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Ricoh kr5 super light meter does not work

The light meter on my ricoh kr5 super does not work.battery tests at 1.5 and it taks two watch like batteries

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About the only thing you can do is clean the batt. cover and contacts in batt. holder,use a pencil eraser, be careful with the contacts in holder. There are no parts avail. for this model. However this is a rugged camera and you could buy a hand held light meter.

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Lite meter don't work I bought it off internet seller said it was in exl.cond.it looks that's all


The built-in through-the-lens CdS exposure metering system of your KR-5 SUPER operates on power activated by two 1.5V SR-44 silver oxide batteries, which are supplied together with your camera. Have you changed the battery? Also, many of these older cameras the light meters are not very good. I would suggest getting one of the free smartphone light meter apps.

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Light meter won't move


Check you battery ends and make sure there is NO corrosion. An emory board works good.....also check the contacts in the camera well.

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Hi i brought ricoh kr5 i need to get flash for it where can i get that and i found at bottom of camera space for battries do i have to putbatteries to use it thanks


The KR-5 Super II is totally reliant on batteries in order to function. Use two SR-44 cells fitted with the + side towards the cover. LR-44's also work but will give slightly inaccurate meter readings. If you use slide film then avoid using LR-44's but if you use print film it's not really a problem.

The flash is just any standard, non-dedicated, automatic or manual flashgun. There are millions of them around, perfectly good and unused, so there's no need to pay for one. Just ask on your local FreeCycle or Freegle groups.

Click here for a free manual courtesy of Norman Butkus.

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Sep 20, 2010 | Ricoh KR-5 SUPER II 35mm SLR Camera

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I have a ricoh kr5 and when i take picture the mirror does not come back down and the shutter will not open


The batteries need replacing. Winding the film and setting the shutter is mechanical on your camera, but releasing the shutter is done electronically. Dead batteries cause mirror lock-up.

Dec 02, 2009 | Ricoh KR-5 SUPER II 35mm SLR Camera

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Where can I purchase a flash for ricoh model KR 5 super2


prasadsu,

any camera store will have a flash for your KR5. buy a non dedicated type that fits on the hot shoe.
or try ebay for a used one.

Jan 30, 2009 | Ricoh KR-5 SUPER II 35mm SLR Camera

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Ricoh KR-5 light meter needle won't move, new batteries


About the only thing you can do is clean the batt. cover and contacts in batt holder. Make sure batts are good. No parts are avail. for this model. However this is a rugged camera and you can buy a hand held light meter inexpensive.

Oct 29, 2008 | Ricoh KR-5 SUPER II 35mm SLR Camera

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Sears ks super camera.


You'll have to remove the bottom cover. Either the mirror box or the shutter are stuck. re-cocking it is possible by moving the wind stop clear of the bottom portion of the film advance shaft.

Aug 20, 2008 | Ricoh KR-5 SUPER II 35mm SLR Camera

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Light meter


Yes, the Pentax ME Super has a built-in light meter. It is used by the ME Super in order to determine the correct exposure settings when the camera is used in the "A" (Autoexposure) & "AV" (Aperture-priority) exposure modes.

I don't mean to insult you, but have you tried new batteries?

Sometimes the meter fails when the batteries don't have enough juice.

Take care & Happy Imaging!
Glen
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Light meter


do ur camera has aperture?

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