Camera Overview

downFirst Bayonet Mount I – F | downLater Bayonet Mount II – AR

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Cameras with the first Konica bayonet Mount I – F

Model: Production time: Remarks: Pages:
F 1960 – ? First single lens reflex camera in the world with a fastest shutter speed of 1/2000s – Hi-Synchro vertical travelling metal focal plane shutter
Fully cross-coupled selenium light meter, but no automatic exposure control
First Konica with bayonet lens mount
Flash synch speed of 1/125s was fastest on market
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FS 1962 – 1964 Without light meter, shortest shutter speed 1/1000s -
FSW 1962 – ? FS with data back -
FP
Revue SR (D)
Wards slr700 (USA)
1963 – ? Microprism spot focussing screen and M/X flash synch
Without light meter
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Domirex 1963 – ? Leaf shutter 1/25 – 1/125s
Prototype shown on Photokina
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FM 1965 – ? With uncoupled CdS- (Cadmium sulfide-) light meter
Last Konica SLR with the first F-bayonet
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Cameras with the later Konica bayonet Mount II – AR

Model: Production time: Remarks: Pages:
Auto-Reflex
Autorex (JP)
Revue Auto-Reflex (D)
1965/66 – 1968 One of the earliest 35mm SLRs with fully automatic exposure control
Possibility of switching image size between 24x36mm and 18x24mm mid-roll
External light meter (non-TTL) incorporated in camera body
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Auto-Reflex P
Autorex P (JP)
Revue SP (D)
1966 – 1968 Stripped-down Auto-Reflex, without light meter internal linkMain page
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Autoreflex T
FTA (JP)
Revue TTL (D)
1968 – 1970 First 35mm SLR in the world with fully automatic exposure control and TTL (through-the-lens) light metering
Final form of the Konica AR bayonet
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Autoreflex A 1968 – 1971 (?) Stripped down Autoreflex T, without the following features: self-timer, depth-of-field preview, mirror lock-up, on / off switch, battery test.
Fastest shutter speed 1/500 s
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Autoreflex T2
New FTA (JP)
1970 – 1973 Evolution and improvement of the Autoreflex T internal linkMain page
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Autoreflex A2 1971-1972 Stripped down Autoreflex T2, without the following features: self-timer, depth-of-field preview, mirror lock-up, display of shutter speed in viewfinder, on / off switch, battery test.
Fastest shutter speed 1/500 s
Very similar to Autoreflex A
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Autoreflex A1000 1972-1973 Improved version of the Autoreflex A2 with 1/1000s as fastest shutter speed -
Autoreflex T3 1973 – 1975 Evolution and improvement of the Autoreflex T2 with multiple exposure provision and hot shoe connection for flash internal linkMain page
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Autoreflex A3 1973 – ? Stripped down Autoreflex T3, without the following features: self-timer, depth-of-field preview, mirror lock-up, display of shutter speed and AE/manual mode in viewfinder, hot shoe contact, M flash socket, on / off switch, battery test, and film reminder slot on back internal linkMain page
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Autoreflex T3N 1975 – 1978 Evolution and improvement of the Autoreflex T3 with built-in hot-shoe for flash
Last camera from the series of the big Autoreflexes
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Autoreflex TC
ACOM-1 (JP)
1976 – 1982 (?) Completely new designed camera with smaller frame
One of the first 35mm SLRs with body parts made of plastic
Simple camera with reduced features, but better, brighter viewfinder with split-image and microprism focussing
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Autoreflex T4 1978 – 1979 First full-featured Konica with smaller body, similar to Autoreflex TC
Uses many plastic parts for the body
Last fully mechanical 35mm SLR built by Konica themselves
Provision for external Auto Winder AR
Further improved, brighter viewfinder with split-image and micorprism focussing
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FS-1 1979 – 1983 First 35mm SLR in the world with built-in motor drive
First Konica SLR with electronically controlled shutter
First Konica SLR with Autoload system
First Konica SLR where dedicated flash controls camera functions
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FC-1 1980 – 1983 Like FS-1, but without built-in motor drive
Provision for external Auto Winder F
Dedicated flash functions
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FP-1 1981 – 1983 (?) Fully automatic program mode SLR, program mode only – no manual exposure control possible
Provision for external Auto Winder F
Dedicated flash functions
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FT-1 1983 – 1987 Evolution and improvement of FS-1 with built-in motor drive
Dedicated flash functions
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TC-X 1985 – 1987 Built by Cosina for Konica, fully mechanical SLR
First SLR in the world with body and frame completely cast of plastic
First camera in the world that uses DX coding on film cartridge for film speed setting
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