Forgot Password
Pentax Camera Forums Home
 

Reply
Show Printable Version Search this Thread
01-22-2012, 05:28 PM   #1
Junior Member




Join Date: Jan 2012
Posts: 31
ZX-5N mirror stuck

The camera just "died." The shutter is closed and the mirror is up. I changed batteries and nothing happened. It just seems dead. Bummer because this camera is so easy to use. I am afraid if I dink around with it I will mess something up worse than it already is. On the other hand, the camera's value may not justify a repair. Has this happened to you? How did you resolve it?

01-22-2012, 06:21 PM   #2
Veteran Member
ironlionzion's Avatar

Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: Dallas, TX
Posts: 409
Happened to me. I bit the bullet and bought the MZ-S; if you can afford it definitely worth the investment. It's not worth it to repair ZX-5N unless you do it yourself. I believe the culprit is a stripped gear, so you'd have to replace it.
01-22-2012, 08:46 PM   #3
Junior Member




Join Date: Jan 2012
Posts: 31
Original Poster
Thanks for your response! I will just relegate it to a shelf- I have had too much fun with it to get rid of it. As for the MZ-S, I don't think my spare change jar is up to the challenge. For film, I will use my weird-looking PZ1-p.
01-22-2012, 09:36 PM   #4
Veteran Member




Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: Winnipeg MB
Photos: Gallery
Posts: 346
Go to "Pentax Film SLR Discussion", there is one thread dedicated to this problem.

01-23-2012, 05:13 AM   #5
Junior Member




Join Date: Jan 2012
Posts: 31
Original Poster
Thanks, violini.
Reply

Bookmarks
  • Submit Thread to Facebook Facebook
  • Submit Thread to Twitter Twitter
  • Submit Thread to Digg Digg
Tags - Make this thread easier to find by adding keywords to it!
camera, mirror, pentax help
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
The mirror on my K-10D is stuck up hambone Pentax DSLR Discussion 13 11-04-2011 07:36 PM
mirror stuck up on a program plus newpentaxman Pentax Film SLR Discussion 9 07-01-2011 08:43 PM
MX mirror stuck up - is one of you knowing the remedy? Rense Pentax Film SLR Discussion 8 11-12-2010 04:37 AM
Pentax LX mirror stuck up in AUTO only iht Pentax Film SLR Discussion 26 09-29-2010 11:37 AM
K2 Stuck Mirror Issue winstonthorne Pentax Film SLR Discussion 5 02-04-2010 10:35 PM



All times are GMT -7. The time now is 07:24 PM. | See also: NikonForums.com, CanonForums.com part of our network of photo forums!
  • Red (Default)
  • Green
  • Gray
  • Dark
  • Dark Yellow
  • Dark Blue
  • Old Red
  • Old Green
  • Old Gray
  • Dial-Up Style
Hello! It's great to see you back on the forum! Have you considered joining the community?
register
Creating a FREE ACCOUNT takes under a minute, removes ads, and lets you post! [Dismiss]
Top