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    Soligor Spot Sensor Repair?

    Recently I purchased a "Broken" Soligor Spot Sensor for $5. No idea what is wrong with it yet, put batteries in it and nothing happens. I've managed to repair a few cameras so figured I would give a shot at fixing this spot meter.

    Anyone have any ideas where to start? Are there normal issues with these meters that I should check for first? Does the sensor tend to go out on them? Any idea where I could get an exact replacement? Are there upgrades to the stock sensor?

    Any ideas where to start might save me time trouble shooting.

    Any input appreciated.

    Thanks

    Jeremiah
    looking for the battery cover for a early model Canonet QL 17, the round screw in kind.

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    Dirty switch(es), broken or corroded power wire, cold solder joint, not likely but bad cell, if it's been dropped or bumped the hairspring could be crossed. If there's any movement of the needle it's probably not the hairspring
    Heavily sedated for your protection.

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    Parts are no longer available.

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    except for the boxful (literally) of Soligor spot sensors I have upstairs...

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    You could try Quality Light Metric in LA
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    A dirty switch is the typical problem, and needs sorting out on mine, again.

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