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Go to advertiser website. Canon opts for low-tech but effective solution to EOS 5D Mark III metering error  
Wednesday, May 2, 2012 | by Rob Galbraith
Photo gear rental outfit has taken apart an EOS 5D Mark III that incorporates Canon's fix for the widely-reported metering error problem that has affected some early production bodies. What they discovered was a decidedly simple but apparently effective solution: a newly-added strip of black tape prevents stray light from exiting the underside of the top LCD and skewing the metering in dark environments.

In a blog post, Roger Cicala of declares the fix a success: "I did power the camera up with the shell off in a dark room. There is no more leak."

Low-Tech Fix: The website

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