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My Ricoh FF-7 does not advance the new roll of film. LCD

Customer Question

My Ricoh FF-7 does not advance the new roll of film. LCD window flashes "a film icon 0 " picture count. It has a new battery. What could the problem be?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Camera and Video
Expert:  Neil replied 1 year ago.

Hi

Is this a AF77? I haven't heard of a FF77?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Owners manual says FF-7 . It is admittedly old. Manual shows a 1985 date on it.
Expert:  Neil replied 1 year ago.

Does it normally auto feed or do you have to manually set the film into a certain place? Is it motorised advanced or manual?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I had an issue causing the delay from when I wrote this originally (12-1). Will I be charged additional fees since I never received a solution to my problem?
In answer to your last question:
The Ricoh FFF-7 auto feeds when back is closed on new roll of film, and counter advances to the first frame.
Thanks, Matt