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12-29-2008, 09:27 PM   #1
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Pentax 6x7 leaf shutter lens use?

Friend just bought Pentax 6x7 with leaf shutter lens & 2 other lenses. Have never used the leaf before. Any quirks or warnings? Know the Hassy is REAL picky about cocking shutter in body and lens. How do you use this thing?

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Heres the drill, according to Pentax:
http://www.pentaximaging.com/files/manual/6x7_90mm_f_2.8_Leaf_Shutter_Lens.pdf
Do NOT deviate from the 1/8 second shutter speed for the camera body.
Really bad things will happen if you do.
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On the 90mm, watch the switch on the lower 1/2 of the lens doers not move on you. There is a U and S. I'll need to look at mine bit IIRC it should be on U for normal use.

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QuoteOriginally posted by pentkon52 Quote
On the 90mm, watch the switch on the lower 1/2 of the lens doers not move on you. There is a U and S. I'll need to look at mine bit IIRC it should be on U for normal use.

Dave

the manual says the U/S switch placement doesn't matter for normal use.

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Thanks Wheatfield and everyone else. Will print this out for my friend. Not sure how often he will use LS. He is big time B&W landscape/still life guy. The camera came with some 220 color film & the look on his face was priceless. Would have though he was handed a digital camera. He doesn't think much of digital or color.
Was proud of myself for not buying this camera with 3 lenses. Not that its needed with two 6x7 already owned, but still LBA was there with that 90 LS. Good thing the multiple exposure capability wasn't known at the time.
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