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10-12-2017, 05:41 PM   #1
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Pentax 67 Metered Prism: shutter speeds don't align

Hi All,

I just discovered this forum. I have a Pentax 67 and a 67ii, love them both!

I have a strange issue and I've not been able to find anything on the web, so I wondering if someone here can help...

I just acquired a prism with meter for the 67, and the shutter speeds on the prism don't align with the speeds on the camera body. I'm sure I must be doing something wrong but have no earthly idea what!

Any hints gratefully accepted!



10-12-2017, 06:39 PM   #2
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These manuals may help:
Pentax 6X7 instruction manual, Pentax 6x7 prism finder, user manual, PDF manual, free manuals
10-12-2017, 08:08 PM   #3
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Thanks for the link!

I followed the instructions in the manual. The pin clicks into place fine. The issue is when I dial in 1/500 for example, the dial on the camera body shows something else, in the case 1/4 sec. So I'm not sure what's going on but clearly something is wrong.
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I don't have a Pentax 67 only the 67 II. But with the 67 there is a ring that goes between the ring on the finder and the ring on the camera. Do you have that ring?



---------- Post added 10-13-2017 at 06:58 PM ----------

An extract from the TTL finder manual.

Hope this helps.



10-14-2017, 03:34 PM   #5
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Yes nothing appears to be missing. The pin that locks the shutter speed dial on the prism to the dial on the body looks like it is offset from where it should be but I can't find a way to reset it to its correct position so that the shutter speeds on both dials line up.

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