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|| SportsShooter.com: News Item: Posted 1999-11-15
Canon Professional Services has announced equipment modifications for CPS members
All modifications are being done at the Canon Factory Service Centers
By Brad Mangin
AF Stop Button Position Change
The AF stop button barrel on the below listed lenses can be rotated plus or minus 10%. This enables us to reposition all four stop buttons to a new position comfortable to the user. (NOTE: Buttons cannot be moved independently from each other.)
Price: $40.00 Labor + Tax and Shipping/Handling
EF 300/2.8L ISU
EF 400/2.8L ISU
EF 500/4.0L ISU
EF 600/4.0L ISU
Custom Function 19 on the EOS 3 for EF300/400/500/600 LIS Lenses: The ultra telephoto L-series EF lenses, launched in early July 1999, have a new function called "AF Stop" withfour "AF Stop" buttons on the lens. The EOS 3 can use these new AF Stop buttons for other functions by setting CF19 (custom function). CF19 is, however, not established when the camera is shipped from the factory, so the setting must be done at service facilities.
Price: $20.00 Labor + Tax and Shipping/Handling
Product: Combination EOS 3 with 300/400/500/600 IS
Send to: NJ and LA Factory Service Center*
Custom Function 19 Details:
CF19-0...By hitting the AF stop button on the lens you will stop the AF drive. CF19-1...By hitting the AF stop button on the lens you will activate the AF drive.
CF19-2...By hitting the AF stop button on the lens you will activate AE lock. CF19-3...By hitting the AF stop button on the lens you will activate a change in focusing point selection, I.E., you can switch to manual or auto or eye control. CF19-4...By hitting the AF stop button on the lens you will be able to select the AF mode by changing from one-shot AF to AI servo or vise-versa.
Factory Service Center Locations:
Canon Factory Service Center
100 Jamesburg Road Jamesburg,
NJ 08831 (732) 521-7000
(Use this phone number if you are shipping via FEDEX; Contact: John Dimauro (732) 521-7888.)
Canon Factory Service Center
15955 Alton Parkway
Irvine, CA 92718 (949) 753-4000
(Use this phone number if you are shipping via FEDEX; Contact: Jess Bailey (949) 753-4061)
SPECIAL NOTE: If you are shipping your camera or lens to your nearest service center please write "CPS Rush" on the box or attach one of the CPS Rush stickers that CPS sends out every year to it's members to assure that you get prompt service.
- Kinesis Photo Gear has announced a couple of new additions to their line of equipment cases. For more information, contact Kinesis at: Tel 303-425-1314 or Fax 303-425-3530. Their products are also available through their web site, http://www.KinesisGear.com.
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