Posts Tagged ‘replacement’

Nikon Replacing Some Problematic D600’s with D610’s for Little to Nothing

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Nikon’s release of the D610 was met with a bit of… hostility… from many of the D600 users who were and still are dealing with sensor spot/oil/dust (whatever the heck you wanna call it) issues. But it looks like at least a few D600 owners have been treated to a nice surprise from the company service center. Read more…

Worn DSLR Grip Replaced with an Old Leather Shoe and Rubber Cement

When the grip on his Canon Rebel T2i finally peeled and warped beyond repair, NYU computer science and mechanical engineering student Rob Huebner decided to go the DIY route. He found a beat up leather shoe, cut the proper shape out of it, and attached the leather graft onto his DSLR using rubber cement.


Image credit: Photograph by Rob Huebner and used with permission

Plastic Wrap Can Be Used as a Pellicle Mirror Substitute

After damaging the pellicle mirror in his Sony A55 with cleaning fluid, a guy named Dario decided to look for a makeshift replacement while waiting for a real replacement mirror to arrive. He then discovered that food wrap (AKA Saran wrap) works nearly as well as a real pellicle mirror. The only downsides are occasionally degraded autofocus and a soft-focus effect when facing bright lights.

(via sonyalpharumors)


Image credits: Photographs by Dario/sonyalpharumors