Canon has ended sales for its last film camera

Canon has announced that it is officially discontinuing the EOS-1v, its last film camera, as reported by PetaPixel.

Production of the EOS-1v — which was launched in 2000 — actually ceased back in 2010, but Canon continued to sell the remaining stock. A professional 35mm SLR, the EOS-1v introduced Canon’s fifth generation of professional SLRs, and its body design became the basis for future cameras from the company, including the EOS-1D. The translated page from Canon’s website delivers the news casually: “Thank you very much for your continued patronage of Canon products. By the way, we are finally decided to end sales for the film single lens reflex camera ‘EOS – 1v.’”

According to Canon’s statement, it will repair existing EOS-1v units…

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Canon has ended sales for its last film camera
By Dani Deahl

May 31, 2018 at 06:40AM
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