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AF Beam Cover

I dropped my 550EX and smashed the AF beam cover(red cover) I was on to Canon UK for a replacement part, but they don't supply spare parts but if I sent it back to them they would repair it at the standard cost of £72.00 anyone know where I could pick up this part ?. Yerman

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Check out LEE Filter or Kodak IR Filter
Place that filter over AF Sensor.

Or try ti find remote(TV/VCR/DVD/radio) control unit with a large filter over led.

You can still glue those broken part and glued it back as close as possible.

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SOURCE: AF Beam Cover for 550EX Speedlite

I broke a lens once and just went and bought a New / Used Bounce Flash that had a uneversal flash-boot. most cameras have a flash plug in to acommidate Auto Flash Modes. If You Know how to test Cameras and Adjustable 'Bounce" flashes like yours PAWN SHOPS are a PARADISE.

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SOURCE: AF Beam Cover for 550EX Speedlite

http://www.uscamera.com/550ex.htm  i bought hot shoe foot for my 430ex. they ship international.

Posted on Oct 10, 2007

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