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Minolta X-370 35mm SLR camera won't turn on

When I was taking pictures on my camera the light meter disapeared and the camera would not take any pictures. I thought it was dead batteries but when I replaced them the camera still had the same problem. I could go get it repair but I would rather fix it myself.

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That means that your light bulb in your camera is dead. you should replace your light bulb.

Posted on Mar 26, 2008

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