Share R5 delivery experience

Mark M

R5, 7D, 50D, 350D, A1, FTb
Jul 29, 2020
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I'm in the UK and finally got my Canon R5 yesterday (24 Oct) from Park Cameras: preordered at announcement, they say they've got a load from Canon which might still not be enough to cover their pre-orders.
 
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rbwillnj

CR Pro
Nov 2, 2016
7
2
My information is purely anecdotal, however I know quite a few people who received theirs from Canon Direct after canceling from one of the larger distributors. It may be entirely off, just the feeling I get.
Canon USA had a few in Stock yesterday and I was tempted to cancel my B&H order, but as I am in New Jersey, I save $258 in sales tax by using the B&H PayBoo card. I guess I can wait a little longer.
 

shizam1

I'm New Here
Jan 29, 2018
10
3
My 8/31 order @ B&H is still backordered... so I guess they didn't get enough to fill all their backorders as the customer service agent told me
 
Jan 30, 2020
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I ordered my R5 + RF 24-105 F/4 on September 9th from a large internet reseller here in the Netherlands. I contacted them last week; no updates from Canon since a long time and no news on when Canon will deliver to them. Still around 50 people before me on the list of the reseller... :( Also here in the Netherlands, the R6 can be delivered next day from stock.
Good to hear that many of you already have their R5 in house already (y)
 

koenkooi

EOS R
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Feb 25, 2015
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I ordered my R5 + RF 24-105 F/4 on September 9th from a large internet reseller here in the Netherlands. I contacted them last week; no updates from Canon since a long time and no news on when Canon will deliver to them. Still around 50 people before me on the list of the reseller... :( Also here in the Netherlands, the R6 can be delivered next day from stock.
Good to hear that many of you already have their R5 in house already (y)
Keep an eye on Canon Direct, they get stock from time to time, that's how I got my R5 at the end of last month. There were still 20 or so people in front of me on the preorder list at the regular camera store.
 

tpatana

EOS 5D Mark IV
Nov 1, 2012
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Received mine! Interestingly, it already has V1.1.1 FW, so no need to update.

Also, the 28-70mm lens is heavy :p Need to go to gym.

But damn, it focuses fast.
 

monkeywizard

I'm New Here
Aug 26, 2020
24
7
For those that have received their R5's, what CF Express card do you use? I purchased a ProGrade gold 256gb, but after about 25-30 seconds of 8k (raw) or 4k120, I receive a "recording stopped due to slow write speed" error.

I'm trying to figure out if I bought the wrong card for this, or if there is something wrong with the card I got. Not that I record 8k for any reason, other than to test & to check it out.
 

dfairbairn

CR Pro
Nov 18, 2015
2
0
Adorama says that new R5 stock is on the way to their warehouses and will be available in a few days. fyi
 

rightslot

EOS M50
Aug 22, 2018
31
15
Adorama says that new R5 stock is on the way to their warehouses and will be available in a few days. fyi
OK dfairbairn, THANKS! Hopefully I will finally have my R5 tomorrow morn ing. With the help of this forum, found a smaller dealer in Austin, TX. Called to verify, ordered & paid! Can't Wait! ---I've had a 24-70 lens for 4 weeks with no body :-(
 

koenkooi

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Feb 25, 2015
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For those that have received their R5's, what CF Express card do you use? I purchased a ProGrade gold 256gb, but after about 25-30 seconds of 8k (raw) or 4k120, I receive a "recording stopped due to slow write speed" error.

I'm trying to figure out if I bought the wrong card for this, or if there is something wrong with the card I got. Not that I record 8k for any reason, other than to test & to check it out.
Canon says you need the Prograde Cobalt for 8k RAW. I use a Sony Tough 128G, which is also on that list of working cards.
 

tstolze

CR Pro
Sep 14, 2020
2
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Placed an order Thursday 10/29 with Canon Direct for an R5 and an extra Battery, took a chance since both were showing "In Stock".
Received my order confirmation email showing both in stock, I will have the battery Tuesday, but the R5 is showing back-ordered...figured it was too good to be true. :)
 
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rightslot

EOS M50
Aug 22, 2018
31
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Placed an order Thursday 10/29 with Canon Direct for an R5 and an extra Battery, took a chance since both were showing "In Stock".
Received my order conformation email showing both in stock, I will have the battery Tuesday, but the R5 is showing back-ordered...figured it was too good to be true. :)
You need to check in with Texas Media. In Austin Texas. And they do shipping. Look a little further back in the thread. I ordered and received my R5 delivery in one day.
 
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Aug 16, 2020
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FYI - I ordered the R5 & 24-105 on July 29th from B&H, and my CC just got charged so assume it’s arriving in a day or two.
 
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Oct 21, 2020
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Random question for those who have received the R5. I received mine today and it sounds like something inside is rattling or not quite screwed in right. Does anyone else have this or is this a common thing? I’ve never heard this with a canon body so is a bit strange. It seems to function correctly.
thanks!
 

Kit.

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Apr 25, 2011
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Random question for those who have received the R5. I received mine today and it sounds like something inside is rattling or not quite screwed in right. Does anyone else have this or is this a common thing? I’ve never heard this with a canon body so is a bit strange. It seems to function correctly.
thanks!
IBIS?