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Premature film rewind

I have had my Olympus 35mm camera for four years and have had wonderful results with the camera. Lately (started at a family reunion) the film has been prematurely rewinding. I once put in a new film and before I could take a picture the film rewound. Any clue what I am doing wrong????

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SOURCE: Olympus Stylus Zoom 140 All Weather 35 mm

Make sure the flash is coming up all the way. If it gets stuck even slightly down from fully raised, it will do what you describe.

I agree, digital P&S won't work as well as your Olympus. Plus all your shots will have to be stored on a hard drive-

Posted on Feb 08, 2009

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It can definitely be fixed but let's try one thing before forking over few bucks to technician. Assuming it is a SLR camera, When you rewind, hold the rewind knob pushed in and try it. If you have a point and shoot, let me know which model. I'll be ready to assist when you respond either way.-James

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SOURCE: Flshing ''E'' on my Olympus Stylus Zoom 140 35mm camera

The flashing E indicates the film is already rewound.   If you're concerned about it not being fully rewound, open the back in an absolutely dark room. A windowless bathroom or walkin closet will work. Block the bottom of the door with a towel or blanket and make sure there aren't ANY light sources in the room. No charger lights, smoke detectors, etc.
If the film is still hanging out, carefully handle it by the edges only & gently remove it from the camera. Try not to kink it. You can manually wind it back in the cassette by rotating the post on top.
You can download the owner's manual from Olympus at http://www.olympusamerica.com/files/Sty_Z140.pdf .

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SOURCE: What is the button on the bottom of Olympus Stylus zoom 140

No. You just rewound the film. The pictures you took are safe, but you probably 'lost' the rest of the film you did not shoot.

Posted on Aug 18, 2009

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