Stereo Camera Repair and Modification Services


View-Master Personal Stereo

General Clean and adjust. $25
Includes:
Assuring shutter speed is accurate.
lubricating the ratchet wheel for the shutter.
lubricating lens shift mechanism.
Blowing out any dust. Cleaning out any excess lubricant from botched repairs
Cleaning lenses if needed
Electronic Flash Adjustment (if wanted)

Electronic Flash Adjustment: $15
(thrown in with General Clean if wanted)

Repairs requiring front removal $50
Cleaning the shutter blades if shutter is slow or stuck.
Fixing shutter bounce.
Other repairs requiring front removal.

Repairs requiring top removal $80
Repairing rangefinder
Unfogging viewfinder
Repair of ExpoSure mechanism.
Other repairs requiring top removal.

Parts will cost extra, but only whatever it cost me. Few repairs require parts replacement

Modifications:
Adding PC sync connector (*you provide part) $80

Shipping with insurance is usually around $12 for most locations.
Film test: running a roll of film through the camera to test will cost what ever it cost me for film and processing. I will do this on request, but it's usually not necessary since I have a shutter tester and other methods to test the functionality of the camera.


TDC Stereo Vivid

General Clean and adjust. $30
Includes:
Assuring shutter speed is accurate.
Assuring focus is accurate.
lubricating the ratchet wheel for the shutter.
Blowing out any dust. Cleaning out any excess lubricant from botched repairs
Cleaning lenses if needed
Adjusting rangefinder convergence and accuracy.

Repairs requiring front removal $50
Cleaning the shutter blades if shutter is slow or stuck.
DOF calculator repair or adjustment.
Other repairs requiring front removal.

Repairs requiring top removal $80
Repairing rangefinder
Unfogging viewfinder/rangefinder
Repair of ExpoSure mechanism.
Other repairs requiring top removal.

Parts will cost extra, but only whatever it cost me. Few repairs require parts replacement.

Modifications:
Removing frame overlap
$40
Adding PC sync connector (*you provide part) $30

Shipping with insurance is usually around $12 for most locations.
Film test: running a roll of film through the camera to test will cost what ever it cost me for film and processing. I will do this on request, but it's usually not necessary since I have a shutter tester and other methods to test the functionality of the camera.


*Currently I don't have a good source of PC sync connectors so I must rely on you to locate and provide the part.

Repairs can also be done on the Belplasca Stereo Camera.

For Repair questions or to get the address to send your camera to:
email: repair@stereocraft.com

If you need a cutter sharpened. Walter Sigg offers this service for $25. email: ws3dent@nac.net

Other Resources:

VM Personal:
Manual
Fixing Shutter Bounce
Adjusting Camera for Modern Electronic Flash Sync
Modification for modern filters
Repair Manual

TDC Vivid:
General Information

 

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