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Old Jul 21, 2007, 4:53 PM   #1
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I am currently the owner of 2 canon DSLR bodies,with many canon L series lenses.

I am seriously thinking of switching back to Nikon?I used Nikon equipment for many years ,when I used film,but do to the constant problems that I've had with Canon's tech support and servicing..and .now ,with the release of the new Mark III model ,again focusing problems are emerging.

Can someone please tell me if Nikon is experiencing these out-of -focus,lens calibration issues?

Any help /advise would be appreciated.

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Old Jul 23, 2007, 8:19 AM   #2
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I've heard of problemswith Canon focusing but I have a number of pro friends who wouldn't ever change to Nikon (and rib me for using the make)and don't seem to experience the problem. The only problems I have had with the D2X are when I use the teleconverters (I only use the TC14 and 17)and sometimes the focusing is too slow and the photo therefore out of focus. My usage is motor sport.It doesn't seem to depend on the prevailing light either.I use the 12/24, 17/55, 70/200 and 200/400 pro lenses and swear by each and every one of them. However, in view of the costs involved for you, I suggest you think long and hard though and perhaps discuss the problem with other Canon users so you can perhaps come to a conclusion as to why the problem is arising. Has your dealer any ideas? After all, when I am in the press office I am outnumbered at least 5:1 by Canon pros and they can't all be experiencing the same problems.
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Old Jul 23, 2007, 7:09 PM   #3
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Based on postings in various forums there are stories about all the manufacturers having this type of problem. It's impossible to judge how pervasive it is however as only the people with the problem complain about it.

Cameranserai makes an excellent point that it would be very expensive for you to change brands at this point so maybe you should see about getting the problems fixed before changing.
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Old Jul 24, 2007, 3:02 AM   #4
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Thanks to both of you for posting your thoughts on this.

I have gotten my lenses calibrated,but it seem sto be getting a little out of control,at least with Canon anyway?

This is just my personnel opinion of course

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