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Old Jun 4, 2008, 4:12 PM   #1
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have a minolta 5d that wont fire.
tried a couple different lenses. the camera locks the AF, beeps when locked but wont fire. tried in auto, aperture priority, shutter priority and manual with same results.
tried with no lens attached and still wont fire.
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Old Jun 4, 2008, 8:12 PM   #2
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The 5D also won't fire without a CF Card. Did you try other cards?
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Old Jun 6, 2008, 5:31 PM   #3
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tried that to.
my locks are all turned off so it can fire without card or lens.
tried diff card as well. all lenses and cards work with my a700.
it does make a grinding noise when you turn the camera on.
i have done some research and it sounds like the AS has failed, you cant even turn AS off. help, ecap

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If you want to fix it, it's probably going to cost you around $268 from reports I've seen. I'd call Precision and ask:

http://www.precisioncamera.com/

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While no one else is likely to have the resources that Precision Camera has (i.e.: spare parts inventory, etc.) a good local camera shop might be able to fix it for a lot less.

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