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Orange Warning Light

My cocking lever does wind the film on and resets the mirror, but when I press the shutter release, the orange light comes on indicating that the shutter is not cocked and ready for use.  If I continue to press the cocking lever, sometimes it will lock as if it is ready to take the picture and then either it does work or it clicks and I have to continue to press the cocking lever again.

 

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  • chelseam Nov 22, 2008

    My mamiya RZ67 Pro, when i press the shutter release a red and a orange light appear in the view finder and it wont take. i can however take on the manual function when i put the shutter release button to the orange dot. 

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I recently had a similar problem and found the answer to be the shutter release on the lens itself.

When the using the shutter release, (mirror up feature), on the lens the shutter release, screw in portion, in the lens will actually will pop out to accomidate for the cable release.

There will be a small red circle around the base of the area where the cable release would screw into.

Try pushing that back in. Worked for me.

Good luck,

James

Posted on Nov 10, 2007

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