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    Soligor Meter Repair in UK

    I recently bought a dud Soligor Digital Spot Meter from Ebay in the USA and after shipping it was too costly to return. An amicable end to the auction was concluded, so I now have a meter I would like to repair.

    The light meter reads 88.8 instead of a variable value.

    Is there anywhere in the UK I could get this looked at?

    David

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    http://newtonellis.co.uk worth contacting them to see if they can help, very good service, and nice people to talk to

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    Cheers. I just gave them a ring but they wont do the repair on a digital one... any other ideas?

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    Your meter is likely not broken at all.

    The "88.8" is the indication of a low battery.


    (Reading the manual can be helpful...)

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    In case there should a fault indeed: the electronics seem general, thus anyone with a thorough understanding of electronics of that era should be able to repair it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by AgX View Post
    Your meter is likely not broken at all.

    The "88.8" is the indication of a low battery.


    (Reading the manual can be helpful...)
    No it's a brand new one... but that narrows down what the fault is so thanks...

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    I suggest you give Sandean a call http://www.sendeancameras.co.uk/
    or H Lehmann Ltd., one of them should be able to repair it http://www.hlehmann.co.uk/
    Last edited by benjiboy; 04-29-2015 at 03:17 PM. Click to view previous post history.
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    Quote Originally Posted by AgX View Post
    In case there should a fault indeed: the electronics seem general, thus anyone with a thorough understanding of electronics of that era should be able to repair it.
    Well, if recalibrating would be necessary, even with general electronics it would imply the repairer to be knowledgeable on exposure meters.

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    Quote Originally Posted by benjiboy View Post
    I suggest you give Sandean a call http://www.sendeancameras.co.uk/
    or H Lehmann Ltd., one of them should be able to repair it http://www.hlehmann.co.uk/
    Great news Sendean cameras said they can repair it, so I'm very grateful for that Benjiboy... I'll keep you all posted as to how they get on and more importantly how much it cost

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    I had a problem with one of these caused by the battery contacts touching each other when the battery was pushed into place. I put a small piece of foam rubber between the spring contacts and that solved the problem.
    Alex

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