Yashica Electro 35 GS ..REPAIR HELP.

Discussion in '35mm Cameras and Accessories' started by Mearns, Jan 11, 2008.

  1. Mearns

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    So I've got a great little Yashica Electro 35 and it seems to meter well but I need a bit of help repairing it.

    I'll have lots of question of the course of this repair and I'll post them in this thread, but I have just for now:

    • Like I said the meter in seems to be working fine Despite some erratic lighting from the 'under' and 'over' lights, but just before the shutter closes after a long shot it gives out this little 'whining' or pitched 'burring' sound??? It doesn't do this on the bulb function? What's going on?
     
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    The camera has an automatic electric shutter and will make some whirring noises, especially on long exposures.

    Here is a good link for some more information on the Electro:
    http://www.yashica-guy.com/document/chrono.html

    It's a nice camera, I own three GSN models plus a MG-1 model. I added the battery adapters (sold on the above web page) so I can use standard batteries. Some people have made their own.

    Good luck!
    --John
     
  3. Mearns

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    cool, ok so its nothing to worry about..

    ..thanks for the link! :D