03-13-2013 01:06 AM
03-13-2013 02:17 PM
03-18-2013 04:12 AM
05-16-2013 03:24 PM
I came "this close" to returning my camera today because the last 3 times I've taken it out, the battery was drained. The first two times, I was sure it was my own fault - but this time, I knew it wasn't.
I came home and put a new battery in. Then I noticed the GPS blinking in the LCD screen. Aha! Eureka!! I did a google search, which brought me here, and while I do not like the answer, at least I know there IS a reason.
I too - shall wait for the firmware update. And hopefully remember to turn GPS on and off.
But a question to those who DO use it - does it drain as fast in the field as it does sitting on my couch?
05-16-2013 03:34 PM
05-17-2013 07:25 PM
07-29-2013 12:52 PM
12-04-2013 12:18 PM
Just wanted to bump this thread up... I just got my 6D and think it's pretty ridiculous that even with logging turned OFF, it continues to poll for GPS location every X minutes. The default behavior should be that the power switch controls the GPS power as well UNLESS logging is enabled, in which case you would EXPECT a battery hit.
This thread was started almost a year ago and there hasn't been a firmware update to address this. I'm pretty disappointed. Maybe I can talk to the Magic Lantern team and see if this is something they can fix...
02-19-2014 05:25 PM