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New lens this week!

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Current EQ:
Canon 700D
EF 100 Macro F2.8L IS USM
X2 extender
25mm tube

EFS 55-250 IS

Past EQ:
Canon 600D
Canon 70D
EFS17-85 IS USM
EFS 18-55 IS II kit lens
EFS 60mm F2.8 Macro USM
Velbon Tripod, Manfrotto MM394 monopod
Panasonic FZ30 Bridge Camera
Raynox DCR-250
Various filters
EF 28-105 F3.5-4.5 USM Japan "Macro" version + EW-63II Hood
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New lens this week!

19 May 2012 7:29PM   Views : 243 Unique : 212

2nd hand EF 28-105 USM, feels like chalk and cheese build quality from my kit lens but was a bit scary for a while....
Here is my forum post...

I purchased a 2nd hand lens this week which I received yesterday. An EF 28-105 F3.5-4.5 USM. Filled with excitement last night I cranked it on my 600D, took 2 images and then bang "er01 communication error, clean contacts blah blah"
Of course after doing this, pic, pic, pic, "er 01".
My heart sank. Googled the error appeared terminal. Got up this morning and tried the lens again, ok at F3.5, F10 er 01. Searched again and bingo....
Hope this helps to anyone who has suffered this and I know many have.

Remove battery and memory card.
Turn camera on for 1 min (yes no battery)
Replace the above.
In settings clear all camera settings and clear all custom settings.
Thats it. All above with problematic lens attached.
Went out this afternoon, bingo not 1 error.

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