Question about Pentax ZX-5N QD 35mm SLR Camera
Hi there, I need a solution with PentaxM2-5N. it dosen't snap and It just makes a noise when I trigger...I have changed the film and batery but it didn't help.It doesn't focus, It hasn't been used for a while. I'll be waiting for some help. Thank you Adi.
SOURCE: Pentax zx-50 Shutter Problems?
I really think this is the classic zx - 50 shutter motor problem : small motor on the side of the mirror box is not cocking the shutter . This is very repairable but unfortunately it requires fair amount stripping down of the camera to get to the fault and so you will have to take it in for repairs.
Posted on Sep 03, 2007
SOURCE: Film advance lever
Yes this is fairly common with K 1000 and the Spotmatics : although the shutter is cocked and hence you cannot advance film you cannot release shutter because mirror box is not cocked. Remedy : remove bottom cover and locate mirror box lever which protrudes slightely and is movable up and down and is spring loaded. Move upwards until it licks in position ( moving up against spring tension ). Now release the shutter and camera should let you advance the film .
Posted on Sep 17, 2007
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