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Mirror is stuck in "up" position and film will not advance

I was having problems with the mirror in my Ricoh XR-10, but got past it until the film also stopped advancing. i can get that to happen if i twist the little turntable on the bottom right of the camera, but the shutter wont open and that dosent help the mirror. should i get this cleaned or is it a much worse problem?

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Normally, stuck mirror is due to weak batteries with a elcetromagnetic shutter like the Ricoh. Try with brand new silver oxides and see if it helps!

Posted on May 28, 2009

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