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chinny 16 492 United Kingdom
1 Oct 2006 9:56PM
I just scratched my sensor I am GUTTED .... :o(

I'm going on the broads for a week tomorrow do you know if the 1D MK2 N are available are they in short supply? I was thinking of going to WE and picking a new one I cant be without a camera whilst on the broads?

I'm travelling from Rugby to Norwich so they are my preferred choice.

How much will it cost me to get the chip replaced???


Thanks P

:O(
keithh 17 25.8k 33 Wallis And Futuna
1 Oct 2006 10:01PM
last one I had done was just over a grand
chinny 16 492 United Kingdom
1 Oct 2006 10:05PM
F*** ! So do you know if the " N " version have plenty supply? or are they like rocking horse ****?
twordley 15 360 England
1 Oct 2006 10:06PM
dare i ask how you managed to scratch it?
chinny 16 492 United Kingdom
1 Oct 2006 10:08PM

Quote:Dare i ask how you managed to scratch it


By cleaning it !!! with the correct swabs from Warehouse Express ???
keithh 17 25.8k 33 Wallis And Futuna
1 Oct 2006 10:14PM
They actually take some scratching....could you be seeing some fluid streaks......they do look very much like scratches when viewed up close.
cambirder 17 7.2k England
1 Oct 2006 10:16PM
Are you sure its scratched and you have not just left a smear on it? I seem to remember a thread not so long ago about a "scratch" that turned out to be just a smear.

Edit - must type faster
chinny 16 492 United Kingdom
1 Oct 2006 10:18PM
No its defo a scratch I have tried my hardest to remove it:o( I can feel it !!!
twordley 15 360 England
1 Oct 2006 10:18PM
dont wish to sound patronising but r u sure its scratched, it takes some doing with the proper pads

i could understand it if u tried to clean it with a bit of bog roll wrapped around a pair of tweezers

the only reason i mention it, was some time ago i thought i'd done mine in, but fortunatly turned out to be a thin smear of grease but it took a real concentrated effort to remove it
twordley 15 360 England
1 Oct 2006 10:20PM
too late - must take a typing course!
cambirder 17 7.2k England
1 Oct 2006 10:23PM

Quote:I have tried my hardest to remove it:o( I can feel it !!!


Bloody hell, were you trying to clean diamond dust off the thing.

If it is scratched won't you just need the filter in front of the sensor changing? Should be somewhat cheaper than 1000.
chinny 16 492 United Kingdom
1 Oct 2006 10:27PM
Ok maybe its not that deep but its a scrtach! Has anyone picked at Warehouse before? My camera is insured but not sure if for this??
Chris_H 17 1.5k 1
1 Oct 2006 10:37PM
Not that it will help now but did you blow out all the grit and dirt before you started using the pads?
chinny 16 492 United Kingdom
1 Oct 2006 10:50PM

Quote:Not that it will help now but did you blow out all the grit and dirt before you started using the pads?


Yep
chinny 16 492 United Kingdom
1 Oct 2006 10:54PM

Quote:If it is scratched won't you just need the filter in front of the sensor changing? Should be somewhat cheaper than 1000.


Lets hope so?


Do you think my insurance will cover this?

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