>> >That is correct. The off switch is for locking controls only. >DSLRs don't have a power off switch. The power consumption is >very low when LCD and meter are off. Turning the switch off >does not change the power usage. So as far as power usage goes >you could just as well leave the camera on all the time, >except you may accidentally activate some functions when >handling or stowing the camera.
Wow! I wondered about this. I have a habit of switching the camera off every time I let go of it and even sometimes when I am hand carrying but between my chosen shots. I wondered if I was just wearing out the switch. Guess I am in some cases! Thanks