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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: Charles Geilfuss <charles.geilfuss@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 11 Oct 2017 15:09:31 -0400
Piers,
   Should you be interested, the OM-2 manual can be found here:
http://www.olympusamerica.com/cpg_section/cpg_support_manuals.asp?id=1018

Charlie

On Wed, Oct 11, 2017 at 1:33 PM, Piers Hemy <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@thomasclausen.
> net] 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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> 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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