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Button Breaks on Camera

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Why Side-Mount Buttons and Ports Break on Cameras

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We spend a lot of time fixing broken stuff. As sort of a side gig to that, we advise some manufacturers about what is likely to break or is regularly breaking. We offer our input to all manufacturers; some are interested in it, and some don’t give a flying damn. For free, we blog about it, […]

Camera Lens broken from eclipse

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Rental Camera Gear Destroyed by the Solar Eclipse of 2017

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We recently had quite a spectacle in the United States, with a Solar Eclipse reaching totality throughout a large portion of the United States. Being that this was the first solar eclipse passing through the Continental US since 1979, excitement ran wild on capturing this natural event using the best camera gear available. But with […]

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Canon T6 Sensor Issue

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NOTE: As of May 8th, Canon has issued a recall of affected units. My hat is off to them for superb Customer Care. I didn’t dream it could be done this quickly.  Roger   Every once in a while we notice something, because of the large quantities of cameras and lenses we buy, that we […]

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Lensrentals Repair Data: 2012-2013

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Correction: Lenses called “Rokinon” in the “Weeks to Failure” rate incorrectly included Bower & Samyang branded products. Because of this error, data for lenses called “Rokinon” lenses has been removed. We apologize for this inaccuracy, and any confusion that may have resulted therefrom. What Is This? We have a unique opportunity: We own a very […]

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