Ga door naar hoofdinhoud

Repareer je spullen

Recht op reparatie

Winkel

The Canon AE-1 is a 35 mm single-lens reflex (SLR) film camera for use with interchangeable lenses.

33 Vragen Bekijk alle

Camera fires automatically after cranking the lever.

I just picked up my camera after 2 weeks of not using it. I cranked the lever to take a picture and it fired automatically. Also, the light meter/on switch was off. I tried a couple more times and it kept firing automatically at the end of the crank.

I am living abroad right now with limited film and no known resources for film camera repair. Please help!

Beantwoord! Bekijk het antwoord Dit probleem heb ik ook

Is dit een goede vraag?

Score 0
Voeg een opmerking toe

2 Antwoorden

Gekozen oplossing

The Canon AE-1 uses a combo magnet/electromagnet to hold the shutter in the charged position.

This magnet is deactivated by a small electrical charge (electromagnet) which creates a canceling effect on the magnet causing it to let loose the bar which then allows the shutter to fire.

If something is in-between the magnet and the bar it can prevent the magnet from holding the bar causing it to release after you have wound the shutter charging/film advancement lever.

If you are careful you could try accessing via the bottom cover the shutter magnet/electromagnet and with a moistened strip of paper with reagent quality Isopropyl alcohol 85% or better, wipe the surfaces. If the magnet still won't hold you will need a new unit which will require getting to a camera repair shop.

Look online here: Canon

Was dit antwoord nuttig?

Score 1
Voeg een opmerking toe

There is a magnet that grabs hold of a small metal piece when you $!^& it. You an easily see it when you open the bottom. Remove the plastic gaurd by pulling it away from the copper. $!^& the lever and when it releases hold the metalic piece to the magnet to try to remagnetize it. Worked for me.

Was dit antwoord nuttig?

Score 0

Commentaar:

Thank you so much this saved me so much money at a repiar shop.

door

Voeg een opmerking toe

Voeg je antwoord toe

Grace zal eeuwig dankbaar zijn.
Weergavestatistieken:

Afgelopen 24 uren: 8

Afgelopen 7 dagen: 44

Afgelopen 30 dagen: 184

Altijd: 8,032