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BowerR64
08-02-2006, 03:08 PM
Im just going to use thumbnails and then you can click what you need to see.

Set 1
http://s85.photobucket.com/albums/k73/CanonS2Repair/th_S2repair1.jpg (http://s85.photobucket.com/albums/k73/CanonS2Repair/S2repair1.jpg) http://s85.photobucket.com/albums/k73/CanonS2Repair/th_S2repair2.jpg (http://s85.photobucket.com/albums/k73/CanonS2Repair/S2repair2.jpg) http://s85.photobucket.com/albums/k73/CanonS2Repair/th_S2repair3.jpg (http://s85.photobucket.com/albums/k73/CanonS2Repair/S2repair3.jpg) http://s85.photobucket.com/albums/k73/CanonS2Repair/th_S2repair4.jpg (http://s85.photobucket.com/albums/k73/CanonS2Repair/S2repair4.jpg)
1. Tools i used, phillips jewlers screwdriver, jewlers flat head, blow gun dart, tweezers and the tv remote.
2. First remove the batteries and the memory card. Get somthing to put the screws in, i used an SD case because there is 2 sections. 1 for the case screws, 1 for the inside screws.
3. remove the rubber eyepiece and all visable screws you can see.
4. the only hidden screw is under the USB plug.
http://s85.photobucket.com/albums/k73/CanonS2Repair/th_S2repair5.jpg (http://s85.photobucket.com/albums/k73/CanonS2Repair/S2repair5.jpg) http://s85.photobucket.com/albums/k73/CanonS2Repair/th_S2repair6.jpg (http://s85.photobucket.com/albums/k73/CanonS2Repair/S2repair6.jpg) http://s85.photobucket.com/albums/k73/CanonS2Repair/th_S2repair7.jpg (http://s85.photobucket.com/albums/k73/CanonS2Repair/S2repair7.jpg) http://s85.photobucket.com/albums/k73/CanonS2Repair/th_S2repair8.jpg (http://s85.photobucket.com/albums/k73/CanonS2Repair/S2repair8.jpg)
5. You only need to remove the front screws under the flash.
6. remove the side of the case.
7. Remove the ribbon cable for the macro and MF buttons, i used the blow gun for this part.
8. use your needle nose pliers and remove the plug for the audio microphones.

http://s85.photobucket.com/albums/k73/CanonS2Repair/th_S2repair9.jpg (http://s85.photobucket.com/albums/k73/CanonS2Repair/S2repair9.jpg) http://s85.photobucket.com/albums/k73/CanonS2Repair/th_S2repair10.jpg (http://s85.photobucket.com/albums/k73/CanonS2Repair/S2repair10.jpg)
9. remove the front case section.
10. Now you should have a nice little pile of case screws. I marked the C to mark the case screws.

BowerR64
08-02-2006, 03:09 PM
set 2
http://s85.photobucket.com/albums/k73/CanonS2Repair/th_S2repair11.jpg (http://s85.photobucket.com/albums/k73/CanonS2Repair/S2repair11.jpg) http://s85.photobucket.com/albums/k73/CanonS2Repair/th_S2repair12.jpg (http://s85.photobucket.com/albums/k73/CanonS2Repair/S2repair12.jpg) http://s85.photobucket.com/albums/k73/CanonS2Repair/th_S2repair13.jpg (http://s85.photobucket.com/albums/k73/CanonS2Repair/S2repair13.jpg) http://s85.photobucket.com/albums/k73/CanonS2Repair/th_S2repair14.jpg (http://s85.photobucket.com/albums/k73/CanonS2Repair/S2repair14.jpg)
11. Remove all the screws marked to remove the control pad.
12. there are 2 small brackets that will fall out, the shield for the function dial connection and the memory card door switch.
13. Use the blow gun dart (or a needle or stick pin anything you have) wedge it between the ribbon connector and the socket. The black/blue flap will fold and release the cable connection.
14. use the needle in the hole to slide the ribbon cable out, then remove the mode dial body section.
http://s85.photobucket.com/albums/k73/CanonS2Repair/th_S2repair15.jpg (http://s85.photobucket.com/albums/k73/CanonS2Repair/S2repair15.jpg) http://s85.photobucket.com/albums/k73/CanonS2Repair/th_S2repair16.jpg (http://s85.photobucket.com/albums/k73/CanonS2Repair/S2repair16.jpg) http://s85.photobucket.com/albums/k73/CanonS2Repair/th_S2repair17.jpg (http://s85.photobucket.com/albums/k73/CanonS2Repair/S2repair17.jpg) http://s85.photobucket.com/albums/k73/CanonS2Repair/th_S2repair18.jpg (http://s85.photobucket.com/albums/k73/CanonS2Repair/S2repair18.jpg)

