Tag Archives: NRC Taiwan

Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 800mm f/5.6E FL ED VR lens water damage repair

This $16,300 Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 800mm f/5.6E FL ED VR lens had water damage and it was fixed by NRC Taiwan. Here are some pictures – you can see the wet element towards the end:

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The water damaged Nikon D850 camera was fixed at NRC Taiwan

A quick update on the Nikon D850 camera that got damaged by water: Zoltan sent his camera to the NRC Taiwan service and they were able to fix it – you can see the step by step process on this page (see also what other projects NRC has done in the past):

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Nikon D850 DSLR camera teardown: more durable design, significant improvements in many areas

NRC Taiwan has done some amazing Nikon lens restoration work in the past. Logically, the first thing they did after they got their Nikon D850 camera was to take it apart and put it back together. They also documented the entire process – see the pictures in this post in order to appreciate the level of engineering […]

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Amazing restoration of old Nikon lenses

The Nikon Repair Center in Taiwan can restore and paint any Nikkor lens. NRC sent me some pictures of their latest lens restoration and transformation project – the detailed steps remain a trade secret, but they told me that the process is similar to how they cleaned a lens damaged by salt water few months ago. They first bought a […]

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Nikon Repair Center saves a lens damaged by salt water by boiling it

The Nikon Repair Center in Taiwan repaired a Nikkor 17-35mm f/2.8 lens ($1,769.00) that was dropped in the sea by… boiling it. After the staff dissembled the lens for investigation, they determined that the AF motor was damaged and needed to be replaced:

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