Category Archives: Lens disassembling

Installation of Jupiter-9 M42/Jupiter-9 (clone of Carl Zeiss Sonnar 85/2) on Nikon via the no-lens adapter

I was engaged in this alteration for the reason that my black Jupiter-9 1987 is too “fuzzy” on an open diaphragm. It gave much more smaller sharpness, than my old Jupiter-9 under a Kiev photocamera. I solved this problem having caught the high-quality…

To dis-mental Helios 81H

helios 81h

In series lenses Helios 81 there is a failure connected to pollution of a crown of a lens oils and metal dust. Visually this failure looks as slow closing of a diaphragm at the time of working off of an exposure — “the…

The lens Nikon AF-S Nikkor 50mm f/1.4G — repair of an autofocus

Nikon AF-S Nikkor 50mm f1.4G

At last we reached the lenses Nikon. In this article you will pass a short course of digression on disassembling and assembly of the lens Nikon AF-S Nikkor 50mm f/1.4G . We will look, whether so it differs to quality of construct from…

What is inside the Canon photocameras? Repair of a lock on Canon 550D.

Occasionally, I continue a series of “disassemblings” In this case I have a photo of how is set the lock and a camera. The technology of disassembling is kindly provided by Tolik Skibitsky. On the camera the lock was broken and Tolik replaced…

Disassembling of the lens Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS II

Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS II — a “whale” lens on many photo-cameras of Canon with a crop-factor. This copy is a lens from the 4th generation (penultimate) of a “whale” lenses 18-55 series. It differs in sharpness, quite good for an inexpensive…

Leica R Macro Elmarit 2.8/60, to disassemble

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In a collection to materials on disassembling of interesting lenses. Who knows, can it be useful? On this lens the focusing ring sticks. It doesn’t reach installation on infinity and isn’t put in the most close focusing for this lens 1:2. To remove…

What is inside at the lens Canon EF 70-200mm f/4L USM

I think, it will be interesting to look what is inside at the “white” Canon L-lenses series. Partly because they are made best of all, they have really many metal parts and they are the most expensive. Today there is a short digression…