I just picked up 2 of these cameras off of ebay recently on a whim. They were packaged together, so I figured i'd take a shot at them since they were listed as functioning perfectly
The seller also noted that the one camera had its shutter replaced in 2010 and the other had its replaced in 2012, with NO use after that.
Got them today and here are the things that concern me that I need help with since i've never owned a 1D.
Had Firmware 1.1.0 installed and I updated it successfully to 1.1.2
Installed a 16gb SDHC, took some pictures and it seems to work pretty well.
I uploaded a shot to http://www.camerashuttercount.com/ and it told me it had 112,217 actuations.
Do they not reset the count when a new shutter is installed?
Came with Firmware 1.1.2 installed. Put in the same 16gb SDHC card, took some pictures, but they are all black. Not an exposure issue and didn't have the lens cap on
I uploaded one of the black images to the same website and it told me it had closer to 250,000 actuations. That seems extremely high to me.
I think these differ from the auction description significantly that i'll end up getting my money back, even though the seller said "no returns". This SHOULD be a clear cut case for a PayPal dispute.
What do you guys think and what would you do?
The one doesn't seem too bad, but the other taking black images seems like something is broken, but i'm not sure what.
Thanks for reading