Its still mystifying as to why the serial isn't included in the Maker Notes. What I do is check the box on delivery as it is listed there and make sure this matches with that on the lens and if metioned on the receipt. Here's the page I use to , and look, there it is right there, it does say camera bodies. I'll see if I can find any info inside a photo. Thus, people want to know the number of shutter actuation.
And when it came back the camera was cleaned up everything was fixed and everything was tuned up and all the processors were either repaired or replaced and that was all on them. They aren't cheap, but when combined these two products provide easy camera mounting, re-positioning and movement either for video work or time lapse photography. Can someone shed some light here? Hi Poweruser, In adition to the bottom of the camera, the serial number is located on the original Canon box. We'll send you instructions to send your camera in for service without the serial number. . Determining the Age of a Canon Lens Using Serial Numbers and Date Codes How old is your Canon lens? Is that my lens's serial number and if not, where the heck is it? The L lenses normally have the serial number on the bottom of the barrel at the mount end, often also for non-L, else inside the mount area.
Your Email request has been submitted. They are not even in the same orbit. I then add this to a database for insurance reasons. I was going to call the insurance company this a. Thanks for the suggestion though wrote: what if i live outside the us and it has faded i need the serial number to access the canon software, is there no other way? There is no other reason for why the serial number would be removed. The serial number will always be printed on a sticker and can be found either on the back of the machine or for some models inside the machine. Note that body serial numbers, at least for 2013, do not follow this chart.
I haven't paid that much attention to them, but I know at least some of my warranty cards do. Canon will service the body if it is an import so that shouldn't be a worry. Addendum At Bryan Carnathan's site, , the article shows a table for converting the first two digits of the serial number of a Canon lens. Is there a space where the plate should be? The Canon lens date code chart is shown below. For cameras, look inside the body's film chamber for an alphanumeric code printed in black ink on the black surface of the film chamber.
To determine the age of a pre-10-digit serial number Canon lens bearing a date code Until phasing out the practice starting in 2008, Canon included a date code beside the rear lens element of many but not all lenses note that some 2012-manufactured lenses retain the date code. Thanks in advance for any advice! Perhaps there's a program from Canon that can get this info? Canon techs do drop in here on the forum occasionally. From one photographer to one that is probably trying to be one I am not going to say this to break your stones or anything but I think the best camera on the planet is going to be an icon. I'll let you know what they tell me if and when I ever get that far! Still have to wonder why my serial number has faded. For what it's worth, this is the email address I was given: purchase cits. How many of you have looked at the serial number on your camera lately? Serial numbers are just numbers, with no letters, at least all the ones I've seen are. You may have to hold the camera under a strong light to see it.
Make sure you have your serial number that usually located inside the battery compartment of your camera or at least on the outside where the information is about that camera. We loved the date code because it made aging a lens easy. But that doesn't mean it isn't there, it just means Adobe isn't displaying it. That's a shame if it's the case. I'll have to look in the mirror box on mine and see what's there. Aye but it is his 700D that hasn't got the sticker Resetting the photo count takes all of 5 seconds to do so its never a reliable number to work with.
This internal code is also occasionally omitted based on reports from Canon owners. I don't personally like refurbished cameras because all you're doing is buying someone else's mistake or someone else's dropped it or broken it and they have fixed it and you don't know if something else is going to go wrong in a short period of time and I have seen that so many times. I am posting this here incase anyone else has this issue. Prior to 1986, this letter is moved to the last position of the date code. Just sayin' What camera do you have, where did you buy it and how long have you had it? MonsterStyle wrote: Someone is selling a body on Craigslist and they sent a photo of the box with the body.
This will be printed on a sticker and can be found on the base of the printer, as highlighted in the image below -. Hold your breath: just kidding! Sending my camera into canon would be very non-ideal, since the reason I need the serial is for a warranty claim with a major retailer thus they need the camera. If the screen was usable then I suspect I could get it via this works on my ixus 105. Rick briceg wrote: I have since decided that I do not want to use Canon's zoombrowser or other software. Canon increments this letter each year starting with A in 1986 and prior to that, A in 1960 without the leading factory code. There was a recent post about a large theft: Joe Gear: Kodak Instamatic, Polaroid Swinger.
Remember what the DorMouse said. Canon themselves might be able to tell you. Hi Will, I haven't gotten that far yet! You should get a display with your camera info including the serial number. It seemed to have just faded away. The question doesn't include a programming language or any contsraints so the best answer currently is to use. I can read about 5 of the 10 or more digits. However, it may be necessary for an agent to contact you via e-mail to gather more information so that we may provide you with a more accurate resolution.