Having problems with your Digital Cameras ?

I have a Minolta 5D Maxxum SLR. It turns off when I press the shutter button. If I press the button a second time (without turning the samera back on) I get an 'Err' message in the view finder. Is this a problem worth repairing?


Answers :

Konica/Minolta left the camera business in 2006, Sony is handling repairs right now. There was a recall (http://www.dcviews.com/press/Minolta-Service-Advisory.htm) for a similar but different problem.
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\015\012My guess is a problem with the electronics, if you could find a 5d with broken optics or a bare board you could replace it. Sending the camera to Sony is probably going to cost a pretty penny.
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\015\012The manual is available here: http://ca.konicaminolta.com/support/manuals/digital_cameras/dslr/dynax5d_maxxum5d/2186_OM_5D_E_.pdf
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\015\012Not much info in there for troubleshooting, the best advice the manual has is to remove the battery for a while and trying again.
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\015\012Pick your continent on this page: http://ca.konicaminolta.com/support/contact/sonylist/index.html to contact Sony if you want to try that route.
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\015\012Does the error still come up without a flash card in the body? Remove all accessories and see if it goes away.
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\015\012Does the camera still record video? If so might be a shutter problem or power supply problem to the shutter.
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\015\012Hi,

try this out it worked for most of them who had a similar problem like urs:

Gently tap it twice at the end of the camera to ur plam and it will work again.

Goodluck,
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\015\012\011\011\011\015\012\015\012just tap it very lightly against the bottom of the camera holding it upright.
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\015\012Hi,

try this out it worked for most of them who had a similar problem like urs:

Gently tap it twice at the end of the camera to ur plam and it will work again.

just tap it very lightly against the bottom of the camera holding it upright.

If you still face the problem then i suggest you to get it repaired

Goodluck,
Don't forget to rate me as fixya..
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