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*UPDATE* Canon EOS 5D Mark III – Product Advisory

April 13, 2012


Canon EOS 5D Mark III

  UPDATE – April 14, 2012: Added additional comments about some options/solutions that Canon could give, check at bottom. ___ If you have been following our previous report “*UPDATE* REPORT: EOS 5D Mark III – Light Leak Issue?” then you already know what this is all about. Thanks to Canon USA for posting their official […]

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Mode Dial Lock Upgrade

December 7, 2010


Mode Dial Lock

Canon has recently announced a Mode Dial hardware (optional) upgrade for owners of Canon EOS 5D Mark II and EOS 7D. It is already available for USA residents. According to Canon Product Advisory: “The modification is intended to prevent the Mode Dial from accidentally moving, once set to a particular exposure mode by the user.” […]

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EOS 5D Mark II Firmware Update 2.0.8 & Special Info

October 19, 2010



Contents: EOS 5D Mark II – Firmware Update 2.0.8 Comments & Requests Special Info: High level Canon email addresses . FIRMWARE UPDATE 2.0.8 Canon has released a new firmware update for Canon EOS 5D Mark II today: EOS 5D Mark II Firmware Update Version 2.0.8 Firmware changes This firmware update (Version 2.0.8) incorporates the following […]

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EOS 5D Mark II – Parts Catalog – Parts List & Schematics

June 23, 2010


List of Canon Instant Rebates

UPDATE – November, 2014: Please check below. ____ Contents: Canon EOS 5D Mark II – Parts Catalog – Parts List & Schematics Download Please support us . Canon EOS 5D Mark II – Parts Catalog This is a Service Manual for Canon EOS 5D Mark II: Parts Catalog – List & Schematics. It is NOT […]

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Modding 5D Mark II – PL Mount (2)

June 16, 2010



Contents: Disassembling & Modding 5D Mark II – Cine Lenses Pictures Comments & Conclusion Carl Zeiss Cine Lenses for Canon List of Carl Zeiss CP.2 Cine Lenses DISASSEMBLING & MODDING 5D MARK II: CINE LENSES Did you ever wonder what a Canon 5D Mark II looks like inside? Probably you did, and you already got […]

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Modding 5D Mark II – PL Mount (1)

June 8, 2010



Contents: Disassembling & Modding 5D Mark II – PL Mount Pictures Additional Comments & Part #2 . DISASSEMBLING & MODDING 5D MARK II – PL MOUNT Did you ever wonder what a Canon 5D Mark II looks like inside? This article will show you some impressive images you would probably not ever see unless your […]

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List of Lenses Affected – Update 3

May 3, 2010


LIST of Canon Lenses

Content: List of Lenses Affected by Iris Issue – UPDATE 3 Comments – EOS 7D too? Feedback Contact Canon . LIST OF LENSES AFFECTED BY IRIS “JITTER” Due readers requests, we collected all possible feedbacks to make a list of lenses that are affected and not affected by the “IRIS jitter” issue when mounted on […]

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Malfunction in Firmware 2.0.4 UPDATE

April 8, 2010


Malfunction in Firmware 2.0.4 UPDATE

Contents:  Introduction Video Tests Additional Feedback Considerations INTRODUCTION For a full detailed report, please read our previous article. We have been receiving additional reports from other users regarding the malfunction we found on Firmware 2.0.4: the “IRIS jitter” Not all lenses are affected. This phenomenon occurs much more often with Macro lenses, but it is […]

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New Firmware at Tech Service Centers

February 28, 2010


CONFIRMED (this is not a rumor): We got full confirmation that the new firmware for the Canon EOS 5D Mark II is already available at Canon Tech Service centers since 1st or 2nd week of February (depending on each center/country). But they are not allowed to update cameras until March 17th. We will update this […]

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The Hidden Potential of 5D Mark II

February 7, 2010


Magic Lantern - Interview

Contents: Update Introduction Magic Lantern: Video Interview Conclusion UPDATE March 2nd, 2010: Canon announced the new firmware update 2.0.3 with the standard frame rates (23.976,25,29.97fps) and some few additional “extras”. That is a great update, long awaited and deserved for such a best seller camera. Unfortunately Canon didn’t implement some additional features, that ARE possible. […]

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Canon Firmware Updates – List of Fixes & Improvements

December 17, 2009


WHY to release Firmware Updates? Adding and improving functions and features via firmware updates on current Canon cameras would be a very smart and important action from a business point of view. Please note that many of the features mentioned here were already requested in the Petition to Canon Inc. since early 2009, signed by […]

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5D Mark II gets 720p60 Mode

December 4, 2009


According to this Canon Workshop, the 5D Mark II will get 720p60 video mode: Createasphere – Canon Intensive Workshop – Canon EOS HD Video: Shoot, Post and Deliver – Playback  (source: Pay special attention to what they say and show on the video at ~ 5:00. We still keep on requesting the Features and […]

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Magic Lantern – 10 Questions

November 30, 2009

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There is a VERY interesting interview to the leader of Magic Lantern Project, posted on November 1st at Cinema5D, that is really worth reading. Please check it here: 10 Questions with Magic Lantern’s Trammell Hudson Some quotes from it: “It would really please me if Canon incorporated all of the features from Magic Lantern into […]

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September 4, 2009


Call Canon!

Contents: Update #2: Survey ended Update#1: Breaking news – Canon Survey Customers in real action – “Call Canon” Procedure Fixes & Improvements request List of additional Filmmaking features Customers Experiences & Testimonials Any doubts? UPDATE #2: The survey has ended. From Canon website: “The response we received to this survey was truly overwhelming and we […]

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