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Getting a black screen when i look through the viewfinder. i could see clearly through it this morning. also, i am unable to rotate the shutter speed dial. it only rotates from 0 to +2. what do i do?

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    Thanks! People keep telling me to just read the manual, and I have already, but I just couldn't find anything about my problem in there. I really appreciate the non-sarcastic help, and it worked!


    So thanks a ton!

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Turn the speed dial to m90. that should reset the camera. No power from the batteries is required to operate the camera in that setting. fresh batteries may be needed

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