Canon EOS 5D Mark IV
As popular with videographers as photographers, the 5D IV continues to be a dependable workhorse for both… and a big part of why D-SLRs still rule in the professional arena.
Construction: Magnesium alloy bodyshell over stainless steel chassis, sealed against dust and moisture. GRP pentaprism housing. Lens Mount: Canon EF. Sensor Type/Size: CMOS, 24.0x36.0 mm. Total Pixels: 31.7 million (maximum image size = 6720x4480 pixels). Focal Length Conversion Factor: None. Storage Medium: Two slots for CompactFlash memory cards with UDMA 7 support, and SD/ SDHC/SDXC cards with UHS-I support. Data Compression: Three JPEG levels on five resolution settings, and 14-bit lossless on RAW data. RAW+JPEG, medium RAW (mRAW) and small RAW (sRAW) capture. Four aspect ratios – 3:2, 4:3, 16:9 and 1:1. ISO Range: 100-32,000 (extendable to ISO 50, 51,200 and 102,400). Bu er Memory: Unlimited JPEG/large/fine frames or up to 21 RAW. Maximum Frame Rate: 7.0 per second. Video Recording: Motion JPEG format (MPEG 4 AVC/H .264 compression) –Cinema 4K at 4096x2160 pixels; 30, 25 or 24 fps and 16:9 aspect ratio. MOV format with MPEG 4 AVC/H .264 compression for recording to external devices. Full HD at 1920x1080 pixels; 50, 25 or 24 fps and 16:9 aspect ratio. HD at 1280x720 pixels; 100 fps and 16:9 aspect ratio (either ALL-I or IPB compression methods). Mono microphone with auto/manual adjustable levels and wind filter. Stereo audio input and output. Time coding, ‘4K Frame Grab’ function, time lapse recording, auto flicker detection, uncompressed 8-bit 4:2:2 colour output via HDMI connection with simultaneous recording to memory card. Autofocusing: 61 points with auto/manual selection, auto tracking and face detection. Up to 41 cross-type arrays and five dual cross-type arrays (depending on lens speed). Metering: 150,000 pixels ‘RGB+IR’ sensor with 252-zone multi-pattern evaluative, selective area, centre-weighted average, spot and E-TTL II flash. Exposure Modes: Program (with shift), aperture/ shutter-priority auto, manual and ‘Scene Intelligent Auto’. Shutter: Electronic vertical travel focal plane type, 30-1/8000 second plus ‘B’, flash sync up to 1/200 second. White Balance: Auto (ambience/white priority), six presets, one custom preset, correction (blueto-amber and/or magenta-to-green), auto bracketing and manual colour temperature setting. Power Source: Rechargeable lithium-ion battery pack. Optional BG-E20 battery grip holds two LPE6 types or six AA-size batteries. Features: ‘Dual Pixel RAW’ modes (Image MicroAdjustment, Bokeh Shift, Ghosting Reduction), ‘Mirror Vibration Control’ system, sensor cleaning, live view functions (including face detection and 10x magnification for manual focusing), 8.1 cm LCD monitor (1.62 megadots) with touch controls, sRGB and Adobe RGB colour space, eight ‘Picture Style’ presets (Auto, Standard, Portrait, Landscape, Fine Detail, Neutral, Faithful and Monochrome), adjustable ‘Picture Style’ parameters (Sharpness – Strength, Sharpness – Fineness, Sharpness – Threshold, Contrast, Saturation and Colour Tone), three user-defined ‘Picture Styles’, B&W filter effects ( Yellow, Orange, Red, Green), B&W toning effects (Sepia, Blue, Purple, Green), ‘Auto Lighting Optimiser’ processing, ‘Highlight Tone Priority’ processing, in-camera lens corrections, (Peripheral Illumination, chromatic aberration, distortion, diffraction), ‘Digital Lens Optimiser’, multi-shot HDR capture (with auto align and edge effects), silent single/continuous shooting, multiple exposure facility (up to nine frames, adjustable exposure), intervalometer, ‘Quick Control’ panel display, grid displays (3x3 or 6x4), electronic level display, ‘Exposure Simulation’ display, RGB/ brightness histograms, highlight alert, noise reduction for long exposures, adjustable image display time, auto image rotation, slide show, zoom playback (up to 10x), 4/9/36/100 thumbnails, copyright information, ‘My Menu’ set-up, in-camera RAW processing, PictBridge and DPOF support, WiFi with NFC connectivity, built-in GPS receiver. Can be fitted with optional Wireless File Transmitter WFT-E7/7II.
$4899 body only. $6599 with EF 24-105mm f4.0L IS II USM zoom. Estimated average street prices.