 compatible)
SUPPORTED OPERATING SYSTEM
PC & MacintoshWindows XP (SP2/SP3) / Vista inc SP1 (excl. Starter Edition) / 7 (excl. Starter Edition)
OS X v10.4-10.6
SOFTWARE
Browsing & PrintingZoomBrowser EX / ImageBrowser
Image ProcessingDigital Photo Professional
OtherPhotoStitch, EOS Utility (inc. Remote Capture, WFT utility*), Picture Style Editor
* Requires optional accessory
POWER SOURCE
BatteriesRechargeable Li-ion Battery LP-E4N (supplied), 1xCR2025 for date & settings
Battery life Approx. TBC (at 23C) (4)
Approx. TBC (at 0C)
Battery Indicator6 levels + percentage
Power savingPower turns off after 1, 2, 4, 8, 15, 30mins or Off.
Power Supply & Battery ChargersAC Adapter Kit ACK-E4, Battery charger LC-E4N, Car Battery charger cable CG-570 (use with LC-E4N)
PHYSICAL SPECIFICATIONS
Body Materials Magnesium Alloy
Operating Environment 0–45 C, 85% or less humidity
Dimensions (WxHxD)158 x 163.6 x 82.7 mm
Weight (body only)TBC
ACCESSORIES
ViewfinderEyecup Eg, Eg-series Dioptric Adjustment Lens with Rubber Frame Eg, Anti Fog Eyepiece Eg, Focusing Screens Ec, Angle Finder C
Case
Wireless File TransmitterWireless File Transmitter WFT-E6
LensesAll EF lenses (excludes EF-S lenses)
FlashCanon Speedlites (220EX, 270EX, 270EX II, 320EX, 420EX, 430EX, 430EX II, 550EX, 580EX, 580EX II, Macro-Ring-Lite, MR-14EX, Macro Twin Lite MT-24EX, Speedlite Transmitter ST-E2,)
Battery Grip
Remote Controller/ Switch Remote control with N3 type contact, Wireless Controller LC-5
OtherHand Strap E2, GP-E1 GPS receiver
Subject to change without notice
1.Large/Fine(Quality 8) resolution
2.Based on Canon's testing conditions, JPEG, ISO 100, Standard Picture Style. Varies depending on the subject, memory card brand and capacity, image recording quality, ISO speed, drive mode, Picture Style, Custom functions etc.
3.with 50mm lens at infinity, -1m-1 dpt
4.Based on the CIPA Standard and using the batteries and memory card format supplied with the camera, except where indicated
5.Recommended Exposure Index
6.With Battery strength 50% or higher or ISO 32000 and lower
  • 18.1 megapixel full frame CMOS sensor
  • Up to 12 frames per second continuous shooting with 14fps super high speed mode
  • 100 – 51200 ISO range, expandable to L:50 and H:204800 (H2)
  • 61 point AF system with 41 cross and 5 dual cross type sensors
  • 100,000 pixel RGB AE metering with dedicated DIGIC 4 processor
  • Full HD 1080p movie with manual exposure, compression option and audio control
  • Dual “DIGIC 5+” processors for high speed and image quality
  • Clear View II 8.11 cm (3.2”) 1,040k dot LCD screen with reflection prevention construction
  • Built in Gigabit ethernet
  • Weatherproofed body and durable shutter with 400,000 shutter cycles

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Used most of Canon's top end cameras since the 1DmkIII I have found the camera I can truly rely on for any subject in any conditions, it's the 1Dx. Add in the ability to shoot good quality video and it's about everything I could ask for.
5 stars

Andy on 2013-12-12


The best Series 1 camera I have owned. (5 models so far, including 1Ds3)
5 stars

Tom Lloyd on 2013-02-03


Perfect gone from 7d to 1dx , cvp very helpful thank you. i will be useing them again
5 stars

Nick dawson on 2012-08-25


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