CANON EOS M6 Mark II

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Adalbert
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CANON EOS M6 Mark II

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Hello everybody,

What do you think about that?
- Megapixels: 32,5
- Pixel Unit: 3,2 micron
- Focus Bracketing: Available
- Shutter: Mechanical and Electronic
- Video: 4K
https://downloads.canon.com/nw/camera/p ... ations.pdf
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I think it's good at that price point but I would prefer the Sony A6500 or Fuji X-T3 myself, though they are more expensive.

The lack of EVF is a big negative for me and I'm not a fan of the EF-M mount. I'm after a more prosumer grade APS-C and the M6 mkII definitely isn't that, the closest we have to that is probably the X-T3 even after the recent A6600 release.

How well does Canon's focus bracketing work? That's a nice feature to have that Sony doesn't offer in their APS-C line up.
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Will it have AA filter? What about EFSC?

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Hi Kaleun96,
EVF is optional.
FB till 999 steps with size from 1 to 10.
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Hi Ray,
Full electronic shutter till 1/16000.
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Adalbert wrote:Hi Ray,
Full electronic shutter till 1/16000.
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Excellent. Any idea about AA filter?

Edited to add: I finally found a site (imaging-resource) that lists the M6m2 as having AA filter, which was listed as an advantage that "reduces unsightly moire".

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Hi Ray,
I haven’t found anything about the anti-aliasing in the user guide :-(
Only this info:
“Digital Lens Optimizer: Correct lens aberration, diffraction and low-pass filter-induced loss of sharpness by applying optical design values.”
Could you please add your link to the imaging-resource?
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Adalbert wrote:Hi Ray,
I haven’t found anything about the anti-aliasing in the user guide :-(
Only this info:
“Digital Lens Optimizer: Correct lens aberration, diffraction and low-pass filter-induced loss of sharpness by applying optical design values.”
Could you please add your link to the imaging-resource?
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Here's a compo between Panasonic GX85 and the M6. The GX85 does not have AA filter, so it is listed as "Enjoy sharper photos":

https://www.imaging-resource.com/camera ... 6-mark-ii/

You can also click on the specifications tab and it lists the AA filter as "fixed".

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Can it work tethered to a computer like most EOS cameras? AFAIK no one M EOS can and for me this is a most useful feature.
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Pau wrote:Can it work tethered to a computer like most EOS cameras? AFAIK no one M EOS can and for me this is a most useful feature.
Oh. That would for sure be a showstopper for me.

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Post by Adalbert »

Hi Pau, hi Ray,
It depends on the firmware.
E.g. EOS M50 uses the firmware of the EOS and works as the other EOS cameras.
You know EOS-firmware -> Magic-Lantern; Powershot-firmware -> CHDK.
The first version of the M6 has the firmware from the Powershot but it doesn’t mean that the second one must have the same firmware :-)
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That one does indeed work tethered with one hitch - there is no IR or wired shutter release, only BT. As far as I know, there is no handy way to use that with StackShot. Same problem seems to plague M6 Mark II.

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Yes, M6 Mark II doesn't have IR but wired RS-60E3 and bluetooth BR-E1

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Adalbert wrote:Yes, M6 Mark II doesn't have IR but wired RS-60E3 and bluetooth BR-E1
Indeed it does. I tried to look for the wired socket, but missed. Now we just need to verify the tethered operation and it would be the first really working M for our game.

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Post by Adalbert »

I was able to download the user guide some days ago :-)
This link is not active at the moment :-(

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