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Life expectancy of an electronic shutter

I just came into concerning about the shutter life of a DSLR. The two curtains gradually wear and tear along with a number of up down movements, right? But, what about a non-mechanical shutter, ...
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After the mechanical shutter of a mirrorless camera dies, can it still record videos?

A similar question has already been asked about DSLR cameras, but it may very well be different in a mirrorless camera (please refer to this page). So here are my questions: Will it still be able to ...
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Shutter button depresses all the way, but does not fire the shutter, and the film advance lever is stuck - Konica Autoreflex T

I moved the shutter speed dial while the film transport lever was half-cocked and now the shutter does not work. Shutter depresses all the way and film transport lever does not move from the starting ...
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What might cause my film SLR to produce partially black/missing frames?

Been shooting on my Pentax ME and been having some problems. Firstly, some pictures are missing off my rolls of films when I get them developed, like around 10 pictures. I guess this could have been ...
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Digital camera shutters

I'm researching different cameras and I've come across a question that I can't find a straight answer to. How do shutters in digital cameras work from a photographer's perspective? Firstly, does a ...