Instructions for Toyo 45AII

Discussion in 'Large Format Cameras and Accessories' started by Shawn Dougherty, Mar 15, 2009.

  1. Shawn Dougherty

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    I seem to have figured everything out except rotating the back...?

    Also, does anyone have a PDF of the manual? Thanks. Shawn
     
  2. Shawn Dougherty

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    I've got the rotating back figured out but I'd still like to have a pdf of the manual if anyone here is in possession of such a file.
     
  3. Tom Kershaw

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    Shawn,

    Do you have the reflex viewer?

    Tom.
     
  4. Shawn Dougherty

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    I don't think so. I have a piece that flips out to shield the GG/fresnel combo from light but that's it.
     
  5. Tom Kershaw

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    On the 'Texas Photo Forum' website, there is a photo of a Toyo 4x5 camera with a reflex system (similar to looking through an SLR I suppose). Rather large, but possibly convenient in windy or fast moving conditions.

    Tom.
     
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    I find the reflex viewer really handy when shooting overhead shots in studio. It's makes you two steps lower on the ladder. I've never used it in the field, but that's just my experience.
     
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    If I can find my manual, I can make a pdf and send it to you.
     
  8. Shawn Dougherty

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    THANK YOU! I would really appreciate that, Diane. All the best. Shawn
     
  9. Shawn Dougherty

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    The reflex viewer looks cool but I'm married to viewing the ground glass straight up. It's being able to view the image with both eyes, as I view the final print, that is my greatest attraction to lf.
     
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    I can send a copy of my (Japanese) manual if you're really stuck for one.

    Mike
     
  11. Shawn Dougherty

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    Thanks for the offer :tongue:

    I'm still looking for a manual if anyone else out there has one. Shawn