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At 05:41 AM 14/01/99 +1100, Andrew Nemeth wrote: >George Huczek <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote: > >> I checked the batteries in the motor drive with >> a voltmeter. The polarity on three of the batteries >> had reversed. > >Strongly recommend you use AA Lithiums in future. > >> Can someone tell me why the camera no longer >> functions at all when the batteries in the motor >> drive go dead? It is quite an alarming experience >> to have a mechanical camera stop operating like this. > >The R's were designed to bypass the camera battery if >a winder/drive was attatched. So if there is no juice >coming from the W/D, then you're out of juice period. :^( > Exactly what I needed to know. Thank you.