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Sears ks500 match meter not moving

Anyone know how to fix the meter in a Sears KS500? I have place fresh bateries in the camera but the needle does not respond to sunlight or changes in ligh. I have tested the battery in another camera and confirmed that it is good.

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  • Old FRT Nov 10, 2008

    Have the Sears KS-500 in almost mint condition, everthing works perfectly except for the match needle. First thing I did was clean the battery contacts on both camera and door and add new batteries. Nothing! It's in my collection so would not bother to send it to a repairman.

    Retired Professional Photographer. Any other ideas?

    Old FRT


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Try cleaning the contact inside the camera and the battery cap with a hard eraser. You need good contact for power from the batteries. The inside of the cap is usually the problem.

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