K-3II Now Officially Discontinued


Link Posted 10/02/2018 - 18:42
McGregNi wrote:
Actually no, it's just been announced .... They are now carrying out final testing for the new EyeControl Focussing system that Richard has been asking for! ....

Cheeky bugger!


Link Posted 10/02/2018 - 18:54
. Couldn’t resist .....

Actually, the EyeFocussing feature is hardly new to the DSLR generally. When I was a Canon EOS film SLR user, my dream machine was the EOS 3, a Pro level model, and it offered Eye focussing. I used to read reviews about the system at the time, and it didn’t honestly sound to be a ‘must have’, and at the time (around the years 1996-2001) it wasn’t necessarily all that fast or accurate. However, I’m sure the latest offerings are a big improvement and no doubt useful and practical in certain scenarios......

My EOS 3 dream was never fulfilled, as by the time the model became affordable for me secondhand, the digital age photographically had well and truly marched centre stage.
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Last Edited by McGregNi on 10/02/2018 - 18:58
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