Test Shows Strong Rolling Shutter Artifacts On Canon EOS-1D X Mark III Compared To Sony a9 II

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Guess the video below will not make happy a lot of Canon fans. It’s about rolling shutter artifacts on the Canon EOS-1D X Mark III, and the lack of them on the Sony a9 II.

The video below, by liu yang, shows some rather bad rolling shutter artifacts at various settings on the EOS-1D X Mark III. No artifacts can be spotted on the Sony a9 II. Both are sports cameras, and that’s all I want to say.

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Canon Scores Six 2020 TIPA World Awards (EOS 90D, 1D X III, RF Lenses, G7 X III)

Canon Eos 90d Canon Aps-c Firmware Dynamic Range

The Technical Image Press Association (TIPA) announce the winners of the 2020 TIPA World Awards. Canon got six awards.

Press release:

TIPA Announces Winners of 2020 TIPA World Awards

Madrid, 14 April 2020

Madrid, Spain, 14 April 2020: The Technical Image Press Association has announced the winners of the 2020 TIPA World Awards. Along with exciting cameras and lenses that cover every category, from entry level to expert to professional, TIPA World Award winners in 40 categories represent the wide range of products and services that make up the imaging industry today, including inkjet papers, imaging software, storage media, accessories, lighting, monitors and more.

Said Thomas Gerwers, Chairman of TIPA, “Given the extraordinary circumstances the world and our industry face today, we felt that we should continue with our efforts in recognizing the best imaging products of 2020.

“We believe that now more than ever our support of the industry and the people who work so hard, be it in production, distribution, or marketing, deserve credit and our thanks and appreciation for their efforts to continue to develop new and exciting products and grow into the future. Of course, while the process of nomination and selection of award winners had to adapt to the circumstances, we maintained our usual rigorous standards in our considerations.”

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Canon EOS-1D X Mark III Firmware Update Brings Lock-up Fix And 23.98p Video

Canon Eos-1d X Mark Iii Firmware

As promised Canon released a Canon EOS-1D X Mark III firmware update.

Among other, minor things, firmware 1.1.0 fixes the “lock up issue”, i.e. the EOS-1D X Mark III locks up when the electronic level is set to ‘Show’ in the viewfinder and the shutter or AF-ON button is pressed. A bit weird but it happens. The short video below shows the lock-up issue.

Firmware Version 1.1.0 incorporates the following enhancement and fixes:

  1. The option to capture full HD movies and 4K UHD movies in 23.98p frame rate has been added.
  2. The communication speed has been improved when connected via wired LAN.
  3. The “Browser Remote” function has been added.
  4. The function to transfer only protected images has been added.
  5. Corrects the phenomenon in which, when the electronic level is set to “Show” in the viewfinder display, in rare cases, the camera may freeze when operating the AF-ON button or shutter button.
  6. Corrects the phenomenon in which the Custom Shooting Mode settings may change when the shooting mode is switched.

Firmware Version 1.1.0 is for cameras with firmware up to Version 1.0.0. If the camera’s firmware is already Version 1.1.0, it is not necessary to update the firmware.

You can download firmware 1.1.0 here.

More Canon EOS-1D X Mark III reviews and information are listed here.

Canon To Release Firmware Update For EOS-1D X Mark III To Fix Issue

Canon EOS-1D X Mark III Review

Canon will release a firmware update for the EOS-1D X Mark III in early April, as the company communicates through a product advisory:

To Users of EOS-1D X Mark III

Thank you for using Canon products.

We have confirmed that the following phenomenon may occur during use of the EOS 1D X Mark III digital SLR camera. A new firmware release is planned for early April; once the new firmware is ready, we will make an announcement on our website.

We sincerely apologise to users who may have experienced inconvenience due to this issue.

Phenomenon:
When the camera is used with the electronic level set to “Show” in the viewfinder display, in rare cases, the camera may not perform normally when operating the AF-ON button or shutter button.

Affected Product:
EOS 1D X Mark III (Firmware version 1.0.0)

Workaround:
Use the “Hide” setting for the electronic level in the viewfinder display.

Setting procedure: Menu / Set-up 2 tab / Viewfinder display / Electronic level* [Hide] *Default setting: [Hide]

Support:
In early-April 2020, we plan to release a firmware update to address the phenomenon listed above.

Contact information:
Please contact your nearest service centre if you have any queries.

Canon EOS-1D X Mark III Review: Real World AF Comparison With Sony a9 II

Canon EOS-1D X Mark III Review

Here is a Canon EOS-1D X Mark III review, comparing the AF tracking system with the Sony a9 II.

Jared Polin (aka FroKnowsPhoto) compared the AF tracking perfomance of the Canon EOS-1D X Mark III and the Sony a9 II.

The Canon EOS-1D X Mark III manual is online at Canon USA, and you can download it here.

Canon EOS-1D X Mark III review stuff is listed here.

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

Sony a9 II: B&H Photo, Adorama, Amazon USA, Amazon CA, KEH Camera, Canon CA, Canon USA

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Canon EOS-1D X Mark III Review – Sample Pictures (raw and some JPG, DPReview)

Canon EOS-1D X Mark III Review

Here are some Canon EOS-1D X Mark III review sample pictures.

DPReview posted a first set of sample pictures for their upcoming Canon EOS-1D X Mark III review . Raw files are available for download, and some raw to jpg converted files too. A pre-production model was used.

Click here to see the Canon EOS-1D X Mark III gallery.

The Canon EOS-1D X Mark III manual is online at Canon USA, and you can download it here.

Canon EOS-1D X Mark III reviews are listed here.

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

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