Quote Originally Posted by Daire Quinlan View Post
Ok, so confusion aside (and I'm definately getting a little more confused here, not less) there are a couple of points here I'd like to clarify.

With a super takumar lens mounted, and the DOF/meter switch in the 'down' position (ie, 'off' from the point of view of one of the older spotmatics) the meter on my F responds, and indicates what seems to be a roughly correct exposure.
Certainly have heard enough variation to believe there are different "versions" of the Spotmatic F. Mine is the "Needle is Up when Meter is Off" variant. Heard there is a version where the needle is centered - surely something they fixed, makes me think mine's a late model (Honeywell).