7D firing twice when shutter pressed half way, anyone else?

Started Jul 4, 2012 | Discussions thread
Le Kilt
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In reply to ARShutterbug, Jul 4, 2012

ARShutterbug wrote:

You replied back to me, not the OP. Please check your thread controls.

I really don't understand how any of this could be caused by anything except user error. The drive mode isn't wrong; that's like blaming a gun set to automatic for firing multiple rounds when the trigger is pulled. The problem is that the shutter release is being triggered, which is most likely caused by the user not knowing the sensitivity of the shutter button. If it's really something else, that would be weird. The OP is suggesting that the half-press causes the shutter to release, and that's like a gun firing by lightly touching the trigger. It obviously shouldn't do that.

What makes you think he's not using the 'wrong' drive mode, he hasn't said which he uses.

Yet he mentions One Shot mode as if this is the drive mode, so unless he can confirm that he's in single-shooting mode we're going to assume that most likely is that he's in high-speed drive mode and is pressing too hard on the shutter release...
aldownunder... which drive mode are you using?

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