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->>> Canon Rumours - includes general camera rumours (2009, 10, 11, 12, 13 Archives) 23 Apr 2014
->>> New lenses page - Canon + other 'interesting' lenses 23 Apr 2014
-> 1Dx Mk2 30 Nov 2013
-> 1D Xs (1Ds X) 19 Dec 2013
->> Medium Format - Canon? Digital MF news and MF from Canon rumours 16 Apr 2014
->> EOS 3D ...expected since 2004 26 Mar 2014
->> 5D Mk4 ...expected 2015 26 Mar 2014
->> 6D mk2 ...expected 2015 19 Mar 2014
->> 7D Mk2 ...2014? 13 Apr 2014
-> 8D ...? (see also 9D) 17 July 2013
-> 80D ...expected 2015/16 02 July 2013
->> 750D (T6i ?) ...2014? 13 Apr 2014
->> 150D / Rebel SL2 ...2014? 13 Apr 2014
->> 1300D/ T7 -- 2017? 1200D/T5 moved below to 'real cameras' 12 Feb 2014
->>> Mirrorless camera rumours - New EOS M , M2, G series and other makes 23 Apr 2014
->> EOS video news/rumours 05 Apr 2014
- Outline specifications for all Canon DSLRs 2013
->>> Nikon D5/Nikon Rumours see Nikon Timeline below for relative ages of cameras 26 Mar 2014
->> Nikon D400 (D9300?) 03 Apr 2014
->> Sony FF 06 Apr 2014
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Real Cameras - updates and info for specific models

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- AF Microadjustment - simple test procedure Article 01 Feb 2013
->> Canon Software - includes tips on what to do if you've lost the install disk 24 Jan 2014
->>> 1Dx -- Announced 18th Oct 2011 - shipping Jul 2012  √ 04 Apr 2014
->> 5D Mk3 Announced 2nd March 2012 17 Mar 2014
->> 6D Announced Sept. 2012 19 Mar 2014
->> EOS 1Ds MkIII -- Announced 20th Aug 2007 (archive) 30 Jul 2013
 - - 1Ds3 Notes and observations - using the 1Ds3 21 Aug 2008
- 1Ds Mk2 -- Announced Sept 2004 (original rumours page - from June 2004) 24 Sep 2004
->> 1D Mk4 -- Announced 20th October 2009 (rumour archive) 30 Jul 2013
->> 1D Mk3 -- Announced Feb 2007 30 Jul 2013
-> 5D Mk2 -- Announced 17th September 2008 (archive) 24 Dec 2012
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- 5D mk2 /3D/ 7D rumour archive (prior to 1st December 2007)
archive 30 Nov 2007
->> EOS 7D -- 1st September 2009 | 7DSV 17th Aug 2010 11 Dec 2013
- -- Some of our 7D tests and observations Articles 12 Dec 2009
->> EOS 70D -- Annouced 2nd July 2013 12 Sep 2013
-> EOS 60D -- Announced 26th August 2010 | 60Da announced 3rd Apr 2012 18 Oct 2012
- -- Some of our 60D tests and observations Articles 30 Mar 2011
->> EOS 50D -- Announced 26th August 2008 06 Jun 2013
- EOS 40D -- Announced 20th Aug 2007 (archive) 15 Jun 2009
->> EOS 700D -- (T5i) Announced 21st Mar 2013 15 Jan 2014
->> EOS 650D -- (T4i) Announced 8th Jun 2012 14 Jun 2013
-> EOS 600D -- (T3i) Announced 7th Feb 2011 31 Dec 2012
-> EOS 550D -- (T2i) Announced 8th Feb 2010 16 Apr 2012
- EOS 500D -- (T1i) Announced 25th March 2009 23 Feb 2009
- EOS 450D -- (XSi) Announced 24th January, 2008 23 Apr 2009
- EOS 400D -- (XTi) Announced August 2006 07 Jan 2009
->>> EOS 1200D -- (T5) Announced Feb 2014 17 Mar 2014
- EOS 1100D -- (T3) Announced 7th Feb 2011 19 Oct 2011
-> EOS 1000D -- (XS) Announced 10th June 2008 16 Apr 2012
->>> EOS 100D -- (SL1) Announced 21st Mar 2013 16 Apr 2014
->> -- Some of our 100D tests and observations Articles 13 Jan 2014
->> Canon 'EOS M' APS-C compact/mirrorless camera - 23rd Jul 2012, M2 Dec 2013 03 Dec 2013
->>> Nikon D4 -- Announced 6th Feb 2012 ( inc. D4s) 23 Apr 2014
- Nikon D3x -- Announced 1st Dec. 2008 19 Feb 2009
- Nikon D3/D3s - D3 announced 23rd Aug 2007, D3s on 14th October 2009 17 Apr 2010
- Nikon D300 - 23rd Aug 2007 D300s announced 30th July 2009 Info 30 Jul 2009
->> Nikon D800 see Nikon Timeline below for relative ages of cameras 02 Apr 2013
-> Nikon D700 - announced 1st July 2008 Info 25 Feb 2012
->> Nikon D600 - announced September 2008 Info 02 Apr 2013
- Sony A900 - 9th September 2008 A850 - 27 Aug 2009 03 Oct 2011
->> Canon battery information Article 02 Jan 2013

