Fujifilm has issued a service advisory for choose GFX 100 digital camera items which can be affected by a faulty shutter button.

Based on the advisory, sure GFX 100 items undergo from a problem with the locking mechanism of the built-in vertical grip that may stop the shutter from being locked to stop unintended exposures. The advisory reads:

FUJIFILM Company has turn out to be conscious that some customers of the brand new FUJIFILM GFX 100 have skilled a loosening of the facet shutter launch “lock” operate contained on the built-in vertical grip. The results of this loosening is that the facet shutter will not successfully lock, and picture seize could also be triggered unintentionally. One other result’s that tiny elements might turn out to be unfastened inside the digital camera physique and doubtlessly intervene with digital camera performance.

Fujifilm says it ‘anticipates’ solely ‘a really small share of GFX 100 cameras which have been shipped to this point worldwide could also be affected by this loosening.’ Listed beneath is a spread of serial numbers that Fujifilm believes could possibly be affected by this problem:

• 92001001-92001975 (excluding 92001830, 92001832, 92001833)
• 93001001-93001034, 93001038, 93001039, 93001041, 93001046
• 92A01001-92A01525
• 92M01001-92M01027

A picture supplied by Fujifilm within the service advisory displaying the placement of the serial quantity on GFX 100 items.

Along with apologizing for the inconvenience, Fujifilm says ‘some cameras’ inside the above serial quantity ranges had been already mounted earlier than being bought and suggests contacting your native Fujifilm help/service heart to substantiate whether or not or not the changes have been made.