« on: December 04, 2012, 01:20:59 PM »
I'd need some reason to believe that they were going to stay in business. Selling cameras at a loss doesn't give much hope for that.
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Just got mine today.. Rochester NY. They had shipped it out late Wednesday night I guessActually, you do not need a receipt if you register it. It was a gift and grandma did not put the receipt in the package. Canon will cover it, since its a USA model, and it was registered.
Mine did come with warranty card and I registered it with Canon USA. They are US models which is nice.
Wow the thing knows how to focus in low light.. Lot to learn though. I think there are more menu screens then its max iso
It doesn't mean you are under Canon 1yr warranty, unless you can show the sale receipt from an authorizeed dealer - in this case BigValue is not.
Enjoy your new toy
I have Canon batteries going back to the D30 that are 12 years old. I have not saved the covers from all those dozens of batteries I've owned, but the recent ones from the last 4 years are all the same yellow color. The older batteries might have had a different color cover, I know that the shell color of the BP-511 batteries changed several years ago.Canon has changed packaging as well as whats printed on the batteryabout once a year. Three of my four are slightly different, each is a different age. The new batteries I bought form Adorama and Amazon (not a third party) have the correct hologram. The other two came with my 5D MK II and later 7D.
The original 5D Battery says made in Japan, then I have a made in China, and one that is part Japanese and part Chinese. One has a date on it, but the others are older and do not.
Do they all have the same colour plastic covers?
Resurrecting this a bit....I just got my 70-200mm f/2.8 lens, and WOW...it is heavy.
I'm thinking a long day at a fest (and we have tons of them down here in New Orleans) I would think a good monopod would be good to have when lugging this lens and my 5D3 around all day.
Any other recommendations? I have a manfroto tripod and the quick release plate for that...would anyone recommend a good manfroto monopod model, that might work with the same plate system?
Thanks in advance,
Yeah make sure you mount that 70-200 on the tripod and not the body, you dont want all that weight pulling on the mount.
- I read soemwhere that the canon 6d's are arrivign with, or get filthy sensor filter shortly after firing a few shots- soem thinking perhaps a lubricant is causing dirty sensors?You might be a bit confused on this. Its the Nikon D600 with dust issues. Are you sure you have a D1X