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I have a 35mm nikon camera. I've changed the batteries but the film won't load. how can i load the film?

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  • kakima Aug 06, 2010

    How far are you getting. Are you getting any error indications on the screen?

    Do you have Custom Setting #8 turned on? If so, the film will not advance when the back is closed, but only when the shutter release button is fully depressed.

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Here is what to look at: Custom Function number 8, "Auto film load when back is closed", default setting is 1 disabled on 0 it is enabled. If you have the manual for the F80 (same as N80) look on page 21 and page 72 and 73.If that is not the issue check the following: With the new batteries does the camera turn on, Can you focus, does the LCD light up? All that will let you know if you are getting power to the camera. If the answer is yes then the film should load so now check the inside of the camera back. Does it have the pressure are and roller next to the hinge. If that is missing then when you pull the film to the red dot, close the camera back there is nothing to put pressure on the film for it to load.

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