Monthly Archives: April 2013

Very thin soldering iron from on old Weller magnastat


One of the most difficult problems was for me till yesterday to find a thin soldering iron for repairing the flex cables. You can find them of course for 300 eur – but I dont have so much money for … Continue reading

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Sigma 105 F2,8 macro – downgrading to manual focus


This lens has a broken aperture flex cable. As there is not possible to buy it, I decided to purchase a flex for something else, and binding them by soldering (I had to cut it at 2 places, so 2×6 … Continue reading

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Sigma 105 F2,8 macro – átépítés manuális fókuszra (HU)


El volt szakadva a blendekábele. Blendekábel persze égen földön nincs. jött az ötlet, hogy akkor másik, legalább szélességben azonos kábelt rendelek, majd azzal toldom.A nem bele való kábelt 2 helyen kellett toldani/ragasztani. Amúgy iszonyú undorító dc-motoros szerkezet. Javítás után a … Continue reading

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5d Mk II – cmos positioned on washer or spring?


In fact – both. Unfortunately I don’t read my articles, I only write them… When I opened a 5dMkII with shutter failure, I looked to the cmos if it is fixed on washers (like all of the old cameras), or … Continue reading

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