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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He replaced the magnet and adjusted the contact mechanism and now it works like it were brand new.

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Film is not advanced. Time T Exposures Time exposures are made with the time exposure lever on the lens, regardless of the setting on the shutter speed scale. In developing the camera, Bronica paid particular attention to implementing a LED display, using a Seiko 0 electronic shutter with digital control, an upgraded PG-series of lenses to overcome the small aperture of the 0 shutter, TTL-flash, multi-format backs and rejecting the use of a revolving back to reduce size and weight, and make it a mobile camera.

Speed Grip S Compact and lightweight accessory, which provides the Zenza Bronica SQ-Ai with shooting speed and handling ease comparable to the 35mm single reflex camera.

Shutter Release Button The repair of your body might be a solutions, in the other case, you might as well try to find another body alone, they sell for very cheap. Simply rotate the focusing ring and set the required distance mnual the orange-colored index, which will adjust the lens for the required distance. I would have to press the shutter button multiple times before it would engage the shutter. Time T Exposure Time exposures are made with the time exposure lever on the lens, regardless of the setting on the shutter speed scale.

The exposure counter will also change from “S” to “1”, while the shutter brnica also be cocked. Therefore, first, mqnual the film-winding crank and cock the lens shutter.


It’s working fine atm. Shutter will not be released; furthermore, it will not be possible to press the shutter release button.

Zenza Bronica GS-1 Owner’s Manual

Extension tubes of 18mm and 36mm are available for specialized close focus photography, and the mm macro with 36mm extension tube goes to 1: Yeah, if the shutter is not firing with the back fitted and loaded and the darkslide removed, it suggests the failure of one of the interlocks. The waist-level finder can be interchanged with other optional finders, to match shooting conditions to photographic conditions. The film holder has an insert on the frame for loading film, and has a built-in film winding mechanism.

Construction Of Film Back 4. Film Speed Dial To set film sensitivity of the film loaded in the film back, rotate the film speed dial with a slight lifting action, as illustrated, and set the film speed scale to the index.

This means, of course, that flash fill-in for daylight shots can also be made easily. I am having trouble with the GS-1 as well. To detach the lens, the film-winding crank must also be rotated to cock the lens shutter first. It has good cold weather resistance. Gs1 manual film winder will not stop rotating, even when the film is in place for the first frame, but should be rotated 2 or 3 times more, in order to take up slack in the loaded film.

Rotate in the counter-clockwise direction until it stops, with an audible click, which will indicate that it is securely locked. 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. Spacing for the magazines was perfect. Facts About the Battery The battery supplies power for the various electronic control mechanisms incorporated in the Zenza Bronica GS Now amnual the problem.

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To attach the film back to the main body, simply insert the latches at the upper end of the film back into the attachment openings at the upper end of the main body. Therefore, continue rotating the film-winding crank until the remaining film and all the leader paper is wound up on the take-up spool. The shutter will be released when the shutter release button or cable release is depressed.


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Insert new batteries or keep a spare on hand, for such occasions. The voltage will drop when the camera is used for long shooting sessions in freezing weather. Loading the Battery The electronically controlled leaf shutter and the electro-magnetic shutter release system will ys-1 work without loading the batteries. A grip, and the standaard pgmm The lens shutter was working fine, even at slow shutterspeeds it seemed to be exact, same for the fast ones. Various types of optional finders can be interchanged to brronica shooting conditions to photographic conditions.

Table of Contents Add to my manuals Add. Simply shift the film back up slightly and pull it away. Take color and black-and-white shots of the same subject. MF Finder S Waist-level type finder with eyepiece adjustment ring and large rubber eyecup, for use in careful composition work. Then I wind on until the winder stops 1st frame. Therefore, manuap with the mirror locked up will be possible any number of times. Battery power is not consumed when time exposures are made. The magnifier is flipped into viewing position, by simply sliding the release lever in the arrow-indicated direction.

Upon loading the batteries into the battery holder, insert the battery holder into the battery chamber of the camera main body and close the battery chamber cover with your finger. I sometimes find myself wondering why my GS-1 won’t take the picture, it is always something I forgot.

All, following shots will, of course, be normal. I spoke yesterday to someone over at photo. At the introduction of the camera, only the 50, 65, and mm lenses were available, with a mm, mm never released and mm being announced.