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Shutter Lockups on Canon EOS 30 SLR Film camera

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I am having some shutter lockup issues with my SLR. It seems it is happening on 1/30 1/60 and 1/90. 1/125 is perfect.

So I have to press the shutter twice, one to fire the shutter and then another to release the shutter. It is almost as if it is in the Mirror lock up state that is an feature on the camera (which is actually off).

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Re: Shutter Lockups on Canon EOS 30 SLR Film camera

Detach the lens and try
Or Shoot at infinite focus, If the camera works then the problem is with your reflex mirror

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