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Offline David Fuller

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Alternative repair options?
« on: May 13, 2014, 12:44 PM »
I sent a 16-35mm lens with malfunctioning autofocus to Canon and they've told me it's too old to repair. Are there any other repair shops that still have parts or are able to work with older gear?



Offline Tom Hicken

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Re: Alternative repair options?
« Reply #1 on: May 13, 2014, 01:09 PM »
If you're in Toronto, there's Sun Camera up near Steeles and Keele. I've heard good things about them and turnaround time can sometimes be quicker than Canon's own service centre.

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Offline Jack Simpson

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Re: Alternative repair options?
« Reply #2 on: May 19, 2014, 04:04 PM »
I sent a 16-35mm lens with malfunctioning autofocus to Canon and they've told me it's too old to repair. Are there any other repair shops that still have parts or are able to work with older gear?

Hi David,

Not sure about (southern) Alberta repair shops, maybe check some of the local retailers to see whom they direct "out of warranty" kit to.     I know in Vancouver, a lot of Canon shooters use a shop called "Camtex" -- here's a link to their website:

http://www.camtexgroup.com

And, another camera repair shop, albeit in Vancouver, which has been around a very long time is "VanCam" and here is a
link to their website:   http://www.vancam.com

As well, perhaps contact Canon Canada Repair and find out who they would recommend in your neck of the woods?   

Cheers and fingers crossed for you :)

Jack


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