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Mirror locked up and camera is showing help in the lcd display

I have a minolta dynax maxxum 700si the problem is the mirror is locked in the up position and the camera if flashing the word HELP in the top LCD
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Did you ever find out how to fix for your mirror lockup problem?

Posted on Dec 29, 2011

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SOURCE: my Minolta Maxxum 700si is blinking HELP on the

That same problem popped up on mine about three months ago after I put new film in it. I was only able to get a few shots out of it before HELP appeared in the window. Then everything locked up. I was able to reset the HELP by taking out the battery momentarily, but the problem reappeared. Also, after that, my pictures were mostly blank.
I opened up the back and found that one of the four thin metal shutter "flaps" had popped out and was jammed out of place. I probably snagged it with my fingernail when I loaded the film. I was able to tuck it back in place and now the HELP problem is gone.
Haven't taken any pics yet, but I'm hopeful. BTW, it also fixed my built-in flash, which had stopped working, also.

Posted on Apr 30, 2011

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SOURCE: zmy Minolta Maxxum 35mm camera mirror is locked up

Sounds like the shutter or mirror assemble is damaged and needs repair. This is a major repair that a technician will need to preform.

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