Technical Data and Features

Type: Automatic 35mm single lens reflex camera
Image size: 24 x 36 mm
Film: Standard 35 mm film cartridges
Lens mount: Konica bayonet II, diameter 47 mm , flange-film distance 40.5 mm
Shutter: Vertically travelling metal focal plane shutter Copal Square-S
Single, non-rotating speed setting dial
Shutter speeds: B, 1 s – 1/1000 s in constant progression
Time exposures possible
Flash synch: X synch: 1/125 s with electronic flash
M synch: all shutter speeds with flash bulbs of types M, FP, and MF
X synch contact for mounting of an accessory hot shoe
Self timer: Variable from 4 s up to 10 s
Safety lock
Lever is also depth-of-field preview lever that closes aperture on lens when actuated
Viewfinder: Pentaprism eye-level finder with upright, unreversed image
Magnification: 0.78x (with 50mm lens at ∞)
Viewfinder shows 92% of actual image area
Mat screen with either central microprism spot (more common) or split-image focussing (rare)
Viewfinder indications: Light meter needle shows metered aperture value at actual shutter speed
Warning indicators for over- and underexposure
Set shutter speed
Widest aperture of mounted lens
Warning indicator for manual exposure control
Index mark for stopped-down aperture (match-needle) metering and for battery test
Mirror: Fully automatic instant-return mirror
Mirror lock-up function with self timer
Exposure control: Fully automatic exposure control (AEC) with shutter speed priority
Smallest aperture 16
When using appropriate lenses, metering is done with aperture fully open
Stopped-down aperture (match-needle) metering for manual preset lenses or third-party lenses mounted with adapters
Light meter: Metering through-the-lens (TTL) with 2 cadmium sulfide CdS-cells
Sensitivity range exposure values EV 1.5 – EV 18 with ISO 100/21°
Centre-weighted metering, considered image area depends on focal length of mounted lens
Power supply: 2 pieces 1.35 V mercury oxyde batteries type PX675
Film speed settings: ISO 12/12° – ISO 3200/36°
Exposure lock: The metered aperture is locked when slightly depressing the shutter release
Film loading: Konica EL System (in USA called Insta-Grip)
Film transport: Single-stroke lever with 162° travel and 30° play transports film and cocks shutter simultaneously
Equipped with shutter-ready indicator and double-exposure prevention
When pulling the multiple exposure lever and actuating the transport lever simultaneously, only the shutter is cocked but the film is not transported (multiple exposure provision)
Film counter: Automatically resets with opening of camera back
Counts up to 38 frames
Rewinding: Foldable rewind crank
Rewind release button self-locks when actuating the transport lever
Other features: Holder for film cardboard box lid on back for indication of used film
Marking of film plane on camera body
Battery test function
1/4" tripod socket
Weight (without lens): 740 g (approx. 26 oz)
Dimensions (without lens): Width x height x depth: 150 x 95 x 45 mm (approx. 6" x 33/4" x 1 3/4")
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