Paranoia about 5D screen
lower your LCD brightness
Hello, I just noticed a few days ago (I've had the 5D for about 3
weeks) while I was trying out my new CF card reader that my 5D screen
Here is the problem:
In picture playback mode, as you know, a landscape mode picture has 2
thin black bands on top and bottom and in portrait mode it has 2 big
bands on the sides of the screen to mantain aspect ratio.
Well, I noticed that on my 5D the bands are not black (deep black)
but a rather light gray. This gray looks MUCH lighter than the black
on the 400D screen and I find it quite annoying...
I feel that something is wrong since I feel that Iwould have noticed
it much before (maybe)...
It just suddently hit me: "why are these bands on the screen so
I know for sure it's not a brightness setting issue since I tried all
Also, when you turn the thumb wheel fast enough so pictures are still
blurry and have to load, the bars on the screen turn black (as I
think they should be). As soon as the photo loads the bars turn gray
I resetted all the 5D, tried another CF and tried my CF on a 400D but
Here is the question:
Is the 5D screen really like this and I never noticed?
Could the firmware be corrupted? (I have 1.1.1, can I still reflash?)
What can I do?
Thanks alot for reading and helping.