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Canon Shuttercounts - never believe what they say!!!!

Steven Jardine is off-linePlatinum Member
12 April 2013 10:04
RedChecker
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Quote from lester2705
Nice exif tool is that. It doesn't get the count from my 30D though not sure why. I just picked up a used cheap 40D though as a replacement (its only a workhorse camera ) and hope it lasts as the 30D did!!!



As I said in my post above, as far as I know only the 1-series camera bodies had the ability to log the shutter count.
When you are dead, you do not know that you are dead. All of your pain is felt by others. The same thing happens when you are stupid.


Matthew G is off-line
12 April 2013 13:06
MG
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for Canons including the 30D here is a link :

EOS INFO


Les Higgins is off-lineSilver Member
12 April 2013 13:26
lester2705
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Quote from RedChecker
As I said in my post above, as far as I know only the 1-series camera bodies had the ability to log the shutter count.



Thanks Red, sorry i missed that part


Rupie is off-lineSilver Member
16 April 2013 17:01
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I cant believe any DSLR does not record the shutter count ?


16 April 2013 18:06
Harajukufashion
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I've been getting some fairly erratic behaviour recently from the shutter on my 5D MKII which has been heavily used. Does anybody know if it's an expensive / viable repair if it does turn out to be faulty?
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Hugh is off-lineGold Member
16 April 2013 18:19
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I think a new shutter for a 5DII is about £200.
It's not Fine Art just because it's in Black and White.


16 April 2013 18:45
Harajukufashion
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Cheers Hugh that sounds reasonable compared to the price of a replacement.
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