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MX metering

Greetings - first time post and it's a question / problem (don't you hate people that do that...no help or advice, nothing useful no clever pictures of far away exotic locations nope asking for help straight off!)

I have a MX which I really like, I prefer the controls to the ME super which seem to be a bit flaky now there getting old. So I bought a second to run as a black and white or IR camera, I was just about to load up a film when I thought i'd compare the metering and they're completely different like the new ones 1/30 at f8 where as my original will be 1/1000th.
So obviouly spent an hour on google and armed with my new knowledge took the top plate off but wasn't greeted with the innards I was expecting - the drawings I downloaded showed 4 adjustible potentiometers (along with a very stern 'do not touch' warning on one). But this one isn't anything like that is it adjustable in any way shape or form or is the meter knackered?

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Maybe the ISO dial is knackered.
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Use the pot you can see. This is a later version of the circuit board.
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