[rollei_list] Re: Rolleipistol, -fix and -meter

  • From: Carlos Manuel Freaza <cmfreaza@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: rollei_list@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Sat, 3 Jan 2009 07:14:16 -0800 (PST)

BTW, this is the MX manual I was looking, page 15 shows the shutter release 
very clearly and both threads:
http://www.cameramanuals.org/rolleiflex/rolleiflex_automat.pdf

Carlos


--- El sáb 3-ene-09, Carlos Manuel Freaza <cmfreaza@xxxxxxxxxxxx> escribió:

> De: Carlos Manuel Freaza <cmfreaza@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Asunto: [rollei_list] Re: Rolleipistol, -fix and -meter
> Para: rollei_list@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Fecha: sábado, 3 de enero de 2009, 11:51 am
> OK Richard, thank you, that coincides 100% with my
> description, I only was not sure about the external thread
> would accept a Leica cable release too. MX came from factory
> provided with the Deckel/Compur or "universal"
> cable release thread used up to today for electronic
> cameras, whatever the shutter brand.
> Perhaps it would easier today to obtain the Leica type
> cable release than the dedicated piece for the universal
> thread cable release.-
> 
> Carlos     
> 
> 
> --- El sáb 3-ene-09, Richard Knoppow
> <dickburk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> escribió:
> 
> > De: Richard Knoppow <dickburk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > ----- Original Message ----- From: "Carlos Manuel
> > Freaza" <cmfreaza@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > To: <rollei_list@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > Sent: Friday, January 02, 2009 7:27 PM
> > Subject: [rollei_list] Re: Rolleipistol, -fix and
> -meter
> > 
> > 
> > I'm afraid your description could be the evidence
> your
> > 3.5A MX shutter release button lost a piece like I
> > suspected. I'm seeing a close-up about the MX
> front
> > panel and the shutter release button has the regular
> inner
> > thread for cable release clearly.This is a piece
> something
> > similar regarding the socket for the flash cord,
> however the
> > diameter is smaller; I think your camera has the
> little tube
> > or cylinder(it's a part of the shutter release
> button!)
> > where this piece is screwed, the little tube has an
> external
> > thread, and then your camera does not have the bigger
> piece
> > that secrewed in the little tube contains the thread
> for the
> > cable release, I also have the 3.5 A MX exploded view
> in the
> > Rollei Technical Report and can see the parts
> according I
> > described them, anyway I could be interpreting
> something
> > wrong, but I don't believe it; the 3.5A MX did not
> have
> > registered variations for export.
> > If your camera has a little tube or cylinder like
> shutter
> > release button (similar regarding newer models
> buttons,
> > except for the external thread) and it does not have a
> round
> > bigger piece with the inner thread for the cable
> release,
> > your camera lost this last part.
> > The problem looks like your camera has the part
> 04302.00.0
> > lacking the part 04313.00.0.-
> > 
> > Carlos
> > 
> > 
> >     My MX will take either a standard Deckel cable
> release
> > or an external thread Leica release. The shutter
> release
> > button has a threaded socket for the Deckel release
> and an
> > overall thread for the Leica type release. Its a good
> idea
> > to use the button lock when using either type. The
> shutter
> > button has a small shaft inside. If its missing the
> Deckel
> > type cable release will not be able to trip the
> shutter
> > unless it has an unusually long shaft.
> >     Automats built before synchronized shutters were
> used
> > have a cable release socket on the right bottom corner
> > (facing the camera), this is for the Deckel type
> release.
> > This location was used later for the flash cable
> socket.
> >     The Deckel type release "plug" has a
> tapered
> > thread. There is another type of cable release, the
> Kodak
> > type, which has straight threads. On some cameras
> there can
> > be a problem when threading one type into the other.
> Kodak
> > threads are found on Kodak and Ilex shutters, most
> others
> > have Deckel threads.
> > 
> > --
> > Richard Knoppow
> > Los Angeles, CA, USA
> > dickburk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx 
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