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Federico Zino

broken exposimeter

I have an old Pentax MX, everything is working properly but the exposimeter is always on!!

I mean not only when I half press the shoot button, always!

I really don't know how to fix it, surely is really simple, anyone knows??

Thank you

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10/3/2008 8:59:04 AM

  It sounds like a bad contact under the shutter release. It will probably cost more than the camera is worth to fix. You may want to pull the batteries when you're not using it and put them back in when you are. Pentax always built a bullet proof camera, but repairs can be very pricey. To have it fixed will cost at least 25% of the cost of a new DSLR. you may just want to put it on the shelf next to grandma's and grandpa's photograph and purchase a DSLR.Either that, or opt for another MX from ebay.

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10/3/2008 5:39:22 PM

Federico Zino   Maybe I should try to fix it myself, ill try to unscrew the button and see what happens!!

I hate DSLR, they re not for me but thanks a lot for the advice

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10/4/2008 5:45:30 AM

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