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Stuck in Rewind Mode

I tried loading a roll of film this afternoon and the camera promptly wound the film back in to the canister. No matter what I do, the camera continues to attempt to rewind the film even if there's no film in it. I have shut it off and turned it back on, and I've removed the battery and put it back in, but nothing changes. Has anyone else experienced this problem and if so, were you able to fix it without shipping it off somewhere for repairs?

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Re: Stuck in Rewind Mode

Camera is not resetting itself : remove small side pannel by the end that houses back door locking mechanism ( looking from the back it is on the left side ). you will see small slide switch that maybe dislodged . Clean and assamble correctly.

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Is there a manual rewind on nikon n65?

If by manual you mean turning a crank to rewind the film, no. If you mean to do it at a point other than the end of the roll, yes.

To rewind film mid-roll, press the two film rewind buttons simultaneously for approximately one second. The film will then rewind and the frame counter will count backward. The film is completely rewound when the E appears in place of the frame number.

The two film rewind buttons are marked with a red film canister symbol with left-pointing arrows. One is the exposure compensation button next to the control panel, the other is the self-timer button next to the mode dial.

If you need a manual, you can download one from

Jan 21, 2011 | Nikon N65 35mm SLR Camera

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How do you take out a roll of film when your done? its an olympus 2000

First you have to rewind the film (some cameras rewind themselves automatically, but I don't think this is one of them). You do this with a little crank that unfolds from the top of the knob on the left of the camera's top plate (left as you hold the camera for shooting pics). You need to release the film first by pressing a recessed button on the bottom plate of the camera. Once the film is rewound into the canister, you open the door by pulling upwards on the little crank until the whole of the back of the camera opens up.

I am puzzled as to how you loaded the film in the first place without knowing that last bit.

Jan 04, 2011 | Olympus OM-2000 35mm SLR Camera

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Powers on, wont load film, beeps constantly, Can't select a mode,

I had a similar problem today with my camera. I'm not an expert on Cannon cameras or any cameras for that matter, but this is what I did to fix the problem.

I removed the bottom cover(has 6 screws i believe) carefully sliding the cover up starting near the battery cover. Holding the camera still I checked what gears I could to make sure they were free, but one small gear that moves up and down was stuck. I applied a very small amount of force to the gear to free it, reattached the cover and all the screws, and BAM! I was back to taking pictures.

Hopes this helps.

p.s if you can't find one of the screws its under the battery cover flap :).

Apr 07, 2010 | Canon T70 35mm SLR Camera

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How to load new film

push the rewind button on the bottom of the camera, then turn the rewind knob to the right to rewind any film that may be in the camera. Lift the rewind knob up to open the back door. remove the film canister if there.
on the new film canister pull enough film to reach the take up spool. attach the leader to the spool and close the back door, advance the film to counter number 1. enjoy.

Oct 07, 2009 | Minolta XG-A 35mm SLR Camera

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Hi: I have a nikon n75 I have film in the camera but looking for the rewind button. Not able to locate my manual. First time doing this.

There is no rewind. When the camera loads the film, it pulls it out all the way. Each time it takes a shot, it rewinds the frame back into the can. At the end of the roll the leader is wound back into the can. As soon as you hear the motor stop, you can just open it and take out the film.

Oct 05, 2009 | Nikon N75 35mm SLR Camera

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Film wound on wrong side of camera

It sounds like you have a jam.  When you have finished taking shots and have used all the film, you must press the film-rewind button on the underside of the camera; this does not rewind the film, but allows you to commence the next step.  Once you have done this, flip up the rewind-crank on the top left hand side of the camera. It is situated on top of the film speed dial. turn this clockwise until all the film is back in its cartridge.  You should now be able to open the back of the camera.
I hope you have fun with your t50!

Dec 11, 2008 | Canon EOS-AE-1 35mm SLR Camera

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Big problem

The only thing i can suggest is pushing the film rewind button on the bottom of the camera body. crank the film back in to the canister and drop a new roll in. Ihave experianced this problem once or twice when I rolled canisters from bulk film and it would get jammed.

Good luck

Jul 06, 2008 | Nikon FM10 35mm SLR Camera

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Nikon n75 problem loading film

I have (had) the same problem. I came onto this site to find out what I can do to fix it. It didn't help. I got pissed and almost threw the camera away. So I decided to get a little rough with the camera, (i normally wouldn't do this but i was going to throw it away).

I loaded the film like normal but before I closed the back I manually wound the film around the opposite spool. I guess I fooled the camera into thinking it had already wound the film.

When I closed the back of the camera everything worked fine.

I then snapped off the pics the camera said were left.

After this first role, I loaded the next role like normal. The camera worked like a charm!

By the way...the mirror dropped back down when I manually wound the film around the spool.

I hope this works...if it doesn't make any sense feel free to email me with any questions..

amasseur at gmail dot com

Oct 03, 2007 | Nikon N75 35mm SLR Camera

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N75 will not load film

Quick solution: force a manual rewind.
1. Remove film
2. Close camera back.
3. With the power turned on, press the two rewind buttons together. They are marked in red.
4. The camera will make a rewind sound and will stop after about 2 seconds.
5. DO NOT fire the shutter yet.
6. Put the mode on Manual and select a fast shutter speed like 1/90 sec. Any aperture will do.
7. Load the film correctly as given in the user's manual.
8. As you close the camera back, the film will prewind to the end of roll. At the end of the roll pre-wind the LCD will show you the total number of frames available.
9. Select any shooting mode.
10. Go on and take pictures.

Hope this helps

Dec 14, 2006 | Nikon N75 35mm SLR Camera

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