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05-09-2019, 01:51 PM   #16
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Since the lens doesn't have an aperture ring, problems with exposure will probably cause you a lot of headaches later down the road. Despite the low price, I would either seek compensation or return it. One option would be to get it repaired. Even then you'd be getting a great deal!
Thank you Adam, I live in Bergen, Norway. I have sent an email til Ole (your mate from Copenhagen) with the question about where I can get it checked somewhere close to here. When I get the focus nailed and get the right exposure (got it now many times), it is fantastic. Thank you for your advice

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Are any of the mount contacts missing? Do they all stick out of the mount plate, and move in when pushed down?
There's a possibility that one of the contacts has lost its spring and therefore is not making electronic contact correctly.
The SDM contacts are also essential - I've managed to run a lens on a single SDM contact with full SDM function but without it my lens refused to communicate with the camera.

Hope these points help.
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I just had a DA 200mm lens converted to screw drive by UncleVana. I certainly wouldn't consider it a downgrade. I absolutely love it. It focuses faster than I thought, and every time I hit the focus button. Very reliable. I'm with Adam, I would have it repaired, and still enjoy your savings.

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Thank you Adam, I live in Bergen, Norway. I have sent an email til Ole (your mate from Copenhagen) with the question about where I can get it checked somewhere close to here. When I get the focus nailed and get the right exposure (got it now many times), it is fantastic. Thank you for your advice
There are two shops in Norway listed here:

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05-09-2019, 02:38 PM   #20
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thank you, that`s close !!
Thankyou everybody for your thoughts
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