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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: Christopher Crawford <chris@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 11 Oct 2017 11:51:29 -0400
What’s the star reset button? There isn’t anything like that on an OM-4T
is there?

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On 10/11/17, 10:22 AM, "olympus on behalf of Mark Kronquist"
<olympus-bounces+chris=chriscrawfordphoto.com@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx on behalf
of mak@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

>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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