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03-12-2010, 05:54 PM   #16
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It doesn't...I guess the spring or whatever is broken or gunked up. But I still have the same question. Do I shoot with the button up, or do I lower it then shoot?

03-12-2010, 06:26 PM   #17
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The switch does not return....I guess it's gunked up or something. But I still have the same question. Do I shoot the picture with the switch in the up position?
03-13-2010, 04:41 PM   #18
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The Spotmatic F meter stop-down lever does not control the light meter as on previous models.
The meter is instead light-activated when the lens cap is removed.

IIRC the Spotmatic F stop-down lever does not return to the off position after the shutter is released as on earlier models.

03-13-2010, 05:41 PM   #19
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OK, here's a stupid one... Say I'm shooting with the 55mm, which works on the Spot F without closing the aperture with the up switch. If I do close the aperture with the up switch even if I don't need to, do I get a false reading?


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