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Canon EOS 5DS R Digital Camera

focus-numerique.fr Recommended Digitaltrends.com Editor's Choice Trusted Reviews Recommended PhotographyBlog.com Highly Recommended photoreview.com.au Editor's Choice
SLR 50.6MP CMOS Mar 2015
Camera Type Megapixel Waterproof Sensor Type Release Date
Beauty is often in the smallest of details. Demonstrating an impeccable understanding of this, Canon has introduced the all new EOS 5DSR. Featuring an incredible full-frame 50.6MP CMOS sensor with... More
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36 Reasons For

Nine Industry Awards

This camera has received nine awards from expert review sites.

The reviewers at PhotographyBlog.com, Ljudochbild.se and Lydogbillede.dk all strongly endorse this waterproof camera and have given it their "Highly Recommended" award.

The reviewers at Trusted Reviews, Lydogbilde.no and Focus-numerique.fr all decided that concluded that they would endorse this digital camera and gave it their "Recommended" award.

The reviewers at Digitaltrends.com and Photoreview.com.au both said that this camera was outstanding and gave it their "Editor's Choice" award.

The editor of one additional expert review site thought that this Canon camera was terrific and gave it one of their highest awards. Digifotopro.nl gave this digital camera a "Gold" award.

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Expert Reviews Are Excellent

Based on eighteen expert reviews from sites including What Digital Camera, PhotographyBlog.com, Ephotozine and Trusted Reviews the average expert rating of this waterproof camera is 91%. If all the digital cameras of this age and spec are ranked by average expert review score then this digital camera is in the top 1%.

Excellent Owner Reviews

Based on 7 owner reviews this camera has an excellent average owner rating. This means that owners think this Canon digital camera is one of the very best waterproof cameras that have been around for more than a year.

Good Quality Pictures

A number of Canon EOS 5DS R owners who reviewed it agreed that it was able to produce good images. Tomsguide.com wrote “Landscape photographers, delivering 50-MP resolution and finely detailed images” in their review. Tomsguide.com also mentioned “Optical low pass filter cancellation for sharper images”.

Several Canon EOS 5DS R reviewers who reviewed the Canon EOS 5DS R considered that it had a good picture resolution. Craig wrote on Amazon “The detail you can get with the massive 50.6 megapixels is amazing” and gave this digital camera a score of 5 stars. Photographybay.com said “He takes a look at their massive 50MP resolution sensors shooting high speed water studio shots” in their Canon EOS 5DS R review. Two years ago Imaging-Resource.com said on expert review site Imaging Resource.com “Given the massive 50-megapixel resolution is spread over the area of a 35mm full” in their review of the Canon EOS 5DS R.

One Canon EOS 5DS R reviewer reckoned that it was able to produce clear pictures. Craig mentioned in his review on Amazon last year “Also as this has superb detail and clarity any movement or the slightest miscalculation in focus will show up”.

One Canon EOS 5DS R owner who purchased the Canon EOS 5DS R mentioned that it had a good image sensor. Photographyblog.com said in their review of this digital camera on expert website PhotographyBlog.com “The highest number of megapixels ever seen in a full frame sensor”.

One Canon EOS 5DS R reviewer said in their reviews that it was good in low light. Digitaltrends.com mentioned “Good lowlight performer” in their review of the Canon EOS 5DS R and scored it 4 stars.

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Canon Has Good Reviews for Its Cameras

Canon is one of the better rated digital camera brands according to average expert and user reviews, and Canon also has good reviews for its waterproof cameras.

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Robust

Some Canon EOS 5DS R owners who reviewed the product reckoned that it was well made. Two years ago Ahmed gave it a rating of 5 stars and he wrote on Amazon “Solid control layout”. Last year Craig wrote “This camera is very well built and although much heavier that my previous models feels like you've got a good piece of kit in your hands” in his review. Digitaltrends.com mentioned in their Canon EOS 5DS R review “Et solid kamerahus med god ergonomi og en fantastisk sker, er heller ikke forakte”.

Good Screen / Viewfinder

One customer who bought the product concluded that it had a good screen. Ahmed mentioned in his review of this digital camera on Amazon “Sharp rear display”. One person said in their reviews that this digital camera had a good viewfinder. Digitaltrends.com mentioned in their review of the Canon EOS 5DS R “Excellent optical viewfinder” .

