But on warming up the blades have freed themselves. Amazon and the Amazon logo are trademarks of Amazon. Get the lens ator affiliate links and support my work. The trick is focusing the lens at a short distance, and then putting the back of the lens on at a slight angle to squish the spring when you take such a lens apart you'll know what I am talking about. There is a younger version which is about 200g lighter which uses 5 elements, from what I have read they are very close optically so both are decent buys. Exploded views, step by step disassembly, service and reassembly instructions. Did you ever try this lens? Storing this lens without the lens caps will prevent the yellowing.
Nikon has maintained the way a lens attaches to the camera body, including specifications, such as element to image plane distance, which is crucial for proper image formation and focus. Both appears across the timing capacitor. The filter diameter being 55mm fits nicely with my other manual Minoltas, too. The wide telephoto zoom is noted for being on the shorter side even while fully extended. The aperture blades on my lens were oily and sticking, and this was a very well put together guide to take care of the problem. It is not all that difficult to do.
It is even tack sharp in the center while wide open. This site focuses on electronics, and as such offers lots of printer and scanner manuals. My question is what adapter do you use with this lens since it does not have a manual physical aperture setting on the lens itself. I have a problem with the wiring with this Hi-Speed version. One thing, to remove the front trim ring, I used two rubber bands under each thumb, pushing in opposite directions. Full service and repair instructions, detailed exploded views and repair illustrations, wiring schematics and an itemized parts list. If you re looking for a tack sharp lens to really capture the smallest details of far off architecture or a craggy mountainside, this is the lens that cannot be beat.
Hope this helps, Pete Alex 23-Nov-2010 02:09 Good Night Pete! There are three versions of this lens and according to artaphot. I have a lot of samples in my Flickr Stream if you are interested. Is there any way to split the rear cell to get at it? As a warning to others who try it this way - i had to take it apart again to get the focus right, you have to make sure that the focus is set to infinity when inserting the cylinder, otherwise it will be off. Thanks, Erik Markus 20-Dec-2006 02:37 Thanks! In addition to tons of information about the Minolta manual focus cameras, the Rokkor Files also offers a large selection of scanned Minolta instructions and guides. Even though the tripod mount is fixed. Thank you for the guide. I took it apart according to these instructions, cleaned the aperture blades and it is now functioning as good as new! I'm wondering if this sub-perfect cleaning method will be a permanent solution or if the blades get stuck again or take on some rust.
Use your Paypal Account or your Credit Card Kit Chu 12-May-2018 12:17 I used to give my minolta lens cleaning job to a professional repairman in China without any problem. Make sure the lens is not exposed to direct sunlight as the heat can cause the internal lubricants to migrate. I love reviewing products and showcasing the very best in my top 10 lists. The glass is perfect as is the aperature, however the lens hood doesn't work properly. C6 discharges of the mirror-release magnet M1. Then I used a hair drier on low to dry everything. Glad you took the time to post this in such detail.
I now find that the middle helicoid has sufffered damage and needs replacing. Get the lens at affiliate links and support my work. For a lens this lightweight and this cheap, it is astounding! Since almost any Minolta you acquire will be pre-owned, there is a good chance it will be missing that all important manual. So some In Depth adapter designations, so we know exactly what to order, would be greatly appreciated. Anthony i have a bunch of nice minolta lenses i shoot film with.
The photos appear well saturated with rich skin tones and wonderful colors. If so, I need to remove it and try to screw it in correctly. There is no balsam separation. The only repair I've done so far was to a Hi-matic. Full service and repair instructions, detailed exploded views and repair illustrations, wiring schematics and an itemized parts list. I don't have a whole lot of experience taking lenses this complex apart.
I will say that I was unable to get the snap ring out, and so I removed the cylinder per Reiner's modified method in the comments below. Does the assembly is similar to 100-300 f5. It sits in there with a normal clock-wise thread, right? Now I am looking forward to take some pictures with this nice lens! Printed on white paper and features a deluxe comb binding, heavyweight card stock covers and clear plastic protective overleaf. I really like this lens and now I have it back. Returns Unconditional Return PolicyCustomer service and satisfaction are very important to us. I love doing cinematography work but you got me hooked on these beautiful vintage lenses.
For example, pin 12 connects adjust the magnets — not unless you've teries, Minolta felt the problem deserved to the trigger switch. Gave it another try today but ran into one slight problem: I couldn't get the rear lens group out. For this purpose, one has to insert the inner helicoid into the outer helicoid in exactly the right orientation before screwing it in again. Exploded views with numbered parts list and repair cautions pages 8 pages for 50mm F3. Printed on white paper and features a deluxe comb binding, heavyweight card stock covers and clear plastic protective overleaf. Any insight you can give is appreciated very much.
Juriaan Hi Phillip, I finally have bought an adapter so I could test the lens. I got into a bit of a tangle with the focussing as I hadn't been careful enough about marking where things matched up. This is for the first version of this lens. Making a digital single lens reflex purchase can sometimes seem like a lifetime commitment. I found out it is the 1965 model with single coating. Please contact me first for return before you ship it back to me. I don't have the dentist tool but I've tried with a lot of things and it doesn't work.