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Wind film? How do you wind film on this camera? I took a role of film and don't know how to wind the film so it can be removed. Please help!

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Behind the LCD screen on the back of the camera, is a a gray button marked "R", and a gray slide switch to the immediate left of that.

Press and hold the R button, while sliding the switch to the left, this can be easily done with one thumb. the display will blink 0 and the motor will stop when rewinding is complete.

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Automatic film rewinding is begun by holding down the rewind release (R) button and sliding the rewind switch to the left, Now the "FILM" indication in the data display blinks during rewinding.

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Posted on Feb 21, 2009

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Sorry, you cannot do that...at least not without a darkroom.

If you have already wound the film inside the canister, you will just have to have them developed as is.

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Please say what model of camera you're using.

You may not have loaded the film properly so that it wasn't wound forward after each exposure. Sometimes the film leader isn't picked up by the wind-on mechanism. Check the frame indicator moves as you wind the film on. Also operate the shutter without film and with the back open. You should see a flash of light through the lens if the shutter operates.

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Film cameras directly expose film to light to produce an image: they do not "transfer pictures onto the film", but your phrase is a big clue as it suggests you've only used digital cameras in the past and so may have made a very simple mistake with film loading.

If the film is blank as in transparent, then the film has not been exposed. If it's completely dark then it's been over exposed.

I suspect you mean that the film is unexposed as it's by far the most common fault: cameras like the X-370 have completely manual film loading; the film has to be manually engaged onto the take-up sprockets before closing the back of the camera. After that, correct loading is confirmed by watching to ensure that the rewind crank (top left knob as viewed from rear) rotates every time the film winding lever is used. Note that the frame counter will advance even if the film isn't correctly loaded. Once the film is used up, the winding lever won't operate and the film must be rewound back into the cassette before opening the back of the camera. To do this, you press the recessed button on the underside of the camera and use the rewind crank to rewind the film until you can feel no more resistance at all.

You'll find full instructions on the Norman Butkus website where he's provided a downloadable .pdf manual for your camera for free download.

Hopefully this has solved your problem; if so all I ask in return is for you to rate my answer. If it hasn't, then please add a comment and I'll try to offer other solutions to your problem.


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The first thing to check are the batteries make sure they are good.

Second thing to check, are you at the end of the film?, I have had lots of customers think they have a 36 exp film in the camera, only to find it is a 24 exp running out of film will stop the shutter and winding from re cocking

Third thing to check if the batteries are good is the position of the mirror, if it is stuck in the up position it may be that the shutter has just hung up, this happens when the camera gets a little olde and the grease in the shutter mech dries up and the shutter blinds get a bit stiff.

A shutter overhaul will fix this but you may be able to free up as a temporary measure. Follow the following steps.

1. Remove the film from the camera.
2. Open the back cover.
3. Hold the camera so you are applying a little pressure on the wind on lever.
4. Very gently and slowly press your thumb onto the shutter curtain material about 5-6mm, just enough to apply a little tension to the material but not enough for it to come out of its side locations.

If the shutter has just hung up this extra tension will cause the mirror to come back down and then allow you to carry on winding.

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