How many shutter actuations should I expect? (incl. web tool to check yours)

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Mel Snyder
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Re: How many shutter actuations should I expect? (incl. web tool to check yours)
In reply to RonFrank, 7 months ago

RonFrank wrote:

The mirror does not count as a shutter failure. How long a shutter will last depends on how strong the build quality is. Nikon used to test their shutters to determine how long they last and if they need improvement. I have no idea what Sony's procedure is but if not documented maybe not so good -or- if they brag about it that is a good sign. I have not searched Sony sites to see how much testing they do.

Actually, Nikon may not differentiate between the shutter and the mirror when there's a failure. They replace it as a unit.About 3 years ago, my daughter's D50 failed and Nikon charged $140 plus shipping.

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