Question about Nikon N65 35mm SLR Camera

1 Answer

Touched the shutter curtains

I was reloading film in my Nikon N65 and accidentally touched the shutter curtains ... The two center curtains are slightly misaligned and warped, but not creased, torn or broken. Instead of being flat and level, they are bumping up somewhat.

What kind of effect will this have on shooting, if any? Should I take it to a shop for repair (and if so, how much will it cost?) If I can do it myself, what do I need to do and what tools will I need?

Posted by on

  • blue_star_ca Jun 20, 2009

    What would be a reasonable price for a repair? I may only have tomorrow to get it repaired, as I am traveling and may not be able to use a repair shop in Providence (summer program.)

  • blue_star_ca Jun 20, 2009

    What is a reasonable price to pay for a repair? I would need same-day, if possible - I am traveling and may not be able to get it repaired at my next stop.

×

Ad

1 Answer

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

    Hot-Shot:

    An expert who has answered 20 questions.

    Corporal:

    An expert that hasĀ over 10 points.

    Mayor:

    An expert whose answer gotĀ voted for 2 times.

  • Contributor
  • 29 Answers

Yes it will have an affect on your shooting. The curtains will not operate correclty if they are opening and closing at different speeds and / or not closing or opening completely. Your film will expose at different levels, and you will not get a correctly composed shot. You could try to coax the curtain back into place by GENTLY rubbing it with a Q-tip in the direction it is supposed to go. But those things are fragile and can be fickle. Your best bet is to take it to a shop.

Posted on Jun 20, 2009

Ad

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Ad

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

How do i advance the film to the next frame in my Nikon N65


The Nikon N65 has a built-in film advance (power winder) so all you need to do is take a photo and it should advance. If no, the film isn't loaded properly or the drive is broken.

May 07, 2014 | Nikon N65 35mm SLR Camera

1 Answer

How to change the shutter speed on my nikon n65 film 35mm slr camera


In the manual and shutter-priority modes (set the dial to "M" or "S"), turn the command dial to change the shutter speed. In the aperture-priority mode (set the dial to "A"), turning the command dial changes the aperture and the camera will set the shutter speed appropriately.

If you need a manual, you may download a copy from here.

Oct 13, 2012 | Nikon N65 35mm SLR Camera

1 Answer

I bought new batteries for my N65 and my camera keeps blinking ERR.


The manual mentions only 2 conditions where the Err message appears. First if it is Err + E at the same time, the film has not completely wound and needs to be reloaded.

If it is Err alone, the manual states to fire the shutter and see if the message remains. If it does, to contact a Nikon Authorized Service Rep.

Jun 23, 2011 | Nikon N65 35mm SLR Camera

1 Answer

I was loading film into my Nikon EM for the first time and it wouldn't work so I had to take it out, then I pressed the shutter and it closed and it didn't open back up so I played around with the shutter...


You can't touch the shutter curtain at all on any film camera and the cost of repairing that curtains far exceeds the cost/value of the camera. Sorry for the bad news but the only thing worth anything on the camera now is the lens.

Dec 10, 2010 | Nikon EM 35mm SLR Camera

1 Answer

I have a Nikon EM and was loading the film and trying to make it work but then all of a sudden the shutter closed and wouldn't open. So I played around with the shutter curtains and now they're broken and...


This question was or has been posted twice. As I said the shutter curtain damage will cost more to repair then the camera is worth and the only thing to save is the lens.

Dec 10, 2010 | Nikon EM 35mm SLR Camera

1 Answer

HOW TO GET STARTED WITH NIKON N65, I DO NOT HAVE A MANUAL. HELP PLEASE.......TNX.


Basically, you insert batteries, load film, attach a lens, point the camera, and press the shutter release button :-)

You can download a manual from http://www.butkus.org/chinon/nikon.htm

Mar 11, 2010 | Nikon N65 35mm SLR Camera

1 Answer

N65 will not focus or shoot


Make sure it has good fresh batteries. Look at the film, make sure it is loaded correctly, or that there is film in the camera. and last look at the shutter. Open the back of the camera and the shutter is right in front of the film on the lens side of the back. if there shutter is not flat, but one or more of the little black blades are out of place then that is the problem. That shoud be sent back for service. It is not something you can push back into place without potentially doing more damage.

Feb 04, 2010 | Nikon N65 35mm SLR Camera

1 Answer

Nikon 6006 shutter curtain


Shutter Curtain needs to be replaced.
There are 2 of them. Usually one goes out of position and brakes.

Mar 22, 2009 | Nikon N6006 35mm SLR Camera

1 Answer

Nikon N65


cmhennings,
If you haven't found out by now mode settings are:
M = Manual
A = Aperture
S = Shutter
P = Program
If you are looking for a manual or just a camera manual in general check the public library photographic section to learn more about film cameras, you may find a N65 book
randy320sgi

Oct 19, 2008 | Nikon F65 35mm SLR Camera

2 Answers

Rewind Problem


Wait till night. Go to a room. Draw all the curtains and switch off all lights. Now you have a dark room. Make sure you can't even see your own fingers! Pop the camera film cover. Pull out the film and rewind manually.

May 03, 2007 | Nikon N65 35mm SLR Camera

Not finding what you are looking for?
Nikon N65 35mm SLR Camera Logo

Related Topics:

678 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Nikon Photography Experts

kakima

Level 3 Expert

102366 Answers

Ric Donato

Level 2 Expert

225 Answers

Bart Pulverman

Level 2 Expert

362 Answers

Are you a Nikon Photography Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...