Canon EOS 5D Mark III Light Leak Fix Found To Be Black Tape

Posted on May 3 2012 - 5:43am by Editorial Staff

Canon’s 5D Mark III early users reported that light can leak through the spot and confuse the camera’s Automatic Exposure (AE) sensor – over on this the company has investigated into the matter. The company product advisories read: concerning the EOS 5D Mark III digital SLR camera, when the LCD panel illuminates in extremely dark environments, the displayed exposure value may change. The company over which offered the free inspection. The company now fixes for the top LCD light leak issue affecting some of its DSLR camera is a piece of black tape on the underside of the offending display. LensRentals.com, a bulk buyer of DSLR bodies, got its first shipment of post-fix 5D Mark IIIs, it cracked one open to see what had been changed and noticed the “very cool black tape they use to cover circuit boards.”

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