How to Maybe Repair a LOMO LC-A


Just in case you have an old LOMO LC-A just lying around at home, maybe you had the same problem as I do. Here’s how to maybe repair the shutter of a LC-A!

At the moment I am a quite lazy writer, so it’ll be a very short tipster tip. A short while ago i bought myself a LOMO LC-A at a fleamarket. After shooting about 60 pictures, i recognized that the shutter is broken (ger. im Arsch). So I wrote to the Lomo-support, but they told me that there is no engineer who could fix this problem, so I decided to do it my way. I started to disassemble the camera.

Then i reached a point where everything seems hopeless, so i started to set the pieces together again.
Suddenly i discovered the PROBLEM!! {dum dum duuuum}

This cable was wedged!! So i put the cable a bit on the side..bottom on..READY to SHOOT!!!!

written by skaterflo on 2011-08-01 #gear #tutorials #camera #tutorial #tipster #select-type-of-tipster #select-what-this-tipster-is-about #repair-reparieren-reparatur-lc-a-how-to-sex-titts


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  1. superlighter
    superlighter ·

    what you mean with "the shutter is broken"? blades don't open? I have an old lca that randomly miss to open the shutter and it came with some blank shots.

  2. skaterflo
    skaterflo ·

    yep, you're right, blades didn't open...on my last film i had one picture..

  3. msnicks
    msnicks ·

    For anyone in the UK, there's a guy that fixes LC-As. The Lomo London stores have his details. Just got mine back from his with a list of what he's repaired. This weekend I'm dropping off some films I shot on it at festival, so we'll see how well they come out :)

  4. robotmonkey1996
    robotmonkey1996 ·

    this dude renting out a room at my place has this problem.

  5. robotmonkey1996
    robotmonkey1996 ·

    Just got mine & I have it too.

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