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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The lens was just in need of some therapy.

The red-colored line, next to the orange-colored distance index, is the infrared index. Maarteun Posted 10 years ago. This page has been accessed 33, times.

Zenza Bronica GS-1 Owner’s Manual

It’s a community-based project which helps to repair anything. The 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.

The GS-1 has been developed as a full-scale system camera, with a wide range of versatile accessories and. Protect your camera from impact and vibrations, too. Then, slide both screen removal levers forward to secure the focusing screen.

A red-colored LED will light up momentarily in the front central area of the finder and will indicate that the exposure has been completed, when the shutter is released. MF Finder S Waist-level type finder with eyepiece adjustment ring and large rubber eyecup, for use in careful composition work.


Insert the leading end into the slit of the take-up spool and wind slightly until securely engaged. During the design broinca a 1 shutter with a larger 30mm aperture was considered. Intermediate settings are also possible. GS-1 Congratulations on your choice of the Mnual Bronica GS-1, a lens shutter type single reflex camera in the 6 x 7 format.

I assume you did, since you can wind to the first frame First, insert the U-shaped ring into the neck strap eyelet, as illustrated. Repeat if it’s still not working correctly. 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, first, rotate the film-winding crank and cock the lens shutter. The mount is stainless steel, while bbronica front, left and right body covers are made of reinforced plastic.


Then I wind on until the winder stops 1st frame. The starting point, or arrow mark, of the unexposed film, can also be aligned with the start-mark, with the film insert loaded in the film back. For example, “8S” is 8 sec. Both the main camera body and lens must be in the “cocked” condition to attach or remove the lens. Views Read View source View history. To return to normal shooting, after shooting with the mirror locked up in the continuous mode, rotate the mirror lock-up switch lever and set S or N to the index; then, cock the shutter.


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Zenza Bronica GS-1 Instruction manual |

It is looking though that it’s repair time. Lift up the release lever on the base of the film-winding crank assembly. Open the back cover when winding action becomes very light. Although I don’t think it’s a smart Idea to open this lens up, untill there’s absolutely no hope left.

The choice of a 0 shutter was then made even if it restricted the possibility of large aperture lenses, especially of longer focal lengths.

This is because proper exposures are obtained with exposure meas- urements made at the full aperture. Close the back cover, by pressing it firmly against the base of the film back, as illustrated. Meter-coupled manual exposure control is also possible. 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.

The waist-level finder can be interchanged with other optional finders, to match shooting conditions to photographic conditions. For example, if the 80mm lens is focused at a distance of msnual 10ft.

To set the required compensation, slide the exposure compensation dial lock button, in the arrow-indicated direction, then rotate the exposure compensation dial, as required.