Thank you Usama A. I do not like the recommendation to use an eraser, it is abrasive (they have clay added to the mix) and could cause more harm than good, go with the soft I am guessing I have gone too far with this and might as well chuck the lens. Guest 26-Jan-2013 12:02Just had my 17-85 lens fixed by Peter Parnell in Brisbane. http://ebprovider.com/lens-error/canon-lens-error-99.php
Cindy wrote at 2012-01-28 04:26 I got this error on my 55-250 kit lens on a 550d. anyone perhaps know the cost of repairing a 24-105 L? Logged canon rumors FORUM Re: Error 01: Clean Contacts. Reptechnics 9,079 views 3:41 Canon EF 24-105mm f4 IS Review and Sample Shots - Duration: 4:44.
This means that I can fully test the iris as an assembly and this also expedites my lens repair turn around. gazzar05-Oct-2012 11:22I had the exact same problem with my Canon 17-85 lens (bought in 2008), didn't know what the hell was going on 'til I found this blog, and through it Thanks. Guess what, Nikon is doing just swell.
M.H. You need to ensure the soldering iron is not too hot, as it'll quickly damage the delicate ribbon cables.Check the comments on this post - there is a lot more discussion cromxxl 79,131 views 4:40 Lens Hoods - Why, When, and How to Use Them - Duration: 8:56. Canon Digital Camera Lens Error I will try to fix it on my own.
But it worked for a few minutes and during that time, the autofocus shuttle at infinity was still happening. Canon 17-85 Error 01 Repair There also used to be a paint containing silver, haven't seen it in a while. I purchased it brand new about 4.5 years ago, have taken many photos with it, and have found it to be a great general-purpose zoom lens.
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remove 2 tiny screws that fix the lens contact to the mount. 3. Canon Lens Error Will Shutdown Automatically I've never had this issue before. So as long as Barry is happy to post this message I am willing to repair your lens. They would work ok at 17mm and wide open, it was the iris ribbons that had failed, but would Err at any other aperture or zoom setting, try yours at a
Forgot what an awesome lense this was! Isaac Rubio 101,574 views 4:36 Canon T4i (650D) DSLR Camera Modification Instructions for Astro & Infrared Imaging - Duration: 51:56. Canon Efs 17-85 Lens Error With the help from this page and its links, I managed to replace the part myself after 12 hours. Canon Lens Communication Error 01 Does anyone know if Peter is still providing repair services?
Any help would be greatly appreciated - Thank You. get redirected here Sigma 24-105mm f/4 'Art' lens review and comparison - Duration: 9:33. Tested everything and the aperture is the culprit. If I was seeking to replace a 17-85 I'd spring for a 15-85 3.5-5.6 IS USM or 17-55 2.8 IS USM. Canon Lens Error 01 Fix
Its possible to buy a replacement and DIY, or have a local camera shop do it.I tried wiping the contacts with a microfibre cloth. Maybe I should fork out $1.53 for the cable now, and put it in a drawer just in case. Related Stories (automatically generated): Replacing the Aperture Cable in a Canon 17-85mm IS Lens Canon EF 24-70mm f/2.8L Lens Issues Dead Cockroach Inside a Lens If you enjoyed this post, then navigate to this website If I did not have the 10-22, I'd swap my 17-85 for the 15-85 in a heartbeat, but as it is that would just mean less lens changes for me, and
When my lens failed I lost the autofocus but the IS still worked (separate flex cable). Canon Lens Error 99 Mine was out of warranty when it failed. pedro dot parnell at gmail dot com Raj wrote at 2011-11-29 04:25 Peter Parnell, you have done such a fab cable work on my Canon 17-85 lens, it works flawless now,
Thanks to those that have left feedback. I expect your "broken lens" will work with a flash and/or aperture priority mode with the aperture set to its widest value. Guest 22-May-2012 06:41Omg!!! Lens Error Canon Powershot A4000 huey 29-Jan-2012 23:36Yes mine just failed this weekend!!!
A big thanks to Peter Parnell who I will be getting in touch with shortly. Similar to Peter on this blog, I can offer my service too. Also note ever since 1st repair there is some shaking or vibration in the lense even when not taking photo. my review here The only solution I see is to stop buying Canon products!
I have used Nikon equipment for several years and never had any issues of this type. a small crack is visible in the old ribbon cable to the aperture diaphragm mechanism The broken ribbon cable was carefully de-soldered, and the replacement cable installed. remove 5 screws from outer black plastic ring surrounding back lens. I need either contact number or email address.
Also, I suspect that what is being reported as an "aperture mechanism failure" by the Canon repair centers is actually a broken ribbon cable. Barry Moore24-Sep-2012 23:44Hi Amy, you should email Peter Parnell [email protected] for a lens repair in Brisbane. umun wrote at 2012-07-27 08:04 Hi, may I know if you were using the normal solder with tin to solder the flex ribbon or any other methods?My attempt(s) were a complete so my questions : can i fix this problem by myself ?
wiper mechanism for the zoom contacts needs to be removed almost there - the outer barrel contains the focus mechanism, and the inner barrel contains the aperture diaphragm and the IS I'm dissapointed with Canon. BitBastelei 13,488 views 24:09 World's First Canon 300mm L Lens Cup (real L lens!) - Duration: 10:18. It would work for a bit if I took the lens off and then put it on again....
mp wrote at 2012-08-25 02:36 Hi, yes another errcode, found that all works well on auto but not on Av using a d30 body, the lens was part of the kit Barry Moore13-Jul-2011 01:29Thanks for leaving your name and email address here. but yesterday the lens started hunting all over the place but mostly on far focusing ranges. remove 1 screw under sticker and remove the metal fingers.11.
I am really enjoying your stuff!!!! I eventually found that a component inside the motor unit is used for measuring the amount of rotation, and is critical for the focus motor to rotate precisely. My lens is still working well after my fix. If Canon repairs it, cost varies depending on your country but in the USA it's about $200 parts and labor for basic repairs like this.Andy HS , Aug 19, 2012; 04:00
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