Lenses - Info and tests

Outline specifications for all Canon DSLRs

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->> Canon EF 200-400mm f/4L IS USM EXTENDER 1.4x lens 25 Sep 2013
->> Canon EF 24-70 2.8L II 03 Dec 2012
->> EF-S18-55mm f3.5-5.6 lens versions Article 22 Nov 2013
->> Review - Samyang 14mm f/2.8 Review 16 Dec 2013
->> Review - Samyang 24mm tilt/shift Review 22 Oct 2013
-> Review - Using the Canon EF 8-15mm f/4 L USM fisheye zoom lens 13 Aug 2011
- Canon TS-E 17mm f/4 L 04 Jul 2009
- Canon TS-E 24mm f/3.5 L II 20 Jul 2009
- Canon TS-E 24 f/3.5L - using a tilt/shift lens Article
- Canon EF 14mm 2.8L II 10 Jan 2009
- Canon TS-E 90mm f/2.8 Article
- How to focus with Tilt - includes downloadable tilt tables Article
->> Focusing with tilted lenses - an iterative approach Article 23 Oct 2012
->> All Canon EF lenses - reviews and technical information - via EFLens.com Info
->>> Using old lenses on a modern DSLR - regularly updated with new tests Article 14 Jan 2014

Printers

Latest Rumours and News Current Updated
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->>> Epson info 23 Apr 2014
->>> Canon Printer info 23 Apr 2014
->> LF Printer info - more general large printer info 23 July 2013
->> So, you want to get a large format printer? - some issues to consider Article 22 Feb 2014
Real Printers, reviews & announced products
->>> Epson SC-T7200, T5200, T3200 SureColor inkjet printers 23 Apr 2014
->> Canon iPF6450/6400 review (SU21 Spectro review) Article 22 July 2013
->> Epson R2000 review Article 01 May 2013
->> Canon PRO-10 review Article 12 Apr 2013
-> Canon iPF5100 full review Article 28 Dec 2011
-> Canon Pixma Pro-1 Full review (original info page) Article 22 Nov 2012
-> Epson SP4900 - review Article 23 Oct 2011
-> Epson R3000 - review Article 05 Sep 2011
->> Canon iPF8300 review and ongoing usage notes 22 Feb 2014
-> Epson 9890 and 7890 21 Oct 2010
-> Full Canon iPF6300 review Article 26 Jul 2010
-> Full Canon Pixma Pro9500 Mk2 review Article 02 Mar 2010
-> Epson SP3880 review Article 22 Apr 2010
- Epson R2880 review Article 15 Dec 2009
- Canon iPF6100 review Article
- HP Z3200ps review Article
- Epson Stylus Pro 7880 - full review Article
- Epson Stylus Pro 3800 - full review Article
- Epson 4880 - full review Article
Info pages for printer (press info, updates, offers etc)
->> Canon iPF6400, iPF8400, iPF9400 announcement info 31 May 2013
- Canon Large Format printers - iPF6300/6350/8300 09 Aug 2010
->> Canon Large Format printers - iPF6400/6450/8400 - Japan announcement 24 Aug 2011
- Printer test images - B&W and colour Article 2011
- Cleaning Inkjet printers 01 Sep 2013
- 7880/9880 and 7800/9800 black ink swap procedures Article 02 Apr 2009
->> Ink cartridge capacities for printers Article 05 Apr 2013

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An Epson printer timeline
  Inks  2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4
A3+ 9 ink                       R3000  
8+1 ink               R2400 R2880    
8 ink           R1800 R1900 R2000  
7+1 ink       2100/2200                  
6 ink   2000P                        
17" 9 ink                 SP3800 SP3880  
17"
roll
10 ink                           SP4900  
8+1 ink           SP4000 SP4800 SP4880    

+1 for ink denotes need to swap Mk/Pk ink carts. Links are to reviews about the product by Keith Cooper.

 A Canon DSLR Timeline

  Sensor  2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4
Flagship Full       1Ds 1Ds Mk II 1Ds Mk III 1D X      
APS-H     1D 1D Mk II 1D Mk II N 1D Mk III 1D Mk IV              
Video                           1D C      
High Full             5D 5D Mk II 5D3      
APS-C                     7D      
'Better'  Full                             6D      
APS-C D30 D60 10D 20D 30D 40D 50D 60D 70D      
Mid APS-C         300D
Digital Rebel
Kiss Digital
350D
Digital Rebel XT
Kiss Digital N
400D
Digital Rebel XTi
Kiss Digital X
450D
Rebel XSi
Kiss X2
500D
T1i
Kiss X3
550D
T2i
Kiss X4
600D
T3i
X5
650D
T4i
X6i
700D
T5i
X7i
     
Micro APS-C                           100D
SL1
X7
     
Entry APS-C                   1000D
Rebel XS
Kiss F
1100D
Rebel T3
Kiss X50
1200D
T5
X70
Mirrorless APS-C                           M M2  

Note: dates start in announcement quarter, not shipping dates.

Video capable | Digic | Digic 2 | Digic 3 dual | Digic 4 dual | Digic 5 dual

Canon EF Lens announcements history and timeline

Printer RebatesLexar RebatesSandisk RebatesTamron RebatesOlympus RebatesNikon RebatesCanon RebatesB&H Rebates & Promotions

A Nikon timeline

Market
position
Sensor 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
- - - - - - - - - 1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4
Flagship FX_Res.                     D3X                  
FX_Speed                   D3 D3S D4 D4S
DX_Res.   D1 D1X D2X D2XS                
DX_Speed     D1H D2H D2HS                
High FX                     D700 D800(E)        
                                  Df
DX       D100 D200 D300 D300S        
Mid FX                               D600 D610  
DX           D70 D70S D80 D90 D7000 D7100        
Better               D50        
D5000
D5100
D5200
D5300
 
Entry                
D40
D40X
D60
D3000
D3100
D3200
D3300

Video capable No focus motor

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