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Chili

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One of my 20D's is having some focusing issues. The first week I chalked it up to user error and shrugged it off as a bad day, then last weekend I dropped my keeper rate with that body from about 90% to near 40% on easy shots so it was time to start doing some testing. The testing revealed a problem with that body on AI servo tracking subjects, I tracked a kid on a bicycle shooting a burst and the shots would go in and out of focus over a 20+ shot burst even though the focus point stayed firmly on the subject.

I plan to get this body repaired if it's feasible and sell it so while I'm batting around my options (New 30D + grip. older 1D etc) I start to look at prices on used 1DmkII's. A few minutes ago I just closed a deal on a used mkII, sure hope I avoid the issues Squid had with his used mkII :whoa:

Can't wait to give it a whirl and see just how good the AF is on these Pro bodies. :)
 

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I just took a look at them on the keh.com website. Looks cool Doug.
 
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Congrats on the upgrade Doug. I hope you have no troubles. It seems that they've got me fixed up with my MkII now, and I'm actually quite pleased with the results from Red Bud.
 
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Hay Chili how is the MKII working?
I did the testing Squid did and found my MKII is back focusing slightly.
I will be sending it in.
Good to hear you finaly have your gear working like it should Squid.
 

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Don't have it yet David, It's likely on a plane/ship or carrier pigeon somewhere between here and Hawaii at the moment. Hopefully it will arrive late this week or early next week.