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Re: any flaws in the canon 60d?
« Reply #30 on: December 19, 2011, 08:37:26 PM »
To anybody with a 60D with a "peeling" grip....

This is covered by the Canon Warranty. I discovered that the grips on mine started to peel as well. I did a little research and found that this was present in both the 7D and the 60D. It seems that whatever batch of glue they used on the 7D and 60D, at least for anybody who bought it back in 2010, had minor issues with the grips.

Assuming yours is still covered under warranty, send it in to get the grip replaced.

I am fortunate enough to have a Canon Factory Service Center nearby so I simply took it there to have it replaced. Took them less than 10 minutes to replace it.
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Re: any flaws in the canon 60d?
« Reply #30 on: December 19, 2011, 08:37:26 PM »

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Re: any flaws in the canon 60d?
« Reply #31 on: December 19, 2011, 09:01:53 PM »
I've got the 60D and really love it. I don't think the micro adjust is a deal breaker. I've rented lens from lens rental (70-200 F4 IS, ef-s 15-85 IS, and the ef-s 17-55 is). The photos are very sharp and even when I crop and enlarge, the images are sharp. I bought mine around November 2010 and plan to keep it until it quits working. It was the best camera I could afford at the time and the main reason I bought it was because it got good reviews. Video is not a big deal, as I shoot photos and not video. Love the tilt screen, as it has really helped me out a few times in a crowd and shooting above people.

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Re: any flaws in the canon 60d?
« Reply #32 on: December 20, 2011, 12:24:36 AM »
are there any flaws with the canon 60d? i know its getting old, but...

Old??? Truthfully, NONE of the DSLR's that Canon has made are "old". I have a friend who still faithfully uses his Rebel (Rebel classic, 6.3mp) everyday and is still amazed at the images it takes. 6mp? 8mp? 18? 21? Does it really matter how many mp your sensor is or when your particular body was released? If the camera does what you ask of it and you are pleased with the results, is it "old"? Hmmm....  :-\

Lots of great Canon products out there. Find the one that suits your needs/budget the best and go for it!

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Re: any flaws in the canon 60d?
« Reply #33 on: December 20, 2011, 03:39:53 AM »


the 600D, 60D and the 7D all have the same sensor so there is no difference in image quality between them.

If money is an issue i think you are much better off getting the 600D and some good glass eg the 17-55 f2.8

Although that is to some extent true, if you want to shoot at wider apertures in better light or doing sports, you might want to consider that the 550d and 600d only goes down to 1/4000s whilst the 60d and up is 1/8000s... And as everybody has said, the lack of micro-adjust is ridicolous. What's the point in having a razor sharp lens and 18mp, when the picture NEVER is in focus?
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Re: any flaws in the canon 60d?
« Reply #34 on: December 20, 2011, 06:55:31 AM »
I never had any problems with the 60D and i use it on a daily basis as a hobbyist for more than a year now. I also used a couple of Canon, L, Sigma and old manual lenses: No problems. The 1/8000 is great and the cooperation with the Magic Lantern is a dream. I would buy it again today.

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Re: any flaws in the canon 60d?
« Reply #35 on: December 20, 2011, 07:16:04 AM »
I never had any problems with the 60D and i use it on a daily basis as a hobbyist for more than a year now. I also used a couple of Canon, L, Sigma and old manual lenses: No problems. The 1/8000 is great and the cooperation with the Magic Lantern is a dream. I would buy it again today.
is there AFMA in the magic lantern? what are the main advantages?
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Re: any flaws in the canon 60d?
« Reply #36 on: December 21, 2011, 08:17:58 AM »
ISO limitations have been a reported problem from many of my friends.

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Re: any flaws in the canon 60d?
« Reply #36 on: December 21, 2011, 08:17:58 AM »

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Re: any flaws in the canon 60d?
« Reply #37 on: December 21, 2011, 10:45:38 AM »

I use my 60D everyday at work and home. So far, this camera has NOT YET disappointed me. I like the swivel screen very much. Even though the body is plastic, but it does feel quite solid.

I have 28mm f1.8 & 50mm f1.4 prime, these lenses are great for video on 60d.

I would keep my 60d until I'm ready for FF (5D II or 5D III) ;)
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Re: any flaws in the canon 60d?
« Reply #38 on: December 21, 2011, 11:33:09 AM »
I had one for a short while and sent it back due to lack of MA and bought a 50D instead since it has MA. That said, I liked it other than the fact it had front focus issues and I didn't want to send it in to get fixed. So I'd say it's a nice camera/price point if you don't mind the *possibility* you'll need to send it back to Canon with your lens to get calibrated. Plus you might have to send it to your third party lens maker with that lens to get the lens calibrated for your body. Nice bang for the buck at today's prices IMO.
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Re: any flaws in the canon 60d?
« Reply #38 on: December 21, 2011, 11:33:09 AM »