Having problems with your Digital Cameras ?

The shutter on my Olympus OM10 doesnt work. I pulled back the lever to take a picture and the shutter button does not activate the shutter. I have had a quote which was more than the camera is worth and i would like to have a go at repairing it myself.


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Click the estonian guide,then click olympus camera,it will show one by one,dismantling, then in pentax manual,dismantling parts by parts and the rest is a sample picture guide,for more referrences in dismantling;
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Good luck;
Dear Sir/Madam,

\015\012This is a common problem with the OM10, and is relatively simple to fix\015\012yourself, if you are careful and handy with tools.\015\012Remove the lens and carefully raise the mirror and hold it up with tape\015\012- I use electrical insulation tape from the bottom of the mirror across\015\012the top of the prism.\015\012
Carefully prise the lower cover/floor of the mirror box up and\015\012out - raise the front first and then pull it uot in a forward\015\012direction. Again be carefull, there may be some insulating foil stuck\015\012to the underside - prise this off with a thin knife blade.\015\012
The shutter electro-magnet will be visible at the front of the\015\012mirror box floor if your OM10 is an early model, towards the rear if it\015\012is a later model. Using a fine brush or a Q-tip, swab the contacts with\015\012a small amount of iso-propyl alcohol or lighter fluid and dry (soak up\015\012the residue) with lens tissue.\015\012
\015\012\015\012This should cure the problem.


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