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I'm getting the same message when I tried to reply to a EOS Bodies 70D rumor thread
So I tried just posting
and it worked.
I'd post my post here, but I get the same error when I add it.
Never mind, I figured out what was tripping it up. The word c-sino
Thhere are no settings in the SMF forum controls that block the word, but it could be our host host blocking it. We do have a banned word list, but only 4 words are on it, and they just replace some letters with underlines.
Canon General / Canon U.S.A. Raises Awareness About Counterfeit Accessories For Digital Cameras And Camcorders And Promotes Consumer Safety« on: January 20, 2013, 06:53:20 PM »
Canon has started a new campaign to raise awareness about counterfit products. The ones that affect most photographers are batteries and chargers. Unfortunately, they only give vague hints of things to check for when you suspect that you have a counnterfit product. The main point is that you should buy from a established dealer.
There is a hotline setup to report issues with counterfit batteries.
In the USA, you can report any questionable sources or purchases to
LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y., January 15, 2013 – Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, has rolled out a consumer-safety initiative that will promote awareness of a consumer electronics industry-wide issue: the risks of using counterfeit accessories for digital cameras and camcorders, especially batteries and chargers. Counterfeit products are fake replicas of the real products, designed to take advantage of the superior value of the real product. These fake accessories are produced in a manner that is increasingly more difficult for average consumers to identify. Purchase of these products can lead to potentially dangerous results. Unlike genuine Canon products, counterfeit accessories may not meet government and industry safety standards and may overheat, smoke, melt, ignite and may cause bodily injury and property damage.
In support of this initiative, a digital campaign, with the tagline, “Play it safe. Power your Canon with Canon Power” was launched on January 8, advising consumers to avoid counterfeits by purchasing products through established retail channels. In addition, the Canon USA Website has been enlisted to educate consumers on the Canon batteries and chargers most frequently counterfeited and to provide helpful tips to spot them.
“Canon takes safety seriously and, as good corporate citizens, we want to inform and educate so that consumers are aware of the risks counterfeit products pose,” said Yuichi Ishizuka, executive vice president and general manager, Imaging Technologies & Communications Group, Canon U.S.A. “We will be rolling out an initiative over the next few months, encouraging consumers to help play it safe with genuine Canon power when making an investment in a camera or camcorder and its accessories, so that they may continue to enjoy the quality experience they expect from us.”
For more information, visit www.usa.canon.com/aboutcounterfeits.
I've removed a ton of posts, and one like the Nazi post gets a automatic ban.
After a decided lack of exciting Canon DSLR announcements at CES, the next big show coming up will be CP+ from January 31 – Feb 3 2013. Canon and Nikon each have huge spaces reserved for their exhibits at the Pacifico Yokohama, Japan exihibition hall and traditionally have made some major announcements at CP+.
Will the long awaited EF 200-400mm f/4 L finally be announced? It was two years ago in 2011 at CP+ that Canon announced that lens development program, so what better place to announnce the lens formally.
Many are also thinking a 70D or the 7D Mark II is due.
We do not have any inside information or leaks at this point, so this is just pure speculation, but Canon is almost certain to announce some new products.
New lenses are the toughest products to predict, but recent new lens rumors beyond the 200-400mm f/4 L might find fufillment at CP+ as well.
Expect more to come and rumors will abound as the show gets near. If there is to be a major announcement, it should happen in the next 10 days.
Just sayin'. Awfully quiet in here...
I'm backing up for CR guy, I'm on the West coast of the USA and so posts will be later in the day, and fewer. I also will not be posting a whole lot of rumors, since I do not receive CR guys e-mail. He will screen his e-mail and let me know which to publish, or publish them remotely.
Remember, rumors are generally for discussion and for fun. Taking them seriously will almost always leave you disappointed.
Exception: CR3 rumors are 99% likely.
Have Fun, and don't take rumors too seriously.
Third Party Manufacturers / 100 Year Old images found in French Stereoscopic Camera called Jumelle Bellieni.« on: January 13, 2013, 09:26:20 PM »
It was accidently opened to other users with a recent shuffling of the boards.
It has been changed back to admin only, and non administrative posts removed.
You can post in site info.
http://www.canonrumors.com/2012/12/eos-m-with-viewfinder-coming-late-2013-cr/ This post seems to refer to it with a dead link.
This is the AF adjustment from 2009 and 5dmk2.
Today, they have a bit more modern setups but the principle is the same
First Canon will adjust the cameras AF with a fixed f-2,8 reference lens, the lens can not been focus and are an custom made lens for measurement of the AF points in the camera. When the house is adjust and set at 0 (zero) they start to adjust the lenses.
A zoom lens can be adjustusted up to 8 different calibrations points through the zoom range and this calibration takes a long time and is the most accurate for a zoom, the data is transferred to the lens CPU, usually Canon makes AF adjustments in the end positions such as 24mm and 105mm in a 24-105/4 , 70 and 200mm etc.
The adjustment is always done in the distance of 50 x focal length, 50mm = 2,5 m , 100mm lens = 5m distance to the test board.
Longer lenses 400mm / 2.8 are adjusted with help of mirrors, since the distance is 20m and will be follow up with test shoots outside.
Mikael, thanks for the detailed info. I was generally aware of how they did it, but more details are good to have.
Neuro gave a link that will let you install Canon software like DPP, but if you want software for the 6D, you need to buy one or wait until Canon posts the latest version.
Please bear with us. Some common photography terms or lens names might be the culpret.
If you are having a issue, please send a e-mail to Canon rumors with the url of the post. We will try to figure it out.