I've had a Minolta XG1 for a long time. When I got it around 1986, it\nwasn't working correctly: the LED's indicating light exposure were not\nfunctioning. It cost me about 70 dollars to get it fixed. Then I left\nthe battery in for too long and the same problem appeared when I finally\nchanged the battery. I found out I would have to ship the camera to a\nservice center to have it repaired and pay a lot of money for it, so\nI've left it as it is. For taking photographs through a microscope,\nthe LED's don't seem to matter and the same is true for photographs\nof stars, with or without a telescope. As these are the only real\nuses I have for camera at the moment, I can live with that. However,\nI recently saw the site [URL]http://www.micro-tools.com[/URL] which has, among\nother things, a lot of books on repair and restoration of cameras.\nI can't tell whether any of them apply to repairing my Minolta XG1,\nbut if such a book exists, I would like to know about it. I will be\nthe first to agree with anyone who claims that since I don't know\nwhat I am doing, I shouldn't think about how to repair a camera which\nis meeting my needs, but I still think it would be interesting to read\na book about it. If someone knows of one, please let me know.