Light leak fix. No thanks, Canon!

Started May 2, 2012 | Discussions thread
lol101 Veteran Member • Posts: 5,855
Re: Light leak fix. No thanks, Canon!

BillyGoatGruff wrote:

Although I think they should be ashamed of themselves for sticking a piece of black tape to the back of the LCD panel and calling it a bona-fide fix to the light leak defect, I can certainly understand how Canon would do it for the defective units and try to get away with it. There are enough spineless saps out there who are willing to accept anything.

And other even more spineless who will go harping on and on about something they have no clue about...

If the black tape is a permanent fix to this problem, then what more do you want? Gold plated carbon fibers?

I’m curious, though, as to what Canon is doing for the xxxxx3xxxxx and higher serial numbers. If they plan on manufacturing them with that black tape “fix”, then I’m probably going to pass on the camera altogether.

Please, do us all a favor and pass on it.

‘Cause let’s face it: NOBODY who spends $3500 on a camera deserves a product that has a stinking piece of tape inside it like that. A $3500 camera deserves to have PARTS in it. I’m talking about actual parts, i.e. parts designed to properly fit in the camera, and designed to serve a certain purpose. What Canon has done to fix this light leak issue is tantamount to using chewing gum to cover the LCD.

What will you do then when you'll discover than tape is used in 100% of high end DSLR's... switch to Lomo (these one might be well advised to put a bit more tape in their cameras...)?

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