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Canon T4i rubber grips suffering from chemical reaction

Canon T4i rubber grips suffering from chemical reaction

The Canon T4i is the latest DSLR into the entry-level market, although a small batch of cameras seem to have been affected by a manufacturing problem. Canon has released a statement saying that the front rubber grips on some cameras may turn white after a short period of time. Canon has looked into the issue and determined that its caused by a reaction to zinc bis after exposure to high temperature or high humidity.

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Canon EOS-1D C 4K sample footage revealed

Canon EOS-1D C 4K sample footage revealed

Back in April, Canon announced the EOS-1D C and the 500D, both capable of recording 4K video. The company didn’t announce pricing back then, but we’ll hazard a guess that neither camera will be cheap. If handheld 4K video is relevant to your interests, then new footage reportedly shot using the EOS-1D C might be worth a watch. The folks over at EOSHD have managed to get their hands on the footage, embedded below for your viewing pleasure.

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Canon EOS Rebel T4i touch DSLR official

Canon EOS Rebel T4i touch DSLR official

Canon has launched its latest EOS Rebel DSLR, the T4i - aka the EOS 650D - complete with an 18-megapixel APS-C sensor, DIGIC 5 Image Processor and an ISO range topping out at 25,000. The first Canon DSLR to sport a 3-inch, 1.04m dot LCD touchscreen, complete with the rotate-and-swivel mount we've seen on previous Rebels, the T4i supports pinch-zoom and swipe navigation, just like an iPhone.

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Canon moves towards robotic assembly lines

Canon moves towards robotic assembly lines

Those of you who recently picked up a Canon 5D Mark III have the comfort of knowing that your super-expensive DSLR was lovingly assembled by hand in Japan. That may not be the case for much longer: today a Canon spokesperson announced that the company would be moving towards completely automated production starting immediately. There's no definite date on when the transition will be complete, but Canon hopes to finish by 2015.

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Nikon admits D4/D800 lockup issue: working on a fix

Nikon admits D4/D800 lockup issue: working on a fix

It seems that if you’re trying to make a honest buck selling high-end DSLRs, you’re going to run into potential problems. Canon had to suspend EOS 5D Mark III shipments a few weeks ago due to a light leakage issue that affected picture output. Now Nikon seems to be facing a problem of its own with with D4 and D800. Both cameras seemingly lock up and stop responded to input, with only a battery pull and reboot fixing the issue.

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Canon freezes EOS 5D Mark III shipments [Updated]

Canon freezes EOS 5D Mark III shipments [Updated]

Canon has frozen shipments of the EOS 5D Mark III in Canada and the UK, after deeming the light leak problem with the camera is too serious to go uncorrected. "Canon has identified that when the LCD top light is switched on in very dark situations, the displayed exposure value may change on the EOS 5D Mark III" the company admitted last week; now it has confirmed that it will be freezing supplies until the fault can be rectified.

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Canon EOS 5D MkIII trumped by D800 in testing

Canon EOS 5D MkIII trumped by D800 in testing

Canon's woes with the EOS 5D Mark III go from bad to worse, with independent tests suggesting the core performance of its new 22-megapixel sensor is little improved from the 5D Mark II it replaces. Hot on the heels of Canon's embarrassing confirmation that the hardware design of the EOS 5D Mark III has a flaw that allows light into the body, testing by specialists DxO Labs indicate only minor advantages from the new model and - unlikely to help in the ongoing Canon vs. Nikon platform war - performance still lagging behind that of the D800.

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Canon unveils 4K lineup, DSLRs, lenses, and display

Canon unveils 4K lineup, DSLRs, lenses, and display

Canon has unveiled a new product lineup that boasts super high-definition 4K technology. The new equipment includes the EOS-1D C Digital SLR camera along with four EF Cinema zoom lenses, two Cinema EOS cameras, and an advanced display to round out Canon's 4K imaging solutions designed for professional photography, video, and motion picture cinematography.

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