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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 13:44:48 -0400
Thanks, Piers. I don’t need an OM-2 manual; I don’t have an OM-2! I was
just curious about the Star Reset when I saw Mark mention it. I’d never
heard of it before.

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On 10/11/17, 1:33 PM, "olympus on behalf of Piers Hemy"
<olympus-bounces+chris=chriscrawfordphoto.com@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx on behalf
of piers@xxxxxxxx> wrote:

>As far as I recall, Chris, the star reset on the shutter speed ring with
>a button on the bottom corner of the lens throat is a feature of the OM-2
>(not -2n, which added a similar function to the On-Off switch), so there
>is nothing like that on any other body than the OM-2. Sadly, it's very
>hard to find an OM-2 manual - almost all commonly available are for the
>OM-2n but are not so titled on the cover.
>
>But if you need one, maybe you can guess who to ask? And if you guess
>correctly, I wonder what the prize might be?
>
>Piers
>
>-----Original Message-----
>From: olympus 
>[mailto:olympus-bounces+piers.hemy=gmail.com@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf
>Of Christopher Crawford
>Sent: 11 October 2017 16:51
>To: olympus@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
>Subject: Re: [OM] Sorry to post an on topic OM 4 question, but . . .
>
>What’s the star reset button? There isn’t anything like that on an OM-4T
>is there?
>
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>Chris Crawford
>Fine Art Photography
>Fort Wayne, Indiana
>260-437-8990
>
>http://www.chriscrawfordphoto.com  My portfolio
>
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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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