Canon Et QL17 manual online. Canonet QL17 Film Camera pdf manual download. Film Camera Canon Canonet G III QL17 Instructions Manual. (28 pages). Canon. G-II QL. CANON. CANON. SN: NO. 50 CO. Canonet QL (1 Focusing Lever Before using your Canonet G-III, Insert the battery on the tab in. The Canonet QL 17 GIII is the final, high-end version of Canon’s famous It offers shutter-priority autoexposure, or unmetered manual mode. Steven Gandy’s overview at Cameraquest; Canonet QL17 versus the Leica M6.

Author: Voodoogal Yoramar
Country: Syria
Language: English (Spanish)
Genre: Medical
Published (Last): 16 December 2006
Pages: 475
PDF File Size: 14.62 Mb
ePub File Size: 13.58 Mb
ISBN: 818-7-64886-481-4
Downloads: 17896
Price: Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]
Uploader: Yozshuk

A simple, mechanical solution. Mine works fine and I have been very satisfied with it. You can order them from Ebay seller: The QL17 has a test button, too, but the battery power is canojet by the meter needle inside the viewfinder. The battery test is in fact a ‘hot’ incandescent lamp, so differences in amp power will affect the brightness during use.

When the needle is in gioi the top or bottom red zone, the shutter will not actuate. Both the lens and viewfinder are free of any haze or fungus. I sacrificed a few frames of film and opened up the top – turns out the blade was bent the wrong way so was shorting the circuit.


Canoneet is part of an Estate Collection and it has not been tested.

Canon et G III QL17 Instructions Manual

It was designed to use the PX mercury battery, no longer available in the US. The mechanical shutter functions perfectly under manual settings with no battery whatsoever. Cheap, perfect QL17 fit and because of the higher 1.

We’ll see how it goes! Anyway, when I finished up and cleaned off my QL17, pressed the batter check button and This way, a faster speed gives less light on the cell. When looking through the view finder of the camera it appears to be smudged or dirty.

We like to provide efficient and quick service. It is fast, quiet and easy to stuff into a pocket at a moments notice.

The GIII manual says that it has a re-designed lens. When I got home from work this evening, I spread out on the kitchen table ad went to work to clean out the old and install the new. I want to run a roll of film through it in Automatic mode to see how well the meter works, but I also don’t want to waste a roll if it doesn’t.

CANON ET QL17 MANUAL Pdf Download.

Or compare it against another camera or a light meter. No, it does indeed work with a Wein cell, but there is no need to use it. Widely regarded as a poor man’s Leica. The Canonet can use standard flashes or the Canonlite D which manial custom-designed for the Canonet.

  HEF 4532 PDF

When selecting a different shutter speed, you can see a ring with a series of perforations moving in front of the metering cell. Shoot glii roll and see what you get. Share This Page Tweet.

Just wanted to follow-up The time now is Your name or email address: Hopefully I can replace this and get the meter to appear. Strangely enough, Nikon did not compete in the compact RF genre. You must log in or sign up to reply here.

It offers shutter-priority autoexposure, or unmetered manual mode. That said, the film door opens unintentionally if I press on it the wrong way. This page was last modified on 11 Octoberat Canon Canonet QL17 Camera with its 45mm 1: It is too tight for me with my fingernails, but with the tool it is no problem.

Problem caon that I cannot open battery door. See photo 4- 5 for picture of cracked lens.

I think the battery check light really only works “right” with a long-unavailable mercury battery.

Author: admin