The Konica Model AR "A-1000" Camera
***PLEASE NOTE THAT THE FEATURES FOR THE "A-1000"
ARE THE SAME AS THOSE OF THE "A-1" AND "A-2"
THE ONLY DIFFERENCE BETWEEN THESE
THREE CAMERA MODELS WAS THAT THE "A-1000"
ADDED THE 1000 SPEED TO THE SHUTTER DIAL***
CAMERA TYPE: Precision, professional 35mm SLR with metal
focal plane shutter and fully automatic dual CdS
Through-the-Lens exposure meter operation
PICTURE SIZE: 24 X 36 mm (1" X 1-1/2")
FILM: Standard 35 mm cartridges, 20 or 36 exposure
STANDARD (NORMAL) LENSES:
Hexanon AR 57mm f/1.2 (7 elements in six groups);
Hexanon AR 57mm f/1.4 (6 elements in five groups);
Hexanon AR 52mm f/1.8 (6 elements in five groups);
All focus from infinity to 18 inches
LENS MOUNT: KONICA bayonet mount Type II. Diameter 47mm.
Flange to film distance, 40.5mm
DIAPHRAGM ACTION: Fully automatic diaphragm.
Automatic EE lenses re-open to full aperture for focusing and exposure metering.
Manual aperture control.
SHUTTER: Hi-Synchro Metal Copal Square-S.
"B" (Bulb), 1 to 1/1000 second. Shutter speed dial on top of camera.
X - synchro for electronic flash to 1/125 second;
M - synchro for flashbulbs to 1/500 second
VIEWFINDER: Eye-level pentaprism. Extremely bright.
Has central Micro Diaprism area surrounded by plain ground glass circle.
Meter needle, f/stops, and index point for stopped-down metering,
under- and over-exposure marks, automatic and non-automatic
mode signal visible outside focusing/viewing area
MIRROR ACTION: Vertical travel, instant return
EXPOSURE METERING: Center weighted dual CdS, Through-the-Lens.
KONICA Hexanon AR lenses stop down automatically after
shutter release is depressed. No need to match needle to a mark.
Focusing, metering at full lens aperture.
Meter system coupled to film and shutter speeds.
With manual and preset lens operation, lens is stopped-down or
Shutter Speed Dial (15) turned until meter needle reaches
index mark (opposite f/1.4) in viewfinder
EE COUPLING RANGE: EV 5 (f/1.4 with 1.15 sec.) to
EV 17 (f/16 with 1/500 sec.) at ASA 100 for f/1.4 lens
FILM SENSITIVITY RANGE: ASA 25 to 1600 (DIN 15 to33)
FILM WIND: Single stroke lever, cocks shutter and transports film.
162º stroke. In operation, lever stops 30º from body position for
fast shooting without removing eye from camera
FILM COUNTER: Resets to "Start" automatically as camera back is opened.
Indicates number of shots exposed.
Dial is under glass, protected against dust and dirt
FILM RE-WIND: Film re-wind crank. Re-wind button (33) in base of
camera remains depressed during re-winding
DIMENSIONS AND WEIGHT:
With f/1.8 lens: 5-3/4" (wide) X 3-3/4" (high) X 3-1/2" (deep). 33 ozs
With f/1.4 lens: 5-3/4" (wide) X 3-3/4" (high) X 3-1/2" (deep). 35 ozs
With f/1.2 lens: 5-3/4" (wide) X 3-3/4" (high) X 3-3/4" (deep). 42 ozs