Topcon 100

June 28, 2010 4:53 am | Surveying Equipment

will any camera lens fit any camera?

I have a 35mm camera with a few lenses that someone recently gave to me, but the camera body is broken (the shutter doesn't work at all) and the repair store said they have no parts for it because it's such an old camera.

it's a beseler topcon auto 100.

could I just buy a new camera and use the lenses, or would I have to buy a new camera body and lens?

Topcon was a very good camera in its day (middle to late sixties), but like every SLR camera, the lens mounting feature was different for each camera brand.

You will either have to have it repaired or buy a used one.

craigslist sometimes have them for sale Sample listing: http://poconos.craigslist.org/pho/508327469.html

IF you cannot find a good used Topcon body, then just forget about it and buy a nice used Nikon or Canon SLR with lens for under $200 on craigslist

After reading the below link I certainly would not bother trying to adapt the Topcon lenses to anything ... just sell them to someone who has a Topcon system already and use the money to buy something more standard ... Nikon or Canon

http://www.betterphoto.com/forms/QnAdetail.asp?threadID=14500

Topcon DT 104 Digital Theodolite DT 100 Series
Topcon DT 104 Digital Theodolite DT 100 Series
$115.00 (22 Bids)
Time Remaining: 15h 43m

Topcon RL 100 1S Single Slope Grade Laser with LS 70C Receiver
Topcon RL 100 1S Single Slope Grade Laser with LS 70C Receiver
$995.00
Time Remaining: 3d 10h 32m
Buy It Now for only: $995.00

Topcon RC 400 Remote Control for RL 100 2S Grade Laser
Topcon RC 400 Remote Control for RL 100 2S Grade Laser
$550.00
Time Remaining: 3d 17h 9m
Buy It Now for only: $550.00

Topcon DT 104 Digital Theodolite with Brand New DB 35 Battery Pack DT 100 Series
Topcon DT 104 Digital Theodolite with Brand New DB 35 Battery Pack DT 100 Series
$799.99
Time Remaining: 6d 14h 31m
Buy It Now for only: $799.99

Topcon FC 100 Faceplate Front Case Keypad GPS Survey Receiver PCB 6484832010
Topcon FC 100 Faceplate Front Case Keypad GPS Survey Receiver PCB 6484832010
$89.95
Time Remaining: 7d 20h 50m
Buy It Now for only: $89.95

TOPCON 100V 240V BC 27CR charger FOR Topcon BT 52Q BT 52QA battery total station
TOPCON 100V 240V BC 27CR charger FOR Topcon BT 52Q BT 52QA battery total station
$45.00
Time Remaining: 8d 10h 23m
Buy It Now for only: $45.00

Genuine Topcon Battery Charger BC 29 Model RB C2001 100 240V for battery BT 60Q
Genuine Topcon Battery Charger BC 29 Model RB C2001 100 240V for battery BT 60Q
$49.95
Time Remaining: 8d 22h 41m
Buy It Now for only: $49.95

100V 240V BC 27CR charger 3 pin for topcon BT 52Q BT 52Q battery total station
100V 240V BC 27CR charger 3 pin for topcon BT 52Q BT 52Q battery total station
$45.00
Time Remaining: 13d 35m
Buy It Now for only: $45.00

TOPCON FC 100 DATA COLLECTOR
TOPCON FC 100 DATA COLLECTOR
$1,850.00
Time Remaining: 13d 5h 40m
Buy It Now for only: $1,850.00

Topcon FC 100 Backplate Cover Piece for parts AS IS
Topcon FC 100 Backplate Cover Piece for parts AS IS
$89.95
Time Remaining: 14d 19h 6m
Buy It Now for only: $89.95

TOPCON LS B100 MACHINE CONTROL LASER RECEIVERAPACHE SPECTRALEVELBACKHOE
TOPCON LS B100 MACHINE CONTROL LASER RECEIVERAPACHE SPECTRALEVELBACKHOE
$1,100.00
Time Remaining: 15d 15h 4m
Buy It Now for only: $1,100.00

New Topcon BT 67Q Battery for RL 100 RL 200 Rotary Lasers
New Topcon BT 67Q Battery for RL 100 RL 200 Rotary Lasers
$145.00
Time Remaining: 16d 11h 40m
Buy It Now for only: $145.00

Topcon RD 100W Wireless Remote Display for LS B110W
Topcon RD 100W Wireless Remote Display for LS B110W
$749.00
Time Remaining: 16d 12h 17m
Buy It Now for only: $749.00

