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what is that additional button/rod on Zenit-1
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PostPosted: Sun Aug 04, 2019 4:42 pm    Post subject: what is that additional button/rod on Zenit-1 Reply with quote

I'll just duplicate a post left on ussrphoto:

I am about buying a Zenit-1. I have the Zenit-3 and the Zenit-S, and interested to compare. Unless you have time to search on Avito while in Russia, they otherwise sell relatively expensive online outside RU. I spotted one cheap (no, not on Ebay), from a seller who has not much clues about.
The strange thing is an additional button/rod:



PostPosted: Sun Aug 04, 2019 7:22 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

ok, mystery solved. I should have thought of it, but because it's on the top plate I was instead thinking about a mechanical tweak: it's an added flash connector.
i got the answer from Guido on Ussrphoto, and avatars of added flash connector on RF of the same times:

https://www.g-st.ch/privat/kameras/bilder/zorki/00021570.jpg