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Mirror is stuck down

Mirror inside camera is in the down position and seems to be stuck....what's up with this and can it be fixed?

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  • sarahbodd Jul 28, 2008

    That didn't work....it says HELP in the menu screen when in off or on position...and doesn't seem to be reponding to anything.


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    Scott Bates May 11, 2010

    is this when you put a perticular lens on it or is it stuck for all lenses?

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If it its just a perticular lens then its because the body cannot comunicate with the lens to disable the lens lock Press and hold DRIVE MODE and AV buttons while turning on camera.

Posted on Jul 28, 2008

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