Rollei 35 XF ajust Rangefinder

Discussion in 'Classic Manual Cameras' started by adriazamel, Apr 11, 2007.

  1. Hi,
    I want to find information to how to ajust the rangefinder on my Rollei 35XF,
    because the double image never are the same.
    thanks
     
  2. A common problem with the XF... fortunately it is pretty easy to adjust. Peel off the leatherette (covering) under the viewfinder, and you will find a small screw. Set the lens to oo (infinity), point at an object at least 50m (150 ft) away and turn the screw until both images match precisely. In most cases the covering is sticky enough so you do not need to reglue it. Otherwise, any household glue will do.
     
  3. Thanks for the tip, Winfried.

    Raid
     
  4. Hi Winfried,
    I will try to adjust the range finder. Thank you very much.
    Adria.
     
  5. Hello! Care to share your experience with the XF35, anyone?

    I have a Voigtlander VF135, which is twin of Rollei 35XF, in excellent condition. Good looking camera, but the images from my test shooting look flat, and suffered from flare. I was surprised to read discription about how sharp the lens is supposed to be on the the old rolleiclub.com

    My VF135>>
    http://www.silvermoon.idv.tw/pho-vf135.html
     

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