Release lock prevents accidental use. Remove the battery cover and the bottom plate. I also have a about my adventures in film and collecting and repairing old cameras. It seems enough of these camera were built. To get to the battery chamber itself, as I mentioned, you will, believe it or not, now need to remove the mirror box. The camera is jam-packed with features but the basic layout is very conventional. The following models and are much smaller and lighter, their bodies extensively use plastic parts.
It is even decent in the close-up range. Now, simply divide the camera-to-subject distance shown by your Konica lens into this number; the result is the correct lens opening for the flash-to-subject distance. If you feel strong you can look for the first three versions of the Vivitar 70-210mm Series one lenses. Make sure that the sprocket holes in the film engage the Sprocket Wheel 37 in your camera. Service bulletins, for example, distinguished the later cameras from the earlier by reference to these model designations.
The Autoreflex T3 was available in chrome-black and in black, the chrome-black version being much more common than the black one. As always, your photograph will be perfectly exposed, so long as the Meter Indicator Needle 51 does not go into the red-band. One small flaw found in Autoreflex T is the battery compartment. For more details, or to find out how to disable cookies Please note that by deleting our cookies or disabling future cookies you may not be able to access certain areas or features of our site. As soon as it lines up you're ready to shoot. Eventually, the barest trace of oil in the ball races gave perfect operation no matter which way the camera was tilted.
The Timer may be set for shorter delays simply by pushing the lever down a lesser distance. This can easily be done by re-setting your film speed. This is not always the case, or even desirable depending on the type of lens. It makes sense to check them as outlined above before going on extended trip, or anytime needle movement seems sluggish or stops when you're taking pictures. You however would probably benefit from a reprint of the repair manual, I believe I got mine from. Perhaps you mirror is not stuck, but the system is too sluggish to send it upwards? At the rear, I particularly like the slot for the end of your film box which Konica have included on the back.
With the shutter set to Bulb, most people will after all be using a cable release, anyway. Automatic exposure control, depth-of-field preview, especially a provision for multiple exposures, a very informative and quite bright viewfinder, and a mirror lock-up function with the self timer was something not too many cameras did provide. This was largerly to make the camera more easily serviced. Built-in Eyepiece Shutter shields meter from extraneous light. You just have to try a non-Konica lens with your T3N to see how it works. The Autoreflex T3N has a built-in shutter for the viewfinder, to avoid stray light entering the camera by the viewfinder and irritating the light meter on shots from a tripod.
I tried taking it apart, but it is too complicated compared to other 35mm cameras. Depress the Film Rewind Button 43. I could tell the flash he was using came from a much older film camera. Note: With either of the dual-format Konica cameras, mid-roll size changes make film processing labs crazy! Shutter Ready Indicator When you haven't used yaw camera for some time, it's hard to remember whether or not the shutter is wound. Semi-Automatic operation is also possible with uncoupled lenses and accessories; see page 23. Aim camera at subject, focus.
When shooting infrared Him with the appropriate filter, focus as usual. Because of the voltage difference between the current alkaline 675 batteries and the original 1. Lift up the Film Rewind Crank 24 and turn it clockwise at moderate speed in a continuous motion. Instead, depress the Film Rewind Button 43 and at the same time move the Film Transport Lever as far as it win. It's pretty easily replaced with another type of leatherette or even real leather, which really improves the look and feel of the camera. Shutter-Ready Indicator: Signals Green when shutter has been wound, Red if not wound.
First take off the self-timer arm via a slotted screw collar under a round widget , peel back the leather, remove the 4 front mirror box screws and one under the bottom that holds the mirror box to the body. An image of such a golden Autoreflex T3N can be found on Urs Brunner's page. They did continue to market a number of rebadged through Wards, however and models, for example. While operating the transport lever, watch the Film Transport Indicator 23 to see if it rotates. I use a 320X on my Nikon D40, and it works perfectly. Rectifying this meant attending to some age related problems with both the lens and the stop down mechanism of the camera body.