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Re: [Rollei] Rolleiflex 3.5F Lightmeter adjustment
- Subject: Re: [Rollei] Rolleiflex 3.5F Lightmeter adjustment
- From: todd <todd_belcher >
- Date: Sat, 22 Sep 2001 21:13:43 +0100
- References: <126.96.36.199.2.20010922203316.009f8070 >
If your meters are off a stop, adjust the filter factor dial instead ... it
is a lot easier than adjusting the lever on the back of the light meter.
If the meters are off a stop in the overexposing direction, then you will
have to adjust the lever on the back of the light meter. Make note thought
that many selenium meters no longer have a linear response to light and
adjusting for one level of light will mean that another level of light will
Using a hand held light meter is the best solution as the meters in F
series Rolleis are at least 20 years old and some are over 40 years.
Billy Orestod wrote:
> Hi All,
> Would anyone on the list be able to share with me the procedure to adjust
> the lightmeters on my Rolleiflex 3.5F cameras. I realize the lightmeter on
> my 3.5's is an old selenium cell model, but is there an adjustment that I
> can perform that will make them both match my very accurate Pentax
> Spotmeter both camera meters are off about a full stop. I removed the meter
> cover on the focus knob and saw what looked like a few different adjustment
> screws. Any help????