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Re: Weird banding on new 5D Mark II
« Reply #15 on: May 05, 2012, 02:48:55 AM »
Good news to report-my issue was card related.

I bought a Lexar 16GB Professional 400x CF card and nearly a thousand images later (a mix of RAW+JPEG and range of quality settings) I have seen no image corruption.

Thanks for the comments and suggestions.

The original SanDisk card came bundled with a 5D2 and 24-105 L from DigitalRev (in Hong Kong). Other than the card issue I was very, very happy with DigitalRev's customer service, speed and price.

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David

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Re: Weird banding on new 5D Mark II
« Reply #15 on: May 05, 2012, 02:48:55 AM »

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« Reply #16 on: May 05, 2012, 09:41:24 AM »
Thanks for all the feedback!

I haven't seen the issue again this weekend. I did an in-camera erase/format and have been trying to tax the setup with full RAW and JPG; and shooting bursts.

I am glad that it seems to be more of a card issue instead of a camera one.

Sounds like SanDisk cards are on the nose-what recommendations are there for a replacement? What I would really like would be a Eye Fi CF card (if only they made one!).

This camera is a 5D mark 2 (not mark 3) so there will only be one card slot. I only bought the mark 2 after the 3 was released. A mark 3 purchase had a green light but I could not justify the additional cost for this hobby.

I am just loving the mark 2 (despite this 'card' issue). The image quality and new lenses are amazing me every day--it is a great step up from the G9!

Cheers

David

I have about a dozen transcend 32GB 400x CF cards and all work perfectly they are really cheap for the performance
I recently got some 32GB sandisk extreme pro SD cards for use in the SD slot on the 5D3 but havent used them extensively enough to comment on reliability

here is an ebay link to the ones I got
http://www.ebay.com/itm/Transcend-32GB-32-GB-400x-CF-CompactFlash-Memory-Card-/221011294714?pt=Digital_Camera_Memory_Cards&hash=item33754cb9fa
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Re: Weird banding on new 5D Mark II
« Reply #17 on: May 05, 2012, 02:16:40 PM »
Thanks for all the feedback!

 I did an in-camera erase/format and have been trying to tax the setup with full RAW and JPG; and shooting bursts.


The 5D MK II does not have a erase function, just a quick format, and it will not repair the card.  Erase writes zeros to every memory location on the card and can take 15-20 minutes, more or less depending on card size and speed.  You must do a low level format using a card reader in your computer.  If there is a bad block on the card, eventually, the camera will try to save a photo to it with the same results.
 

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Re: Weird banding on new 5D Mark II
« Reply #18 on: February 01, 2013, 12:58:33 AM »
Which card u used ?

Hi'ya

I have a new (2 week old) 5d mark ii. I have already taken about 1000 images but have noticed some weird (electronic) banding on three images--two of them this morning.

Has anyone seen this before?

The first image is OK, the next two show the banding. The lens was a EF 50mm f1.4,  ISO500, F2.8. The shot before was OK and the shots after were also OK

It looks to me like the bottom section of photo 1 is repeated in photos 2 and 3, as the bunny feet are unchanged (no tripod, I was hand-holding).

I would be interested to see if anyone has experienced this before?







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Re: Weird banding on new 5D Mark II
« Reply #19 on: February 01, 2013, 02:08:00 AM »
Hi,
I forgot to back report but after more testing this issue was sensor- not card-related. A warrenty repair of the camera and a new sensor solved all the issues.

Thanks so much for all the replys.

Cheers,

David

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Re: Weird banding on new 5D Mark II
« Reply #20 on: February 01, 2013, 03:35:56 AM »
Thanks for the update
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Re: Weird banding on new 5D Mark II
« Reply #21 on: February 01, 2013, 07:23:46 AM »
" hi how u got this issue "

Hi'ya

I have a new (2 week old) 5d mark ii. I have already taken about 1000 images but have noticed some weird (electronic) banding on three images--two of them this morning.

Has anyone seen this before?

The first image is OK, the next two show the banding. The lens was a EF 50mm f1.4,  ISO500, F2.8. The shot before was OK and the shots after were also OK

It looks to me like the bottom section of photo 1 is repeated in photos 2 and 3, as the bunny feet are unchanged (no tripod, I was hand-holding).

I would be interested to see if anyone has experienced this before?







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Re: Weird banding on new 5D Mark II
« Reply #21 on: February 01, 2013, 07:23:46 AM »

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Re: Weird banding on new 5D Mark II
« Reply #22 on: February 01, 2013, 07:38:34 AM »
"Thanks for the update ............. :)
 

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Re: Weird banding on new 5D Mark II
« Reply #22 on: February 01, 2013, 07:38:34 AM »