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Canon EOS 5DS Body

code: 0581C008
  • £1,789.83
  • RRP: £2,593.06
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  • 50.6 MP CMOS sensor with dual DIGIC 6 processors
  • 150K Pixel RGB+IR Metering Sensor
  • Up to 5.0 Frames Per Second
  • 61-point AF
  • Cropped Shooting



Canon 0581C008 (058/1C008, 058-1C008, 058 1C008, 0581C/008) (EOS-5DS, EOS/5DS, EOS5DS, eos-5ds) EOS 5DS Body

Combine fast, instinctive DSLR handling with 50.6-megapixel resolution, and capture exquisite detail in every moment. The EOS 5DS will transform the way you look at the world.


  • A full-frame 50.6-megapixel CMOS sensor, and DIGIC 6 processing, deliver extraordinary resolution
  • Capture Full HD EOS Movies, with creative control at your fingertips. Create time-lapse projects in camera
  • Set-up the EOS 5DS’s customisable controls just as you like, and configure the layout of its Custom Quick Control screen
  • Use 61 AF points to focus quickly and accurately, and EOS iTR AF technology to track moving objects
  • Shoot continuously at 5 fps, with dual DIGIC 6 processors. USB 3.0 connectivity delivers fast tethered performance
  • Histogram-Brightness::Yes
  • Histogram-Rgb::Yes
  • AE Lock:Yes
  • AE Lock-Auto::Operates in 1-shot AF mode with evaluative metering when focus is achieved
  • AE Lock-Manual::By AE lock button in all exposure modes
  • Metering Modes:150,000-pixel RGB+IR metering sensor EOS iSA System with 252-zone metering: (1) Evaluative metering (linked to All AF point) (2) Partial metering (approx. 6.1% of viewfinder at centre) (3) Spot metering (approx. 1.3% viewfinder at centre) * AF point-linked spot metering not provided (4) Centre weighted average metering
  • Auto Exposure Bracketing:2, 3, 5 or 7 Shots +/-3 EV 1/3 or 1/2 stop increments
  • Highlight Alert:Yes
  • Metering Range:EV 0 - 20 (at 23°C with 50mm f/1.4 lens ISO100)
  • Exposure Compensation:+/-5 EV in 1/3 or 1/2 stop increments (can be combined with AEB).
  • Iso Sensitivity:100-6400 (in 1/3-stop or whole stop increments) ISO can be expanded to L:50 or H1: 12800


  • Select AF Point On Screen:Superimposed in viewfinder and indicated on top LCD panel and Quick Control screen
  • AF Working_Range:EV -2 - 18 (at 20°C & ISO100)
  • AF Microadjustment:Manual: Enter adjustment +/- 20 stepsAdjust all lenses by same amountAdjust up to 40 lenses individuallyAdjustments remembered for lens by serial number
  • Manual Focus:Selected on lens, default in Live View Mode
  • AF Assist Beam:Emitted by an optional dedicated Speedlite
  • AF Lock:Locked when shutter button is pressed half way in One Shot AF mode or AF-ON button is pressed.
  • Type:TTL-CT-SIR with a dedicated CMOS sensor
  • AF Point Selection:Automatic selection: 61 point AF Manual selection: Single point AF (selectable points 61, 15, 9 or cross type only points selectable) Manual selection: Spot AF Manual selection: AF point Expansion (4 points up, down, left, right or 8 surrounding 8 points) Manual selection: AF point Expansion surrounding 8 points Manual selection: Zone AF Manual selection: Large Zone AF AF points can be selected separately for vertical and horizontal shooting
  • AF System:61 Point / 41 f/4 cross-type AF points inc 5 dual cross type at f/2.8 and 1 cross-type at f/8 (11)The number of cross-type AF points will differ depending on the lens.
  • AF Modes:AI FocusOne ShotPredictive AI Servo

Physical Specifications

  • Product Dimensions (WxHxD):Approx. 152 x 116.4 x 76.4 mm
  • Product Weight Input-1:845 g
  • Operating Humidity Range:85% or less humidity
  • Operating Temperature Range:0 – 40 °C
  • Product Width:152 mm
  • Product Depth:76.4
  • Product Height:116.4
  • Product Weight Notes - 1:(CIPA testing standard, including battery and memory card)
  • Product Weight:Approx. 845 g ((CIPA testing standard, including battery and memory card))
  • Water/Dust Resistance:Yes


