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AATON A-MINIMA MIRROR-SHUTTER ISSUE?


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#1 Giorgio Taricco

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Posted 20 September 2016 - 08:54 AM

Hello guys,

just a quick and maybe stupid answer.. finally receiced my PL mount lens so mounted on my new A-MINIMA camera I have discovered that:

without a magazine the camera stops with the mirror-shutter in viewing position

with a magazine the camera stops with the mirro-shutter in NON viewing position

 

I'm not an expert about the Minima but I think that is non correct, so there is a way to check what can be wrong?

 

Thanks for your help.

 

Giorgio


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#2 Tyler Purcell

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Posted 20 September 2016 - 11:58 AM

With a magazine AND film?
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#3 Giorgio Taricco

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Posted 20 September 2016 - 12:19 PM

I will try.


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#4 Giorgio Taricco

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Posted 20 September 2016 - 05:59 PM

Also with film in magazine is the same.

Does anyone could comment about that?

 

G.


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#5 Tyler Purcell

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Posted 20 September 2016 - 10:48 PM

How is the condition of the battery? Have you tried charging it?
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#6 Giray Izcan

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Posted 20 September 2016 - 11:56 PM

Sounds like your shutter timing might be off. The shutter belt might be going bad.
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#7 Giorgio Taricco

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Posted 21 September 2016 - 05:13 AM

I think so.

Received an answer from Aaton and they said that mirror/shutter needs to be re-setted correctly as mine is running just the opposite way...so with a magazine on, the camera should stop in viewing position, without a magazine the camera should stop in NON viewing position.

 

I will send it to Grenoble for the job and to have it cleaned and checked.

 

Giorgio


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#8 Nicholas Kovats

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Posted 01 March 2017 - 08:52 PM

Aaton is still servicing their 16mm cameras? 


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#9 Giorgio Taricco

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Posted 03 March 2017 - 01:18 PM

yes they are still servicing Aaton cameras.

 

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