FILM ADVANCE LEVER STUCK MINOLTA X 700

August 6, 2019 posted by

Well, I’ve just kept tinkering with it and somewhere along the way the lever started working, thanks guys, I really appreciate all the advice. To partially answer my own question, I got a motor winder for another camera and just for fun I tried it on the aforementioned X and it actually worked great! I can wind it all the way with the lever and it snaps back but I need to give the autowinder gear at the bottom and extra little twist with some needlenose pliers or a screwdriver to get it all the way back to zero. It’s a complicated train from the lever to the shutter with many parts than can fail. Jul 18, Minolta Photography. Some more information would help, like if there’s film in the camera, the circumstances it jammed, etc. If that makes any sense lol.

If that doesn’t do it, there’s a good guy in Chicago called Garry’s Camera repair. I assume you triggered the shutter I managed to fix it. Often only one needs replacement. If the shutter fired off auto and will not fire on auto with good batteries. Move select off auto and try to release the shutter. The last of the X was made in China in the ’90s, so parts should be available, but the labor may be another matter. Yes, about 20 times.

Either the shutter or flex circuit must be replaced. Mark Dalzell 7 years ago. Are you a Minolta Photography Expert? I can mijolta it all the way with the lever and it snaps back but I need to give the autowinder gear at the bottom and extra little twist with some needlenose pliers or a screwdriver to get it all the way back to zero. Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.

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How to replace film advance lever on minolta x It solved my problem in this respect.

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Posted on Oct 25, Parshiv Luthra Level 3 Expert Answers. Your question is unclear. It must have been the auto wind? No new parts are available. The email address entered is already associated to lrver account.

Pever had the same problem when I got mine, But I talked to some experts, and they told me the following. The fix is to replace them. When it rains it pours.

Jun 29, 3. This was a common problem with the X, a white plastic gear was used at the bottom of the take up spool mechanism that just was not strong minplta especially when trying to get just one more shot from the roll of film.

Minolta X-700 film advance lever jamed

Instant Repair Help over the Phone 6ya. For some reason now I really don’t know about cameras the shutter I believe won’t open when i hit the button to take a picture.

I don’t really know how, but I look forward to hearing a followup question. Related Question Finding a film advance lever for a minolta x mps camera Minolta Photography.

No film in camera. Film Advance lever stuck. If the shutter fired off auto and will not fire on auto with good batteries.

Mar 6, Messages: Have a manual for Minolta Photographies? I had to be shown by someone who luckily was familiar with the camera. Edited by JeremyOK member 10 years ago.

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Search tags for this page. A few hard taps with the end of your finger onto the shutter reelase button may unjam it if it is stuck I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. I’ve tried oiling it, working it, yelling at it If you are up to performing surgery on your camera not advised without experience you can find instructions here. Also, when I push the fulm to take the picture, the picture Often only one needs replacement. It’s a complicated train from the lever xx the shutter with many parts than can fail.

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Sep 30, Minolta Photography. If so it can be released by moving the take-up sprocket manually. Look him up on the web. You’d be better off to find a clean used one from a reputable dealer, as they are not too expensive.

If you’re handy at these things, you can buy the caps, remove the covers, solder in the new caps, and be fine. Save Cancel Drag to set position!

If so, that may be the easy solution to the problem full or stuck film. Art is right, there’s a lot of parts but something may just be stuck.

Jun 29, 4. Do not get from store that only has a few, meaning they have been sitting there for years.