What to check for when purchasing a 2nd hand camera


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feryl

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Hi,

What should I check for when inspecting a 2nd hand camera prior to closing the sale? Any particular places that are prone to damage or any function to try that will 'expose' specific malfunctions? :)
 

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I have been offered a Canon EOS 50. but it's 6 yrs old :p
 

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some of the thingz u may wanna look out for ( not in any order )

1) scratchez on the body

2) scratchez in the film compartment

3) the AF

4) all the buttonz / command dial

5) the built-in speedlite ( if there iz 1 )

6) the hotshoe ( try to get a flazh mounted onto the body n take a few shotz n see if the flazh triggerz )

7) viewfinder

8) LCD dizplay

there may be some more ..... blah blah blah ..... ;)

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