Canon’s attitude: what do you think?

Started May 15, 2001 | Discussions thread
MK New Member • Posts: 9
Re: Canon’s attitude: what do you think?

Reasonable response from Canon. It's the 3rd party manufacturer that need to adapt. Sigma offer free alteration to their AF lenses to make them work properly with the new Canon EOS33/Elan 7.

You can shoot in aperture priority and match your flash's auto aperture. I've done that with my old Metz.

Michael W. wrote:

Below is an inquiry I sent to Canon and their reply. Quite frankly
I’m very disappointed in Canon’s attitude. Isn’t
it consumer’s right to expect that their product is to work
properly with “industry-standard” accessories unless
otherwise stated? Please voice your opinion.

Your inquiry as follows: *****
Flash with non-Canon flash is over exposed as if aperture is full
open at 2.0, regardless what the actual aperture setting is.
Flashes used: Vititar 283, Sunpak 383. Can this problem corrected
by sending in, or is Cannon planning to issue a fix via firmware?
Canon response as follows: ******
Dear Michael

Canon only designs,tests and manufactures accessories for our
products. It is therefore up to other manufacturers to meet our
standards and abilities.

Thank you for your inquiry

Canon USA

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