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Help with a F5 body.

tmiele

Madison, US
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"RE: Help with a F5 body."

tmiele Silver Member Nikonian since 12th Sep 2002
Wed 22-Aug-12 09:08 PM

>Agree, I don't think you can lock the shutter with a CSM
>setting, but I am not a big user of custom settings and not
>totally familiar with them.
>
>I don't know of any shutter speed lock other than using the
>"L" (shutter speed/aperature/focus area lock) button
>on back of camera while turning the Main Command Dial during
>Shutter Priority or Manual mode operation. But locking the
>shutter speed in this manner places "LOCK" above the
>shutter speed in the Top LCD Panel and an "L" in the
>bottom of the viewfinder (left side next to the Metering
>System indicator - far left), not the "X" you
>indicated. This type of lock is also cleared with the
>2-button reset.
>
>I hope you get the lock cleared and good luck with your sale.

I did have Nikon’s Photo Secretary software and now wondering if I used that to lock the shutter speed. Why I did it – just can’t think of a reason right now. I’ve used the camera few times in the last 10 years and usually shoot in aperture priority mode, so I never noticed the lock until I tried shooting a test roll of film.
I’m having the camera inspected right now, so as soon as I get it back I’ll try the reset (I guess I’ll find out soon enough if it’s more than just a setting adjustment).
Thanks Larry for your feedback.

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