I bought the camera because of it's unusual specification, plus I'm sort of into later Agfa cameras at the moment. . There are a lot of plastic parts, some of which are fairly vital like cogs and such, but I think that here plastics are not so much synonymous with cheapness and shoddiness, but with optimized mechanical characteristics and manufacturability. Flash: Standard hot shoe with center contact, automatic switchover from time to flash mode by touch probe in the hot shoe, which is automatically activated by the inserted flash. In 1954 it modernized its pre-war camera design with the Silette series.
The Optimas are very transparently designed cameras albeit very German in appearance and strangely reminiscent of the Plaubel Makina 6×7 , and very compact too. The aperture control is only used for flash photography, as hinted at by the flash icon setting mark visible on the body of the camera. Mechanical timer for 10 sec delay. View inside the opened camera Opening up the back of the camera, the interior layout is also distinctive. Muy compactas, con exposímetro, algunas tienen telémetro. The body is metal but coated in black, which integrates the plastic parts, and its simple, clean lines are reminiscent of from the 1960s.
You reach the vertical adjustment screw by removing the small plug next to the flash shoe, and rotating the crosshead screw on the inside. This will help me to continue to host this site, buy new manuals, and pay their shipping costs. It needs to be pressed and turned to align two marks. The is on the bottom plate, to the users left. Frame Counter: Automatic count up and count down on rewind. If you use Pay Pal, use the link below.
Instead, it is your responsibility to dispose of your waste equipment by handing it over to a designated collection point for the recycling of waste electrical and electronic equipment. For service, support and war- ranty information, contact the distributor or manufacturer. There is a tripod socket on the left-hand end, so the camera mounts in portrait format. It is a different size and shape to all the other Optima Sensor Electronic cameras, due to the flash housing and larger battery compartment - relocated to the user's right side of the body. Had camera manufacturing always been the realm of the small mechanical industry, now the factories discovered that it was profitable to listen to consumers.
Top view of the camera showing focus pictograms Focus is manual: looking down from above the camera, focus is assigned by three pictograms with click-stops: 'mountains' for infinity, 'group' at around 3. Playback button Five-way control button 7. Specifications Viewfinder: Large bright-frame reverse-Galilean finder, 0. On the front of the lens barrel, inside the lens' filter thread, there is a mounted at the bottom, and a dial at the top. I don't know whether the plant produced something other than just Optimas, but fact is read: someone on the Internet claims that the Optima xx35 series was produced in Munich, stretching the plant's lifetime till at least the very early 1980's. Please keep in mind that I wrote this page from my own scant experience with an Optima 535 and 1535, and what information I could find on the web. Agfa is one of those factories that has never really captured my imagination.
They were accompanied left and right by very similar looking cameras under different names, like the Selectronics and the Silettes. Since then this touchpad-like shutter button was used on most of the company's models and became a familiar feature. Rangefinder adjustment Another testament to the cleverness of this design is the fact that it has two adjustment screws for the rangefinder: one for horizontal, and yes, one for vertical! My camera was advertised as having a broken viewfinder glass, but it's in an unimportant area. The counter does not therefore automatically reset when the camera back is opened. With their big finders, large release button and full autoexposure, they're all the happy amateur can wish for. .
The Optima had the 'shutter lever' on the left facing away from the operator. Manually-reset frame counter in bottom plate. Este creo que lo vende Criscam y es relativamente caro, pero te valdría para cualquier cámara y las pilas de botón tipo 386 son muy baratas y están por todos lados. This page may not be sold or distributed without the expressed permission of the producer I have no connection with any camera company On-line camera manual library - M. . Lo curioso del caso es que en esta cámara el anillo de diafragma va colocado en la parte más cercana a la película, y el obturador está colocado en la parte más exterior, hacia el objetivo.
The flash had a guide number of 12 read about guide numbers, aperture and distance in my article , giving it a short effective range of between 0. The 335 is a small, rectangular : smaller than the , for example. Hace poco me enseñaron una Olympus del mismo estilo y he de decir que están empezando a atraerme mucho estas cámaras. My Camera I was drawn to this camera because it's weird and wonderful. It got a fast lens and if there is a flash inserted you can manually choose the aperture. I was worry because I found on the internet the camera used 1.