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Super Ikonta 530/2 B Speed setting not working. ClAing camera.

Have removed front amd cleaned lens front and back including front middle lens. Cannot clean back of middle lens due to B shutter speed not working. All other shutter speeds appear to work fine. Remove front name ring, focus prism plate and clean gearing, oiling and greasing for coupled range finder. Every thing appears to work fine. Have begun to remove top plate. All parts needing removeing have been done excepting film winding pin. Seems to be somewhat different from David Richert site repairs. No pin as such. Just a screw which doesn't want to come out before I can remove top. Rangefinder rear sight glass remove. Am at a stand still. How can I get the shutter to open on the B shutter setting to get to the back of the middle glass. All other shutter speeds, including 1 sec. and rangefinder appears to work properly. Once top off, how do I proceed to replace the mirror in viewfinder. Inside are appears to need cleaning. Couldn't find instructions on Internet. Any and all help would be greatly appreciated. Anxious to use camera.

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  • Ikontauser Oct 03, 2007

    Does anyone know where I can find an English version of a repair manual for this camera?
    Will Post a Dig. photo if necessary. However someone with this tech. knowledge probably will not need one.



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A free manual for Zeiss Ikon cameras can be found at

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If you want a manual you can get it here
Read this and since its a simple problem you will get all you want to know!

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