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Yearly Archives: 2019

Nikon Closing Authorized Repair-Stations

Nikon Closing Authorized Repair-Stations| US Nikon is adding another hurdle for its equipment users to get over. After Nikon stopped selling parts worldwide to consumers and independent service shops in 2012. Nikon is now closing or  “ending its relationships with all of its US Authorized Repair Stations as of March 31, 2020″. Currently and for years prior, many of the camera companies like Nikon, contract with independent techs to work on much of the products sent to them.  The manufacturers train the techs Read More...
Minolta X-700 Technical Problems

Minolta X-700 Tech Tips-1

Minolta X-700 Tech Tips -1 – Know Before You Buy Different model cameras can have problems that can cause failures or malfunctions while using or after long periods of storage. As a technician, I want to educate you on as many of these model-specific issues as I can remember or kept notes about. If you ask questions that might jog my memory, I could be able to provide you with more insight and write more Technical Problem pages. I already have many Read More...

Ensuring Smooth Download Transactions

Ensuring Smooth Download Transactions | User Accounts The purpose of this page is to make sure your download purchase is available to you accurately, instantly, and hassle-free after purchase.  Making a User account when completing your transaction will easily do that. Ensuring Smooth Download Transactions. UPDATE. Since January 2020 most email providers have stepped up spamming emails with attachments, especially google GMAIL. IMPORTANT. As email security becomes more aggressive, many email services and email software will have issues with PDF files attached to Read More...

When Are Light Seals Bad?

When Are Light Seals Bad? Depends on the conditions where your equipment is stored. Also, the pollution level in the air, humidity, temperature, and type of use your equipment is exposed to. When Are Light Seals Bad? In the early eighties, when many film cameras were being produced, we were replacing light seals on cameras mostly 7-15 years old because they were bad as in sticky, damaged, or missing. …we see an average life of 7 – 15 years Many seals were damaged from Read More...

Leica R4 Placement Guide

Leica R4 Placement Guide USCamera Light Seals | Kits | Foam Sheets | Leica Film Cameras Leica R4 Placement Guide | USCamera Foam Before doing anything, please read about seal removal and installation. Go here Also, more information is available on purchasing this light seal kit. Go here Therefore, please Contact us with any questions you may have. New parts, light seal kits and also downloads are added to our online inventory almost every day. You are installing an 11 piece kit for the Leica R4 R4S Film Read More...

Olympus 35RC Placement Guide

Olympus 35RC Placement Guide USCamera Light Seals | Kits | Olympus Film Cameras Olympus 35RC Placement Guide | USCamera Foam Before doing anything, please read about seal removal and installation. Go here. Also, more information is available on purchasing this light seal kit. Go here Therefore, please Contact us with any questions you may have. New downloads, light seal kits and also parts are added to our online inventory almost every day. You are installing a 6 piece kit for the Olympus 35 RC Rangefinder lower channel seal, latch Read More...

Olympus OMPC Placement Guide

Olympus OMPC Placement Guide USCamera Light Seals | Kits | Olympus Film Cameras Olympus OMPC Placement Guide | USCamera Foam Before doing anything, please read about seal removal and installation. Go here. Also more information is available on purchasing this light seal kit. Go here Therefore, please Contact us for any questions you may have. New downloads, light seal kits and also parts are added to our online inventory almost every day. You are installing an 8 piece kit for the Olympus OMPC lower channel seal, camera body – 1 Read More...