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Maxxum 7000 Internal Battery Replacement

I purchased a new internal battery (CR  2016), and when I removed the old one to replace it, I forgot to note which side was facing up.  Should the flat face, with the name engraved on it be facing up or down?


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    i cant even find the place to put the internal batery?? help please? we hadnt used this camera in ages and had left bateries in it went to use it and found the bateries had coroded, not real bad, but now when we put the bateries it it flashes 99" and the baterie compartment gets realy hot??



    any sugestions

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The flat face with the name engraved on it should be facing up and out towards you.
Hope your up and taking photos soon! :)
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Posted on Dec 01, 2008

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to remove the film, install fresh main batteries, turn on the camera via the "Lock" switch and rewind the film. on the back of the camera, just behind the LCD screen, above the film door, you will see a grey button marked "R". Push and hold it, while sliding the gray slide switch immediately to the left of it to the left. The film should now rewind.

When the film is done rewinding, open the back via the sliding latch on the left side of the body with the gray button in the middle. Push the button, while sliding the latch down.

To insert film, place the cartridge in the same place and orientation as the old roll, and pull the leader over to the red dot on the bottom right of the film compartment, and close the back. it should advance to the first frame if done correctly, or blink 0 if done wrong.

If you need anymore assistance, contact me via email cwrrailfan at yahoo dot com

Have Fun with your 7000!

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I would recommend haveing it checked by a camera repair company or a local tech if you know one.

Il look into this though will get back to you.

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