Easy to Use

A few Canon EOS 5DS R owners who bought it agreed that it was easy to use. Craig said “I am yet to go back to the 70D to see if the difference in skill level makes that an easier camera to use (I doubt I will” in his Canon EOS 5DS R review and gave it a score of 5 stars.

Reasonably Priced

A number of Canon EOS 5DS R owners who bought it mentioned that it was good value for money. Two years ago K P Brown said in their Canon EOS 5DS R review on Amazon “Good price”. Digitaltrends.com mentioned in their Canon EOS 5DS R review “Affordable alternative to mediumformat” .

One customer wrote in their reviews that the Canon EOS 5DS R was a bargain for the price. Nicholas . Fowler scored it 5 stars and said “Utterly superb, I did a great deal of research, on some photo websites, frankly its impossible to fault it” in their review.

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Good Product Quality

One person who reviewed it considered that it was good quality. Tomsguide.com wrote in their Canon EOS 5DS R review “Excellent image quality” .

Good Technical Features

One Canon EOS 5DS R owner who reviewed this digital camera thought it had good features. Tomsguide.com said in their review of this digital camera “Extensive feature set”.

Nice Design

One Canon EOS 5DS R reviewer who purchased the Canon EOS 5DS R concluded that it was good looking. Two years ago Digitaltrends.com said “Beautiful 50.6MP stills”.

Good Quality Lens

One Canon EOS 5DS R owner said in their reviews that it had a good autofocus. Two years ago Digitaltrends.com gave it a score of 80 out of 100 and said “Excellent autofocus”.

Good Flash

One Canon EOS 5DS R reviewer who reviewed the product reckoned that it had a good flash. Ahmed said on Amazon two years ago “Lacks built-in flash” in his Canon EOS 5DS R review and rated it as excellent.

Good Video Capture

One Canon EOS 5DS R reviewer said in their reviews that the Canon EOS 5DS R was good for video recording. Photographybay.com said in their review “There are a couple compelling examples in this video that demonstrate the dif” .

Very High Megapixel

Across all the digital cameras of this type and age the megapixels range from 8MP to 51MP, and the average megapixel is 22MP. When compared to other waterproof cameras that have been available for a similar time to the EOS 5DS R, the EOS 5DS R's megapixel of 50.6 megapixels is one of the highest.

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The EOS 5DS R has a built-in flash. Most of the other cameras that were launched more than a year ago also have a built-in flash.

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Very Large Display Diagonal

At 3.2 inches, the Canon EOS 5DS R has a very large display diagonal compared to most of the other digital cameras of this spec and age. The display diagonals of waterproof cameras that came out around the same time as the EOS 5DS R range from 2.3" to 3.2".

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Waterproof

The EOS 5DS R is waterproof, as are most of the other cameras of a similar age and type to the EOS 5DS R.

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Very Many Total Megapixels

Waterproof cameras that have been around for a comparable time to the EOS 5DS R have total megapixelss of between 14MP and 53MP, and the average total megapixels is 35MP. With a total megapixels of 53 megapixels, the EOS 5DS R has a very many total megapixels compared to most of the other cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to the EOS 5DS R.

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±5EV (1/2; 1/3 EV Step) Light Exposure Correction

This digital camera has a ±5EV (1/2; 1/3 EV step) light exposure correction, which is typical of many cameras of this spec and age.

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Supports Two Image Formats Supporteds

The EOS 5DS R has a greater number of supported image formats than most cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as it. The most commonly supported image formats supported is EXIF, but this image formats supported is not supported by this camera. The image formats supporteds JPG and RAW are also supported by this Canon camera.

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Very High Playback Zoom (max)

When compared to other cameras of a comparable age and spec to the EOS 5DS R that we have checked, the Canon EOS 5DS R's playback zoom (max) of 16 times zoom factor is one of the highest. The lowest playback zoom (max) of cameras that have been around for around the same time as the EOS 5DS R is 10x, the highest is 16x, and the average playback zoom (max) is 13x.

