Sent a D800 with 20'000 shots for repair, got one with 400 back

Started May 15, 2013 | Discussions thread
OP Zlik Contributing Member • Posts: 990
Re: It sounds like they removed the odometer....

RomanJohnston wrote:

The SN is the same (as the body and frame are the same) but many external and internal parts were replaced...that would be my guess.


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As I said earlier, I called Nikon and they confirmed me that they changed the whole body. It's a new body (well, almost, the shutter count was ~400). They can take the serial number plate from the old body and put it in the new. They actually change the internal ("firmware" or "software") serial number as well but in my case, they forgot...

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