Read and download Canon Film Camera QL19 User’s Manual online. Download free Canon user manuals, owners manuals, instructions, warranties and. Canonet QL click for On one, the inside of the battery cap has a hole in it. PS I saw somewhere that the actual battery on this one was a RM-1R or RM1. The Canonet QL 19 is a coupled-rangefinder, leaf-shuttered 35mm The camera can be full-manual or shutter-speed priority automatic.

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I have never seen the canonet: D Catching photogra… Dennis Veldman Hi Dee When you use a rangefinder type camera you sometimes have problems with the composition of the image in the frame because the viewfinder gives a slightly different view from what the lens does.

On one, the inside of the battery cap has a hole in it. Lens use helicoid focusing.

Canon Canonet QL 19

Great camera for poor guys. I also reserve the right to file claim for civil penalties. The Electronic Eye EE is mounted right above the lens element. Its first goal was to produce domestic inexpensive Leica clones, and it released the Kwanon, its first camera in External hot-shoe only and front PC connection.

You will probably find the yellow frame moves when you focus your camera. To open the back of the camera you instead pull out a little tab on the bottom left from the backnot the film rewind knob. Using the text, table, or images on this site in an ebay auction without permission is a violation of your ebay Terms of Service.


The Canonet QL 19 is a coupled-rangefinder, leaf-shuttered 35mm camera with fully automatic exposure. Still pretty sharp although perhaps not as contrasty as some. Canon is my favorite Japanese company along with Honda. You shouldnt have too much of a problem because your camera has a correction, the yellow frame in the viewfinder. This must be where Apple gets its infamous hardware naming scheme.

Thanks, Cant wait to hear what ruud has to say about it ; Greets Dee. Dont you think so? We use cookies to personalize content and ads and to analyze the traffic on our websites.

This allows for metering through filters without having to dial in a compensation value. Once the top cap was off I could see clearly what had been rattling around, a mirror from the rangefinder mechanism to which the glue had given up.

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The Canonet came to fame with the movie Pecker. A couple screws and a retaining ring to get the cap off, then three screws to remove the battery chamber. Hi photography lovers, I just got myself a Canonet QL19 – because i really really really want to shoot analogue and found myself the camera today, and i also got myself 3 rolls of film: The Quick-Load QL system is true to its name, just pull the film leader across, and as you close the back a flap springs down to hold it in place and you can just start winding on.


The camera can be full-manual or shutter-speed priority automatic exposure. Primary Menu Skip to content. Have fun with you new machine! I think Olli’s suggestion of using it with a light meter is a good idea. Sign in Subscribe now!

There is clearly more wrong than I first thought. The good news is that replacing the light seals on this ,anual was perhaps the most straightforward so far; the grooves were fairly shallow like on an SLR like I said, it feels like an SLR bodyand the seals on the door itself are already made of black felt.

I actually interned for Canon Japan ok, Canon Sales Japan, a part of the Canon keiretsu during a summer in college and loved my coworkers to qo19.

Canon QL19 Film Camera User Manual

Obviously this is practical only with a fixed lens. This page and its images may not be reduplicated in any form. Powered by Movable Type Pro. Hi Dee, to be honest: Still no shutter movement, so on to the bottom cap.

There was a QL 17 version released at the same time. I worked the blades wet on and off over a couple of weeks when I was watching TV, that kind of thing.