  • Intervalometer: Built-in, number of shots selectable from 1-99 or unlimited. Bulb timer possible
  • Colour Space:sRGB and Adobe RGB
  • Self Timer:2 or 10 sec.
  • Image Processing:Highlight Tone Priority Auto Lighting Optimizer (4 settings) Long exposure noise reduction High ISO speed noise reduction (4 settings) Multi Shot Noise Reduction Auto Correction of Lens Peripheral illumination Chromatic aberration correction Resize to M, S1, S2 or S3 RAW image processing - during image Playback only Image cropping - during image Playback only Multiple exposure HDR images 5 presets
  • Drive Modes:Single, Continuous L, Continuous H, Self timer (2s+remote, 10s+remote), Silent single shooting, Silent continous  shooting
  • Shooting Modes:Scene Intelligent Auto, Program AE , Shutter priority AE, Aperture priority AE, Manual (Stills and Movie), Bulb, Custom (x3)
  • Continuous Shooting Speed:Max. Approx. 5fps. (speed maintained for up to 510 number of JPEGs or 14 RAW images) (1) (2) (10) with UDMA mode 7 card.
  • Picture Styles:Auto, Standard, Portrait, Landscape, Neutral, Faithful, Monochrome, Fine Detail, User Defined (x3)

File Types- Movie Size & Frame Rate

  • Movie Size & Frame Rate: Full Hd:1920 x 1080 (29.97, 25, 23.976 fps)intra or inter frame
  • Movie Size & Frame Rate: Hd:1280 x 720 (59.94, 50 fps) intra or inter-frame

White Balance

  • Settings:AWB (Ambeince priority/White priority), 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 Balance:Yes, 1 setting can be registered
  • White Balance Bracketing:+/-3 levels in single level increments. 3, 2, 5 or 7 bracketed images per shutter release. Selectable Blue/Amber bias or Magenta/ Green bias.

Live View Mode

  • Focusing: Manual Focus:Magnify the image 6x or 16x at any point on screen
  • Focusing: Auto:Quick mode, Live mode, Live Face detection mode
  • Metering:Real-time evaluative metering with image sensor Active metering time can be changed
  • Display Options:Grid overlay (x3), Histogram
  • Coverage:Approx. 100% (horizontally and vertically)

Compatible Software

  • Compatible Software:Canon: PhotoStitch, EOS Utility 3 (inc. Remote Capture, WFT utility*), Picture Style Editor. *Requires optional accessory


  • Drivers:Mac/Windows
  • Firmware Update:Update possible by the user
  • Image Processing:Digital Photo Professional for RAW development


  • Viewfinder Information:AF information: Single/Spot AF points, AF Frame, AF status, Focus indicator, AF mode, AF point selection, AF point registration. Exposure information: Shutter speed, aperture value, ISO speed (always displayed), AE lock, exposure level/compensation, flash metering, spot metering circle, exposure warning, AEB, metering mode, shooting mode. Flash information: Flash ready, high-speed sync, FE lock, flash exposure compensation, red-eye reduction light. Image information: Card information, maximum burst (2 digit display), Highlight tone priority (D+). Composition information: Crop area, Aspect ratio, Grid, Electronic level. Other information: Battery check, Warning symbol, Flicker Detection, drive mode, white balance, JPEG/RAW indicator
  • Viewfinder Magnification:Approx. .71x(4)
  • Dioptre Correction:-3 to +1 m-1 (dioptre)


  • External Flash Control:via camera menu screen
  • Flash Exposure Compensation:+/- 3EV
  • Flash Exposure Compensation Increment:in 1/3 increments
  • Flash Exposure Compensation Types:with EX series Speedlites
  • Hot Shoe:Yes
  • Pc Terminal:Yes
  • Second Curtain Synchronisation:Yes
  • X-Sync:1/200sec
  • Modes:E-TTL II Auto Flash, Metered Manual
  • Flash Exposure Lock:Yes
  • External Flash Compatibility:E-TTL II with EX series Speedlites, wireless multi-flash support


  • Lens Mount:EF (excludes EF-S / EF-M lenses)

Image Processor

  • Type:Dual "DIGIC 6"


  • Time-Lapse Movie:Sequence of images between 2 and 3600 shots, up to 2min. 24sec. (PAL)/Shooting interval can be set between 1 sec. to 99 hr. 59min. 59 seconds[12]

Memory Card

  • Memory Card Type:CompactFlash Type I (UDMA 7 compatible), SD card, SDHC card or SDXC card. High-speed writing with UHS-I type SD cards is supported

Operating System Compatibility

  • Os:  Windows Mac
  • Version: Windows 7 (excl. Starter Edition) Windows 8 and Windows 8.1 OS X v10.7-10.10

General Features

  • Intelligent Orientation Sensor:Yes
  • Playback Zoom:1x - 16x
  • Slide Show: Playback Time:1/2/3/5/10/20 seconds
  • Slide Show : Image Selection:All images, by Date, by Folder, Movies, Stills, Rating, Protect images
  • Slide Show: Repeat:On/Off
  • Sound Memo (Y/N):No
  • LCD Panel:Yes
  • Illumination:Yes

