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Canon T90 My Canon T90 seems to have a problem with the shutter on exposures slower than around 1/30sec? Do you think this problem could be fixed? I understand that parts are unavailable for the Canon T90.

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It kind of depends on what exactly the problem is. If the problem is that the speeds are off, then that can likely be remedied without any new parts. It needs a clean, lube and adjust. If its due to the shutter curtains being worn and they need replacing, then there is a possibility that it uses the same curtain as another Canon model and parts can be had new for that model. Worse comes to worse, a parts body can be used for the repair.

Watch the cost of this stuff though. T90s on the used market are selling pretty cheap, so it might make more sense to buy another used and keep yours for parts.

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