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How to repair Olympus Pen EM "Half-Frame" Film Camera Battery Door? *Pictures

iKokomo

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Found this amazing Olympus Pen EM Film camera at a thrift store.

However, the battery door seems to be missing its latch or the battery spring seems to be missing. Please see attached photos of the battery compartment.
Whenever I put 2x AAs into the camera, they fit loose.

How can I find parts, or repair this neat little half-frame camera?

Thanks a lot!
 

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DennisH

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Your latch mech. is certainly missing. Probably the best you can do it close the door with tape. This is probably not a part that is available on any parts list. You might be able to get one off of another camera that doesn't work. You need to clean as much of that corrosion off the battery door as possible.
 

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I cleaned one (battery chamber) once - Minolta AL-F - with white vinegar.
 
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