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What to do with a sandy digital camera?

People who know about cameras, or who have had this experience - what should you do with a digital camera that gets sand in it? [more inside]
posted by two or three cars parked under the stars on Mar 1, 2012 - 12 answers

Where should I get my camera cleaned in Seattle?

Where should I take my Nikon D40 to be cleaned in the Seattle area? There is crap on the inside of the body that has started showing up in pictures as gray marks. [more inside]
posted by kthxbi on Oct 5, 2011 - 7 answers

Repair vs upgrade

My Nikon D40 died recently. I sent it to Nikon for a repair estimate. I'm looking for any experience anyone has with having Nikon repair a camera -- and weighing that against putting the repair money toward a new camera body. If I want to go with something new, I need help with selection. More details within! [more inside]
posted by hansbrough on May 21, 2011 - 12 answers

I used to love this lens ...

My Sigma camera lens stopped working - what's causing it and what can I do? [more inside]
posted by komara on Feb 14, 2011 - 10 answers

Water Damaged Camera - Any Chance at Reasonable Repair Cost?

I broke my underwater camera by not sealing one of the openings properly. Is it worth sending in for repair? [more inside]
posted by mikepop on Nov 8, 2010 - 4 answers

Where to get a camera repaired in Melbourne?

Does anyone know of a good camera repairer on the north side of Melbourne? I've just moved to Melbourne and the shutter on my Bronica ETR has jammed. As I am new here, I don't yet know of any good repairers. Do you?
posted by i8nastyman on Jul 8, 2010 - 2 answers

Is there anything I can do to clean the dust from inside my zoom lens?

Do I really have to replace my digital camera because of a little dust inside the zoom lens? It's a Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ3 and everything else about it is working perfectly. [more inside]
posted by raygan on Jun 17, 2010 - 7 answers

How to get our weather balloon floating again? How to get it taking pictures?

How to repair a weather balloon, in the context of aerial photography? How to do aerial photography at all? [more inside]
posted by Tufa on Oct 21, 2009 - 8 answers

Digital camera: repair, upgrade, replace, fix it myself?

Please help me decide whether I should have my digital camera (Casio Exilim EX-Z750) a) professionally repaired, b) upgraded at a discount, c) replaced with a completely different one or d) repaired by myself. [more inside]
posted by funkiwan on Feb 2, 2009 - 7 answers

Busted LCD on DSLR. How to fix?

So I was taking a walk this morning with my camera bag. My camera bag decided it wanted to experience it some freedom and slipped off my shoulder. In the process, my Canon 10D had a meeting with the sidewalk. I now have a busted LCD screen; this makes me sad and unable to operate half the camera. Does anyone have any repair options for broken LCD screen on a Canon 10D in Houston, TX?
posted by rand on Dec 11, 2008 - 6 answers

Sending my camera for a repair

Recently on the trip in Japan I bought a Canon IXY Digital point-and-shoot camera. Unfortunately it stooped working, all the guarantee papers are in Japanese. Would someone by chance know where I could send camera for repair (Canon Japan). [more inside]
posted by chexov on Jul 28, 2008 - 3 answers

Can I fix my broken camera screen?

Can I Frankenstein (repair with another of the same camera) my Fuji F20 or am I out of my league? [more inside]
posted by spartacusroosevelt on Mar 18, 2008 - 5 answers

Help me find a digital camera that I can drop!!

Please help me find a digital camera repair shop in Dallas that doesn't charge up front. I also have a question about finding a DURABLE camera for a clumsy girl. More inside. [more inside]
posted by nataliecay on Jan 20, 2007 - 9 answers

Getting a salt-water-logged digital camera to work again?

A friend has a DSC-H1 Sony Cybershot camera. It got some salt water in it yesterday (probably not completely soaked, but definitely in the camera). [more inside]
posted by shivohum on Oct 29, 2006 - 7 answers

How do I fix the scratches on my camera?

I've scratched the silver paint on my digital camera pretty badly...how can I fix it? [more inside]
posted by orangskye on Aug 4, 2006 - 11 answers

Recovering a damaged DV tape

Is there any way to recover a damaged DV tape? [more inside]
posted by GuyZero on Jul 4, 2006 - 7 answers

How do I learn camera repair as a trade?

How does one go about learning classic film camera repair? (I don't need one fixed at the moment, I would like to know how to get into the trade. I have the eyes, fingers and mechanical aptitude for it.)
posted by loquacious on Aug 28, 2005 - 9 answers

How do I remove moisture from inside camera lenses?

Recently somebody broke into my car, took my camera equipment, and dumped it in the bushes. The stuff sat there for nearly two weeks before we found it this morning. Everything's there (or seems to be), but I'm worried: all five lenses are cloudy. They seem to have collected moisture inside. How can one effectively remove moisture from inside a camera lens? Will time take care of it?
posted by jdroth on Mar 6, 2005 - 12 answers

Fixing a broken SLR in NYC

Does anyone know of a good place to take a broken SLR camera to be fixed in NYC? [more inside]
posted by o2b on Jun 2, 2004 - 3 answers

My Palm Zire 71 needs a dust bunny removed; should I send it in, buy something new, or do it myself?

There's a dust bunny under the camera lens on my Palm Zire 71, which has been making my pictures rather annoyingly diffuse. It's out of warranty, so repairs will cost at least as much as I estimate this thing's resale value to be in its current condition. Should I bite the financial bullet and send it in for servicing, cut my losses and sell it as damaged goods, or throw caution to the wind, grab my geek toolkit, and attempt my own repairs?
posted by brownpau on Apr 23, 2004 - 3 answers

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