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Cable release problems


Bloomington, US
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GaryMorrison Silver Member Nikonian since 20th Sep 2008
Tue 23-Jul-13 02:44 PM

I seem to be having problems with my cable release in both manual and auto focus with mirror up.

I have used both the MC-DC2 with the Nikon GPS and the Nikon MC-30. They will almost always make the mirror go up, but the second press does nothing and I have to press the shutter button on the camera to finish the shot.

I bought a new MC-DC2 thinking maybe the wires were pinched or broken, but it did not solve the problem. The other day I switched to the MC-30 and had the same problem.

It does not happen all the time, but when it does happen, it is a problem for maybe 5-10 shots.

I am almost positive the shutter release on the body works fine.

Any thoughts?


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