15. Once the body section with the mode dial is removed, then you can remove the control pad.
16. Now you need to move the flash so you can remove the main board. There is a screw on the top left corner.
17. And in the front under the flash, move the flash over out of the way.
18. Use the flat head screw driver to seperate the push on connectors to the viewfinder LCD, CCD, and the power board (top)

http://s85.photobucket.com/albums/k73/CanonS2Repair/th_S2repair19.jpg (http://s85.photobucket.com/albums/k73/CanonS2Repair/S2repair19.jpg) http://s85.photobucket.com/albums/k73/CanonS2Repair/th_S2repair20.jpg (http://s85.photobucket.com/albums/k73/CanonS2Repair/S2repair20.jpg)
19. Unplug the 2 white connectors to the LCD
20. Again use the needle and poke it threw the holes on the ribbon cables to help slide the ribbon connectors out of the sockets.

BowerR64
08-02-2006, 03:10 PM
set 3
http://s85.photobucket.com/albums/k73/CanonS2Repair/th_S2repair21.jpg (http://s85.photobucket.com/albums/k73/CanonS2Repair/S2repair21.jpg) http://s85.photobucket.com/albums/k73/CanonS2Repair/th_S2repair22.jpg (http://s85.photobucket.com/albums/k73/CanonS2Repair/S2repair22.jpg) http://s85.photobucket.com/albums/k73/CanonS2Repair/th_S2repair23.jpg (http://s85.photobucket.com/albums/k73/CanonS2Repair/S2repair23.jpg) http://s85.photobucket.com/albums/k73/CanonS2Repair/th_S2repair24.jpg (http://s85.photobucket.com/albums/k73/CanonS2Repair/S2repair24.jpg)
21. Remove the mainboard so you can get to the screws that hold the lens mechanism in.
22. Remove the 3 screws and slide the lens mechanism out, the side with the brass motor should be lifted out first.
23. Now you have the lens mechanism and the rest of the unit seperated.
24. 2 seperate piles of screws now, and a few brackets

http://s85.photobucket.com/albums/k73/CanonS2Repair/th_S2repair25.jpg (http://s85.photobucket.com/albums/k73/CanonS2Repair/S2repair25.jpg) http://s85.photobucket.com/albums/k73/CanonS2Repair/th_S2repair26.jpg (http://s85.photobucket.com/albums/k73/CanonS2Repair/S2repair26.jpg) http://s85.photobucket.com/albums/k73/CanonS2Repair/th_S2repair27.jpg (http://s85.photobucket.com/albums/k73/CanonS2Repair/S2repair27.jpg) http://s85.photobucket.com/albums/k73/CanonS2Repair/th_S2repair28.jpg (http://s85.photobucket.com/albums/k73/CanonS2Repair/S2repair28.jpg)
25. undo the 2 screws that hold the cover over the gears that drive the lens mechanism.
26. use the tweezers to remove the gears, there are 3 total. These gears are usualy the main cause of E18 errors.
27. You should check between the teeth of each gear cleaning any sand or debris caught in any of the teeth. Also check the teeth on the main lens gear as well.
28. Remove the screw that holds the lens stop and remove the metal lens stop. This keeps the outer lens from slipping off the lens mechanism. The is the outer most tube/lens on the camera. The only reason you would need to go futher then this is if there is internal lens damage like mine. Usualy you wont have to go this far.
http://s85.photobucket.com/albums/k73/CanonS2Repair/th_S2repair29.jpg (http://s85.photobucket.com/albums/k73/CanonS2Repair/S2repair29.jpg) http://s85.photobucket.com/albums/k73/CanonS2Repair/th_S2repair30.jpg (http://s85.photobucket.com/albums/k73/CanonS2Repair/S2repair30.jpg)
29. Once you have removed the metal lens lock you can remove the outer silver lens and tube then you can remove the next lens and get into the apature.
30. Another image of the outer silver lens and tube, then the next lens (this is the lens that moves in and out when using the zoom.

