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11-15-2011, 11:40 AM   #1
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Light Meter Failing

My old Spotmatic battery was just replaced. The light meter now moves. Unfortunately the indicator lays low when off. When I turn the meter on it pegs down and never moves up.
What should I do?

11-15-2011, 01:09 PM   #2
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Can't offer much. I have had mine fixed 3 times in 37 years.

1. carefully clean clean the contacts (broke mine trying to pull it up to make a better contact)

2. Buy a hand light meter.
11-15-2011, 01:24 PM   #3

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It can be silly, but I have to say it: check to make sure the battery cell is installed with correct polarity.

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