How Canon Fixed “Light Leak” 5D Mark III Body

After light leak problem, LensRentals.com has received their first shipment of fixed “new” 5D Mark III bodies. They did what any of us would have done, they disassembled one to see what the fix was. It turns out the fix is two pieces of black tape. This sort of thing is pretty normal inside electronics, so don’t be worried about tape coming off and that sort of thing. This is just perfectly good solution and it works flawlessly.

See the pictures below:

Before fix

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Nikon EN-EL15 rechargeable Li-ion battery recall

Today Nikon recalled some of the EN-EL15 rechargeable Li-ion batteries that are used with the Nikon D7000, D800, D800E and Nikon 1 V1 cameras. The described reason for the recall is overheating. There were no overheating cases reported from users, the problem has been discovered during the manufacturing process.

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