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Ruzsa János. Amatőr fotós, Canon DSLR váz. Amateur photographer. Canon DSLR user.

Canon 40dcmos – with no Bayer-filter!


After long trials yesterday I managed to eliminate the complete Bayer-mask from a Canon 40d sensor. No scratches, no damage – just a beautiful golden mirror. Next days I will have to mount it in a camera. Does anybody know, … Continue reading

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Canon 7d – ERR20 – again and again


This 7d has been repaired a few months ago with an ERR20 error code after each shooting. ERR20 could mean many different problems, here is he internal ode: Interesting is, that, the internal error 215 is Mirror position problem, as … Continue reading

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AF problem? Adjust the zoom-brush!


A lot of used (and repaired) zoom lenses have autofocus problems, front focus or back focus. Case the lens has been disassembled before, the problem can be caused by the non-adjusted zoom-brush. What does the zoom-brush have to do with … Continue reading

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Nikon SB-24 flash repair


I have bought a Nikon SB-24 for a bargain price. I checked it, worked well.   …excepting the fact, that after 30 seconds the flash always went sleep.  From this mode was easy to wake up: just a short impulse … Continue reading

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24-105 F4 IS – damaged stabilizer


A few weeks ago I repaired a used 24-105 for myself. I have purchased it in a box in thousand pieces for a bargain price. Everything was ok – excepting a strange noice from the stabilizer when switching on and … Continue reading

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Dust blow gun – compressed air


I know, that there is possible to work with a hand-pump too – but trust me, the difference is HUGE. If You work with 2-3 bar, or special cases 5-6 bars, any solid contamination will be eliminated. At first, You … Continue reading

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The PH00 screwdriver – the MOST impotant tool for us


Theoretically Canon uses a JIS standard screwdriver. I had bought one for a LOT of money, and… it was worst, that the PH00 screwdrivers. So – nevermore. But which PH00 screwdriver, if you need one?   I can advice you … Continue reading

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