Image Sensor

  • Low-Pass Filter:Built-in/Fixed
  • Sensor Cleaning:EOS integrated cleaning system
  • Image Sensor Type:Approx. 36 x 24 mm CMOS
  • Colour Filter Type:Primary Colour
  • Effective Pixels: Still Images:Approx. 50.6 megapixels

File Types:

  • Raw+Jpeg Simultaneous Recording (Y/N):Yes
  • Raw+Jpeg Simultaneous Recording Type:any combination of RAW + JPEG possible, separate formats to separate cards possible
  • Still Image Type:JPEG: 2 compression options (Exif 2.3 compliant) / Design rule for Camera File system (2.0), RAW: RAW, M-RAW, S-RAW (14bit, Canon original RAW 2nd edition), Digital Print Order Format [DPOF] Version 1.1 compliant
  • Movie Type:MOV (Video: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264, Sound: Linear PCM)
  • Movie Length:Max duration 29min 59sec, Max single file size 4GB
  • Image Size:JPEG: Full Frame - (L) 8688x5792, (M1) 7680x5120, (M2) 5760x3840, (S1) 4320x2880, (S2) 1920x1280, (S3) 720x480 1.3x Crop - (L) 6768x4512, (M1) 6016x4000, (M2) 4512x3008, (S1) 3376x2256, (S2) 1920x1280, (S3) 720x480 1.6x Crop - (L) 5424x3616, (M1) 4800x3200, (M2) 3616x2408, (S1) 2704x1808, (S2) 1920x1280, (S3) 720x480 1:1 Crop - (L) 5792x5792, (M1) 5120x5120, (M2) 3840x3840, (S1) 2880x2880, (S2) 1280x1280, (S3) 480x480 RAW: (RAW) 8688x5792, (M-RAW) 6480x4320, (S-RAW) 4320x2880


  • Shutter Release:Soft touch electromagnetic release
  • Shutter Type:Electronically-controlled focal-plane shutter. Soft touch electromagnetic shutter release.

Monitoring Panel

  • Brightness Adjustment:Auto: Using extenal ambient light sensor. Manual: Adjustable to one of seven levels
  • Screen Coating:Anti-reflection and Solid Structure
  • Viewing Angle:Approx. 170°
  • Playback Display Formats:(1) Single image (2) Single image with information (2 levels) (3) Two image Display image (4) 4 image index(5) 9 image index(6) 36 image index(7) 100image index(8) Jump Display(9) Movie edit(10) RAW processing(11) Rating
  • Display Options:(1) Quick Control Screen(2) Camera settings(3) Dual Axis Electronic Level(4) Custom Quick control screen
  • Displayed Languages:English, 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 Japanese

Power Source

  • Power Requirements:Lithium-ion battery
  • Battery Life:  Approx. 700 shots (at 23°C) (5) Approx. 660 (at 0°C)   Ca. 950 Aufnahmen (bei 23 °C, AE 50 %, FE 50 %) (3), ca. 850 Aufnahmen (bei 0 °C, AE 50 %, FE 50 %)
  • Power Saving:Power turns off after 1, 2, 4, 8, 15 or 30mins.
  • Power Supply & Battery Chargers:AC Adapter Kit ACK-E6, Battery charger LC-E6, Car Battery charger CBC-E6
  • Power Requirements:Rechargeable Li-ion Battery LP-E6N (supplied) / LP-E6
  • Battery Life:Approx. 700 shots (at 23°C) Approx. 660 (at 0°C)


  • Depth Of Field Preview (Y/N):Yes
  • Eyepiece Shutter:On strap
  • Mirror:Quick-return half mirror (Transmission: reflection ratio of 40:60, no mirror cut-off with EF600mm f/4 or shorter)
  • Depth Of Field Preview Type:with Depth of Field preview button
  • Eyepoint:Approx. 21mm (from eyepiece lens centre)

File Management

  • File Numbering:(1) Consecutive numbering, (2) Auto reset, (3) Manual reset
  • Image Erase/Protection:Image erase protection of one image at a time, folder or card Image erase single image, selected, folder, card or all unprotected
  • Image Metadata Tag:Author, copyright, GPS (with GP-E2), Rating

Supported File Formats

  • Photos:JPEG (EXIF compliant)/RAW (Canon .CR2 only)



In the box

  • EOS 5DS (with body cap)
  • Battery Pack LP-E6N (with protective cover)
  • Battery Charger LC-E6 
  • Interface Cable IFC-150U II 
  • Eyecup Eg 
  • Wide Strap 
  • Cable Protector
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