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Offline richardg

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Olympus TG4 repair
« on: October 06, 2019, 08:32:44 pm »
Advise please.

The front glass that protects the lens in my TG4 has shattered.

I have tried Olympus direct, though because their system requires the relevant purchase reference numbers, which I no longer have  they are unwilling to provide a camera repair service, or even offer to sell me a replacement part.

In desperation I have even spoken to the man on our local market who fixes watches to ask if he could provide a solution, he said he couldn't.

I have spent much time searching on line for any TG4s being sold for parts and spares without any success.

Has anyone had this same problem? or can offer a probable solution?

It is a very frustrating period being without an otherwise usable quality caving camera.

Richard....


Offline ogofmole

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Re: Olympus TG4 repair
« Reply #1 on: October 06, 2019, 09:47:37 pm »
Try A J Johnson, I have used them in the past for DSLR repairs and they offer a good service.

https://www.ajjohnstone.co.uk/

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Re: Olympus TG4 repair
« Reply #2 on: October 06, 2019, 10:13:51 pm »
Thank you Oqofmole.

I have following your advise sent A J Johnson an email to ask if they could sort the problem.....

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Re: Olympus TG4 repair
« Reply #3 on: October 06, 2019, 10:20:26 pm »
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Thank you Oqofmole.

I have following your advise sent A J Johnson an email to ask if they could sort the problem.....

Well you have nothing to lose with just a e-mail. Be interesting to hear how you get on, as I have a scratch on the front element of my TG4.

Offline beardedboy

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Re: Olympus TG4 repair
« Reply #4 on: October 07, 2019, 10:27:06 am »
Have you managed to open up the camera to access the glass?

Also, if you are looking for a 'spares/ repairs' camera, it could be worth looking for a TG3 or TG5, as this part of the camera does not look to have changed.
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Re: Olympus TG4 repair
« Reply #5 on: October 07, 2019, 12:56:00 pm »
check the following topic https://ukcaving.com/board/index.php?topic=25484.0

This was about a similar problem :-)

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Re: Olympus TG4 repair
« Reply #6 on: October 08, 2019, 09:40:06 am »
I've bought a replacement glass for a my camera at Beco (Antwerp - Belgium)

They have a webshop where you can order al sort of lenses in different diameter and thickness.

https://www.beco-technic.be/uhrenersatzteile/armbanduhren-glaeser/mineralglaeser/mpl-mineralglasplatten-flach-rund.html

Full catalogue

https://www.beco-technic.be/uhrenersatzteile/armbanduhren-glaeser.html
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