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#1 Eugene Hughes

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Posted 17 August 2006 - 10:15 AM

I got my hands on a Canon 512XL, too bad it does not do manual exposure. i do not want to mess with locking the EE thing to correct.

What film speeds will this camera correctly expose ? Anyone have any luck with this camera nowdays ?

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Eugene
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#2 Eugene Hughes

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Posted 17 August 2006 - 10:35 AM

GRRRRRRR !!!!

I MESSED UP THE CAMERA IS A CANON 514 XLS !!!
I dont know where I got 512 from ???

What film speeds will this camera correctly expose ? Anyone have any luck with this camera nowdays ?

I am thinking it might correcly expose 160 and 250 speed films




I got my hands on a Canon 512XL, too bad it does not do manual exposure. i do not want to mess with locking the EE thing to correct.

What film speeds will this camera correctly expose ? Anyone have any luck with this camera nowdays ?

Best,
Eugene


Edited by Lurid Cinema, 17 August 2006 - 10:36 AM.

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#3 A.Oliver

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Posted 17 August 2006 - 05:01 PM

Hi, canon 514xls can only read 40 and 160 asa film speeds, canon did make a 512 electronic prior to the 514xls. My first serious camera was a 514xls, good lens, very reliable, let down by no manual exposure. EE lever is difficult to operate, especially if you are zooming of pulling focus, need 3 hands!!!!!! Best option is fuji 50 film ( velvia ), camera should expose this stock ok.
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