Re: [OM] OM 2 mirror problem

Subject: Re: [OM] OM 2 mirror problem
From: "Keith (R.K.) Berry" <keith_r.k.berry@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 5 Apr 1999 00:39:22 +0100
-----Original Message-----
From: Charles Loeven
Subject: Re: [OM] OM 2 mirror problem

><<Did you remember to turn the selector lever to the CHECK-RESET
>Yes, It is a 2 not a 2n.  There is a check only.
>Reset is by setting to "B".

Here's something relevant I found in MY archives -

"I took off the lens of my OM-2 and found the mirror was locked up. So I
moved the shutter speed dial to "B" to  reset the mirror. Nothing happened.
So I put the new batteries in the camera, and switched to "B." Nothing.
Mirror still locked up. Tried it with the switch in various positions.
Nothing. I kept trying for about a minute--maybe less. Then I switched to
"B" one last time, and "kerthwap!," the mirror came down, and the camera
worked perfectly. What could cause the mirror to stay up when I switched to
"B?" Isn?t this a mechanical reset that?s independent of batteries?"   Peter
A. Klein

"For various reasons, it is very common to get mirror lock even with good
batteries. A dirty trigger or magnet can cause this problem (amongst 5-6
other reasons)". John Hermanson

Hope it helps.


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