How long do we think until prices come down on 5D MkIII

Started Mar 27, 2012 | Discussions thread
Whelk
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Re: Another reason to wait 6 months....
In reply to David Birkin, Mar 28, 2012

Ugh! You're scaring me now! I will let you know how it is when it arrives tomorrow!

David Birkin wrote:

i had one of the first 1D3 available in the UK, I was #4 on the Park Cameras pre-order list.

Oh how I wish hadn't been!

That camera was swapped and to/from CPS many many times. Took four bodies and my lenses re-calibrating before I had a camera I was happy with.

Hopefully Canon has learnt its lesson, never had an problems with my second 1D3 or 1D4, but one never knows!

To cut a long story short, let others do the field testing and buy a 5D3 when the camera is known to be fault free. By then the price should also start dropping.

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a fair bit of gear, a reasonable idea.

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