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the Zenza Bronica GS-1 single lens reflex camera and converts the GS-1 into a TTL (thru-the-lens) aperture-priority automatic exposure (AE) camera, powered. View and Download Zenza Bronica GS-1 owner’s manual online. GS-1 Digital Camera pdf manual download. Although instructions following are based on the GS-1 camera main body, the the Zenza Bronica GS-1, may we suggest that you read this instruction manual.

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There is an apparent zone of sharpness, both in front and back of the focused subject, which is known as the depth of field. Attachment and Removal of Film Backs. Meter-coupled manual exposure control is also possible. Remote Control Operations The Zenza Bronica GS-1 has an electro-magnetic shutter release sys- tem which means that the usual cable release cannot be used.

When the starting point, or arrow mark, is aligned with the triangular start-mark on the top left side of the film insert, stop rotation. This means, of course, that flash fill-in for daylight shots can also be made easily. Still nothing so I’m going to box it up and ship it out in the next week or two. Do not use sandpaper or emery cloth. When detaching the flash cord, grip the plug firmly and pull it out straight, instead of using a twisting action.

Wait for this signal, especially at slow shutter speeds, before rotating the film-winding crank. The basic prism finder was based on the ETR-finder, and has a magnification of 0. A red LED will flash above the focusing screen area and signal closing of the shutter when taking the picture. Following mqnual manual, I load the film back and attach to the camera.

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Frame Size Film Close the back cover, by pressing it firmly against the base of the film back, as illustrated. When S is set to the index, with the mirror lock-up switch lever, the lever will automatically vronica to N, with the next film advance and shutter cocking action. In this case, the motor drive must be detached to check the batteries in the main camera body. I do have a metered prism and when I press the shutter ,anual half way, it gives me a reading.


Use an R filter or equivalent with an infrared black-and-white film. This page has been accessed 33, times. Setting the Aperture A.

Then I wind on until the winder stops 1st frame.

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There’s a quite a few conditions for the GS-1 to fire, it needs the back to be attached, dark slide removed, rewind crank turned, and a couple more. In other words, the electrical circuit is switched so that the batteries of the motor drive operate the main camera body. Care of the SQ-Ai Protect your camera from gronica changes, which can result in moisture condensation, frost, etc. The GS-1 provides the professional user with a lightweight and compact 6 x 7 format single lens reflex of.

To make multiple exposures, rotate the film-winding crank to advance the film and cock the shutter. This is probably a silly question, but you did load manul in the camera, right?

The focusing mznual can be exchanged, depending on the type of photographic work being undertaken. The shutter release button may be depressed accidentally while the main camera body is being carried in a bag, which could lead to discharge of battery power.

Simply rotate the focusing ring and set the required distance opposite the orange-colored index, which will adjust the lens for the required distance. To return to normal shooting, after shooting with the mirror locked manua in the continuous mode, rotate the mirror lock-up switch lever and brnica S or N to the index; then, cock the shutter.

I put the lever back verticle and wind on to the second frame. Altough it’s still hard to believe, as the blades seem really clean. Additional film backs are available optionally bronic 6 x 6, 6 x 4. Attach in the reverse manner. MF Finder S Waist-level type finder with eyepiece adjustment ring and large rubber eyecup, for use in careful composition work. Then, gently lower the finder and, when well seated, slide forward until it locks. If winding is not possible, all preparations for taking the picture have been completed.


Zenza Bronica GS-1 Owner’s Manual

Then, stop rota- tion. This feature is very convenient for familiarizing yourself with the camera and for testing the shut- ter in flash photography. Distance scales on the Zenzanon PS lenses can be used for focusing at the required distance or finding the distance actually focused. At the same time, set the film speed with the film speed dial, when using finders with a built-in exposure meter.

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If necessary, send it out for a quick inspection at an authorized repair station. Insert the leading end into the slit of the take-up spool and wind slightly until securely engaged.

This should be done after the last time exposure is made and prior to cocking the shutter. All interchangeable lenses for the Zenza Bronica SQ-Ai have fully automatic lens diaphragms, which means that the focusing screen is always viewed at the full aperture, providing the brightest possible image.

I suppose the shutter ‘not going off’ can be fixed by switching to multiple exposure, covering the shutter, and enabeling mirror lockup, so that I can take another shot on the same frame without exposing it as the shutter opens briefly by locking up the mirror if that makes any sense but it’s not very practical.