D7000- Tokina 10-17 Problem
Posted 24 September 2011 - 05:11 PM
I also tried removing all user settings and setting up from scratch, no Joy, then this morning,Sunday, I tried the camera again with the Nikon lense and everything is working fine again, so I suspect the 10-17 but am not game to put it on again in case it screws the camera up. Any useful help would be much appreciated,
Posted 29 September 2011 - 04:12 PM
I'm probably wrong but it might be worth checking...
Posted 29 September 2011 - 04:31 PM
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Posted 02 October 2011 - 03:20 PM
I had already given the contacts on the lense and camera a wipe over with a lense cloth but it didn't make a difference.
After contacting their warranty dept. their man suggested that I try cleaning the contacts with a plastic rubber.
I was pretty sceptical, but lo and behold it seems to have done the job!
I then changed back and forth between lenses a couple of times and everything still seems to be working ok. Now I just got to get back in the water !
Posted 05 October 2011 - 11:37 AM
indeed lens wipes are not enough to clean contacts.
A pencil eraser is best and has solved many a lens/camera communication problem i've seen.
I've even had issues with mild corrosion build up on a speedlight contact that could not be cleaned wiht an eraser and needed scraping with either a finger nail or even a metal edge, albeit gently.