Help Query: Minolta XK SLR Mirror Stuck Up

Discussion in 'Minolta' started by inno, Sep 27, 2004.

  1. inno

    inno Guest

    Just bought a used (1973) Minolta XK and after playing around with it
    the mirror stuck in the upright position and the camera is locked.
    There is a mirror lockup switch on the camera but that is not doing
    it. I've turned that on and off a few times with no effect.

    The battery tests ok with the red light going on.

    What will free the mirror?

    Any ideas would be most appreciated, I want to avoid a big repair bill
    as I hope this is a simple problem that I can fix myself.

    Overall the camera is in excellent condition and not abused.

    Please email responses as I don't check this forum regularly.

    Thanks.

    ID
     
    inno, Sep 27, 2004
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