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Old Nov 10, 2005, 4:35 PM   #1
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Can it stand torrential rain or is it just meant for drizzle. I have never seen anything mentioned about this. Can you still operate the buttons if it's wet?



I know you need to right sort of lens too. I have a 16-35mmf/2.8L and a 70-200mm f/2.8L IS and I think both of those are supposed to be sealed up to a point.
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Old Nov 10, 2005, 6:42 PM   #2
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drizzle... same as your lenses...
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Old Nov 10, 2005, 11:25 PM   #3
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I've read about tests where the 1Ds was put into a running shower for some period of time (I don't remember how long, but not seconds) and then it worked just fine afterwards.

I wouldn't dunk it, but I'd expect it to work in some rain. How much rain? I don't know.

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I was in a down pour with my DRebel and my 70-200 F2.8L while covering a track event and I took pictures in the rain for about an hour in it before I gave in to shelter and my camera was fine, minus the flog between the lens and UV filter after the sun came back out.
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