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Re: [OM] Sorry to post an on topic OM 4 question, but . . .

Subject: Re: [OM] Sorry to post an on topic OM 4 question, but . . .
From: Mark Kronquist <mak@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 11 Oct 2017 07:22:33 -0700
Cc: Bill Barber <nsurit@xxxxxxx>
Did you hit the star reset button?
> On Oct 11, 2017, at 6:56 AM, Bill Barber via olympus 
> <olympus@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> 
> My OM 4 (new circuit) has been sitting a while with no batteries. Yesterday, 
> I was trying to search out the bodies that had 2 screens into     which I had 
> John scribe grid lines. The mirror in the OM4 was in the up position 
> (apparently I must have released the shutter without batteries at some time 
> in the past.) No problem. Upon insertion of new batteries, I heard a few 
> little electrical sounds, as is not uncommon and nothing happened. Can't cock 
> the shutter, can't release the shutter, can't do a battery check and mirror 
> remains up. Question 1- What the heck is going on? No batteries, why would 
> anything occur that would screw up the circuit? Thought maybe it was bumpers 
> becoming stick so gently nudged the mirror down a little and it moved freely 
> (not stuck.) I'm I missing something obvious? Question 2-assuming the body is 
> toast or semi-toast, is there a way for me to get the mirror down, see the 
> focusing screen (or remove it) without making things worse?  My feeling is 
> that there i
 s 
> some simple that just hasn't presented itself to me, yet. Oh, for inquiring 
> minds, I am still doing a good bit of film capture.  Bill "Scratching His 
> Head" Barber 
> 
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