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    HELP - Rollexiflex film ASA setting

    I recently bought a Rolleiflex T 3.5 and can't quite work out how to change the ASA setting. On the main knob there appears to be a window showing the ASA setting, but it keeps changing when I turn it to match the red needle to the black needle.

    Any Rolleiflex users out there who can shed some light on this?
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    One of the nut assemble within the dial may be loose. Be sure to know where the original dial was pointing before tightening...
    This might help:
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    Ok, I've run this past a technician. His advice was that something has broken inside and it won't allow me to choose the ASA setting. It's a $200 repair. So I've asked the seller for a refund. hmmm

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    if you can get a refund that's all well and good, but i wouldn't be too concerned about asa settings on a tlr. most meter's on rollei's don't work all that well, and you may be wise investing in a hand meter if you don't already have one. or better yet, just guess .

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    Agree with Tom, a light meter is a good investment if you are going to do a lot of work with this camera.
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    Or/And:
    1) Try to fix it yourself (I repaired two 35mm cameras once.)
    2) If you have (for the sake of compactness) a P+S, use that as a light meter.
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    ........or even something like an iphone with a lightmeter app

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    Sorry for the late reply. I haven't been on for a while.

    Thanks for the suggestions guys. I got my part refund because I wanted to keep the camera. It is now being fixed. However, I'd still want to get a lightmeter. I have no idea however and not sure which to get.

    The cheapest one seems to be the sekonic 308s, do you guys know whether it's enough for me? I don't do any flash photography, just general street shooting and landscape work.

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    The 308 is a great meter for what you need.

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    Been looking at getting this meter too - looks like it has everything covered.

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    thanks guys.

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