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How can I find the the serial number of a Canon EOS DSLR when the stamp on the camera is unreadable?

I have been looking for the serial number of my Canon T5i. I have searched around the Internet and the Internet tends to say that the serial number is on the bottom of the camera and on the box. Now, ...
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Can Tamron Tap-in Console solve focal length problems in metadata?

I recently found some issues on my Tamron 24-70mm f2.8 G2 (A032) lens for Canon. The first issue is about the focal length in the EXIF data. While the lens works well in autofocusing, I found the ...
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Can a Canon 7D's serial number tell us the manufacturing date?

I have a Canon 7D and have located the serial number, how can I checked the manufacture date?
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Same serial number on cameras from the same manufacturer

I found out that a Nikon D3000 has the same serial number as another Nikon D5100. I always thought serial numbers were unique at least among manufacturers. Are they only unique amongst the same ...
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How can I compare the lens serial number from the EXIF of a picture, to the serial on my lens?

I have a Canon EOS 85mm f/1.2 L II lens. I sold it to someone, they claim it was broken and sent it back. I am trying to prove that the lens I sent to them, is not the one they returned. From http://...
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Is there an international database for stolen camera and lenses?

I recently get robbed and I had many Nikon appliances stolen. The only way for the moment to recover them is to phone the Nikon company and declare the items stolen. But that said, will they share ...
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How to find the serial number for a Canon G1X if it has rubbed off

I recently bought a second hand Canon G1X and would like to insure it. However, the serial number under the camera has partially rubbed off and only 6 digits are still visible. I was recommended by a ...
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Where is the serial number located on the Yongnuo YN-568EX II?

I've recently bought a couple of Yongnuo YN-568EX II flashguns and to register my equipment on lenstag I need to photograph the serial number. The problem is that I can't find it. I've searched the ...