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Konica minolta maxxa, 7d camera will not take pictures. For several months it has not taken the first shot after it has been off for a while. The pictures are blank. now it will not only takes blank shops, but also cuts off after first shot. can anyone help me?? eb

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If you will state manufacturer and model no. it will help experts to find out your problem.

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A manual for your camera can be found here.

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    Matt Jurach May 05, 2008

    Follow the troubleshooting steps on page 138.

    "If the camera does not function normally, turn it off, remove and reinsert the battery, or unplug and reconnect the AC adapter."

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