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8688 X 5792 Pixels Maximum Image Resolution

The EOS 5DS R has an 8688 x 5792 pixels maximum image resolution which is higher than the 5472 x 3648 pixels maximum image resolution found on most cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

This digital camera's image resolution (8688 x 5792 pixels) is actually the best image resolution across all cameras of this age and type.

The worst image resolution amongst comparable types of digital camera is 1280 x 1024 pixels.

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Fairly High Display Resolution (numeric)

The display resolution (numeric)s of cameras of a similar age and spec to the EOS 5DS R range from 230,000 pixels to 1,100,000 pixels, and the average display resolution (numeric) is 700,000 pixels. The EOS 5DS R has one of the higher display resolution (numeric)s (1,040,000 pixel) amongst waterproof cameras of this age.

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700 Battery Life (CIPA Standard)s

The EOS 5DS R is a digital camera that takes 700 shots battery life (CIPA standard)s. Most of the other cameras of a comparable type and age to the EOS 5DS R only take between 220 and 699 battery life (CIPA standard)s.

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Has Eight White Balances

The number of white balance modes found on the EOS 5DS R is more than most cameras of a comparable type and age to it. This Canon camera has a Fluorescent white balance, which is the most frequently found white balance found on waterproof cameras that have been on the market for more than a year. The white balances "Auto", "Cloudy", "Custom modes", "Daylight", "Flash", "Shade" and "Tungsten" are also found on this camera.

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Has Two Photo Effectss

The number of photo effects found on the EOS 5DS R is more than most digital cameras that came out more than a year ago. This camera has a Neutral photo effects, which is the most commonly found photo effects found on digital cameras of a similar age and spec to the EOS 5DS R. The photo effects "Black&White" is also found on this Canon camera.

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Quite High Motion JPEG Frame Rate

Waterproof cameras that were launched around the same time as the EOS 5DS R have motion JPEG frame rates of between 30fps and 60fps, and the average motion JPEG frame rate is 40fps. With a motion JPEG frame rate of 50 frames per second, the EOS 5DS R has one of the higher motion JPEG frame rates amongst waterproof cameras of this age.

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Supports Seven ISO Sensitivitys

The EOS 5DS R has a greater number of ISO speeds than most comparable spec cameras that came out more than a year ago. The most frequently supported ISO sensitivity is 160, but this ISO sensitivity is not supported by this camera. The ISO sensitivitys 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200 and 6400 are also supported by this Canon digital camera.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolutions

The EOS 5DS R supports a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over six times the video resolution of a 640 x 480 pixels digital camera, which is the most frequently found video resolution supported by similar spec cameras that came out more than a year ago. 640 x 480 pixels is also supported by this camera. In addition, this digital camera supports a video resolutions of 1280 x 720 pixels. A video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels is equivalent to Full HD video. You will require a Full HD TV or better to appreciate this level of detail.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels video resolutions is in fact the best supported video resolution across all cameras that are a similar age to the EOS 5DS R.

Across similar types of camera the worst supported video resolution is 640 x 480 pixels.

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Has Three Light Exposure Modess

The EOS 5DS R has a greater number of light exposure modes than most digital cameras that are a similar age to it. The most commonly found light exposure modes is Auto, but this light exposure modes is not found on this camera. The light exposure modess Aperture priority AE, Manual and Shutter priority AE are also found on this Canon camera.

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H.264 Video Formats Supported

This digital camera supports a H.264|MOV|MPEG4 video formats supported, which is the most frequently supported video formats supported on cameras of a comparable age and type to it.

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Features Four Auto Focusing (AF) Modess

The EOS 5DS R has a greater number of auto focusing (AF) modes than most digital cameras of this spec and age. The most commonly featured auto focusing (AF) modes is Face detection, but this auto focusing (AF) modes is not featured on this camera. The auto focusing (AF) modess Multi Point Auto Focus, Servo Auto Focus, Single Auto Focus and Spot Auto Focus are also featured on this Canon digital camera.

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Features Three Light Meterings

The Canon EOS 5DS R has a greater number of light metering modes than most cameras of this age and spec. This camera features an Spot light metering, which is the most commonly featured light metering featured on cameras that came out more than a year ago. The light meterings "Evaluative (Multi-pattern)" and "Partial" are also featured on this digital camera.

