Err 99 only with one lens - who to fix? how much $?

Started Feb 7, 2008 | Discussions thread
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Re: Err 99 only with one lens - who to fix? how much $?
In reply to seppoiisakki, May 13, 2008

Finally figured out the problem.

It is a diaphragm problem causing Err99.

If you are having this issue, this is the diagnostic:

At f/2.8 aperture is wide open, so no problems there, but stop it down to f/22 or smaller and press the DOF preview button and if your diaphragm is stuffed, then you will see the problem through the viewfinder - it won't open and close smoothly or properly.

Anyway, it's off to Tamron repair centre. I've been told it will likely be a AUD$150 or thereabouts repair...

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