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    Quote Originally Posted by Wolfeye View Post
    Could someone tell me how to find this out? It's a couple of button pushes, I know that, but I haven't been able to find it online yet.
    Canon's high-end old EOS bodies had a feature (tech-accessible only) for reporting exposure/frame or roll count and system errors, using a proprietary computer and hot shoe connection on the service bench.

    When I purchased my EOS 1N off eBay some years ago, this test was requested by me (additional to others) after purchase to validate the seller's claim it had "shot less than 50 rolls". The bench test confirmed it was much less: 32 in fact and no unrecoverable errors to speak of.

    A cable release is not strictly necessary. Engage the self timer on EOS bodies, or for the EOS 1, 1N, 3, the 2 second self-timer with mirror lock-up in the absence of a release.
    Last edited by Poisson Du Jour; 07-22-2009 at 04:05 AM. Click to view previous post history.

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