Topcon RL 100 1S Single Slope Grade Laser with LS 80A
Topcon RL 100 1S Single Slope Grade Laser with LS 80A
$2,639.00
Time Remaining: 16d 14h 20m
Buy It Now for only: $2,639.00

Topcon Aluminum YELLOW TRANSIT SURVEY
Topcon Aluminum YELLOW TRANSIT SURVEY
$150.00
Time Remaining: 18d 10h 43m
Buy It Now for only: $150.00

TOPCON FC 100 FIELD CONTROLLER WINDOWS CE 420 DATA COLLECTOR CALIBRATED
TOPCON FC 100 FIELD CONTROLLER WINDOWS CE 420 DATA COLLECTOR CALIBRATED
$1,299.95
Time Remaining: 19d 9h 7m
Buy It Now for only: $1,299.95

Topcon RL 100 1S Automatic Self leveling Single Slope Laser Level Body parts
Topcon RL 100 1S Automatic Self leveling Single Slope Laser Level Body parts
$99.00
Time Remaining: 19d 14h 8m
Buy It Now for only: $99.00

Topcon RL 100 1S Automatic Self leveling Slope Laser Level Battery Base parts
Topcon RL 100 1S Automatic Self leveling Slope Laser Level Battery Base parts
$99.00
Time Remaining: 19d 14h 17m
Buy It Now for only: $99.00

Topcon RL 100 1S Automatic Self leveling Laser Level Battery tray cover parts
Topcon RL 100 1S Automatic Self leveling Laser Level Battery tray cover parts
$49.00
Time Remaining: 19d 14h 48m
Buy It Now for only: $49.00

Cameron Sino CS TOP100SL Battery Topcon bt 30 bt 62q bt 65q bt 66q FC 200 FC 250
Cameron Sino CS TOP100SL Battery Topcon bt 30 bt 62q bt 65q bt 66q FC 200 FC 250
$75.00
Time Remaining: 21d 11h 2m
Buy It Now for only: $75.00

Diagonal Eyepiece For Topcon GTS100 300 Gowin TK202 Cygnus KS102 Total Station
Diagonal Eyepiece For Topcon GTS100 300 Gowin TK202 Cygnus KS102 Total Station
$119.95
Time Remaining: 22d 15h 13m
Buy It Now for only: $119.95

Cameron Sino CS TOP100SL Replacement Survey Battery 4 Topcon w 3 Month Warranty
Cameron Sino CS TOP100SL Replacement Survey Battery 4 Topcon w 3 Month Warranty
$89.99
Time Remaining: 22d 16h 14m
Buy It Now for only: $89.99

Topcon RL 100 1S Single Slope Grade Laser w Receiver
Topcon RL 100 1S Single Slope Grade Laser w Receiver
$2,295.00
Time Remaining: 25d 12h 52m
Buy It Now for only: $2,295.00

Topcon DT 104 Electronic Digital Theodolite DT 100 1
Topcon DT 104 Electronic Digital Theodolite DT 100 1
$775.00
Time Remaining: 27d 9h 58m
Buy It Now for only: $775.00

Topcon DT 104 Electronic Digital Theodolite DT 100 2
Topcon DT 104 Electronic Digital Theodolite DT 100 2
$775.00
Time Remaining: 27d 10h 6m
Buy It Now for only: $775.00

Topcon Hiper+ w Legacy E GPS Base 450 470 Mhz GNSS Receivers FC 100 Pocket 3D
Topcon Hiper+ w Legacy E GPS Base 450 470 Mhz GNSS Receivers FC 100 Pocket 3D
$9,999.00
Time Remaining: 27d 19h 18m
Buy It Now for only: $9,999.00

TOPCON RL 100 1S SELF LEVELING ROTARY LASER WITH RECEIVER WORKS GREAT
TOPCON RL 100 1S SELF LEVELING ROTARY LASER WITH RECEIVER WORKS GREAT
$1,299.99
Time Remaining: 28d 9h 21m
Buy It Now for only: $1,299.99

Topcon LS B100 Machine Mount Laser Receiver 360 degree
Topcon LS B100 Machine Mount Laser Receiver 360 degree
$1,050.00
Time Remaining: 28d 17h 11m
Buy It Now for only: $1,050.00

New Topcon LS B100 Machine Control Receiver
New Topcon LS B100 Machine Control Receiver
$1,115.00
Time Remaining: 29d 22h 17m
Buy It Now for only: $1,115.00


Tags: , , , , ,