Broken Nikkormat Battery Covers | How Does This Happen
Clockwise Rotation Required
Broken Nikkormat Battery Covers
First of all, the battery cover is cast brass, tempered for hardness then the finish is applied.
Tempered brass is strong but brittle.
The Nikkormat battery cover has 2 locking-tabs inside for a friction fit.
As the battery cover is attached to the camera and turned counter-clockwise you can feel it tighten up.
If you will look carefully at the battery cover. The arrow engraved on the cover shows the Read More...
Pentax Stops Selling Parts
Technicians servicing Pentax image products were dealt another blow to their service business when Pentax/Ricoh stopped selling parts to “un-authorized repair centers” in March 0f 2020.
As of this writing, only one Pentax/Ricoh service center exists in the US.
Independent service techs may not suffer as much as when Nikon closed their parts dept to all but ASF’s. Later they closed all ASFs.
Pentax digital product service, in general, is not a large part of any tech’s business.
For parts Read More...