Canon F1 - I cant see the meters in the viewfinder!

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  1. barrybud

    barrybud TPF Noob!

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    Hi,

    I borrowed a Canon F1 (N) when you look through the viewfinder there is a meter on the right side that show the aperture, battery voltage and is also used for matched needle operation. It was there for a while and now it’s gone. No matter what configuration I put the camera in, I can’t get them back.

    I even tried different lenses. The battery is fine; I checked it with a volt/ohm meter. I want to use this camera on a trip to Alaska.

    Any ideas?

    Thanks,
    Barry
     
  2. BernieSC

    BernieSC TPF Noob!

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    That camera has interchangable view finders. Sounds like you have an AE finder on it maybe the view finder is loose.
     
  3. BernieSC

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    That camera has interchangable view finders. Sounds like you have an AE finder on it maybe the view finder is loose.
     
  4. Varthlokkur

    Varthlokkur TPF Noob!

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    try cleaning the battery contacts. That helps sometimes.
     

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