BowerR64
08-02-2006, 03:10 PM
set 4
http://s85.photobucket.com/albums/k73/CanonS2Repair/th_S2repair31.jpg (http://s85.photobucket.com/albums/k73/CanonS2Repair/S2repair31.jpg) http://s85.photobucket.com/albums/k73/CanonS2Repair/th_S2repair32.jpg (http://s85.photobucket.com/albums/k73/CanonS2Repair/S2repair32.jpg) http://s85.photobucket.com/albums/k73/CanonS2Repair/th_S2repair33.jpg (http://s85.photobucket.com/albums/k73/CanonS2Repair/S2repair33.jpg)

31. inside look at the apature
32. These 2 screws are the last 2 screws that hold the main lens mechanism to the base. The base has the CCD mounted to it. Remove these last 2 if you need to get into the apature or the lenses behind it.
33. Pile of S2 parts.

http://s85.photobucket.com/albums/k73/CanonS2Repair/th_springball.jpg (http://s85.photobucket.com/albums/k73/CanonS2Repair/springball.jpg)
I took mine apart because it had been dropped and the lens would not retract. E18 error. When i got it apart there was a little spring and a tiny ball bearing in the gears. Im guessing they fell out of the lens mechanism but i dont know where.

http://s85.photobucket.com/albums/k73/CanonS2Repair/th_brokenpartCCD.jpg (http://s85.photobucket.com/albums/k73/CanonS2Repair/brokenpartCCD.jpg)

As i took it apart further a screw fell out that had the base of the lens mechanism atached to it. This is what cracked and took the most damage during the impact.

I fixed the base using a soldering iron and some super glue. The spring and bearing im still stuck on. I dont think its going to function right with out them in there. :/ Im not even sure what they do.

Tsanford
08-03-2006, 06:55 AM
you can see the complete guide here: Complete S3 Repair Guide (http://avengernetwork.com/bowerr64/)

sHanzek
08-03-2006, 07:22 AM
My problem is not following steps 1 thru 33; it is step 34 thru 66, putting it back together, that causes the problems. I long for the old days of Olympus OM-1's and Pentax K-1000 and such, where it was entirely mechanical. You look for something bound up or 'broken' and fix it. With todays cameras, they just stop working, and it is probably a 5 cent fuse somewhere that they soldered into place to save an additional 3 cents...
I've got several dead olympus digital cameras - fine condition but just won't power up...Maybe I'll try this exercise just to see if I can get them apart and back together close to the right way. Heck, my wife does jigsaw puzzles; this is about the same.
Steve

ale_g
08-03-2006, 08:45 AM
Thank you very much for the work!:D

BowerR64
08-03-2006, 10:20 AM
sHanzek

They are all basicly the same inside. If yours has a movable lens that extends and retracts i would bet thats the problem.

Nothing has changed really, you still have mechanical parts and they are usualy the first thing that fails. Once the mechanical stuff fails then the electronics goes because the electronics is all controlled by motors.

The problem is they dont figure in wear. When they build these things they build everything to work but not for long term. What i mean is, when the unit is new and working it will draw "X" amount of amps. When it wears it will draw more but they have only designed the unit to function smooth new with all new parts. As the plastic wears it causes a little more friction and that puts more drain on the motors, then they need more power. The power draws from the power supply and its only designed to handle the new working smothly load.

Most camera use all surface mount componets, specaily small ones. If a fuse is blown you can probobly see it. It will look burnt and will look different then the other componets.

Here is what a burnt surface mount fuse looks like.
http://i5.photobucket.com/albums/y191/BowerR64/Camera/A70SMDfuse.jpg
http://i5.photobucket.com/albums/y191/BowerR64/Camera/Part1.jpg

You ca usualy fallow the power board from the battery wires. They usualy are marked also with PCB or PWRBD somthing that stands for powerboard, power circuit

jani
08-20-2006, 09:09 AM
BowerR64, I don't know if it help's but the spring and bearing is from retractable lense (bottom lense on picture 30).It comes in the hole where a steele pole is going through. On the lense on picture 30 it is top left hole.

