Has your Canon EOS 5D mirror flipped out?

Canon issued a service notice saying it will fix for free a rarely-occurring mirror detachment problem on the EOS 5D.

Canon USA

Not everyone's ready to chuck their old Canon EOS 5D in favor of the shiny new EOS 5D Mark II. So if you're afflicted with one of the rare instances in which the older model's mirror becomes detached, you'll be glad to know that Canon will fix it for free. How do you know if it's detached? It won't display an image in the viewfinder.

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Lori Grunin is a senior editor for CNET Reviews, covering cameras, camcorders, and related accessories. She's been writing about and reviewing consumer technology and software since 1988.


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