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The shutter on my Pentax zx-50 SLR is stuck in the open postion. I can't see anything through the view finder nor will it focus automatically. However, it will advance the film upon taking a snapshot and the built-in flash works.What is my problem? Thank you

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  • mikelennie Nov 30, 2010

    I was hoping that we didn't come to the same conclusion.Thank you just the same.I really appreciate it.

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If its just a sticky mirror you could try to very genteely flip it down again but if the shutter is jamed in its sliders it could need to go to a camera shop to get it "fully serviced!" also check its not just the shutter lock button stuck in, or the shutter is locked open,

Posted on Nov 28, 2010

  • mikelennie Nov 29, 2010

    The shutter is in the up position but when I push it down it goes right back up.

  • Michael Thorpe
    Michael Thorpe Nov 29, 2010

    then if i were you i would have the camera serviced,,,,this is not a job that you yourself can fix easy

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