Canon to break silence about SLR's 'black dot' issue
The SLR maker plans to issue a statement soon about a problem some have seen with Canon's new higher-end 5D Mark II SLR.
Some photographers have been frustrated with Canon's silence on the, but the company plans to speak soon.
"Watch for an official Canon comment on this issue in the very near future," said Canon USA technical adviser The Digital Journalist.in a Wednesday response to a question posted on his monthly question-and-answer column at
The black spots appear to the right of very bright spots in some occasions, and many are wondering whether the issue is an unavoidable consequence of the sensor or something that can be altered with the camera's more mutable firmware.
Judging by Canon's earlier statements about issues such as the, though, it wouldn't be wise to count on a terribly revealing statement. This could well be at the stage of just acknowledging the issue still.