Having problems with your Konica Minolta Maxxum 7D / Dynax 7D Digital Camera ?

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\015 MY KONICA MINOLTA 7D MAXXUM TAKES ONLY BLANK (BLACK) PICTURES AND CUTS OFF AFTER EACH SHOT. IT HAS PREVIOUSLY PRODUCED EXCELLENT PICTURES. iS THIS AN INHERENT PROBLEM WITH THIS CAMERA AND HOW DO RECTIFY THE SITUATION.\015

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Yes this is a common problem.\015\012Set the camera to take a long exposure shot (5 seconds) and with the lens off take a photo.\015\012Can you see the ccd or just the shutter (black)? If its just the shutter the shutter is jammed. It's basically a question of persisting with rebooting the camera and taking shots until the shutter frees itself.
Comment has it exactly right. It is not the shutter but is the "First Black Frame" issue. Sony was able to repair my camera for free under the previously stated Minolta warranty.
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