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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Got it, continue to print. Then, press the lens release button down and at the same time, rotate the lens in the clockwise direction until it makes a full stop, at which point it will be possible to detach the lens.

These identical pairs of apertures indicate the distance that will be in focus at these lens openings. When S is set to the index, with the mirror lock-up switch lever, the lever will automatically return to N, with the next film advance and shutter cocking action.

Do you have access to another lens you can try out? Mirror Lock-Up Mirror lock-up possible with switch lever on the camera main body; single or continuous mirror lock-up shooting possible. Rotate the film back winding crank on the right side of the film insert in the direction indicated by the arrow, while checking the advancing film.

If winding is not possible, all preparations for taking the picture have been completed. These optional accessories should be purchased to suit the user’s eyesight, if necessary. I spoke yesterday to someone over at photo. Do you have a metered prism?

This should be very convenient when using films of different sensitivities in various film backs.

Zenza Bronica GS-1 Owner’s Manual

Therefore, always turn the film-winding crank completely one time, upon bronuca the film back. Otherwise, there will be additional multiple exposures on the same frame. Table of Contents Add to my manuals Add. Then, gently lower the finder and, when well seated, slide forward until it locks.

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The waist-level finder can be interchanged with bronifa optional finders, to match shooting conditions to photographic conditions. 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.

Shutter will not be released; furthermore, it will not be possible to press the shutter release button. But, if winding is possible, rotating the film winding crank until it stops will automatically take care of the incomplete action, whether it is an uncocked shutter or the film has not advanced. Thus, it is always possible to choose the film type most suited for the shot, even midway in the roll. A lens- or leaf-shutter camera, the GS-1 will synchronize flash at all available shutter speeds.

Frame Size Film Mind you, the OP says Following the manual, I load the film back and attach to the camera. Views Read View source View history.

To return to normal shooting, after shooting with the mirror locked gx-1 in the continuous mode, rotate the mirror lock-up switch lever and set S or N to the index; then, cock the shutter.


Lens is not attached properly. Interchanging Focusing Screens A.

The same operation will close the back cover when the film back is detached from the main body. 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.

Attachment and Removal of Film Backs. Then, continue shooting, according to “a”. Fully automatic instant reopening lens diaphragm action; equal-distant aperture scale graduations; half-stops possible; depth of field previewing. Lenses are designated ‘PG’, with available focal lengths of 50, 65, 80,,mm, and two teleconverters 1.


I would have to press the shutter button multiple times before it would engage the shutter.

g-s1 Designing the new PG-lenses for the small shutter aperture, Bronica emphasized correction of aberrations, reducing vignetting and a unified color balance for the whole series, with particular attention paid to distortion, manula, field curvature and chromatic aberration for the wide angle lenses.

Now heres the problem. Then, stop rota- tion. To lock the shutter ts-1 button, rotate the locking ring and coincide the orange dot to “L”. A film speed dial is available on the film backs and can be used for setting the film speed of the film loaded in the film back, which will, furthermore, automatically couple when any finder with a built-in exposure meter is attached to the camera main body.

A red LED will flash above the focusing screen area and signal closing of the shutter when taking the picture. Ts-1 left-side shaft of the spool holder can be opened by pushing the fresh film spool outward in the arrow-indicated “A” direction. I am having trouble with the GS-1 as well. Time t Exposure Mirror Lock-up See 4. That’s a pretty good price, as well.

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Shutter will be released, or 2. Shutter is not cocked.

The micro-prism ring surrounding the central spot can also be used for checking the sharpness of the focused image, since the image will glitter when the lens is not focused. Instructions are based on the waistlevel finder because of its popularity. Therefore, always return the mirror lock-up switch lever to N, after the last 12th or 24th exposure and wind the film in the normal manner.

Interchanging Focusing Screens Then, slide both screen removal levers forward to secure the focusing screen.