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Re: Canon EOS M Specs
« Reply #30 on: July 22, 2012, 11:05:58 AM »
It's interesting how many photos this toy can do on one battery. Assuming it's pocket size, the battery won't be big. It will run in live view mode for all the time and if you put bigger EF lens onto it, the same battery has to run AF and sometimes IS as well.

Don't know how it compares to the size of the Pentax K-01, but the K-01 uses the same battery as the medium format Pentax 645D, so it's possible it might take the same battery as the 650d/T4i

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Re: Canon EOS M Specs
« Reply #30 on: July 22, 2012, 11:05:58 AM »

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Re: Canon EOS M Specs
« Reply #31 on: July 22, 2012, 11:06:32 AM »
No optional EVF? I wonder when they'll have a version with integral EVF - there were rumored images of such a thing. That would be REAL tempting.

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Re: Canon EOS M Specs
« Reply #32 on: July 22, 2012, 11:08:15 AM »
I'd like to know whether the new EF-M lenses will fit on a DSLR.  The 22mm F2 would be great on a crop body.

I would think not. The lens would have to be inside the lens mount on the camera due to the shorter mount to sensor distance. That's why the adapter for EF lenses.

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Re: Canon EOS M Specs
« Reply #33 on: July 22, 2012, 11:09:18 AM »
If it's OK with EF and EF-S adapter will be very nice and interesting...

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Re: Canon EOS M Specs
« Reply #34 on: July 22, 2012, 11:13:54 AM »
Don't know how it compares to the size of the Pentax K-01, but the K-01 uses the same battery as the medium format Pentax 645D, so it's possible it might take the same battery as the 650d/T4i

The EOS T4i uses a EP-E8 battery and the EOS-M uses a LP-E12 battery  http://www.canonpricewatch.com/product/03943/Canon-LP-E12-for-EOS-M-price.html

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Re: Canon EOS M Specs
« Reply #35 on: July 22, 2012, 11:17:45 AM »
Don't know how it compares to the size of the Pentax K-01, but the K-01 uses the same battery as the medium format Pentax 645D, so it's possible it might take the same battery as the 650d/T4i

The EOS T4i uses a EP-E8 battery and the EOS-M uses a LP-E12 battery  http://www.canonpricewatch.com/product/03943/Canon-LP-E12-for-EOS-M-price.html

And it's weight, so the capacity will be a half smaller than the one in T4i.
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Re: Canon EOS M Specs
« Reply #36 on: July 22, 2012, 11:18:02 AM »
no built in flash?? Rarely use it on the D series, but if the goal is convenience and compact form factor who wants to carry around an external?

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« Reply #36 on: July 22, 2012, 11:18:02 AM »

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Re: Canon EOS M Specs
« Reply #37 on: July 22, 2012, 11:43:14 AM »
The big issue with me is how does this compare with the G1X or the next G camera?  As a tourist who wants to take good photos, I like that I could use my existing lenses with this camera.  But, I have been to quite a few events where non-professionals couldn't bring in cameras with detectable lenses.  Would the extra quality of some photos, override the inability to bring in this camera to other events?  I'm leaning towards no.

I will still bring my 5Dm2 on my travels anyways.
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Re: Canon EOS M Specs
« Reply #38 on: July 22, 2012, 11:53:51 AM »
And it's weight, so the capacity will be a half smaller than the one in T4i.
not at all!

Rebel T4i/EOS 650D: LP-E8, 7.2V, 1120mAh = 8,1 Wh
EOS-M: LP-E12, 7.2V, 875mAh = 6.3 Wh
= 78% of the LP-E8

Even if the shutter mechanism and fps are identical between T4i and EOS-M, power consumption of the EOS-M will be lower as no mirror needs to be flipped all he time. This will be partially offset by the need to constantly use the LCD as viewfinder to compose images. Overall, I would expect a fairly similar number of shots per charge from both cameras.   


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Re: Canon EOS M Specs
« Reply #39 on: July 22, 2012, 12:06:48 PM »
I'd like to know whether the new EF-M lenses will fit on a DSLR.  The 22mm F2 would be great on a crop body.

Not possible.

The EF-M lenses will not be able to focus on DSLRs due to the difference in distance from the lens to the sensor.

That's why they need an EF/EF-S to EF-M adapter - not because the electronics are different, but to maintain distance to the sensor from the lens.

EF/EF-S lens to EF-M camera simply needs an increased distance to the camera a simple extension tube will suffice.

EF-M lens to EF camera needs a decrased distance to the image plane. This is only possible by introducing additional lenses like in the 1.4x or 2x Extenders. So it is kind of possible but there might be no EF-M lens which you would mount to an EF-camera.

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Re: Canon EOS M Specs
« Reply #40 on: July 22, 2012, 12:09:45 PM »

"if i fits i sits"?  ;D

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Re: Canon EOS M Specs
« Reply #41 on: July 22, 2012, 12:10:28 PM »
Given what has gone on with Canon pricing recently I think this will be quite an expensive package but I would love to be proved wrong. Just a cut down version of 650d so why bother 'cutting down'? Unless they get the price/spec balance right then there is too much competition out there for a smaller camera to take nice photos and nobody is currently 'wedded' to the lenses.

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Re: Canon EOS M Specs
« Reply #42 on: July 22, 2012, 12:19:32 PM »
I skipped n the t4i because of the poor implementation of autofocus in video.  Any chances this mirror less system may work better for video?

When should we expect sample images and video?

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Re: Canon EOS M Specs
« Reply #43 on: July 22, 2012, 12:26:39 PM »
This product exists simply to make the Rebel T4i look good. If these are $399 with the EF adapter included (dream on) then OK people will have them as backups. Otherwise they fall into the uncanony valley of not for pockets and not for pro's. A gewgaw best liquidated as raffle prizes in the hope of selling lenses.

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Re: Canon EOS M Specs
« Reply #44 on: July 22, 2012, 12:38:03 PM »
Its not for me. Thx.

Nor for me.

But, then again, none of the mirror less interchangeable lens cameras are of interest to me. (Don't like holding a camera body out a foot from my face squinting in the sun and the whole interchangeable lens thing seems to defeat the purpose of having a smallish alternative to a DSLR.)

Still I know I'm in the minority and not the target market for this camera. The Nikon 1 system seems to be selling very well, and this is clearly superior. If they can outsell Nikon and their lesser competitors (which I believe they will) this will be a huge success for Canon.

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Re: Canon EOS M Specs
« Reply #44 on: July 22, 2012, 12:38:03 PM »