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Tracy Pinto

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Re: Canon fixed 5DIII light leak with tape
« Reply #60 on: May 04, 2012, 09:24:31 PM »
For those thinking of going to the dark side because of tapegate here are some real problems you may be enjoying soon on your D4 and D800:

http://www.petapixel.com/2012/05/04/nikon-offers-temporary-fix-for-d4d800-lock-up-issue/

http://fstoppers.com/news-nikon-d800-has-confirmed-focusview-finder-issues
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Re: Canon fixed 5DIII light leak with tape
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Re: Canon fixed 5DIII light leak with tape
« Reply #61 on: May 04, 2012, 09:38:16 PM »
Whether or not this kind of tape is used in other electronics doesn't matter. What matters is perception, and applying duct tape to a $3500 camera is not a perception of strength and quality.

Perception is all that matters?

I would think functionality matters most, no?

Perception triggers the Buy Button, functionality is when you turn the gear on for the first time.

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Re: Canon fixed 5DIII light leak with tape
« Reply #62 on: May 04, 2012, 10:12:08 PM »
Whether or not this kind of tape is used in other electronics doesn't matter. What matters is perception, and applying duct tape to a $3500 camera is not a perception of strength and quality.

Perception is all that matters?

I would think functionality matters most, no?



Perception triggers the Buy Button, functionality is when you turn the gear on for the first time.
True. But functionality fuels perception. If canon used tape to fix it and it still has issues- people get pissed and have a bad perception of the issue. If canon uses tape and it really works, the light leak issue fades from memory and no one cares anymore- good perception. Plus, most people care about if the camera they are about to buy works, not the specific components inside.
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Re: Canon fixed 5DIII light leak with tape
« Reply #63 on: May 04, 2012, 10:15:55 PM »
For those thinking of going to the dark side because of tapegate here are some real problems you may be enjoying soon on your D4 and D800:

http://www.petapixel.com/2012/05/04/nikon-offers-temporary-fix-for-d4d800-lock-up-issue/

http://fstoppers.com/news-nikon-d800-has-confirmed-focusview-finder-issues

Ironic how Nikon has more serious problems with their cameras than Canon yet no one is whining about them.

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Re: Canon fixed 5DIII light leak with tape
« Reply #64 on: May 04, 2012, 10:36:06 PM »
For those thinking of going to the dark side because of tapegate here are some real problems you may be enjoying soon on your D4 and D800:

http://www.petapixel.com/2012/05/04/nikon-offers-temporary-fix-for-d4d800-lock-up-issue/

http://fstoppers.com/news-nikon-d800-has-confirmed-focusview-finder-issues


Ironic how Nikon has more serious problems with their cameras than Canon yet no one is whining about them.
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Re: Canon fixed 5DIII light leak with tape
« Reply #64 on: May 04, 2012, 10:36:06 PM »