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Autofocus sensor confirmation lights in viewfinder have become ve

The light is very dimm or soft. I tryed clean it. What happened? What can i do?

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  • todorandanie Sep 30, 2009

    Sorry,i forget mentioned. The camera is Canon 40D

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SOURCE: Canon 40d Autofocus confirmation light damage

1 I suppose this is related to hardware problem.
2 May be the focusing screen is misaligned somehow.

Posted on Mar 07, 2008

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