70-300 CX lens error

Started Jun 27, 2017 | Discussions thread
Paul Pasco
Paul Pasco Veteran Member • Posts: 6,709
Re: 70-300 CX lens error
  1. VadymA wrote:

Paul Pasco wrote:

In any case that's not a good sign for durability and I would be pretty upset if it were mine

I just ordered mine brand new and I am not happy with these news either. Hope it is not a trend. I guess I am being spoiled with my AF-D lenses that just keep clicking year after year with no issues. There is no af-s motor, no vr to fail.

Yeah all we have to worry about with a AF-D lens is a gear stripping (rare) or fungus! After growing up with old mechanical cameras it's hard think of these expensive things as expendable products with a limited lifetime. But it would be nice if they could at least outlive their warranty. I have two original (12 years old) D50s with original batteries that still work like new. But more and more there are stories about N1 gear that dies for no reason at what, 5 years? Not good.

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Regards, Paul
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