Canon EOS 5D Mark IV announcement coming last week of August 2016? [CW3]

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It appears Canon is set to announce (thanks) the highly anticipated yet not leaked EOS 5D Mark IV towards the end of August. Makes sense since Photokina is happening at the end of September, and most of those in the industry believe the EOS 5D Mark IV will be on display during the show. New source but at least a plausible suggestion. The candidate dates I’ve been told are, in order of likelihood: 26 August, 22 August, and 29 August.

So far no reliable EOS 5D Mark IV specs have leaked. Click here to see all EOS 5D Mark IV rumors. Stay tuned, and keep a grain of salt ready…

Canon EOS 6D deal – $1,099 (reg. $1,499)

Canon EOS 6D Deal – $1,099 (reg. $1,499)

Canon EOS 6D at a glance:

  • DIGIC 5+ Image Processor
  • 3.0″ 1.04m-Dot Clear View LCD Monitor
  • Full HD 1080p Video Recording at 30 fps
  • 11-Point AF with Center Cross-Type Point
  • Native ISO 25600, Extended to ISO 102400
  • 4.5 fps Shooting at Full Resolution
  • Built-In Wi-Fi and GPS Connectivity
  • iFCL 63-Zone Dual Layer Metering Sensor
  • In-Camera HDR & Multiple Exposure Mode

Top Rated Plus eBay seller Electronics Valley (99.6% positive ratings) has he Canon EOS 6D on sale at $1,099. Compare at $1,499). Free shipping. Please note: according to the seller this is an import model with 1-Year Warranty via USA Seller.

Canon Store refurbished gear inventory stocked up, additional discounts added

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The place to look for the best deals. The Canon Store stocked up their inventory of refurbished gear (almost all items in stock, the best deals won’t last long). Many items have instant discounts, up to over $300. Check the links below, there are plenty of excellent deals that can be found.

Some examples:

But there is so much more. Be sure to check the links below for the full listings.

A full-frame EF 40-800mm F4.5-5.6 lens coming before 2020, Canon patent suggests? [CW3]

EF 40-800mm F4.5-5.6

EF 40-800mm F4.5-5.6

Update: Guess I got a bit overexcited on this. The patent literature refers to 2 optical formulas for full-frame and 2 for Powershot class of cameras. While it is possible that Canon may build such a lens for FF, an application for Powershot is much more likely. However, it’s a matter of fact that Canon works on such crazy ideas.

Canon patent for an EF 40-800mm F4.5-5.6 lens. It’s suggested this Canon patent could lead to a new EF 40-800mm F4.5-5.6 lens to be announced before the Olympic Games in Tokyo 2020, and, well, I think this is entirely possible so I rate it CW2 CW3.

  • Patent Publication No. 2016-128846
    • Published 2016.7.14
    • Filing date 2015.1.9
  • Example 1
    • Zoom ratio 19.42
    • Focal length 41.09 92.80 152.20 225.00 797.99
    • F-number 4.67 4.66 4.65 4.67 5.71
    • Angle of view 27.79 13.13 8.10 5.50 1.55
    • Image height 21.65
    • Overall length of the lens 489.32
    • BF 39.28
  • Canon patent
    • Inner zoom
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Prices for Canon gear set to raise by 20% in Europe after August 2016 [CW4]

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This comes from a very solid source. I have been told (thanks) that prices for Canon gear in Europe will get higher after August 2016. I got no side-infos about that but according to my source it is due to the weak Euro (and Pound, both compared to the Euro). The rumor is backed up by EU and UK retailers I contacted. The expected price increase will be around 20%.

Not the best news. If you are based in the EU or UK and are on the fence for some new Canon gear, then it’s likely a good idea to get it before August 2016 (Amazon DE | eBay DE | Wex Photographic DE | Amazon UK | eBay UK | Wex Photographic UK | Park Cameras | DigitalRev)

Canon Expands Their 4K Projector Lineup with REALiS 4K501ST


Canon press release:

Canon U.S.A. Expands Their 4K Projector Lineup With The Robust And Versatile REALiS 4K501ST Pro AV LCOS Projector

REALiS 4K501ST Projector’s Impressive Combination of Outstanding Image Quality, Advanced Features and Enhanced Connectivity makes it Ideal for a Wide Range of Markets and Applications

MELVILLE, N.Y., July 19, 2016 Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, today unveiled the REALiS 4K501ST Pro AV LCOS Projector which incorporates all of the same features as Canon’s current award-winning REALiS 4K500ST, as well as an enhanced video interface that offers two HDMI version 2.0 inputs with HDCP 2.2 support. Other features include native 4K resolution of 4096 x 2400, up to 5000 lumens1 and Canon’s LCOS Technology with AISYS-enhancement for brilliant, high-brightness and detailed image reproduction. The REALiS 4K501ST also offers a Genuine Canon 4K lens and a robust collection of advanced image adjustment and professional install setting features, including Marginal Focus which helps ensure content projected on the peripheral portions of domed surfaces remains in focus. At only 39.6 pounds, this model also offers one of the most compact and lightweight form factors of a high brightness 4K projector.
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