Posted on 25. Aug, 2010 by planetmitch
Think your Canon EOS 5D Mark II (reviews) is weather resistant? Well, we can see from this video sent to us by planet5D friend Barry Anderson that a 5D2 sure can’t survive flames (especially when the flames are intentional). This also seems to be the month of burning as PetaPixel had a story last week about a Canon EOS 7D (reviews) burning in a car and yet the CF card survived.
UPDATE: Looks like the guy was surprised so many people were watching his video – it was going viral because we posted it on planet5D and passed it around – before we posted it in the first 2 weeks it was online it only had 800 views – and in the first day we had it over 10k… anyway, he’s pulled it now. Sorry!
Why would someone do this to a Canon EOS 5D Mark II? According to the the video poster @CyrilHelnwein in text in the comments:
Was it broken? unable to repair? couldn’t sell it forΓ―Β»ΒΏ parts? Are you Krusty? Have too much money and an urge to burn expensive things?
[Answer]] All of the above except forΓ―Β»ΒΏ the money part! CyrilHelnwein
(Photo credit: snap from the video)