USB fallow focus controller

The guys over at the 5d Mark II team blog have posted information on a new usb dongle that can act as a fallow focus using your lens AF  motor.  It appears that this will work with all of canon’s current DSLR cameras.

For a compact solution to focus pulling this could be a must have item. Some lenses like the Tamron and Sigma models might be to noisy for this to be handy, but if you have a large selection of nice quiet canon glass this could make life a lot easier. Imagine not having to attach a focus gear or needing a set of rails for your fallow focus. I’m hoping that the price will stay under $300, that would make it an easy pick over some of the more expensive hardware fallow focus choices out there. I’ll be keeping an eye out on there blog for release date and pricing information.  Lets hope this isn’t a hoax.