Chinon 35mm SLR Camera w/50mm f1.7 Lens
The Chinon SLR is an aperture priority 35mm SLR camera built by Japanese manufacturer Chinon.
It uses a electronic controlled electro magnetic metal focal plane shutter made by Seiko. It has stepless speeds of 1 to 1/1000 sec. on automatic mode; and 4 to 1/1000 sec. in 13 steps on manual mode. Flash sync is at 1/60 of a sec., but can be as high as 1/90 of a sec with Chinon Auto S flash strobes. A bulb mode is also offered. The shutter release button can accommodate a screw in release cable.
The metering is a center-weighted TTL design using two silicon blue photo diodes. 25-3200 ISO film can be used. A match LED system is employed for manual exposure. The focusing ground glass screen uses a horizontal split image, which is surrounded by microprism collar. Power is with 2x SR44 coin batteries.
|Auto or Manual Focus:||Manual|
|Motor Drive or Manual Film Wind:||Manual|
|Built in Light Meter:||Yes|
|Battery Type:||1.5v A76/S76 Coin Style|
|Useable Without Battery:||Yes|
|Lens Mount:||M42 Highly Versatile Screw Mount|