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The mirror is halfway up, and will not move when you actuate the shutter, for my Pentax MZ-30. Any button I push or switch I move, makes the camera make a whinning sound and nothing happens.

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Try to remove the battery with the camera in "OFF" then reinstall the battery (make sure the camera is off) and set your top right dial to the "P" (Pict position). Make sure the switch to the lower right front of the lens mount is set in AF. The n power the camera body back on. This should resolve the problem.

If not there may be a foreign material jamming the mirror.

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