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Sep 20, 2011 07:28 |  #1

Howdy hey, the cruddy plastic shoe on my 550ex snapped in half.

Does anybody know if Canon still repairs / has parts for their discontinued products???

Want to send it in and not drop a ton of money on a 580ii again.

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Sep 20, 2011 08:10 |  #2

You can purchase parts for Canon flashes here. The still list the 550ex.
http://www.uscamera.co​m/550ex.htm (external link)



  
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Sep 20, 2011 08:22 |  #3

and they will still repair that. It cost me $100 to have them do that same repair last year.


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Sep 20, 2011 08:34 |  #4

THANK YOU SO MUCH DEDSEN!

Does anybody know where one might come across instructions for removal and assembly of a 550ex???


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Sep 20, 2011 09:05 |  #5

google is your friend...

Replace 550ex hotshoe (external link)


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Sep 20, 2011 15:58 |  #6

hawk911 wrote in post #13132728 (external link)
google is your friend...

Replace 550ex hotshoe (external link)

Your link didn't work for me. This one should: http://www.bonnieandja​son.com …x-hotshoe/comment-page-1/ (external link)


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