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Canon EOS-1V

We have collected and analyzed 10 expert reviews and 135 user reviews from international sources. Experts rate this product 100/100 and users rate it 96/100. The average review date is Nov 12, 2002. We have compared these reviews to 1148658 reviews from other Digital Cameras. The alaScore™ for this product is 84/100 = Very good. Last update: Dec 11, 2018.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 1 user review of Canon EOS-1V from The average user rating for this product is 5.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on

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This summary is based on the products: Canon 1 V EOS Black 135 mm CameraCanon 1 V EOS Black 135 mm Camera

Dec, 2018

Expert review by (

Canon EOS-1v


If you still choose to shoot with film, the EOS-1v is a definite high end choice. It's a pro-quality camera without the pro quality price. Performance is above par with some of today's speedy digital SLRs, and the build quality is top notch. The...

10 fps continuous shooting100% coverage viewfinder, 45-point AF systemMagnesium alloy body, hybrid chassis72 weather and dust resistant seals

Some may consider too heavy

The Canon EOS-1v is Canon's last model in the highly successful EOS-1...

Nov, 2009

Expert review by : Philip Greenspun (

Canon EOS


As of 2001, the EOS-1V is the top-of-the-line film body in the Canon EOS system. This is probably the world's best film camera for sports photography because it combines an intelligent 45-point autofocus system with a 10 frames-per-second exposure...

Oct, 2001

Expert review by : Michael Reichmann (

Canon EOS-1V


In early April, 2000 the Canon EOS-1V started to become available in Canada — right on schedule, and somewhat ahead of the U.S. They should be available in most markets though before the end of the month. I had placed my order in February, when they...

Feb, 2000

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Canon EOS-1V with 28-80 and 80-200 lens 35mm Film Camera Reviews


The EOS-1V, successor to the EOS-1N, is a premier-class professional SLR featuring the latest state-of-the-art technology.

EISA Award - Best Product

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Jun, 2000

TIPA Award!

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Canon EOS 1v

Jan, 2000

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FILM camera not DSLR


Awesome 35mm FILM camera

Not sure why this came up in the DSLR catagory, it is most definitely not a digital camera

Jul, 2013

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Canon EOS 1V


It is the stuff dreams are made of, and more. For years I used several Canon F-1n and T-90s, as well as EOS-3 and Elan-7. But always wondered what it would be like to own a 1V. When I won a mint EOS-1V on ebay my wondering was over. It is great time...

built solid, professional looks, and easy to view the viewfinder with glasses on.


Dec, 2009

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Introduction of


First professional digital SLR from Canon since the EOS-D2000 (introduced in March 1998 which was a collaborative effort with Kodak, also known as the Kodak DCS 520). Indeed, the EOS-1D is the first all Canon professional digital SLR. Canon themselves...

Top shoot


Mar, 2009

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Canon EOS 1V - SLR camera - 35mm - body only - black


Latest technology in high-end cameras, Canon is not so with the second level of the first model. This allows them to test new features and capabilities before they put in the hands of pros. EOS3 years or so that are in the market before the exit 1V...

Good quality


Feb, 2009

Product Specifications


Self-timer delay:10


Color of product:Black, Silver



Lens System

Digital Zoom:4
Optical Zoom:3

Light Exposure

ISO sensitivity:64, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400
Light exposure modes:Aperture priority AE, Auto, Manual, Shutter priority AE
Light metering:Centre-weighted, Spot


Compatible memory cards:MMC

Other Features

Camera shutter speed:30 - 1/8000
Digital SLR: No
Video capability: Yes

Picture Quality

Image Stabilizer: Yes
Sensor Type:CCD

Weight & Dimensions