Hi\n\nI did a quick google search for this question, but I didn't see anything\nthat applied to my problem.\n\nI have a Pentax P30 and it no longer is functioning correctly. When I turn\nit on, the light meter comes on as usual, but when I depress the shutter\nbutton, the light meter just goes off and does not come back on unless I\nturn the camera off and back on. I thought it was the batteries dying, but\nI have replaced those and it didn't help. I thought maybe it was something\nwith the DX coding of the film - tried another roll with no luck. Also, I\ncannot advance the film anymore since the shutter never "fires". (Sorry for\nthe lack of proper terminology - I am an amateur photographer.)\n\nI have tried everything I can think of. I have removed the lens, the film,\nchanged the batteries. I bypassed the little button that the film door\ndepresses so I could try to operate the camera without film with the body\ndoor open. Nothing. I'm not sure what to do next.\n\nFYI - the light meter appears to be working fine until I press the shutter\nbutton.\n\nIdeas?