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Canon Command Back T70

I have an old SLR camera, Canon T70. A very old model but still functions well. My problem is about its back cover known as Command back. The LCD is broken. Not even at canon service center can i get relief for the repair. Where can i find a new or second hand unit of the command back. My regards. carlos_solomon81@yahoo.com.ph

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I would try ebay. Check for sellers who sell serviced and reconditioned cameras. They will often have spares salvaged from cameras broken beyond repair.

Avoid cameras sold for spares or repair. This is often used as an excuse to sell junk, but not always.

A reputable seller who sells for spares sholud be able to tell you if a particular part is functional or not, and will refund if they turn out to be mistaken.

Posted on Jan 22, 2009

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    robb0502 Oct 14, 2013

    not sure how your problem worked out but E bay would be your best choice for vintage Canon film camera items. However the T-70 command back are like hen's teeth -- yes that rare. If you can find a T-70 Command back in good operating condition with no BLEED on the edges, go for it. You may have to buy a used camera for parts however.

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