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I just received a refurbished canon rebel t5 1200, in the

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i just received a refurbished canon rebel t5 1200, in the manual mode i can't seem to get the exposure slide indicator to move when I'm manually adjusting the shutter and apeture. i want see the indicator slide moving towards center.
JA: What's the make/model of your camera? How old is it?
Customer: canon rebel t5
JA: What happened right before this popped up? What troubleshooting have you tried?
Customer: new camera have no idea how to do anything. should the slide indicator be moving in the viewfinder when adjusting the apeture and shutter
JA: Anything else you want the camera expert to know before I connect you?
Customer: no please connect me
Submitted: 5 months ago.
Category: Camera and Video
Expert:  Steve G. replied 5 months ago.

Hello there and welcome to Just Answer. My name is ***** ***** I will be assisting you today. I am an engineer with over 30 years of electrical and electronic training, repair and installation experience. I will try and answer your question accurately and precisely so that we can get you on your way.

Nikon guy here but fully versed on the T5.

I need to gather some more information from you in order to help.

You are in full manual mode and are wondering why the aperture display in the optical viewfinder is not moving? Is that correct?