Canonet QL17 Film Camera pdf manual download. Also for: Canonet ql Film Camera Canon Canonet G III QL17 Instructions Manual. (28 pages). The G-III belongs in the elite small group of compact 35 Rangefinders with faster than f/2 lenses, combined with automatic exposure with manual over-ride. CANON REPAIR MANUAL. CANON CANONET G-III (REF. NO. ). CANON BLACK CANONET G-III (REF. NO. ). CANON INC. JAPAN.

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It is too small and too tight to work for me. The viewfinder is large, bright and very usable, though admittedly not up to Leica M standards.

It has a feeling of quality about it that you have to feel to understand. Just bring the film leader over to the red mark, close the camera, and advance the film. Change the ASA with the small chrome lever on the film advance side of the lens. Since the metering yiii is placed within the filter threadit compensates automatically for filters. Views Read View source View history. I finally got my Canonet last week. The bottom of the camera shows the battery compartment, and the main problem of the G-III.

The camera only supports a maximum film speed of ASA.

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Save Cancel Drag to set position! Push the tab in with the screwdriver blade and then turn the ring.

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Its specifications are pretty nifty for its genre. Therefore, if you own a handheld light meteryou can use this camera without a battery.

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Symbols for sunny, clouds, and dark clouds can be found on the lens barrel near the film speed lock. QL17 is definitely next on my ebay shopping list. If the rewind lever does not turn when you advance the film, the film is not loaded correctly. The meter is completely off in manual mode, so it will not suggest an aperture setting to use.

Edited by equable cactus canondt 7 years ago. This mechanical system can be superior to electronic systems, since it can’t be fooled by subject reflectance. Hot Shoe Battery test: I use manua, rule often with no meter camera. It takes the hard to find batteries. Gioi image Japanese 35mm rangefinder Canon C. However, a rotating film rewind lever as you advance the film tells you the same thing PC connection with protective plastic cover.

This page has been accessed 10, times. It was designed to use the PX mercury battery, no longer available in the US. Center shows the lens. When selecting a different shutter speed, you can see a ring with canonnet series of perforations moving in front of the metering cell.

Thanks, i use ‘sunny 16’ when i’m outside, but some lighting conditions require something a little more accurate. Only the autoexposure system requires a battery, however. Perhaps the easiest solution is have your repairman adjust the meter to the new 1.

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Pic on left shows the plastic covered PC connection, the battery test button with the battery test light, and the very large convenient lever rewind. Does not have a “Nikon” engraving on top This way, a faster speed gives less light on the cell. Remember you don’t have to have the Canolite flash to use the GN feature.

Strangely enough, Nikon did not compete in the compact RF genre.

They existed in chrome or in black. To the right is Canon’s superb Quick Loading Film system. On the ql7, those little red bars move with the film, showing you have loaded the film properly.

And stock up on hearing aid batteries too and you’ll be good to go. The ASA range of 25 to is shown atop the lens.

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Very smooth, comfortable, large advance lever Large, easy to grip rewind lever AE exposure lockjust depress the shutter release slightly Quick 45 degree lens focusing action Canon fast “QL” Quick Loading film feature, very advanced for its time. Retrieved from ” http: If you don’t know it, Google it.

Do you prefer a longer lens?