15966Re: SPAM-LOW: [PanoToolsNG] Re: D300 - Winter experience
- Jan 1, 2008Hi Jean,
You can read the report of a field test of D300 in Antartica taking
pictures at -70°C.
I hope it can help you.
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Jean-Marc Paratte escreveu:
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> I have verified 3 or 4 times the problem of my D300.
> Teh last time for example:
> I'm going outdoor about 2 hours.
> Temperature was -1°C.
> The D300 works about 10 min and after fails.
> The D300 recovers correct fonctions after a warm up of 30 min.
> As I understand the problem, it's the new lighting/focusing/lense
> calculator which fails, the main body processor doesn't have problem.
> Buttons, display, shooter continue to operate.
> In mode P, the display shows varying speed as 1/2000 with always F0.
> And shoot is black!
> I think there is the same problem with the D3 because it's the same
> lighting processor.
> Can other people confirm the problem ?
> --- In PanoToolsNG@yahoogroups.com
> <mailto:PanoToolsNG%40yahoogroups.com>, "Hans Nyberg" <hans@...> wrote:
> > --- In PanoToolsNG@yahoogroups.com
> <mailto:PanoToolsNG%40yahoogroups.com>, "Jean-Marc Paratte"
> <jmparatte@> wrote:
> > >
> > > I'm trying a D300 from 1 month. Very nice but...
> > >
> > > I'have an old D70. Many times I have made some photos and
> > > with cold winter conditions, with temperature below 0°C, for
> > > about -15°C ambiant temperature and 1 hour in a rucksack before
> use it.
> > >
> > > This is impossible with the D300, one of the internal processors
> > > at 0°C and below.
> > >
> > > After bying and trying mine, I have finally read the detailled
> > > technical specifications and found this:
> > >
> > > Operating Environment: Temperature 0-40 degrees C/32-104 degrees
> > > under 85 percent (no condensation)
> > This is a standard formula in all manuals. Canon and Nikons etc.
> > A couple of years ago I was involved as a consult for an expedition
> to Greenland.
> > I did a lot of investigations before and found a lot of people
> using digitals in extreme
> > conditions without problems.
> > The photographer brought a Canon 10D with him to Greenland and used
> it under constant
> > temperatur of -35-45 degree celcius.
> > For more than 4 weeks. Just had to keep the batteries warm. Worked
> > I also tested rotators for panoramaheads at temperature of -30-40
> degree C
> > The Manfrotto 300N was the only one which actually had a
> specification for it and it also
> > kept what it said. I had my deepfreezer at -35 degrees and it
> > I have used the Canon 60D, 10D the 20D and my 5D in a tropical Zoo
> every year with a
> > humidity of 90-95%
> > You just have to be patient and sometimes wait 30 minutes before
> you can take any
> > images.
> > Hans
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