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

  • From: Carlos Manuel Freaza <cmfreaza@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: rollei_list@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Thu, 1 Jan 2009 05:56:59 -0800 (PST)

I forgot to clarify the way I described below is applicable for Rolleicords 
only, 'flexes have a little lever, however from the 1952 Rolleiflex 2.8C the 
system to catch the back changed and the little lever  changed too.-

Carlos

--- El jue 1-ene-09, Carlos Manuel Freaza <cmfreaza@xxxxxxxxxxxx> escribió:

> 
> Pre-1953/52 models and Rolleicords have a simple system to
> catch the back and to take it off, you only need to put the
> back horizontal raising it keeping this position and then
> pushing the back to the left, it will be released to the
> right side (the camera back facing you); to attach the back
> again first insert it to the left side. Newer 'flex
> models have a little lever to release the back. 
> 
> > Now I just need to know what type of flexible release
> > thread the MX has. It is definitively not the usual
> (called
> > Compur?) style.
> 
> Writing from memory, I think the MX has a normal
> "universal" thread for shutter cable release, the
> shutter button release has a safety mechanism to block it,
> perhaps your camera lost some piece or the locking device is
> on, anyway I never heard about something especial for the MX
> cable release thread.
> 
> The Rolleimeter couldn't be used for Rolleinars, it has
> means to calibrate for the lens real focal length and to
> infinity only. The parallax could be a serious problem too.
> 
> Happy new year to all!
> 
> Carlos 
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