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Wondering if the 5D III's that are shipping now still have the black tape fix for the light leak issue, or whether that was just a temporary fix for the stock on hand and they have a more permanent fix for the bodies being manufactured now?

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Re: Do 5D III's still have the tape fix or something more permanent?
« Reply #1 on: June 25, 2012, 07:54:24 PM »
The tape fix is permanent.  No reason to do anything different, its a commonly used process throught the photography world.  Sometimes they use a fancy name like light baffle, but its always just a piece of plastic or paper.

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Re: Do 5D III's still have the tape fix or something more permanent?
« Reply #2 on: June 27, 2012, 10:50:34 AM »
The tape fix is permanent.  No reason to do anything different, its a commonly used process throught the photography world.  Sometimes they use a fancy name like light baffle, but its always just a piece of plastic or paper.

Or Premier ABS Light Blocker  ;)

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Re: Do 5D III's still have the tape fix or something more permanent?
« Reply #2 on: June 27, 2012, 10:50:34 AM »