Having problems with your Konica Minolta Dynax 5D / Maxxum 5D Body only Digital Camera ?

My Dynax 5D will not release the shutter nor will it turn off unless the battery is removed. The access light and the display remain on when the camera is turned off at the switch. All menus and autofocus work as normal, it will simply not release the shutter in any mode or with any of my Konica Minolta brand lenses.

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Always use the best quality batteries available, I used some cheap batteries in my compact and had problems but it came good after a while with good quality batteries. Also the automatic lens protector had some grit stuck in it from the beach stopping it from closing, I gently freed up the mechanism and haven't had a problem closing since.

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Always check the batteries first but if is it still giving the same fault, your camera is faulty.
It should be taken to an authorized repair centre for a repair estimate. Very few digital cameras have any user-serviceable parts.

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Repair Help & Product Troubleshooting for Konica Minolta Dynax 5D / Maxxum 5D Body only Digital Camera

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