Minolta X-9 shutter button misfire due to perspiration?

Discussion in 'Minolta' started by richardsfault, Sep 25, 2005.

  1. A few weeks ago, I was shooting in the hot Austin sun with my
    recently-ordered X-9. About mid-shoot, the shutter button on occasion
    would not respond. At the time, I believe that my hands may have been
    sweaty. Blowing in the area may or may not have helped.

    When it did fire, the images were fine. For the rest of the shoot, it
    did not happen again.

    Could this have been sweat / moisture related?

    Results of that day's shooting:


    Also, could someone confirm if the X-9 does not have overexposure
    lockup (no shutter release if 1/1000 is too slow) like my XG-7 had?

    It seems that the X-9 will fire even with the over-exposure "up arrow"
    is lit. As far as I can tell, this did not mess up any shots.
    richardsfault, Sep 25, 2005
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