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.

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Put the camera in manual in order to turn off the meter and save the battery when not in use. It is hard to see in bright light.

Viewfinder is crystal clear and lens is free of any dust, fungus or scratches. I just want to make sure the meter’s working as it should. New light seals ready to shoot. It takes the hard to find batteries. Rangefinder patch is clear and accurate. Reasonably priced, perfect fit for every photo item, with exact under-load voltage.

Canon et QL17 Manual

New foam light seals have been installed. Please note it is possible to select a fixed flash output to match the above guide numbers with many different flash units. I purchased one from pratedthai last night. The film door light seals have been replaced with new material.



Adjusting for and selling them In the image below, you’ll see the best methods to utilize the higher amperage, more stabile and longer lasting SILVER batteries. But, gunge is easily cleaned.

Weight 22 oz without film. Problem is that I cannot open q17 door. So, whatever I did by flipping my camera around, etc. My own is very tight.

Canon QL17 GIII

The camera is well made, small, very easy to handle and has a nice bright 0. Share This Page Tweet. I picked it out of a group of auctions because it is less common than the GIII. The meter is simple and the actions are simple too.

I saw that by cutting away the remainder of what was left of the plastic and sliding in a cut section of self-stick foam sheet, the same as I use on the light seals, it manyal a great bed for the battery contact and the Zinc-Air battery that is a bit thinner than the original Mercury battery fits nice and snug.

Aperture blades are oil free. Also, the lens coating is different. Canonwt you find one, hang on to it and take care of it, it is a beautiful camera. Sorry about the password. The Canonet is not supposed to fire when the needle is in the red zone, so that’s normal.

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However, Danonet would really warn you against using it often. This way, a faster speed gives less light on the cell. The rings all function well on the lens. I see this guy’s listing from Bangkok: It is one of the nicest of the ’70s compact Rangefinder genre.


I already put a roll of film in it but I may rewind it and figure out where I sent a little heavy with the seals. Anyhow, mechanically-wise all QL17’s with the 40mm lens are identical, so you do not miss anything if you buy an early model.

I use this rule often with no meter camera. I’ve got a new seals kit and I plan on removing the old, gummy seals tonight and installing the new — then dropping in a roll and see how she does. Cheap, perfect QL17 fit and because of the higher 1. Thanks, i use ‘sunny 16’ when i’m outside, but some lighting conditions require something a little more accurate. When looking through the view finder of the camera it appears to be smudged or dirty.

It will not affect images unless it is taken by backlight. Very numerous, used prices are surprisingly inexpensive.