Anyone else upset the new 5DIII looks like it will not fix the AF point Illumination issue?

Started Apr 20, 2013 | Discussions thread
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cyrano Contributing Member • Posts: 896
It's a deal-killer for me

The non-illuminated AF points made the 5D3 and the 1DX impossible for me to use for my dance work. The firmware fix for the 1DX worked for me.

It's been reported the technique used in the 1DX firmware fix may not work for the 5D3:

http://www.canonrumors.com/2012/11/canon-eos-5d-mark-iii-blinking-red-af-point-information/

I agree with you that Canon should offer a fix for the 5D3 if only for Manual mode, where possible interference with the metering system would not be an issue.

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