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I have a Minolta X-7A and it came with an Electronic Power Winder and I'm not sure how to use it

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This is easy, underneath the power winder you should see a slver wingnut type device, this turns a screw which protrudes up (its the same pattern as a tripod screw) this will mate with the base of the camera, make sure that the on/off switch is facing the rear, put a new set of AA's in and off you go..\012BEWARE do not hold your finger down too long on the shutter release, as the winder will shoot at 2 frames per second, 12 secs to burn a 24 exposure film......\012
\012I hope this has answered your question
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