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10-15-2017, 06:38 AM - 2 Likes   #1
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Pentax DA 17-70 SDM Repair Video

Thought some of this might find this video helpful (not my video):


Also, looks like there may be another resource for SDM Repair (video author).

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10-15-2017, 11:34 AM   #2
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Me try it! I would not even think of it! I do not know how he so easily picked up those tiny screws and just popped them in, must be a special magnetic screwdriver. The SDM on my 17-70 is on life support, I can keep it working if I use it at least once or twice a week. Amazing how small the motor is. Not willing to put up with the issues with this lens, I got the 16-85. The new lens seems like it has a much stronger more robust autofocus motor.
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The person is using European screwdrivers (see Leitax), so maybe it is a European source.
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This service is in Sofia, Bulgaria. They exchanged the SDM of my 17-70 four years ago and the lens works very fine.

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