BowerR64
08-20-2006, 09:48 AM
Can you show me? the spring went on the back of the lens mechanism. Its for the lens adjustment. The spring puts tension on the screws so when you use an adapter tube the vignetting is aligned in the adapter.

http://i5.photobucket.com/albums/y191/BowerR64/Camera/S2Adjustment.jpg

http://i85.photobucket.com/albums/k73/CanonS2Repair/Smallspring.jpg

jani
08-20-2006, 10:54 AM
Well i was talking about the mechanism inside lens assembly. ball and spring goes in the hole where the pointer is showing. On the side where you put it was just a single spring without a ball . I'think.

jani
08-20-2006, 02:38 PM
Well here goes nothing Finally got it together just two screws leftover :confused:
Hopefully not very important in functunality and/or structural integrity.


Wow it finaly works.

It was realy annoying to screw so much screws just to clean dirt from the inside.

BowerR64
08-20-2006, 02:58 PM
The 2 screws are they metal or plastic thread? you can see the different right? the metal thread screws look small and tight, the plastic slef tapping are a wider more angle.

I always forgot the 2 screws in the front under the shutter button and on the side of the battery tray.

The long one goes on the side by the speaker.

Also there are a few that have the heads painted dark grey, those match the color of the case.

jani
08-20-2006, 11:45 PM
For one of them i remembered where it should be but the second one is a bit puzzling because it's a bit smaller than usual screws are (a bit smaller diameter and a bit smaller head).

BowerR64
08-21-2006, 10:59 AM
For one of them i remembered where it should be but the second one is a bit puzzling because it's a bit smaller than usual screws are (a bit smaller diameter and a bit smaller head).


The spring and ball go in the hole you said, there is anotehr hole on the apature side also. So does the ball go on the apature then the spring or does the spring go on then the ball sites on that? Im not sure how that would work but it sounds like a pain to get them to balance and sit on there while you slip the lens between the outter lens and apature on.

The only small screws i can remember is the 3 on the back of the CCD and i think there were 3 small ones that held the mechanism to the large gear the whole lens mechanism mounts to.

Why did you take yours so far apart?

Im not taking my apart anymore, mine is working really good now no binding no dragging and no noise. Ist smooth as butter now so im gona leave it. Im afraid if i try to do anything different it will start to bind up again.

jani
08-21-2006, 02:12 PM
I had my camera in glove compartment in my car. I guess it was a bumpy ride or something, but i got some dirt on IR filter in front of the ccd sensor (well i had to put my camera totaly apart to figure exact location). In dim location it was not a problem but if i went out on to the sun it was very disturbing. So i decided to figure out what is the problem. Ohnestly when i took it apart i thought i would never got it together again or even in working state.
I almost give up but when i saw your manual i got the courage to put it together again.
Puttin the spring and ball isn't such a problem.
Before you slide on the last lens "front lens" just before those two rods slide in the holes. First goes the spring and then the ball. Ball is then pressing on the rod.
Well mine is working too so i probably won't take it apart either.
Maybe if i got really really ... bored and decided to put those two screws back inside :D

BowerR64
10-09-2006, 03:21 PM
I had my camera in glove compartment in my car. I guess it was a bumpy ride or something, but i got some dirt on IR filter in front of the ccd sensor (well i had to put my camera totaly apart to figure exact location). In dim location it was not a problem but if i went out on to the sun it was very disturbing. So i decided to figure out what is the problem. Ohnestly when i took it apart i thought i would never got it together again or even in working state.
I almost give up but when i saw your manual i got the courage to put it together again.
Puttin the spring and ball isn't such a problem.
Before you slide on the last lens "front lens" just before those two rods slide in the holes. First goes the spring and then the ball. Ball is then pressing on the rod.
Well mine is working too so i probably won't take it apart either.
Maybe if i got really really ... bored and decided to put those two screws back inside :D

Cool, so my pictures helped you get it back together? thats cool :cool: :D

TEMPA
10-09-2006, 05:23 PM
Probabaly another of my legendary stupid questions but where the heck does the TV remote come into the exercise of pulling apart the S2? :confused: :o

Or is that for the next instalment, putting it all back together again?

TEMPA

BowerR64
10-09-2006, 05:33 PM
Probabaly another of my legendary stupid questions but where the heck does the TV remote come into the exercise of pulling apart the S2? :confused: :o

Or is that for the next instalment, putting it all back together again?

TEMPA

Well, it took me a few hours so i have to have some accompaniment. Thats where the remote comes in.

You dont watch tv where you live? i mean not even the discovery channel? :confused: :p :D

TEMPA
10-09-2006, 06:12 PM
Well, it took me a few hours so i have to have some accompaniment. Thats where the remote comes in.

