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Konica TC-X with Hexanon 50mm f1.8, 35mm camera, Beginner

Konica TC-X with Hexanon 50mm f1.8, 35mm camera, Beginner

 

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A nice little camera which has its charm.

In excellent working condition.

Perfect for beginner or learner on a budget.

Last Konica SLR camera, already built by Cosina a third-party supplier, not in the Konica factory.

First SLR camera to use a body completely cast of plastic, and first camera to use the then new DX encoding for film sensitivity.

Fully mechanical, basic SLR camera. CdS TTL light meter. Shutter-priority auto-exposure. Shutter speeds 1/8s to 1/1000s and B. Konica AR bayonet. (source http://camerapedia.wikia.com)

(1) The Konica TC-X is a compact, lightweight, fully automatic single lens reflex camera with a shutter-priority
through-the-lens automatic exposure system.
(2) The Konica TC-X is fully compatible with the "DX" system for automatic input of film-speed (ISO)
information.
(3) A high resolution, high-performance Hexanon AR 50mm f/1.8 lens is standard equipment on the Konica
TC-X.
(4) A new design extremely bright viewfinder makes accurate focusing easier, increases visibility of in-finder
data.
(5) Accepts the full range of Hexanon interchangeable lenses and a wide range of Konica accessories, including
a electronic flash unit.
*DX: Films designed for use in DX Code System cameras. The Konica TC-X can accept this film.

Konica TC-X specifications
Type: 35mm camera SLR camera camera with shutter-priority TTL AE mechanism4.b utkus.org
Format: 24 x 36mm
Standard lenses: Hexanon AR 50mm f/1.8, Hexanon AR 50mm f/1.4
Lens mount: Bayonet type Konica Mount 11
Aperture control: Fully automatic and manual
Shutter: Vertical transport mechanical focal plane shutter, "B" 1/8--1/1000 sec
Flash sync: X sync at 1/8 through 1/60 sec
Self-timer: 10 sec. delay (approx.)
Viewfinder: Real image eye-level pentaprism Finder with split image range finder, microdiaprism ring and
peripheral matte screen; field of viewfinder is 92 percent 0.87 x with 50mm lens
Finder display: Needle indication of aperture from f/1.4 to f/22, with over and under exposure warnings,
manual operation signed, stopped-down metering mark and AE coupling range indication.
Metering system: Through-the-lens center weighted metering at full aperture, CdS cell
Exposure control: Shutter-priority AE mechanism, with standard Hexanon AR lenses, AE mechanism is
coupled with film speed, shutter speed and widest lens aperture; correct aperture indication for manual
metering, in stopped-down mode, meter coupled with film speed, shutter speed and aperture
AE coupling range: EV5 (f/1.4, 1/15 see) through EV18 (f/16, 1/1000 see) for ISO 100
Film speed: ISO 50 through 1600 (1/3 step). Both of automatic setting (DX code film) and manual setting are
possible.
Power switch: Turns battery on/off and locks shutter release
AE Lock mechanism: Partial depression of shutter locks AE mechanism (for exposure compensation)
Power source: Single LR03 or R03 dry battery (AAA size) 4www.butkus.org
Film loading: Konica "easy load" system; film check window for DX type film
Film advance: Single action top lever, wind angle of 135°, 20° play.
Film rewind: Crank driven rewind mechanism, film rewind button resets automatically
Frame counter: Additive type, auto-reset4.bu tkus. org
Size, weight: Body 130 x 84 x 44mm ( 5. I I x 3.11 1 x 1.73"). 375g ( 13.2 oz) (without battery)
Note: Specifications and design subject to change without notice


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