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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Canon QL17 GIII
Flickr image Japanese 35mm rangefinder Canon C. Gently turn the advance lever to take up the slack in the film cartridge.
The viewfinder manuual large, bright and very usable, though admittedly not up to Leica M standards. Only the autoexposure system requires a battery, however. This mechanical system can be superior to electronic systems, since it can’t be fooled by subject reflectance. If the rewind lever does not turn when you advance the film, the film is not loaded correctly. This page was last modified on 11 Octoberat Thanks, i use ‘sunny 16’ when i’m outside, but some lighting conditions require something a little more accurate.
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.
Canon et G III QL17 Instructions Manual
The ASA range of 25 to is shown atop the lens. This way, a faster speed gives less light on the cell. Does not have a “Nikon” engraving on top Remember you don’t have to have the Canolite flash to use the GN feature. Push the tab in with the screwdriver blade and then turn the ring.
Threaded cable release in shutter button. But do keep in mind that the meter is disabled during manual mode, meaning that the meter will not indicate what’s the current setting of the apature, you will have to take your eyes off the viewfinder and look at the apature ring to see what’s the apature setting. It was designed to use the PX mercury battery, no longer available in the US.
They existed in chrome or in black. This method uses the flash sensor ON the flash for flash units so equipped.
Note the large for its class lever advance. The ISO ring tab has a little notch in it meant for a fingernail, I think. QL17 is definitely next on my ebay shopping list. Change the ASA with the small chrome lever on the film advance side of the lens. The camera only supports a maximum film speed of ASA. I’m a big fan of the QL17 as you can probably tell by reading the review on my web sitebut be prepared to replace the light seals when you do get one.
On the right, those little red bars move with the film, showing you have loaded the film properly. Symbols for sunny, clouds, and dark clouds can be found on the lens barrel near the film speed lock.
Personal tools Log in. The meter uses a CdS cell mounted on the lens, just above the front element. However yiii you want to use another type of flash, there is a flash contact hidden beneath plastic cover on the left of the body, near the carrying eyes.
Since the metering unit is placed within the filter threadit compensates automatically for filters. In shutter-priority mode, the automatically selected aperture is indicated in the viewfinder by a needle over an aperture scale. However, a rotating film rewind lever as you advance the film tells you the same thing PC connection with protective plastic cover.
The body and the lens were both black, making for a handsome, unobtrusive camera. Weight 22 oz without film.
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The battery off switch is effectively the lens cap, or a camera bag. Strangely enough, Nikon did not compete in the compact RF genre. It might not be totally stuck. The G-III 17 is quite pleasant to shoot. A simple, mechanical solution. It takes the hard to find batteries.