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Nikon FM10 35mm SLR Camera Questions & Answers
Nikon FM10 will only release shutter with cable
I too like old school camera, mine are the N2000, N6006, N80, and F100. First without film in the camera I would attempt to release the shutter. If it does then there is something going on with the film transfer causing a bind.
However, If it continues not to release the shutter I would put the FM10 on the shelf then go to KEH.com for another. Just now checked KEH.com, 2014-05-26, a FM10 in EX condition is $89, EX+ condition $99. That would be a much better move than repairing yours and less expensive.
Minolta x700 winder broken off camera
needs repairing at a qualified shop
when was it last cleaned or serviced ?
if you think the camera is worthy, since its old how much is it worth to you vs a new one
I have taken 2 rolls of film to be developed and
A number of things could be the cause, camera and processing. If it is C41, negative film, we will rule out processing.
Another thing is your camera may not be setting the exposure correctly. Are you setting the exposure manually or automatically? With the camera in automatic exposure open the back, point to a bright spot press the shutter, do you see light? Then Set the camera to one second, and at the widest aperture, say f2.8, open the back press the shutter, now do you see light?
Depending on the results you will need to decide if the camera is worth repairing or a new/used one is in your future.
No pictures on film when we take it in to be
If the "edge numbers" are present on the developed film it is not a processing error. Most likely the film is not advancing, film was not loaded properly of the shutter is not working.
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