Monthly Archives: November 2012

Canon EOS and the seawater – Survival kit for travelling

A friend of mine travelled to Venice, and he was falling into a channel. Yes, with the camera in his hands… The camera was under water only a few seconds and only partially (the battery side). After drying out the … Continue reading

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Which screwdriver for camera repair?

I have an old PH00 screwdriver, made by Kamasa-tools, which i like very much – but any screwdriver will loose its shape after a time. I have 2-3 others too – but I don’t like them. And with a bad … Continue reading

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Flange focal distance (bajonett-filmsík távolsága)

By Canon EF and EF-S lens 44,0 mm. Here is a link to a comprehensive material (the abobe illustration is from there too):  

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The simplest Canon lens, the EF 50 mm F1.8

This lens is made of two lens groups, with the aperture between them. the whole inner part moves together when focusing.   Is there possible any failure? Of course You know, that this beautiful plastic toy can fall in pieces … Continue reading

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canon 5d (1d) soft touch exposure button failure

There was a problem with a 5d (Mk I) body. The 2. contact of the exposure button was not working. After disassembling there was nothing to see, but verified with a multimeter there was no contact by pressing it to … Continue reading

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