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Michael Da Re 07-17-2009 04:53

Question about the Olympus winder 1
 
Hello all, I recently acquired an OM2 and a Winder1. The winder works but for some reason it won't advance the film far enough to cock the shutter for the next shot. Is there a way to adjust this or would you say it's just worn out.

Michael

Chris101 07-17-2009 23:32

Check your batteries. Does it wind smoothly by hand?

Michael Da Re 07-18-2009 04:51

I put fresh batteries in when I got it. But now I'm thinking that the advance on my OM2 is too tight for it to work. I put it on my OMPC and it works perfectly. So I guess I need to get my OM2 working a little smoother.

John Hermanson 07-20-2009 06:41

The switch in that camera body probably needs adjustment. Also, your winder probably need a new winding clutch. This is a rubber O ring used in Olympus Winder 1, 2, Motor Drive 1 and 2. It often turns to tar and can also cause the defect you describe. Literally EVERY motor and winder I get now needs this replaced. John, www.zuiko.com

Michael Da Re 07-20-2009 07:26

Thanks John, But if I may asked why does it work fine on my OMPC. Wouldn't the o-ring cause a problem there also?

Michael

John Hermanson 07-22-2009 06:05

That narrows the problem down. Problem is probably the switch timing in the camera body. John


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