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Where to fix a Canon 400 2.8 series II in SOCAL
Dustin Snipes, Photographer
Los Angeles | CA | United States | Posted: 1:29 PM on 12.02.07
->> I was just wondering if anyone knew of any places to fix a Canon 400 2.8 Series II (non IS version) in southern California around the Los Angeles area. If non in LA, would be glad to hear of other places around the west coast or country.

Canon no longer services these lenses and the aperture on my camera's read 00 when connected.
It was working perfectly then I switched to a shorter lens at a football game and when I reconnected the 400 it just didn't work. I tied multiple cameras and also cleaning the mount.

Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks!
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Ron Jenkins, Photographer
Fort Worth | Tx | USA | Posted: 1:54 PM on 12.02.07
->> Ask for David at Havel Camera Service in San Antonio, Texas.

http://home.earthlink.net/~rlewisnewman/havel/index.html

good luck
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Tom Theobald, Photographer
La Mesa | CA | USA | Posted: 5:00 PM on 12.02.07
->> Quoting directly from Steven E. Frischling's recommendation...
(Have also used Midstate in similar a out-of-manufacture situation (Canon 200/f1.8). Sent my lens from Calif and service was prompt & excellent.)
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http://www.midstatecamerarepair.com

389 Warwick Ave
Warwick, RI 02888
1(401)467-7390

Two brothers, Keith and Mark, run the shop and are fantastic. Keith usually answers the phone, but at times Mark seems to get it (usually when Keith is not there).
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Eric Isaacs, Photographer
Santa Barbara | CA | USA | Posted: 10:02 AM on 12.03.07
->> Another option is Pro Camera Services in Thousand Oaks.

The address is:
2965 Hillcrest Drive #302
Thousand Oaks, CA 91362
805-497-7240


Good luck!

EMI
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