You dont watch tv where you live? i mean not even the discovery channel? :confused: :p :D

Yeah we have TV.

But if I was pulling that thing apart, and I had all those parts spread out on the bench in front of me, watching TV would be the last thing on my mind.

I would only need something to wipe the nervous sweat from my brow...

Good job. I wouldn't do it...

TEMPA

BowerR64
10-09-2006, 06:52 PM
Yeah we have TV.

But if I was pulling that thing apart, and I had all those parts spread out on the bench in front of me, watching TV would be the last thing on my mind.

I would only need something to wipe the nervous sweat from my brow...

Good job. I wouldn't do it...

TEMPA

You gotta keep your hand on the remote or ill have to watch cartoon network all day or somthing else that i dont care about. :D

Thats what the remote is for, to pause, wipe off the sweat and watch some more football. Then dig back in and pound away :cool:

amj3701
09-24-2008, 08:44 AM
i too have a spring and a ball left over. i am devastated, honestly. can't afford a new s3 right now, settling for a canon a590 i think.... any suggestions on something under 150? or on what to do with this camera and all it's pieces i have left???

David Metsky
09-24-2008, 10:19 AM
i too have a spring and a ball left over. i am devastated, honestly. can't afford a new s3 right now, settling for a canon a590 i think.... any suggestions on something under 150? or on what to do with this camera and all it's pieces i have left???
You might want to start a new thread in the "Which Camera Should I Buy" forum. This is a very old and unrelated thread.

canon-tx
12-13-2009, 07:24 PM
Is there any way to get the pictures back on this. My girlfriend just dropped mine and now i have a couple of lens i would like to reassemble. Any help is appreciated.

G_lock
01-12-2010, 04:57 AM
I will post a download link, ... as soon as I find them.

....

Here you go. The numbers of instructions from the original post are the same as the pictures. (I think :) )
http://www.mediafire.com/file/xdmlmmm5r2q/takeapartS2.zip

Domen
04-19-2010, 03:47 AM
I would need an advice, if anyone still checks this topic:
If the aperture does not open, how can I find out what should be done, after the camera is open? How do I recognize the failure?

(I have an S2iS, mine too was dropped (two years ago) and the problem is that the aperture did not open. Two years ago it was taken to service and the guys said it was aperture, fixed it and it worked for couple of months, than the failure repeated. Now it is not worth paying for the service again and I would try to fix it on my own.

Thanks

XaiLo
05-10-2010, 11:02 AM
bower64 hasn't been here for a while, wish I could help you out. But if nothing seems to be physically impeding the movement of the shutter it's probably has to do with it not recieving a signal.

CFS
07-27-2010, 12:24 PM
I found this forum while working on a S2 Is. It helped me with the spring and
ball location.
To repair the black screen problem, it was oil on the shutter parts. It's part
of the iris unit. Very delicate to remove and clean with alcohol.

dnd4evr
08-24-2010, 06:58 PM
I know this is an old thread, but it was a great find for me. I just had my trusty 5 year old S2IS die with a E18 error. The cost to repair a 5 year old 5MP camera just seemed like a waste so I ordered the latest from Canon (Sx20IS). When I found this link I figured its dead anyways so what do I have to lose and started tearing it apart. Everything was going well and I had the 3 main gears removed. There didn't seem to be any dirt in the gears, but the lens seemed to be a little sticky rotating so I removed the outer lens.

Unfortunately there wasn't a warning about flying parts at this step (#28). The ball bearing went flying and I have no idea where it is. Unless someone knows what size the ball bearing is, I'm dead in the water. Does anybody out there have one they could check the size and let me know?

After reviewing the other posts more carefully I think I can measure the hole for the ball bearing with pin gauges to try and determine the size (as an engineer I do that sort of thing for a living). I will post my findings and where a replacement can be purchased if need be. An actual measurement would still be better if anyone has one.

dnd4evr
08-26-2010, 08:55 AM
I measured the hole for the spring and pin. The largest gauge pin that can be easily slid in is .079" (a .077" can be dropped in). The spring ID is .051" and the spring OD is .067". The largest pin that will fit into the hole after the outer lens guide pin is in plase is .066". So, the ball bearing needs to be less than .079" to fit in the hole, but more than .067" to be trapped by the guide pin (I was thinking .077").

