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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Very glad to hear it’s all worked out. Finder Interchangeability Prism Finder S Compact and lightweight eye-level finder with total reflection prism that shows a laterally correct upright image. Extension tubes of 18mm and 36mm are available for specialized close focus photography, and the mm macro with 36mm extension tube goes to 1: 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.

Pointers On Shooting Thanks for the replies. Same when exposure counter is between “S” and “1”. Push the battery chamber cover release button on the base of the camera main body in the arrow-indicated direction and the battery chamber cover will spring open.

Film is not advanced. Light up of the LED should be checked, especially when using slower shutter speeds. Rotate in the counter-clockwise direction until it stops, with an audible click, which will indicate that it bdonica securely locked.

Then, press the lower end of the film back against the main body until it locks securely. When the shutter release button is depressed, in this condition, the shutter will be released any number of times without advancing the film.


Load all four batteries in the same direction. Thanks for sharing this with us.

Zenza Bronica GS-1 Owner’s Manual

At the introduction of the camera, only the 50, 65, and mm lenses were available, with a mm, mm never released and mm being announced. Distance scales on the Zenzanon PS lenses can be used for focusing at the required distance or finding the distance actually focused. 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.

First, return the mirror lock-up switch lever to N setting. Yeah, if the shutter is not firing with the back fitted and loaded and the darkslide removed, gronica suggests the failure bronifa one of the interlocks. Do not touch the surface as brnica may leave fingerprints. Instructions are based on the waistlevel finder because of its popularity. I’ve tried with 4 backs and 3 lenses so I’m rather sure its the body.

Furthermore, there is danger of the film back accidentally becoming detached from the main body, should the dark slide be left in its slit while the camera is being carried.

First, cock the shutter with the film-winding crank and then pull up the time exposure lever release. By pressing ‘print’ button you will print only current page. Therefore, make it a rule to withdraw the dark slide promptly upon attaching the film back to the main body.


The voltage will drop when the camera is used for long shooting sessions in freezing weather. The left-side shaft of the spool holder can be opened by pushing the fresh film spool outward in the arrow-indicated “A” direction. To store the magnifier, simply push it down until it catches. Even using my cable release doesn’t work.

Fully automatic instant reopening lens diaphragm action; equal-distant aperture scale graduations; half-stops possible; depth of field previewing. In other words, the cocking manuxl of the lens must be set between the red band and broniac dot, in this case, while the cocking pin of the body mount must be set to the green- colored dot. The GS-1 has been developed as a full-scale system camera, with a wide range of versatile accessories and.

In this case, flash-ready and flash auto-check are indicated in the finder with an illuminated green-colored LED. 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. The repair of your body might be a solutions, in the other case, you might as beonica try to find another body alone, they sell for very cheap.

Shutter release button is locked. SEIKO 0, 16 sec.