PIX 2015

Strange auto focus behaviour in 7D

Started Jul 10, 2012 | Discussions thread
Shop cameras & lenses ▾
Contributing MemberPosts: 641Gear list
Re: Strange auto focus behaviour in 7D
In reply to Shamus1, Jul 10, 2012

Yes shamus, unfortunately where I live, there's no "reliable" Canon service. We have the official service, but they aren't just good enough.

I already sent my 7D to the service few weeks after I bought it and they said nothing was wrong, even though they wrote "calibrated AF sensors" on the warranty plate. However, I haven't noticed any improvement at all. It just wasn't reliable, at least not the way I wanted.

But I got used to it, I do get sharp photos now, most of the time, without complains, but today was a complete consistent mess.
Can't wait to sell it and buy 5DMK3, honestly.

Shamus1 wrote:

I've had a 7D since it came out and have never been 100% happy with the AF. I also have a 1DMkIV, 1DMkIII, 5DMkIII... Finally tired of it and sent it to Canon. Surprise, it had an AF issue which they fixed and now it is dead on. Wasn't consistently bad, but enough not to be reliable. Sorry I waited to send it.

-- hide signature --

http://ivframes.com -- my official site
http://facebook.com/ivframes -- become a fan
http://travelingnome.ivframes.com -- bits of this and that

Reply   Reply with quote   Complain
Keyboard shortcuts:
FForum PPrevious NNext WNext unread UUpvote SSubscribe RReply QQuote BBookmark post MMy threads
Color scheme? Blue / Yellow