B&H has a Canon 7D (refurbished by Canon) for only $1199 (compare to $1549 with current rebates or $1699 full retail).
In addition to the $200 off sale price, you also get a free accessory (like a spare battery or CF card) when you click the “Buy Together and Save” link.
Details here at B&H Photo.
The Satechi WTR-A Wireless Timer Remote this a third-party remote that is designed to work on most Canon DSLRs (including the 5D Mark III) in place of the RS-80N3. It also offers intervalometer functions for timelapse photography. The remote gives you wireless functionality up to 50-feet away.
Satechi WTR-A is now available on Amazon for $59.99.
More details in the press release below. [Read more…]
There are lots of improvements on the still image capture side, including bumping the max RAW burst to 26 images (up from 15 consecutive images). That’s a pretty big bump in write speed, so I’m curious to know what Canon’s doing with the 7D since it received an upgrade for UDMA Mode 7 CF card support last year.
One biggie for all the HDSLR shooters out there is the addition of manual audio level controls. It seems a little late in the 7D’s game to add this and all the other goodies to the camera, given that it is almost 3 years old (it was announced on September 1, 2009). So maybe Canon is pushing for a final surge in 7D sales before the camera is replaced, or maybe Canon is looking to extend the life of the camera well beyond the typical 3-year mark for pro-level cameras?
Other additions include: [Read more…]