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Nikon FG Exposure Compensation Dial

Okay, so I just got this Nikon FG, and the exposure compensation dial was working fine this morning, but now I'd messed it up somehow. When I lift and turn the outer part of the dial with the itty ***** red dot on it, I can turn the exposure dial from +2 to -2, but thats only as far as it will go.
Cant the whole thing rotate around from 12 to 3200, or do I just not know what I'm doing?
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  • ailishganley Feb 03, 2009

    i jsut got a nikon fg and i have no idea how to turn it off!!!

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Try to set the itty ***** red dot to 0 again make sure the collar goes down its the compensation mode once its down try turning the speed dial again i haven't had a film camera for about 8yrs i had a nikon 6060 which is almost like a fg . hope this helps

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