gossen repair

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  1. RalphLambrecht

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    i have a gossen colormeter 3f
    it takes a 9v block battery.unfortunately, during a recent battery replacement, i ripped the battery contact apart. i can get a replacement part easily enough t radio shack, but don' fell comfortable to do the work myself. who can recommend a qualifiedrepair shop? i don't want to send it all the way to germany. thanks.
     
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    How badly did you rip it? If it doesn't involve taking apart your equipment beyond what I'm comfortable doing, I may be able to help you. I am qualified in just about all types of electrical soldering.
     
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    If that doesn't work out, Quality Light Metric in Los Angeles which specialized in meters, or Zack's camera (an APUG sponsor) should be able to take care of it.
     
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    I guess it is only that hybrid-clip with cable that is broken.

    Taking out the PC-board and solder your spare part should not be any problem to anybody used to let's say radio repairs.
     
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    +1 for QLM.
     
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    I would do it in a heart beat if it's mine.... I'm just really careful when working on someone else's equipment.
     
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    let's meet and take it from there. the container won't arrive until 1st week of feb anyway. many thanks for considering iy though.
     
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    Send it to Bogen Photo, they're Gossen's USA distributor and repair center.
     
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    OK, when ever you are ready. Please PM me at that point and we can take it from there.
     
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    thanks yall. a friendly neighbor took care of it!