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    Minolta Flash Meter 5 degree Spot Attachment

    I have a question about the five degree spot attachment for a minolta flash meter three. According to the manual, the 10 has a single dot center in the viewfinder with a "broken" circle indicating the 10 degree field of view. However the 5 degree that I have has two dots, one centered and one just below it. It also has the broken circle to indicate the five degree field of view. According to the gentleman that I got it from he just centered it and then got his exposure and went on. Anyone have one of these and is that the right way to go about it?

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    The two dots are for parallax. I don't have the manual in front of me, but if I remember correctly, you use the center dot for objects at a distance and the lower dot for objects within 3 feet. You can get a manual from Minolta. Check their website, and if it's not on the website, they'll tell you where to request one, and they'll send you a photocopy for a nominal fee, like $5.
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    Quote Originally Posted by David A. Goldfarb
    The two dots are for parallax. I don't have the manual in front of me, but if I remember correctly, you use the center dot for objects at a distance and the lower dot for objects within 3 feet. You can get a manual from Minolta. Check their website, and if it's not on the website, they'll tell you where to request one, and they'll send you a photocopy for a nominal fee, like $5.

    David, Thank you much. I will contact them tomorrow for a manual.

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