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Very Short Flash Sync-Speed

Across all the similar spec cameras that were released more than a year ago the flash sync-speeds range from 0.004s to 1s, and the average flash sync-speed is 0.72s. The EOS 5DS R has one of the shorter flash sync-speeds (only 0.005 seconds) amongst similar spec cameras of this age.

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10 Reasons Against

Not Good in Terms of Size

One Canon EOS 5DS R reviewer who purchased it mentioned that it was not heavy and bulky. One person who reviewed this digital camera considered that it was not good structurally.

Poor Connectivity

One customer who reviewed it considered that it was not wifi compatible. Digitaltrends.com said “No builtin wireless” in their review of this digital camera.

Does Not Have an Image Stabilizer

The EOS 5DS R does not have an image stabilizer. Most of the other digital cameras of a comparable spec and age to the EOS 5DS R also do not have an image stabilizer.

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Does Not Support Full HD Video

Most digital cameras of this type and age do not support Full HD video. The EOS 5DS R is no exception to this as it too does not support Full HD video.

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Not 3D

Most cameras of a comparable type and age to the EOS 5DS R are not 3D. The Canon EOS 5DS R is no exception to this as it too is not 3D.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

The EOS 5DS R does not have a GPS (satellite), although it is worth noting that most of the other waterproof cameras that were launched more than a year ago also do not have a GPS (satellite).

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

Most waterproof cameras that have been around for a similar time to the EOS 5DS R do not support wi-Fi. The EOS 5DS R is no exception to this as it too does not support wi-Fi.

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Does Not Support Video Capability

The EOS 5DS R does not support video capability. Most of the other waterproof cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the EOS 5DS R also do not support video capability.

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Only 1920 X 1280 Still Image Resolution(s)

The Canon EOS 5DS R has a higher still image resolution than most comparable spec cameras that came out more than a year ago. This camera has a 1920 x 1280 still image resolution(s), whereas most similar spec digital cameras that are a comparable age to it have a 5472 x 3648 still image resolution(s). In addition, this digital camera have still image resolution(s)s of (L) 8688x5792, (M1) 7680x5120, (M2) 5760x3840, (S1) 4320x2880, (S2) 1920x1280, (S3) 720x4801.3x Crop - (L) 6768x4512, (M1) 6016x4000, (M2) 4512x3008, (S1) 3376x2256, (S3) 720x4801.6x Crop - (L) 5424x3616, (M1) 4800x3200, (M2) 3616x2408 and (S1) 2704x1808 and (S3) 720x4801:1. The best still image resolution of all cameras that have been around for around the same time as the EOS 5DS R is 6016 x 4016 and the worst is 640 x 360.

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Very Heavy

When compared to other cameras of a comparable type and age to the EOS 5DS R that we have checked, the weight of the EOS 5DS R of 845 grams is one of the heaviest. The average weight of digital cameras that have been available for a similar time to the EOS 5DS R is 320g.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Canon EOS 5DS R

Released Over a Year Ago

Canon released the EOS 5DS R over a year ago.

SD Compatible Memory Cards

This digital camera supports a CF|SD|SDHC|SDXC compatible memory cards, which is typical of many digital cameras of this age and type. SD cards are by far the most common type of memory card. They are compatible with the majority of digital cameras.

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MOS Sensor Type

This digital camera has a CMOS sensor type, which is the most frequently found sensor type on comparable spec digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel
Sensor Type
Still Image Resolution(s)
Maximum Image Resolution
Image Formats Supported
Image Sensor Size (W X H)
Total Megapixels
Supported Aspect Ratios
Design
Waterproof
Colour of Product
Dustproof
Lens System
Lens Mount Interface
Focusing
Auto Focusing (AF) Modes
Auto Focus (AF) Lock
Auto Focus (AF) Assist Beam
Auto Focus (AF) Points
Focus Adjustment
Focus
Light Exposure
Light Exposure Modes
ISO Sensitivity
ISO Sensitivity (max)
ISO Sensitivity (min)
Auto Exposure (AE) Lock
Light Metering
Light Exposure Correction
Light Exposure Control
Shutter
Slowest Camera Shutter Speed
Fastest Camera Shutter Speed
Camera Shutter Type
Flash
Flash Modes
Flash Sync-Speed
Flash Exposure Lock
Video
Maximum Video Resolution
Motion JPEG Frame Rate
Video Formats Supported
Video Resolutions
Video Recording
HD Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Voice Recording
Memory
Compatible Memory Cards
Memory Slots
Display
Display Diagonal
Display
Field of View
Display Resolution (numeric)
Viewfinder
Magnification
Ports & Interfaces
PictBridge
HDMI
Microphone in
USB Version
Camera
White Balance
Photo Effects
Self-Timer Delay
Histogram
Playback Zoom (max)
Camera File System
Live View
Camera Playback
Direct Printing
Scene Modes
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Battery
Power Source Type
Battery Technology
Battery Type
Battery Life (CIPA Standard)
Battery Level Indicator
Operational Conditions
Operating Temperature (T-T)
System Requirements
Packaging Content
Bundled Software
AC Adapter Included
Batteries Included
Quick Start Guide
Other Features
Built-In Flash
Technical Details
Image Processor
Self-Timer

