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 choice of lens, film back and finder should be based on. By pressing ‘print’ button you will print only current page. A red LED will flash above the focusing screen area and signal closing of the shutter when taking the picture.

Remote Control Operations The Zenza Bronica GS-1 has an electro-magnetic shutter release sys- tem which means that the usual cable release cannot be used. I’m not sure if this will fix the problem permanently or if it will dry up and continue to stick, I guess I won’t be able to tell without waiting for a few days. Insert new batteries or keep a spare on hand, for such occasions.

Zenza Bronica GS-1 Instruction manual |

Now heres the problem. Turn the multiple exposure lever in the clock-wise or arrow-indicated direction, which will expose a red mark. Then I wind on until the winder stops 1st frame. These identical pairs of apertures indicate the distance that will be in bronkca at these lens openings. I highly recommend him to anyone here who needs Bronica work.

Does the trick, at least in my case, it did. After loading the fresh film spool properly, draw out the leading end of the film and turn it across the film pressure plate as illustrated.

Very glad to hear it’s all worked out.

Zenza Bronica GS-1 Owner’s Manual

Reload without losing a shot, even when shooting fast action, by using pre-loaded film backs. Therefore, continue rotating the film-winding crank until the remaining film and all the leader paper is wound up on the take-up spool. I’ve tried with 4 backs and 3 lenses so I’m rather sure its the body. After the 10th exposure of the roll film 20th exposure of the roll filmcontinue rotating the film-winding crank mahual the film will only be advanced until the remaining film and leader paper are wound up on the take-up spool.


Film roll film; To install the focusing screen, insert the protrusion at the rear end of the screen in a corresponding groove on the main camera body. It is looking though that it’s repair time.

Mirror Lock-up See 4. The manual film winder is used to place the first gd-1 into posi- tion, when the film back is detached from the main body. The GS-1 body is wider than the SQ-A, due to the larger film format, however the depth and height are about the same.

Ggs-1 some other Bronicas the GS-1 never had backs for 35mm film, even though 24x69mm and 24x36mm backs gs–1 announced with the system. Since correct AE operations will not be possible, in this case, broniac for fresh batteries. Thoroughly familiarize yourself with its working parts, before loading your first roll of film, and your pleasure in using the camera will be even greater.

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. A grip, and the standaard pgmm The lens shutter was working fine, even at slow shutterspeeds it seemed to be exact, same for the fast ones. This should be done after the last time exposure is made and prior to cocking the shutter.

Same when exposure counter is between “S” and “1”. Film Speed Dial 6. Use an R filter or equivalent with an maual black-and-white film. Fully automatic instant reopening lens diaphragm action; equal-distant aperture scale graduations; half-stops possible; depth of field previewing. To bronca the manual completely, please, download it.

I do have a metered prism and when I press the shutter button half way, it gives me a reading. Take color and black-and-white shots of the same subject.

The manual film winder can continue to rotate, even when the film is set for the first exposure. When the shutter release button is depressed, in this gw-1, the shutter will be released any number of times without advancing the film.


Wrobel Photographic Arts a pencil eraser can also be used to remove some of the oxidation off of contacts. When the starting point, or arrow mark, is aligned with the triangular start-mark on the top left side of the film insert, stop rotation. At the same time, set the film g-1 with the film speed dial, when using finders with a built-in exposure meter.

Do not touch the surface as you may leave fingerprints. To obtain best results from the Zenza Bronica GS-1, may we suggest that you read this instruction manual. Wait for this signal, especially at slow shutter speeds, before rotating the film-winding crank. I put the lever back verticle and wind on bronic the second frame. Repeat if it’s still not working correctly. Bronics, slide both screen removal levers forward to secure the focusing screen.

To remove the film back from the main camera body, insert the dark slide into the dark slide slit, as illustrated, with the mark on manuaal dark slide at the top end. Infrared Photography In infrared photography, some adjustment must be made in the focus in order to retain sharpness on the film, because the invisible infrared rays are longer in wavelength than the visible rays used for focusing.

Then, gently lower the finder and, when well seated, slide forward until it locks. Standard lens Zenzanon-PS 80mm F2. ys-1

Attachment and Removal of Film Backs. The film back frame completely encloses the film holder and shields it from outside light, as well as connecting it to manuak main body and also coupling with finders with built-in expo- sure meters. Upon loading the film, rotate the film-winding crank until it stops to place the first frame into place for taking the picture.

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