Canon's New 1D X Mark II Shooting At 16 FPS Makes A Wonderful Sound

Canon's New 1D X Mark II Shooting at 16 FPS Makes a Wonderful Sound

You probably really want Canon's new $US6000 ($8475) flagship DSLR. But if you were on the fence, the beautiful noise it makes as its shutter flicks open at 16 frames per second — like a kind of soothing machine gun rat-a-tat-tat — might just convince you. The guys at ePHOTOzine got their hands on the 1D X Mark II and posted this video of the camera's 16 frame per second continuous shooting mode to YouTube. Its faster than its rival, the Nikon D5, can manage — its rapid fire mode can muster just 12 frames per second.

You probably still can't afford one, of course. But may well want one more than ever.

[ePHOTOzine via Peta Pixel]

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