#0, #1 and #3 sizes are readily replaced with new shutters, so the option of replace instead of repair is available. The Compur shutters are nicely made and well. From the service section of Flutots Camera Repair, Unfortunately parts are no longer available for those great Synchro-Compur shutters. How to strip-down and service the Synchro-Compur shutter on a Kodak Retina Ia or IIa camera. I’ll assume you already have the shutter removed from the.

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They are asking for old junk shutters that you may have laying around also. I doubt the “react with lighter fluid” story, but another effect may eventually develop, perhaps especially on soft plastic parts more common in larger older shutters: Finally lift out the mechanism and drain off solvent.

One a Compur Shutter from a ‘s 12cm F6. Carol Flutot’s prices are really reasonable. Place on a piece of clean kitchen tissue and allow to dry for an hour or so. Aug 24, IF you do not feel comfortabe following the procedure I described then contact Flutots or another shutter repair facility for a CLA of your shutter.

Remove the front cover of the shutter. Aug 23, 9. This size and the 00 size is no longer available and replacement with new shutters is a problem.

That lubricating section was new to me. My main sources are eBay and the junkers some of you have given, rdpair, or sold to me.

Compur shutter repair manual

The Rosonol Soak works best for those who sit in the deepest part of a shade tree on a clear day, consume a 6 pack of repiar then clean their shutter or go take pictures. He is hosting them on this page of his site lower half of page. But, hypothetically,if I did have to replace it, what would you guys and gals suggest?


O peration of the five blade Synchro Compur 0 and 1 popular versions. The larger one in the picture is a special version of the same shutter made for Linhof. This warranty repaig not cover any damages resulting from neglect, impact, exposure to water shutterr other liquids, tampering, excessive wear, or abuse.

Labor and parts are extra, depending on the specific parts needed for overhaul. We will gladly clean, lubricate, adjust, and check CLAC them, but if, on first examination we determine that they are unrepairable, we will let you know by email. There are a number of websites that have information. T he Compur shutters are still in compir use. Ole Tjugen has also identified verisons which untilize a 50mm and If you don’t have a DJVU viewer you can get it here.

You can buy the cd from Bernard Mecking for about ten bucks on ebay.

Fixing a Sychro-Compur shutter

We have a supply of the most commonly needed parts for most shutters, but please contact us first, just to be sure. One might also be aware that some eg Radio Shack “electric contact cleaners” are caustic Benoit Suaudeau’s extensive documentation now lives on: Aug 23, Jun 12, Similarly, we can longer repair Alphax 3 shutters.

We make no other warranty for the repairs performed. You must log in or sign up to reply here. First, we’ll clean your shutter to get rid of all that old sticky or hardened lubrication. Your name or email address: Different lubes for different purposes.


Compur shutters were the world standard for high quality large format lenses. These are also common in the tiny 00 size as well as the 0 and 1. Last edited by a moderator: The electronic parts cleaner will be slow to disipate from some areas of the shutter. The vast majority of these are 0 and 1 size, although there are a few 00 size. Once it’s thoroughly clean and dry, we’ll lightly apply the proper lubricants to all lubrication points.

Repair of these an option which must be considered. But we can restore the shutter to its original Copal condition without click-stops. Next, we’ll adjust your shutter so it can be as true as possible to the Dial settings. This is an old shutter, but you’d never know it now! At times, 1 second may run a bit fast. Cook at home a few nights, and you’ll have enough dough.

By continuing to use this site, you are consenting to our use of cookies. I use ‘white spirit’, a turps substitute.

Please read this message click here before sending anything to us for repair. Aug 23, 3. Some are unaware that graphite floats around in systems, rather than staying put. Continue by progressing to the nest higher shutter speed and verify that the shutter blades operate progressively faster.

O peration of the two styles of 0 Compur.