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blumoon 02-21-2018 06:42

Canon A-1 Timer Problem
 
I got a Canon A-1 last week. Everything seems to be working properly except for the timer.
I wind the camera, set the switch to 2 or 10, and when I press the shutter the camera fires normally.
Any suggestions on how to get the timer working??

525995364O 02-21-2018 07:10

If you are sure you are doing the right thing...

How to use self-timer:
https://www.mir.com.my/rb/photograph...m/special.html

Old electronics and old clockwork mechanism can fail over time. You could use an accessory timer (screw-in ones) to work around it. Or, you could try to repair.

ronnies 02-21-2018 23:20

Since it sounds like you are operating it correctly I'm thinking the switch isn't recognizing it's set to 2 or 10 but thinks it's on A. A repair job I think.

Ronnie


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