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#111483 5-Nov-2012 11:20
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Was off to Aussie this last week and when I got back, I went to take my SD card out of my trusty D90, and the door was snapped in half. Poor me.

Found a youtube vid showing a speedy replacement

Can't find genuine or aftermarket parts in NZ and am waiting to hear back from photowarehouse and Auckland Camera Centre.

Also emailed the macalister group ( who are listed on Nikon NZ as the only authorised service centre.

Other option is getting a part from overseas, genuine part is USD 30 to 40 + shipping (ebay).

Any experience with this or anyone know of a place which holds new or second hand parts?


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  #712137 5-Nov-2012 11:28
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Ebay is generally best for parts like this. Use a hong hong seller, generally cheap but slower.

The NZ Nikon distributer is MacAlister, give them a call about parts.


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  #756830 7-Feb-2013 10:07
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Thought I'd update the thread
Had it resolved speedily by photowarehouse, they got the genuine part in for me within a few days for $35 incl GST
Was quite easy to fix
Macalister group insisted they fix it themselves and couldn't quote an exact price
Hopefully this will help others in the future with a similar problem


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  #756832 7-Feb-2013 10:09
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In the US Nikon aren't supplying parts to anyone any more, they want to do all the service themselves.

I have a battery grip at Macalister group at the moment, fingers crossed they can fix it rather than having to buy a new one. When it's attached to the camera the camera won't take photos any more.

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