When attempting to replace a bayonet mount on my AF-P 70-300mm Nikkor lens, I inadvertently lost one of the 8 signal pins (CPU contact).Is there any source where I can just get a signal pin (or a set if I have to)?

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

  • Check if all the pins are actually connected inside the lens. This might not be the case - allowing you to just leave a gap where a pin is not connected anyway! Dec 13 '19 at 11:06

Your only hope is someone selling salvaged used parts (or salvaging them from another lens yourself). Other than a few external cosmetic parts, such as rubber grips and battery doors, Nikon does not sell parts to anyone - even camera repair shops with great reputations. At least not in the U.S. and Canada.


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