Canon 1D X Mark II Compatible Memory Cards, Data Rates, and Recording Times

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The following compatible memory cards, data rates, and recording time information has been extracted from the Canon 1D X Mark II website and/or camera manual. All information is subject to change, and all data rates and recording times are approximate values. Bit rates and recording times will vary depending on the content being captured.

 

Canon 1D X Mark II Compatible Memory Cards

The following table shows all compatible memory cards for the Canon 1D X Mark II camera.

Canon 1D X Mark II Compatible CFast 2.0 Memory Cards

Notes
*1 Verify the letter that appears at the end of the model number. The “xxx” portion in the model numbers represents a 3-character region code.
*2 Compatible with Video Performance Guarantee 130 (VPG-130).

IMPORTANT
Proper operation cannot be guaranteed for all recording media.
In some cases, it may take longer to write data on the Cfast card and recording may stop. To avoid this, we recommend that users regularly fully format and refresh their card using the "Cfast Full Format and Refresh Tool" available from the link below.

SanDisk: https://kb.sandisk.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/17370

Lexar: https://www.lexar.com/support/downloads

If the card is inserted into a camera with a different firmware version, a message recommending to initialize the card may be displayed. In such case, back up the clips recorded on the card and then initialize it with the camera.

Canon 1D X Mark II Compatible CompactFlash Memory Cards

Notes
If you use a slow-writing card when shooting movies, the movie may not be recorded properly. Also, if you play back a movie on a card with a slow reading speed, the movie may not play back properly.
To check the card's reading/writing speed, refer to the card manufacturer's Web site.
To optimize the use of the card, formatting the card with the camera before shooting movies is recommended.
When movies cannot be recorded normally, format the card and try again. If formatting the card does not resolve the problem, refer to the card manufacturer's Web site.

 

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Canon 1D X Mark II Data Rates and Approximate Recording Times

The following table shows the approximate recording times of the Canon 1D X Mark II camera using various formats, memory card types and memory card sizes.

Canon 1D X Mark II Data Rates and Approximate Recording Times