Shutter Life

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  1. prodigy2k7

    prodigy2k7 No longer a newbie, moving up!

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    So, After a few years and my shutter dies, is it possible to replace the shutter or do I have to buy a new body?
     
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    prodigy2k7 No longer a newbie, moving up!

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    bump
     
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    yes.... i heard somewhere it was around $200 maybe more....

    entry level DSLR's are rated for 50 000 snaps


    useless information below -

    at 3 frame per second you could tape down the shutter release and blow up your new camera in about 4.6 hours
     
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    Considering the cost of the replacing the shutter, depending on what kind of camera you have, you might be better off just buying a new one.
     
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    Most SLR cameras (probaly most cameras period) have serviceable and replaceable shutters. You may be able to find a repair shop that could do it for you but it's probably best that a Canon Service Centre does it. Call Canon and they can probably quote you a price to replace the shutter.
     
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    Mine is fine, its just information for me for the future ;)
    Thanks for the information!
     
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    Id replace my shutter if I really liked that particular body. Now if a sensor died that would be a diffrent story.
     

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