Canon 5D Mark III for $2699 (New w/ USA Warranty) – Deal Alert

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Adorama has the 5D Mark III for $2699 (reg. $3408.95) with free shipping and 2% rewards. Check it out here at Adorama.

Additionally, you can get the 5D Mark III kit with 24-105mm f/4L IS lens for $3239 (reg. $3999) – also with free shipping and 2% rewards. Check it out here at Adorama.

Both deals reveal final pricing details during checkout. These are new cameras with full USA warranties. I’ve been told that these prices won’t last long.

Canon 5D Mark III w/ Matching 5D3 USB Drive for $2670 – Deal Alert

Canon 5D Mark III

Canon USA has the 5D Mark III refurbished for $2,669.20 right now (compare to $3,499 new). The camera is listed at $2,719.20, but you get another $50 off when you checkout thanks to a $50 off purchases of $500+ promo right now. The deal also includes a free Canon 5D Mark III 8GB USB drive.  Check it out here at Canon USA.

These deals usually sell out pretty quickly when Canon USA posts them.

Canon 5D Mark III Firmware Update Version 1.2.3

Canon 5D Mark III EF 24-70mm f4L IS USM Kit

Canon has issued firmware update for the 5D Mark III. Firmware Version 1.2.3 incorporates the following improvements and fixes.

  1. Fixes a phenomenon in which the flash may not fire depending on the timing of when the shutter button is pressed.
  2. Fixes a phenomenon in which the AF microadjustment value may change.*
  3. Fixes a phenomenon in which the LCD monitor may show a line of false color along boundaries of high contrast.
  4. Fixes a phenomenon in which the histogram of a LiveView image is incorrectly displayed when an HDMI cable is connected.
  5. Enables the brightness of the camera’s LCD monitor to be adjusted even when an HDMI cable is connected.

*The phenomenon listed in 2 was addressed with Firmware Version 1.2.1, and has been further improved with Firmware Version 1.2.3.