Canon EOS 30D damaged CF pin repair
The most common symptom of bent pins is inability or difficulty in installing the Compact Flash memory card. In most cases, with proper lighting, you can remove the card and see into the slot. Every pin should be evenly spaced from its neighbors. If any are uneven, or if you can see the side of a pin, it is bent. Slightly trickier to spot are missing pins, but that still qualifies for this repair offer. From the inside of the camera, it looks like this:
The camera should still turn on, and if it does not turn on with a fresh battery, it has further damage. We can still fix it, but not under this repair listing. Please contact us directly (800-286-9027).
If CF pin damage is your problem, LeZot Camera Repair will restore your camera to its original condition. You spent your hard-earned money on that camera, so why just throw it away? If it has served you well until now, return the favor and get your Canon EOS 40D the LeZot treatment.
Our discounted Internet Special of $150.00 includes:
- Replacing all bent, missing or damaged pins
- Re-soldering of the internal connections
- General cleaning of the entire camera
- 90 day limited service warranty
Please note that cameras showing signs of tampering will incur additional charges.
Before shipping your camera, please examine your memory cards. We have found that the cards themselves are often damaged at the same time as the pins, and a damaged card could break your camera again! If there is any doubt, you can send the card too (please backup all images first), and we can often repair that as well - included in the discounted $150 price. Common sense note: when sending memory cards, please observe the following:
1) make a note of how many cards you're sending, so we can be sure we've gotten them all
2) please do not insert any cards into the camera, as it is possible to make this problem even worse, requiring even more involved repair.
Turn-around time for this internet special is 7-10 business days from when we receive your pre-paid repair to the time we ship it back to you. If you need a rush, let us know and we can negotiate a date and rush charge. Please note that business days are Tuesday-Saturday, and LeZot Camera Repair is closed Sundays and Mondays.
Upon purchase, ship camera to:
LeZot Camera Repair
8016 Williston Road
Williston, VT 05495
to have it back in my hands and functioning beautifully. I also want
to thank you for the photo of the damaged card you included. My card
did indeed have a gouge in it and little bits of plastic covering a
couple of the holes. I bought a new 4 gig card and will probably never
remove it from the camera.
Cynthia from California