Question about Minolta Maxxum 5000 35mm SLR Camera
Lightspirit is correct here. Get a new body or better yet a newer model Maxxum 5,7, 9 have so many great features that you will stay away from digital for years to come(I did).
Posted on Nov 12, 2009
Auto focus makes noise? Its been jarred outa position or tiny mirror behind main mirror outa alignment. AF silent? AF module needs replaced = repair shop. Considering what you'll pay for the repair, buy another Maxxum on Ebay for less and give the 5000 to a repair guy for parts to repair others. That generates goodwill with the repair guy. Maybe a discount on a future repair, and get you a newer Maxxum with better AF, more features, less weight, it will use all your current stuff except flash, and you'll save $$ over the repair price. Look for a 500xi, 700 xi, 50, 70, 5, XTsi or HTsi.
Posted on Oct 17, 2009
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.
Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Check to see if there is a button battery in another compartment. Usually the "big" battery is for the flash and some other functions but there may be another one that serves basic functions like aperture and shutter operation.
Posted on Sep 03, 2009
Tips for a great answer:
Aug 28, 2010 | Minolta Maxxum 5000 35mm SLR Camera
Dec 30, 2009 | Minolta Maxxum 7000 35mm SLR Camera
Nov 04, 2009 | Minolta Maxxum 5000 35mm SLR Camera
Sep 02, 2009 | Photography
Jan 12, 2008 | Minolta Maxxum 700si 35mm SLR Camera
Dec 29, 2007 | Photography
Jan 17, 2018 | Minolta Maxxum 5000 35mm SLR Camera
164 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!