I am a student and I first developed my own negatives, and they were completely clear, so I figured that I devolped them wrong, but then my professor said that I did develop them correctly, and that it must be my camera. I decided to shoot a roll of color and take it up to a one hour and see if they would come out, and they didn't. So I am wondering if it has to do with certain settings, or if my camera will just not work.
"Clear" = no exposure, right? Two possibilities: light not getting in; or film not advancing. To check the former, take a "picture" with the camera open at the back. See the light through the lens? Yes = OK, No = there is a problem with the shutter. Most likely the film is not advancing. Here's a test. Load the camera with a roll of film and take one picture. Open the camera and see if film moved. If not, go read the manual to make sure you are loading it properly.
A 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
The service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones). click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need. Good luck!
- If you need clarification, ask it in the comment box above.
- Better answers use proper spelling and grammar.
- Provide details, support with references or personal experience.
Tell us some more! Your answer needs to include more details to help people.You can't post answers that contain an email address.Please enter a valid email address.The email address entered is already associated to an account.Login to postPlease use English characters only.
Tip: The max point reward for answering a question is 15.
Prior graduation arrangements include student's responsibilities. First, provide the details to registrar department to compile academic resources requisite. For example, informing the school registrar about intentions makes certification documentation either in pursuit of career or reacquiring advance education on same campus or elsewhere. Prior graduation arrangement from school requesting student participation would be attainable. For example, among mentionable are request participation to ceremony of graduation. Details about the process are attainable from registrars also from academic counselors from students departments. Third, participation at the entire events is organized by students department also from the school in recognition of completion of academic processes. An elaborate description of the event includes graduates presence at gathering comprising school staff among which student's department officials. The event commences with schools authority speeches among which department leaders reference participation. Entire process is finalized with the presentation of certifications of accomplishment to graduating students. Also presented are awards of achievement from requisite entities. At completion of graduation ceremony, students are pronouncing graduates to professional endeavors.
Are you looking at the picture as in a print OR are you holding the negative up to the light and looking at it that way. Don't touch the negatives, they should be in a protective sleeve but you can see through it. You should be able to see if the spacing between the frames is messed up and if you have lighter and darker negatives. Looking at a print from an automated one hour service isn't worth the time of day to determine a problem. The Pentax K1000 is the work horse of the century for students learning photography and a lot of them have seen extensive use, also the camera is quite old. What I expect is if the negatives are showing overlapping frames AND the exposure is off sometimes over and other times underexposed then the camera needs service lubrication and adjustment. It's great that the light meter is working but the shutter speed could be off and the advance is skipping giving the overlap. I don't know where you are in this world but in Canada that's a $80.00 to $120.00 fix and have the repair person change the light seals while he/she has it apart. The Pentax K1000 is still a great camera it's up to you whether or not to spend the money. I can't tell you what to do but I can suggest that if you are going to shoot film you find some place that does it with a little more human touch. Hope this was a help
Press the System Menu/ Counter Key
Select Service Setting using the up/down cursor key
While pressing the start key and the # key press the enter key
Select maintenance mode using up or down cursor keys
Press enter key
Enter the maintenance item
number U-130 using the up/down keys.
The selected maintenance item is run.
Press the back key.
Press the enter key.
Run another maintenance
Turn power switch off and back on
U130 Initial setting for the developer
Executes toner install operation.
To operate when replacing the process unit.
1. Press the enter key. A selection item appears.
2. Select On using the up/down cursor keys.
3. Press the enter key.
4. Turning the power switch off and back on.
ADDING TONER is displayed and installation of toner starts.
5. After approximately 15 minutes, the installation is completed and the machine becomes ready
.U157 Checking/clearing the developing drive time
Displays the developing drive time for checking or changing a figure.
To enter the developing drive time again after carrying out initialization with U020 and to clear the developing
drive time when replacing process unit.
1. Press the enter key. The developing drive time is displayed in minutes.
2. Change the setting using the left/right cursor keys or numeric keys.
Setting range: 0 to 99999
To clear the developing drive time, set the value to 0.
3. Press the enter key. The value is set.
Press the back key. The indication for selecting a maintenance item No. appears.
I hope this isn't too confusing for you, but this is what has to be done when replacing the Drum Unit (Process Unit Assembly)