Pentax sensor died...whats the longevity of ccds?

Started Nov 12, 2012 | Discussions thread
steephill
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In reply to johnnl2, Nov 13, 2012

You could try to replace the sensor yourself if you find another model with a dead shutter or some other problem. The link below shows a complete strip down of a *istD. It might even be worthwhile simply stripping yours down and re-assembling to check for broken ribbon cables or dodgy connectors.

https://sites.google.com/site/vincenzomiceli/pentax--ist-d-ir-mod

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