9 Awards

focus-numerique.fr Recommended Digitaltrends.com Editor's Choice digifotopro.nl Gold Trusted Reviews Recommended PhotographyBlog.com Highly Recommended Lydogbilde.no Especially Recommended ljudochbild.se Especially Recommended lydogbillede.dk Especially Recommended 6 Star photoreview.com.au Editor's Choice

Expert Reviews

(28)
12 November 2015

Photo answers review Photo answers rating Ten years ago Canon launched its 12.8Mp EOS 5D, a camera that opened the door for many enthusiasts to shoot with a full-frame sensor. Fast-forward a...

15 October 2015

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Digitaltrends.com

Beautiful 50.6MP stills
Excellent optical viewfinder
Good lowlight performer
Affordable alternative to mediumformat
Superhigh resolution
Expensive for casual use
Video only up to 30p
Focusing issues in video recording
No builtin wireless
Relatively limited ISO range
20 September 2015

Check out this video from Kai at Digital Rev as he does a hands-on comparison between the 50MP Canon 5Ds R and the 42MP Sony A7R II . This review is even a little more superficial than others he... Read more…

9 September 2015

The Canon EOS 5DS R is an excellent camera for studio and landscape photographers, delivering 50-MP resolution and finely detailed images...

Highest resolution full-frame DSLR
Excellent image quality
Extensive feature set
Optical low pass filter cancellation for sharper images
Weather-sealed body
Potential for moir under certain conditions
No Wi-F
GPS or HDMI out
Lacks headphone jack for audio monitoring
25 August 2015

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User Reviews

(7)
Reviewed 11 May 2016 by JMK
(Verified Purchase)

There is not enough space to describe this camera properly so I will instead say, ITS FABULOUS !

Reviewed 18 April 2016 by Craig

I recently purchased this camera as an upgrade from cropped frame EOS 70D and I'm certainly not disappointed. The detail you can get with the massive 50.6 megapixels is amazing. This camera is... Read more…

Reviewed 13 March 2016 by 999 | 22 Comments

Both of these cameras are waterproof that's the reason there is no built in flash But If you want one why not buy yourself a cheap camera with one in it(moron)...

Reviewed 27 December 2015 by Alain
Alain would recommend the Canon EOS 5DS (Verified Purchase)

I use the D5SR in a lot of different conditions Quality is amazing and easy to use A higher ISO is a bit missing...

Fast Accurate Auto-Focus
Fast Shutter Speed
Good Image Quality
Good Image Stabilization
Quiet
Short Battery Life
Noisy At High ISO
Iso Range Not High Enough
No gps
Slower Max Fps
Reviewed 27 December 2015 by Nicholas . Fowler | 11 Comments
(Verified Purchase)

Utterly superb, I did a great deal of research, on some photo websites, frankly its impossible to fault it, a quite superb piece of equipment, and I look forward to using it later on in Spring... Read more…

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 0582c014, canon f28, 8712x5813, canon f40, 0582c014a, 0582c014aa, canon f28l, canon eos5, canon f40l, canon eos5d, canon eos5ds, canon eos5dsr, canon 0582c014, canon 0582c014a, canon 0582c014aa
Barcodes 00006536266567, 00009203176903, 00013803256963, 00400037792044, 00845251094534, 00845251094572, 04549292037845

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