Grey Import Deals: Canon EOS 5Ds at $2,649, EOS 5Ds R at $3,149

Grey Import Deals: Canon EOS 5Ds At $2,649, EOS 5Ds R At $3,149

Top Rated Plus seller GetItDigital (99.7% positive ratings) has both the Canon EOS 5Ds and EOS 5Ds R on sale at killer prices. These are the lowest prices seen so far. Free shipping in the US. Please note: this are grey import items. The seller is reputable but you have to check the warranty conditions with the seller. It’s likely that they do not apply for a Canon USA warranty. Compare at respectively $3,699 and $3,899.

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Canon Powershot G3 X hands-on video

DigitalRev TV posted a Canon PowerShot G3 X hands-on video. This latest superzoom point-and-shoot has all the features that you would need in an all-in-one travel camera, with a massive 24-600mm equivalent focal range and 20-megapixel sensor. Kai takes a tour of Cambridge University with Canon’s latest bridge camera to test it out, tourist style.

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Canon EOS-1D C firmware update available (ver. 1.40)

Canon EOS-1D C Firmware Update Available (ver. 1.40)

Canon released a new firmware for the Canon EOS-1D C (Adorama | B&H Photo), version 1.40. Firmware updates for the EOS-1D C can not be downloaded and installed by the user(here is why).  You have to send in your EOS-1D C to an authorised Canon support center.

Details
Firmware Version 1.4.0 incorporates the following improvements and fixes:

Fixes a phenomenon which occurs when the “Shutter button half-press” menu item, configured in “C.Fn5: Operation”>”Custom Controls Menu”, is set to metering start only; depending on when the shutter button is half-pressed, it may initiate AutoFocus.

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Canon patent for 9-20mm f/4.5-5.6 image-stabilised lens for APS-C DSLRs

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Canon patent for a new lens, an ultra-wide angle and image-stabilised 9-20mm f/4.5-5.6 lens. The described optical formula refers to an APS-C sensor.

  • Patent Publication No. 2015-31869
    • Published 2015.2.16
    • Filing date 2013.8.5
  • Example
    • Zoom ratio 2.07
    • Focal length 9.50 14.52 19.70
    • F-number 4.64 5.21 5.80
    • Half angle (in degrees) 55.17 43.26 34.74
    • Image height 13.66
    • Overall length of the lens 143.95 134.71 134.11
    • BF 38.00 47.58 56.42
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Rokinon announce 50mm f/1.2 and 21mm f/1.4 prime lenses for EOS M (and other MILCS)

Rokinon Announce 50mm F/1.2 And 21mm F/1.4 Prime Lenses For EOS M (and Other MILCS)

Samyang/Rokinon announced two fast primes for mirrorless cameras, the 50mm f/1.2 and 21mm f/1.4.

The new primes are available for Canon EOS M mount, and for all other mirrorless mount types too. B&H Photo is accepting pre-orders

There is an article at B&H Explora introducing the new primes. Specifications and lens overview after the break.

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Canon refurbished gear deals (up to 65% off, Canon Direct Store)

Canon Refurbished Gear Deals (up To 65% Off, Canon Direct Store)

The Canon Direct Store has discounts up to 65% on refurbished items, and they stocked up. Almost everything is in stock. Some examples:

Check the links below to access the different sections. The best deals won’t last long!