How to disassemble and repair a Canon Powershot G16

iFixit, well known for their teardown and repair instructions for Apple gear (and other stuff too), posted a detailed how to to disassemble (see above or click here) the good old Canon PowerShot G16. And if you need it, they posted repair instructions too.

Canon PowerShot G16: B&H Photo, Adorama, Amazon USA, Amazon CA, KEH Camera, BestBuy, Canon CA, Canon USA

Canon Powershot G16 at a glance:

  • 12.1 Megapixel 1/1.7″ CMOS Sensor
  • Canon 5x Optical Zoom Lens (28-140mm)
  • Optical Zoom Viewfinder and 3.0″ LCD
  • Full HD 1080/60p Video
  • DIGIC 6 Image Processing Engine
  • Enhanced Wi-Fi Capabilities
  • Continuous Shooting at 9.3 fps
  • Intelligent IS Image Stabilization
  • ISO 12800 and Canon HS SYSTEM

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Why did Canon add 4K video to the Canon EOS-1D X Mark II? (video interview)

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Canon EOS-1D X Mark II B&H Photo, Adorama, Amazon USA, Amazon CA, KEH Camera, BestBuy, Canon CA, Canon USA

Canon EOS-1D X Mark II at a glance:

  • 20.2MP Full-Frame CMOS Sensor
  • Dual DIGIC 6+ Image Processors
  • 3.2″ 1.62m-Dot Touchscreen LCD Monitor
  • DCI 4K Video at 60 fps, 8.8MP Still Grab
  • 61-Point High Density Reticular AF II
  • Native ISO 51200, Expanded to ISO 409600
  • 14 fps Shooting, 16 fps in Live View
  • Dual Pixel CMOS AF and Movie Servo AF
  • Built-In GPS, CFast & CF Card Slots

Amateur Photographer posted a shot interview with Canon’s David Parry, the main question being why there is 4K featured on the Canon EOS-1D X Mark II.

[via Amateur Photographer]

How to disassemble a Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II

Ifixit, a site well known for tearing apart all kind of devices, posted a very detailed guide about how to disassemble the Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II. While I do not reccomend you dismantle your new PowerShot G1 X Mark II, this is a usfeul guide for those who want to know how the G1 X Mark II is build, and for those having the skills to do some difficilut repair.

You can watch the interactive guide above, or follow the teardown on Ifixit.

Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II: B&H Photo, Adorama, Amazon USA, Amazon CA, KEH Camera, BestBuy, Canon CA, Canon USA

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Canon EF-S 18-135mm F3.5-5.6 IS “Actuator Nano USM” technology explained (video)

EF-S 18-135mm F3.5-5.6 IS USM

Canon’s new EF-S 18-135mm F3.5-5.6 IS USM lens features a new AF motor technology, named Actuator Nano USM. The neat video below by Canon Imaging Plaza gives a 1 minute overview on this new tech. The previous version of this lens, the EF-S 18-135mm F3.5-5.6 IS STM, featured Canon’s STM technology.

The EF-S 18-135mm F3.5-5.6 IS USM is also made to work with Canon’s Power Zoom adapter (shown below).

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Canon EF-S 18-135mm F3.5-5.6 IS USM with Power Zoom adapter

Canon EF-S 18-135mm F3.5-5.6 IS USM: B&H Photo, Adorama, Amazon USA, Amazon CA, KEH Camera, BestBuy, Canon CA, Canon USA

The video below shows how the EF-S 18-135mm F3.5-5.6 IS USM works together with the Power Adater.

Canon EF-S 18-135mm F3.5-5.6 IS USM overview after the break.

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