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  1. FS7: Also the way you fix this gets you get back to...

    Also the way you fix this gets you get back to status quo ante- the way sony built it originally- WEAK. a pin sticking up from the thin aluminum substrate.

    The objective is actually what Sony...
  2. FS7: If you are offering this as a professional...

    If you are offering this as a professional service ok, you obviously know what you are doing altho I disagree with your methods as way overkill. but pls dont suggest this as DIY. This is not...
  3. FS7: This is a great write up and way to go for...

    This is a great write up and way to go for tackling this and sharing it. But realistically speaking you either have to be an experienced machinist or just gifted to get this done safely following...
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    FS7: Or just send it to me. Ive fixed over 100 of...

    Or just send it to me. Ive fixed over 100 of these now. I do it overnight and charge $245 including return shipping and 2 year warranty. Have fixed for many people here on DVX. I have a camera...
  5. Thanks for link - yes I googled it pretty deeply....

    Thanks for link - yes I googled it pretty deeply. some people suggest it only works when fed line levels but if so including all the mic level options on the device seems beyond belief. I do not have...
  6. Atomos Shogun not accepting a signal over supplied XLR input pigtails

    Am I missing something ?

    I got an Atomos for a A7Sii B Cam and just sat down for a pre shoot sound test and I cannot get a signal over the manufacturer supplied XLR to Lemo multi pin input.
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  7. Thread: Viewfinder

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    FS7: Alan I think you're ahead of the mod curve again,...

    Alan I think you're ahead of the mod curve again, seems like a good idea. Ive been watching for a reply. Did you go ahead and figure it out by yourself? If you need any machining let me know. I'll...
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    FS7: Chris - good point on more suitable spring, the...

    Chris - good point on more suitable spring, the spring he is using will do zero work. it permits the cable to bend. amalgamated tape is good for this. stretch and bend. people also glue up the weak...
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    FS7: I join the chorus to wise above post. CRC wont...

    I join the chorus to wise above post. CRC wont hurt anything blast it in there. blow some air thru it and let us know


    If it's still bad I can test the cable and let you know if it can be...
  10. FS7: Right on Alan. You give me a good idea, ...

    Right on Alan. You give me a good idea,

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    Don't wait until these strip and you have to send them in for repair. Save $20 and get a better solution.

    I'll make a professional lever...
  11. FS7: Right on, just send it to your friendly Camera...

    Right on, just send it to your friendly Camera Department engineer! Throw it in a box and it will come back the way you want it
  12. FS7: Just FYI, I built a camera dept. machine shop in...

    Just FYI, I built a camera dept. machine shop in New Orleans, we work with steel, alum, brass and plastics. We design/manufacture pro accessories and shooters ask me for all sorts of sometimes...
  13. FS7: Repair available for stripped FS7 viewfinder clamp

    A couple people here have asked me to repair their failed viewfinder clamping nut

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    I can fix these, usually overnight so it will not strip again.
    Just send me the part below in a...
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    FS7: I don't know, I'm not responsible for anything I...

    I don't know, I'm not responsible for anything I say. Like the Prez says, its all just words.

    "I am Uhtred, son of Uhtred!"
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    FS7: from the annals of Camera Dept. shame: in about...

    from the annals of Camera Dept. shame: in about 2007 I was shooting alone with an EX1 on a Vinten 5 tripod. Nice sunny day, just grabbing some B roll for a project I was in the middle of editing. I...
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    FS7: See what you can get on ebay first - there are...

    See what you can get on ebay first - there are shops that scavenge that stuff.
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    FS7: I will not be careless with my spelling JP I wil...

    I will not be careless with my spelling JP
    I wil not be careless with my spelling JP
    I will not be careless with my spellibg JP
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    FS7: When at sea lighting is a prime source of...

    When at sea lighting is a prime source of concern, on a sailboat your mast is the first step on it's pathway to ground. Ive felt lighting striking nearby me at sea- sharp pulses that knock you. I...
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    FS7: Be very skeptical. Anything you do to electronics...

    Be very skeptical. Anything you do to electronics after salt water is closing the barn door after the horse has gone. I have recovered the ability to boot up but never for a device to run correctly....
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    FS7: I'm skeptical you can solder your way out of...

    I'm skeptical you can solder your way out of multiple fried IC's. You'd need serious tech support from Sony.

    Sony.

    With a robust sense of skepticism you could isolate what you can and soak...
  21. FS7: Unique new Axial camera arm available for pre- release

    This is made for handheld shooters with exacting demands for grip positioning and for shooters who get sore muscles from handheld. I can't post photos yet because distributor talks /patent...
  22. FS7: FS7 HANDGRIP SLIP - FIXED!! Release button repair update.

    Hi all,

    I've been repairing the slipping FS7 (and FS5) handgrip issue in the US and Europe for a couple years now.
    I've fixed about 70 of them now.

    An aluminum pivot pin sheers off from the...
  23. FS7: My son was Dailies Op on both seasons of Sense 8....

    My son was Dailies Op on both seasons of Sense 8. It was F55's both seasons, underwater work was Alexa. drone was RED.
  24. FS7: Slipping FS7 viewfinder - stripped screw- repair available

    A DP contacted me last week about repairing his VF that had the stripped screw prob from the below thread-...
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    FS5: Does it still function as a top handle you can...

    Does it still function as a top handle you can grab and shoot the camera with? It looks to cramped to really wrap your paws around.
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