On March 4th, we reported earlier that Sony said that the new coronavirus may affect its sensor business, and the epidemic has also affected Sony’s new mirrorless products to be released in the future. Recently, Canon announced that due to the new crown epidemic Shortage of raw materials in China, Canon will close its five factories on the Japanese island of Kyushu.
The five factories, located in Oita, Miyazaki and Nagasaki prefectures, are mainly responsible for the production of cameras and other photographic equipment. The shutdown of the five factories is said to begin on March 2 and continue until March 13. Foreign media said that production losses due to the shutdown will be made up later this year when parts supply stabilizes.
At present, it is not known which products of Canon will be affected by the work stoppage. Earlier, foreign media said that the shortage caused by the epidemic had an impact on the card reader in the Canon EOS-1D X Mark III camera + memory card set, so that Canon could not Do not ship a card reader missing, and guarantee a replacement for the user when supplies are restored. This time the factory shutdown also seems to imply that the lack of raw materials is not optimistic.
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