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It features fully shutter-priority automatic exposure and fully manual shooting modes. The integrated lightmeter provides shutter priority and manual modes. The sensor is located on the forward part of the lens , which allows use of filters without manual compensation of exposure.
The Canonet can use standard flashes, or the Canolite D which was custom-designed for the Canonet. The exposure meter uses a PX mercury battery, which is now discontinued. The alkaline equivalent can be used, but the different voltage, different discharge curve, and absence of voltage regulation circuit cause incorrect metering that results in between 1. Furthermore, the mercury battery has a life span of several years, compared to a few months for the alkaline battery.
This degree of incorrect exposure is tolerable with negative colour or black-and-white films, but is more noticeable with slide films. Many users will use a 1. A zinc-air replacement battery can also be used. This battery has the same voltage as the PX mercury battery, and therefore is seen as a viable replacement by many.
The G-III camera made checking the battery easier by the addition of the battery check button on the side of the viewfinder eyepiece. A lamp on the camera would light when the battery was still good. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Exposure meter [ edit ] The exposure meter uses a PX mercury battery, which is now discontinued.
Canon Canonet G III QL17 Instructions Manual
The poor mans Leica. I have heard this so many times when doing my research for my first rangefinder camera. If I had to imagine what a retro camera looked like, I would pretty much have this camera as the image in my head. It looked clean and the light seals had been replaced recently so this seemed like a good deal to me.
Canon Canonet QL17 GIII
They existed in chrome or in black. With over a million of the cameras sold, they are fairly common at flea markets and garage sales as well. The meter uses a CdS cell mounted on the lens, just above the front element. It offers shutter-priority autoexposure, or unmetered manual mode.
Canonet G-III QL17
Canonet G-III It is one of the nicest of the '70s compact Rangefinder genre. It competes with the Leica CL, at far less cost. Its specifications are pretty nifty for its genre. The Canon web site goes on to explain that the "G" stood for "grade up" in quality improvement, and the "III" for the third of the Canonet series. This is one of the few small 35 RF's with parallax compensating framelines. Very smooth, comfortable, large advance lever Large, easy to grip rewind lever AE exposure lock , just depress the shutter release slightly Quick 45 degree lens focusing action Canon fast "QL" Quick Loading film feature, very advanced for its time.
Canon Canonet QL17 GIII Film Rangefinder (Used)
It features fully shutter-priority automatic exposure and fully manual shooting modes. The integrated lightmeter provides shutter priority and manual modes. The sensor is located on the forward part of the lens , which allows use of filters without manual compensation of exposure. The Canonet can use standard flashes, or the Canolite D which was custom-designed for the Canonet. The exposure meter uses a PX mercury battery, which is now discontinued.