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Nikon AF-S 17-35mm 2.8 lens repair

Nikon AF-S 17-35mm 2.8 lens repair

This lens had a jammed zoom mechanism. I disassembled this lens as pictured and found loose screws behind the focus mechanism. I secured the loose screws and now the zoom works as it should.    

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Canon Digital Rebel XS Sensor Cleaning

Canon Digital Rebel XS Sensor Cleaning

This camera came in with a very dirty sensor.  It was left outside overnight in damp weather with out a lens mounted on the camera.  The camera worked but the sensor was covered in dried water spots and dirt, thus affecting picture quality.  I felt the best approach to this cleaning was to disassemble the camera […]

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Nikon AF-S 70-200 2.8 VR Lens Aperture Repair

Nikon AF-S 70-200 2.8 VR Lens Aperture Repair

This lens came in for repair with an aperture mechanism that would intermittently stick in the f2.8 position causing overexposed pictures.  I disassembled it and removed the aperture blades and applied dry lubricant.  It works like a charm.  

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Nikon AF-S 18-105mm 3.5-5.6 lens mount replacement

Nikon AF-S 18-105mm 3.5-5.6 lens mount replacement

I have just completed the replacement of the plastic lens mount on this lens.  This and other entry level Nikon lenses have plastic lens mounts and are succeptible to breaking due to impact damage.  This is easily and affordably replaceable.      

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Canon Digital Rebel XT CF Pin Replacement

Canon Digital Rebel XT CF Pin Replacement

Just completed a CF pin replacement. The process took approximately an hour to complete. Typically, this repair can be turned around in a day or two and the price varies depending on the severity of damage to the pins. It should be noted that the Canon Rebel XT is notorious for this problem due to […]

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Nikon D300s Bent Compact Flash Pin Replacement

Nikon D300s Bent Compact Flash Pin Replacement

This is a time-lapse of a repair of a client’s D300s. Her Compact Flash card pin was bent to the extent that it needed to be replaced. The editing on this video was done in under 5 minutes so the quality is pretty low, but it is fun to watch. The repair was successful. A […]

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