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Hi there, My Nikon n2000 has stopped working - it is an old camera and was sent to me in Australia about 2 months ago. I have had ten (ish) rolls developed and they were great. So it has stopped working since then - it was a cold place where it stopped working, but only about 10deg Celsius... so not too cold. It MAY have a grain of sand in it... however, I was very careful with it at the beach. I have had the batteries replaced and this hasn't helped. It's as though no power is getting to the camera when I press the shutter... and the other day I took a photo on the timer and it did work! I am very confused. Any common problems? Thanks, Mara ( =

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Did you set the camera to M90 AFTER you installed new batteries? The camera will work without batteries in the B and M90 settings, but when you install new batteries, reset the mirror by turning the dial to M90. If this doesn't correct it, I wouldn't recommend opening the camera - take it to a repair shop.

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That sounds like your shutter isn't opening. take the lens of and set the shutter speed to B this should keep the shutter open as long as the release is pushed down. advance one frame and hold down the shutter release while looking at the opening where the lens should be. If the shutter opens you will hear it and see the back plane where the film would sit to be exposed. I expect your shutter won't open.

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Posted on Dec 11, 2008

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SOURCE: Nikon EM (1979?) Won't wind film, photos don't come out

Not necessarily. The EM has an M90 setting which will fire the shutter at 1/90th of a second. The meter is inactive on this setting. It was put on the EM so that if the batteries fail, you can shoot at 1/90th and take a guess at the exposure. There is also a small button (blue or chrome, depending on the production run) which lights up a red LED if the batteries are good. The light meter doesn't work until the frame counter is at 1 or higher. Before the #1, the shutter will always fire at 1/2000th of a second to speed up the film loading process. You can tell that the meter is working by observing the meter's scale/needle on the inside of the viewfinder. If it is pointing out of the red zone, it's OK to shoot (proper exposure). If the needle is in the red zone (indicating under or over exposure) the camera will "beep" as an audible warning. Check the battery condition first.

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I have a practica mtl 50 with a couple of extra telephoto lenses if interested.Very good working comdition.
bob
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Posted on Dec 16, 2009

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