Upload your photos, chat, win prizes and much more
Can't Access your Account?
New to ePHOTOzine? Join ePHOTOzine for free!
Upload photos, chat with photographers, win prizes and much more for free!
Halfway thru a final & this happens.
is my camera a goner ? any help would be appreciated.
Join ePHOTOzine for free and remove these adverts.
Probably fixable, send it to canon and see what they say. Even if it ends up costing you a grand to fix it is still worth having it done - either that or you can shell out 3 grand for a MKIII.
cant get the link to work for some reason but anyway what happened was that the is a thick wite stripe across the centre of all my shots now i tryed changing lenses swaping memory cards & even changing batterys but nothing sorted it any ideas what the problem could be
i like the idea of a Mark 3 but im affraid thats not going to happen thanks for the reply any m8.
back to Canon I think; btw if it has been an issue with this model Canon may fix it FOC or at least at a reduced rate as happened to me recently with a camera well out of warranty.
Generally if its terminal you'll know about it. I suspect that theres a processing error (does the same thing happen, in the same place on ever image by the way??) and the camera will just need a new imaage processing board or something - probably a few hundred quid. The very worst would be a new sensor at around a grand but if it were that then I would be surprised.
Sadly (for you) there has been no history of this sort of thing on the MKIIN's, I have used a pair of them since they were launched and so have most of the togs I know, and none of us know of any such issues.
thanks for the swift replys well good news is i have just remembered when i purchased the camera from jessops i let them do a protection plan for it Phew!! i hope its worth the paper its writen on, so have been told to package it up & a courier is picking it up from a company called vidicam tomorrow hope they are good & quick as i have the super league grand final to shoot next saturday somehow tho i think i might be watching it on sky now with a beer
They'll fix it but they'll take AGES!! Expect to be without it for a month or more.
If you have problems once the RPP expires then send it direct to canon - last time I had a camera serviced I sent it in on tuesday, had it back friday morning.
Looks like a broken shutter.
Here's a couple of examples.
Interesting to see Canon fixed the camera free of charge on the second example even although it was out of warranty. I wonder if he mentioned to them it wasn't that rare a problem according to the Internet?!
thats it exactly in example 1 great info ty is a broken shutter an expensive thing to fix ? or do they replace it all together.
They replace the unit, i think it's around £600 if you have to pay.
ePHOTOzine, the web's friendliest photography community.
Upload photos, chat with photographers, win prizes and much more.
You must be a member to leave a comment
Get the latest photography news straight from ePHOTOzine in your email every month and win prizes!
1st October 2014 - 31st October 2014
Check out ePHOTOzine's inspirational photo month calendar! Each day click on a window to unveil new photography tips, treats and techniques.
View October's Photo Month Calendar