Turns out McMaster-Carr sells 5/64 (.078") stainless steel ball bearings (50 pcs/package) for 5.24 + S&H. I only wanted 1 so I went to a local camera shop hoping they could sell me a repair part. Turns out they only send cameras out so no parts, but he did have a traded in S2IS with the aperature problem he was willing to sell for $10. So I now have to choose if I want to spend $10 to play Dr Frankenstien and possibly get a working camera + a bunch of spare parts - OR - spend about the same amount and possibly get a working camera and have 49 left over bearing balls. Not real anxious to tear apard a 2nd one, but ... maybe ... if I I got 1 working I could buy the bearings too and ultimately get them both working? ;-)

Anthony
08-26-2010, 09:15 AM
I think Japan is metric and so I assume the ball bearing would be 2mm but do not suppose it would make that much difference.


So I now have to choose if I want to spend $10 to play Dr Frankenstien and possibly get a working camera + a bunch of spare parts - OR - spend about the same amount and possibly get a working camera and have 49 left over bearing balls.
Or have two cameras not working :eek:

You have more confidence than me; I would not even attempt it in the first place.

Note: Amazon sell them - 2mm Stainless ball bearings (http://www.amazon.com/Stainless-Steel-440C-Grade-Diameter/dp/B000FN)

G_lock
09-16-2010, 02:41 PM
Unfortunately there wasn't a warning about flying parts at this step (#28). The ball bearing went flying and I have no idea where it is. Unless someone knows what size the ball bearing is, I'm dead in the water. Does anybody out there have one they could check the size and let me know?



I had the same problem with the (lack of warning) on step 28. Found the spring, but the bearing went somewhere ... somewhere else!
Through trial and error I found a plastic bead that was just the right size.
The camera worked, ... whell at list for a weak. Then the E18 returned.

malli279
12-01-2012, 07:23 PM
Hi All,

I greatly appreciate if some one can help with the same kind of problem I have with Canon S2
After lot of search I found this thread about the stuck lens problem on canon S2. I followed every step from1 to 33 and able to disassemble my camera. Now I have everything disassembled but I am not able to understand what is the problem? The gears look good.
Just like everybody said I also got a spring and bearing. But in addition to that I got one more small part and I don't know what that is.
Also I am not sure whether by problem go away if I assemble all of them. Do I have to look for anything else?

Please help me

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kalpeshthakur
12-18-2012, 10:01 AM
thank you very very much....
To start the story......It was my friends engagement when my Canon S2 stucked with open lense.
I tried all the tricks ...sometimes the lense could move in-out but suddenly stucked at extreme position with error E18.
I tried to dissemble the camera but could not dare to open more than the bottom screws.I knew it was motor issue but same time I do not wanted to damage my S2.
Next day I reached canon service center but returned back as I wanted to solve my problem by my own.I saw this post with amazing picture that gave me some hope.I purchased screw driver set and one nose plier.
Before starting I planned to attack only motor portion and dissemled that part successfully and removed motor out of camera cavity.I found it was jammed so I tried with hand to make it move slightly.I found the motor was very hard to move but still After few minutes of excercise I re-installed the motor and started the camera.................and it worked.I donot need to proceed further as my problem was solved!!!!!!!

Thank you very much for your support and great images.

Zoandar
01-20-2013, 02:16 PM
Can someone tell me, once you get down to the part where you are supposed to remove the outer lens barrel, how to do that? Mine would not come off. So I tried to go at things from the back side, removing those last 2 screws, and tried pulling it apart from that end. It is coming in pieces. :) But I think with the last photos posted above I could get it back together properly, if I could just get it fully APART first. I can't get the inner and outer lens barrels to turn against each other. It's like they are jammed. There was mention of a "lens lock" but no picture or description of what it was, or how to release it??? I can't see any way to go any further until I can get the lens barrels apart.

The aperture hardware seems to be telescoped all the way forward as deep as it can go into the lens barrel assembly, and it won't come back toward the rear.

Edit - OK, so after I tried and tried without success, I posted this, and decided to try 'one more time', and of course THEN it unscrewed! So now that I have it apart (my issue is that the aperture will not open to take a picture) and it appears there is not the slightest bit of grease or oil on the aperture pieces or mechanism, can anyone suggest what I might be able to do to make it work? From all appearances, it looks pristine. Unless the tiny motor device that works it has died or something.

stylin
02-17-2013, 02:12 AM
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