Is Error 80 too risky for 70D purchase?

7 months 5 days ago #715372 by Tony-Chiodo
About to purchase my first DSLR. Used an employer's 70D for two years and loved it, but I hear so much about frozen motherboards. I found one on Adorama under $500. Worth the risk?
Thanks,
Tony


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7 months 5 days ago #715374 by Nikon Shooter
A quick search yielded this:

“Err 70” or “Err 80” will appear on the LCD monitor at the back of the camera or on the LCD panel at the top of the camera. There may be rare occurrences of error 70 or error 80, after which the camera functions can be recovered by turning the power off and on again, or by removing and reinserting the battery.

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6 months 4 weeks ago - 6 months 4 weeks ago #715972 by Nikon Shooter
EOS 70D digital SLR cameras on which error 70 or error 80 occurs repeatedly and that have a serial
number within the range specified above will be inspected/repaired free of charge.

See:
www.canonwatch.com/canon-product-advisor...80-on-canon-eos-70d/

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