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The central wheel between the eye pieces is frozen

The model I have is a Minolta MK 8 X 40. It is an old model and I dropped it and now it will not focus anymore. Is there anything I can do to repair it. The central wheel on my Minolta compact, 10x25 5.4 is froozen. What do I do?

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  • mimiib Mar 23, 2009

    The central adjustment wheel on my Minolta Compact Binoculars 10x25is frozen. I did not understand the first solution. Please help me.

  • mimiib Mar 23, 2009

    It is helpful. I am frustrated because,I don't knowhow to get into the wheel, under the cover. I don't believe I have time, nor do I know where to get it fixed in the Phoenix area before I leave for South America on Friday

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You could probably get the wheel free on your own, but even if you do get that the binocular will have to be sent to a shop to have the lense tubes realigned. You don't necessarily have to bring it into Minolta. The process is a bit expensive.
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Is there any ways to open the binocular. Please check the manual to open it and try to fix the wheel.

If it does not move then I am sorry but there would not be much help.

Posted on Mar 23, 2009

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Well you need to send it for repair. could be a damaged on its part inside.

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Remove the gadget then dust the whell it wil be fixed

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