Read and download Canon Film Camera QL19 User’s Manual online. Download free Canon user manuals, owners manuals, instructions, warranties and. Canonet QL click for On one, the inside of the battery cap has a hole in it. PS I saw somewhere that the actual battery on this one was a RM-1R or RM1. The Canonet QL 19 is a coupled-rangefinder, leaf-shuttered 35mm The camera can be full-manual or shutter-speed priority automatic.

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Nikon also went on to produce some reasonably popular cameras manuak its own as well. Still no shutter movement, so on to the bottom cap.

Canon QL19 Film Camera User Manual

I got a spring at the hardware store to make up the difference, and the meter needle jumps but no shutter movement even on auto no EE. I could get jealous Notes on cameras that I have used and enjoyed over the decades — from toy cameras, working classics, and professional units.

Hence, all I can offer are the results of google: Overview and Personal Comments. A couple screws and a retaining ring to get the cap off, then three screws to remove the battery chamber.

I have found a website with a manual:: Produced Canon Camera Co. However both have sthe dreaded Canonet stuck shutter blade problem and are in the process of being fixed, slowly, slowly.

Dee new to analogue. Thanks for the effort olli!

The viewfinder has parallax correction, but I would maybe consider giving the subject a little more space around the edges to make sure it all fits in. The wind lever is held on by a smooth retaining ring that unscrews counterclockwise, just needed a firm grip. The good news is that there was enough slack in the wire to see the problem — unlike on my Electro — but it had the same corroded wire leading from the battery chamber, damage from a battery left too canonnet.


Focusing on this camera is done with a lever attached to the focus ring on the left hand side, very quick and efficient.

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Needle in viewfinder gives current aperture. You shouldnt have too much of a problem because your camera has a correction, the yellow frame in the viewfinder. Dont you think so? Lens use helicoid focusing. German English Italian Spanish French. Hehe, maybe not the last! I worked the blades wet on and off over a couple of weeks when I was watching TV, that kind of thing. The Electronic Eye EE is mounted right above the lens element. Hotshoe has extra pin for dedicated Canolite D flash.

I have to set the asa to instead of my friend told me. The Canonet QL 19 is a coupled-rangefinder, leaf-shuttered 35mm camera with fully automatic exposure. This wire will need replacing. We use cookies to personalize content and ads and to analyze the traffic on our websites.

On one, the inside of the battery cap has a hole in it.

Using the text, table, or images on this site in an ebay auction without permission is a violation of your ebay Terms of Service. The shutter seems to work on an indirect release mechanism that is highly sensitive to any friction on the blades. This page and its images may not be reduplicated in any form.

Thanks, Cant wait to hear what ruud has to say about it ; Greets Dee.

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It’s been found in garage sales and goodwill stores for much less than its real value. External hot-shoe only and front PC connection. Use in ebay auctions strictly prohibited, violaters will be reported. To open the back of the camera you instead pull out a little tab on the bottom left from the backnot the film rewind knob. The good news is mahual replacing the light seals on this camera was perhaps the most straightforward so far; the grooves were fairly shallow like on an SLR like I said, it feels like an SLR bodyand the seals on the door itself are already made of black felt.


I have a photoshoot planned for april the 5th and i want to shoot with this camera. The Canonet came to fame with the movie Pecker. Hi Dee When you use a rangefinder type camera you sometimes have problems with the composition of the image in the frame because the viewfinder gives a slightly different canoonet from what the lens does.

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The name ‘Canon’ comes from the Buddhist deity Kwanon and early Canon cameras were actually spelled ‘Kwanon’ and the lenses were named ‘Kyasapa’ after another deity. That is what i want, because digital makes everything so sharp and i am glad that i made ,anual decision to get the canonet, i feel motivated and wanting to try new things – also the excitement i felt in the whole wet processing was awesome, especially when my friend said: Once the top cap was off I csnonet see clearly what had been rattling around, a mirror from the rangefinder mechanism to which the glue had given up.

Right focusing infinity on right side.

Sign in Subscribe now! CdS cell mounted above lens on lensmount Shutter priority automatic exposure. There is clearly more wrong than I first thought. I will shoot outside, on location Anyone?? Using the text or images on this website without permission on an ebay auction or any other site is a violation of federal law.