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Forum: Olympus dSLR Sep 19, 2017, 8:14 AM
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Posted By mr.sneezy
Yep thanks, I was quite happy to finish that...

Yep thanks, I was quite happy to finish that repair. So many points along the way it could have got binned by a simple slip up.
Anyway, gained a lot of knowledge of how that series lens ticks...
Forum: Olympus dSLR Sep 15, 2017, 11:24 PM
Replies: 13
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Posted By mr.sneezy
The joy of a good lens

Sample taken in the yard today with the ZD 12-60mm at 60mm F8 1/500th.
Forum: Olympus dSLR Sep 15, 2017, 9:59 PM
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Views: 3,339
Posted By mr.sneezy
A couple more interesting pics

Some additional interesting pics. On the full Flickr album I've added notes to some photos that show critical reassembly points.
Forum: Olympus dSLR Sep 15, 2017, 8:44 AM
Replies: 13
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Posted By mr.sneezy
Follow up on thread, my Oly ZD 12-60mm F2.8 teardown and repair.

Thought I'd post back here to finish the thread off better.
After finding out as much info from the WWW on the insides of an Oly ZD 12-60mm F2.8 lens (which was nearly zero...) I pulled mine down...
Forum: Olympus dSLR Nov 2, 2016, 5:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,339
Posted By mr.sneezy
Example

Here's a video of the same job on a Canon lens. I'd do it in a clean room if I can get into the one at work (with my 'dirty' lens)...
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IXXXzknVHPE
Forum: Olympus dSLR Nov 2, 2016, 4:43 AM
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Posted By mr.sneezy
Yes true, I was not very specific above. It's...

Yes true, I was not very specific above. It's Olympus Zuiko Digital 12-60mm F2.8-4 ED SWD.

I found this image of the rear ring removed exposing the set of flex cables. I suspect strongly that the...
Forum: Olympus dSLR Oct 31, 2016, 6:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,339
Posted By mr.sneezy
Thanks Steve, I'm in Australia where everything...

Thanks Steve,
I'm in Australia where everything involving labour charges get stupidly expensive though. Postage back and forth to the USA is also very expensive from Australia.You guys are lucky to...
Forum: Olympus dSLR Oct 29, 2016, 9:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,339
Posted By mr.sneezy
Oly 4/3 lens teardowns ?

Hi guys,
Have any of you seen any blogs or web sites with any disassembly images or similar info for obsolete Oly 4/3 system lenses ?

Looks like I may have to repair one of mine soon and so far...
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