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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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The ASA range of 25 to is shown atop the lens. Gus LazzariNov 4, Canon Canonet QL17 Camera with its 45mm 1: Take the camera out ccanonet a known situation, like bright sun at canno with the sun behind you. The viewfinder is large, bright and very usable, though admittedly not up to Leica M standards.

Pretty happy with that It did work for a while but there are too many third party programs that get round it.

Hello, I have had and still have feww Canonet QL Guaranteed Delivery see all. The Canonet can use standard flashes or the Canonlite D which was custom-designed for the Canonet. I love that camera. Super sharp lens and this camera has tons of life left. It is more useful than the Led especially when you dont use the mercury battery: I’m cxnonet big fan of the QL17 as you can probably tell by reading the review on my web sitebut be prepared to canoneet the light seals when you do get one.

Functions are working properly. Strangely enough, Nikon did not compete in the compact RF genre.


The film door light seals have been replaced with new material. Brad ClovenNov 3, The very best ones for all the QL series are on my website for free!


Guaranteed by Mon, Jan 7. I popped a new Wein Cell PX battery in it and pressed the check light button — and nothing. The viewfinder is clear. Retrieved from ” http: I realize that the camera will work in manual mode without a battery.

Find More Posts by Kat. It was only in production for a short time before it was replaced by the GIII. So from the sound of it, I shouldn’t worry too much if I can’t get a GIII if there are cheap copies of the previous msnual available? Whilst you can have the camera repaired by a few places, they are generally so cheap that you might find it easier to just replace the camera, unless it has some kind of sentimental value.

It might not be totally stuck.

Mine did not work for a bit, and then it did. 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 caonet new. If you do have a battery in it, you can use the canone setting to get a meter reading, then set the camera reflecting the meter reading plus your own judgement.

Images are copyrighted with all rights reserved. Low amperage, short life span and worst of all, they corrosively LEAK without warning! It’s in like new condition with really no wear.

Since it has a hotshoeno extra cables are required. So to answer what others may also be curious about: The Cankn is not supposed to fire when the needle is in the red zone, so that’s normal. Since I’ve acquired a newer cnon rangefinder, I haven’t been using it as often.


When the needle is in either the top or bottom red zone, the shutter will not actuate. You must log in or sign up to reply here. Pull the top cover and then you should easily see what’s shorting it out weak return, corrosion etc. Canonet QL 17 Janual. New foam light ql71 have been installed. Its specifications are pretty nifty for its genre. It takes the hard to find batteries. All fixed now and working!

When selecting a different shutter speed, you can see a ring with a series of perforations moving in front of the metering cell. Since the metering unit is placed within the filter threadit compensates automatically for filters. This model features shutter priority Auto and Manual shutter modes.

I have one of the non-GIII’s. Tiny scuffs from normal use. This makes changing film quick and helps to be ready for the moment.


All times are Manua, You may link to content on this site but you may not reproduce any of it in whole or part without written consent from its owner. 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.

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