Quote Originally Posted by BrianShaw View Post

Your recollection about FM being the preferred backup is exactly right. The bigger flaws of the FE in my opinion is the way the batteries, both motor drive and camera, will completley drain if the motor drive is left on when stored. But when the battereis are good, the FE is just as good as a FM.
That only applies to the MD-11 motor drive. They corrected that problem with the MD-12 model.

Kiron Kid