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  • About MYK Camera Camcorder Repair Services
    MYK Camera Camcorder Repair Services has been in business since 1986.  The founder of our company was Min Y. Kim; hence his initials of MYK are in the business name.
    Ever since MYK began, our business philosophy has been to treat our customers like family and we always offer the highest quality services that you can trust!
    MYK has been authorized to service Canon Hi8 Camcorders & Home office equipment for over 20 years!
    Over the years we have had hundreds of satisfied customers and you can view their experiences through their reviews.  It is our hope that you will be extremely satisfied with your experience with MYK camera and camcorder services and that you will help our company grow by leaving your own reviews!
    In 2000, John Han became the new owner of MYK Camera and Camcorder Repair Service and moved the business to its current location in Des Plaines, IL.
  • About John Han
    John Han was born in Seoul, South Korea and moved to the United States in the early 90’s.  He began his career as a technician for both audio and video equipment.  He also worked as a technician on car stereo systems at AVC Tech in Chicago for 3 years.
    John also served as a manager & technician for video equipment repair for over 6 years at MYK before eventually becoming the owner of MYK in 2000.

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Over 20 Years of Experience

We are proud to have provided the highest customer satisfaction in camera, camcorder, and video equipment repair services for over 20 years.

Camcorder Repairs

Electronic Circuit Board repairs in component level

Camera Repairs

Sony Alpha 7, Canon EOS & Rebel series repairs

Recorders & Players

8mm, Hi8, Digital 8, Mini DV & HDV Recorders

Testimonial

  • CBS, NBC affiliate uses MYK Camera Repair.

    These guys are fast and good, AND they send you pictures of the problem so you understand what they are doing. We are a broadcast affiliate, and all of our cameras go here for repair now.

    Ed
    Chief Engineer
  • Definitely would recommend.

    I was disheartened after a phone call with Canon, which recommended that I ship my DSLR body to its service centers in VA or NJ. I have a trip coming up soon and worried that I wouldn't get it back in time, plus it's an extra hassle. Luckily I came across MYK online. John responded promptly to my inquiry and not only did he repair it in less than a day, he also replaced the bashed-in hot shoe and fixed the pop-up flash free of charge. Definitely would recommend.

    Eileen
  • The camcorder works perfectly now.

    None of the local shops could repair my broken Canon Vixia LCD screen.  The worst part was some of the videos I had recorded on the camcorder was on the built-in hard-drive and because of the broken screen. I couldn't transfer the video.  If the repair doesn't work out then the family video I have on the HD is lost forever! I couldn't be happier with the service John provided.  He was very responsive to my emails and ordered the replacement LCD the day my camcorder arrived at his shop.  As soon as I paid he sent me a tracking number for my shipment back.  The camcorder works perfectly now. I'm writing this review on Yelp so that others have the courage to send their camera equipment to John for repairs.

    David
  • We are very grateful for John's excellent service and honesty.

    We are very grateful for John's excellent service and honesty. A few months ago we bought a Panasonic HC-V110 camcorder that had not been working for some time when turned on, even when the battery had been charged. By the time we brought it to John at MYK, the battery had been used up. He had to recharge the battery for us before he could turn it on. Without hesitation he allowed us to return the same day to find out the diagnosis. When we returned to the shop after about 2 hours, he turned it on and this time for some reason it was working. He was very honest and kind and did not want to charge us anything.

    PWD

Our Clients

KVLY-TV

Fargo, North Dakota | News | Weather | Sports

Township H/S

Highland Park | Deerfield High School

WBKO-TV

Bowling Green, KY | News | Weather | Sports

WHSV-TV

Harrisonburg, VA | News | Weather | Sports

WRDW-TV

Augusta, Georgia | News | Weather | Sports

State Of The Art Testing Equipment

To provide more accurate estimates and faster repair turnaround times, MYK camera repair uses State of the art testing equipment.

Free Estimates

We will be happy to evaluate your camera and will provide you with a free estimate as well as a brief description of what needs to be done in order to fix your camera.

Our Primary Focus

A free estimate isn’t the reason that we have earned The Highest Customer Satisfaction Rating.
We care for your camera as if it is our own because your satisfaction is our primary focus.
With over 20 years of experience and technical expertise in camera & camcorder repairs, we serve each of our customers with care.

Competitive Pricing

We strive to offer the most competitive pricing, and we will charge less than what the manufacturers themselves will charge for the same repairs.
We always try to save the original parts and repair major circuit boards in component level in order to lower the cost of repair.

Turnaround Time

Our turnaround time is usually less than a week.
The time it takes to repair a camera is dependent upon the type of repair and the availability of parts.
In rare instances, we will always notify our customers if there are any unexpected delays.

Free Return Shipping

We offer a free ground return shipping for the repaired cameras & camcorders within the U.S. through FedEx, UPS or USPS.

Repair Warranty

Our camera repair service also comes with a full inspection, general cleaning, lubrication, alignment, firmware upgrade & four (4) month warranty for the parts & labor.

More reviews at Yelp

“This place fixed my daughter’s Canon rebel camera fast and at a reasonable price. I’ll definitely be taking any cameras…”

More reviews at Google

“Excellent, reliable, highly skilled and very knowledgeable about cameras. Quick turn around. I would use them again.”

More reviews at BBB

“I sent John my Sony Handycam. He kept me in the loop every step of the way, and I got the camera back within a week.”

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