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Nikon f90x command dial

The command dial on my f90x has stopped working which means my camera is stuck on Shutter Priority and 1/100 which isn't ideal!!! is this fixable myself or will I have to go to a professional repairer?

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It would need to be professionally serviced as it sounds like an electronics issue. However, you might want to consider how cost effective that would be as used F90S and F90X bodies are selling for $50 - $60 right now.

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It might make sense to sell yours for parts and pick up a used one.

Posted on Nov 29, 2008

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