A&P Actuations Rating.

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  1. FindersKeepers

    FindersKeepers New Member

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    Something that has always bugged me about DSLR's

    It says it has a rating of 100,000 actuations, now that is a lLOT, but what happens after that? or is that just the warrented or gaurenteed actuation rating?
     
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    if you are talking about the 'rated life' then its no guarantee at all. more of an expected lifetime.
     
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    Depends on how the camera is treated and the conditions it goes through. A friend's brand new D200 now has a shutter speed of 1/250 at 1/4000 because of the humidity effecting the lenses and/or the mirror in front of the sensor.

    My old D100 before I sold it had 100,000+ actuations but was cared for by the previous owner and I. Never went in for service to Nikon, just some self cleaning every month. When I sold it, it only had a couple dead pixels. Thats pretty good for a 5 year old camera.
     
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    huh?
     
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    Basically the camera was treated not so good so the actuator is now slower than what it should be...

    A good cleaning COULD fix this.
     
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    there is no warranty on the shutter. Canon is ok about fixing it inside the factory warranty, but think of it as the timing belt on the car with less reliability.

    When it goes, you'll know very quickly.

    But not all is lost, its a simple fix and usually under $300

    Most have upgraded long before they get to that point
     
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    oh snaps.
     

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