Mamiya 7 II Problem.

Discussion in 'Medium Format Cameras and Accessories' started by Keith Tapscott., Jun 23, 2008.

  1. Keith Tapscott.

    Keith Tapscott. Member

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    I used my Mamiya 7 II today outdoors in sunny conditions and the `LT` keeps blinking in the viewfinder despite bright lighting conditions. The battery is fresh and the red warning light isn`t blinking, so the battery power seems to be OK. This was with `AEL` selected.
    When I tried the manual mode, it shows the selected shutter speeds, but doesn`t indicate if the right one is selected for correct exposure. The `LT` keeps blinking though.
    The Camera has worked fine up until now, any ideas what the problem is?:confused:
     
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    Hmm.. I wonder of something is blocking the metering sensor or if the contacts between lens and body need to be cleaned. You might withdraw the darkslide and open the back and do a B exposure and see if that works fine.
     
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    I tried cleaning the contacts on the lens and Camera, but it`s still not working properly.
    Does anyone know of a good Camera repairer who specialises in Mamiya Cameras in the UK?
     
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    I have seen mine act like this only once or twice, and that was when I forgot to reopen the curtain after changing lenses, frustrated me like nothing else. (Until I realized I was being an idiot) Might just want to check it real quick before sending it in.

    Hope it helps.

    Gary
     
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    did you sort out this problem? what was the reason?
    i have the same with my Mamiya 7ii. Has Mamiya answered to you? I just wrote them.
    cheers