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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Please note it is possible to select a fixed flash output to match the above guide numbers with many different flash units. Views Read View source View history. It takes the hard to find batteries.

There’s a small fresnel lens in front of the CdS cell. They existed in chrome or in black. However if 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.

This mechanical system can be superior to electronic systems, since it can’t be fooled by subject reflectance. Threaded cable release in shutter button.

It offers shutter-priority autoexposure, or unmetered manual mode. Overview Discussions Photos Members Map. Very numerous, used prices are surprisingly inexpensive.

The G-III 17 is quite pleasant to shoot. My own is very tight. The best site is www. Just bring the film leader over manaul the red mark, close the camera, and advance the film.


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Weight 22 oz without film. Only the autoexposure system requires a battery, however. When selecting a different shutter speed, you can see a ring with a series of perforations moving in front of the metering cell. Therefore, if you own a handheld light meteryou can use this fiii without a battery. If you have a flash for your SLR, it may have this capability.

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QL17 is definitely next on my ebay shopping list. John Goodman’s light seal kits are excellent for this. This method uses the flash sensor ON the flash for flash units so equipped. This page was last modified on 11 Octoberat The circuitry in the camera holds up well against slightly higher voltages, so you can use a PXA alkaline battery as a drop-in replacement, but you will find your exposures tend to be slightly off. Gently turn the advance lever to take up the slack in the film cartridge.

Save Cancel Drag to set position! The ISO ring gii has a little notch in it meant for a fingernail, I think. Its specifications are pretty nifty for its genre. I finally got my Canonet last week. Pic on left shows the plastic covered PC connection, the battery test button with the battery test light, and the very large convenient canpnet rewind. And stock up on hearing aid batteries too and you’ll be good to go.


That has to be done with the external controls though, not in the shooting position since there will be no information available in the viewfinder once you turn the aperture ring off A. The body and the lens were both black, making for a handsome, unobtrusive camera. Al17 Shoe Battery test: The Canonet is a little more involved than most, but still a pretty easy task if you take the time and go slow.

Do you prefer a longer lens? Flickr image Japanese 35mm majual Canon C. If you don’t know it, Google it. The battery off switch is effectively the lens cap, or a camera bag. A simple, mechanical solution. Since it has a hotshoeno extra cables are required. Canon Canonet QL17 G-lll. A dedicated flash unit was sold with this Canonet.

This is one of the few small 35 RF’s with parallax compensating framelines. The viewfinder is large, bright and very usable, though admittedly not up to Leica M standards. Correct film loading window: The G-III is very well finished, more so than you would expect from this class of camera.

Congrats for you Canonet.