The Konica Model "FP-1" Camera


TYPE: 35 mm focal plane shutter TTL-Programmed-
AE single lens reflex camera

FILM: 35mm film in cassette
PICTURE SIZE: 24 x 36mm
Konica Hexanon AR 40mm f/1.8
Konica Hexanon AR 50mm f/1.4
Konica Hexanon AR 50mm f/1. 7
Konica Hexanon AR 50mm f/1.8
Konica Hexanon AR 57mm f/1.2

MOUNT: Bayonet-type Konica mount II
APERTURE MECHANISM: Programmed AE-type fully automatic
apertures with three stages of f/2.8, f/5.6, and f/l1

SHUTTER: Digitally controlled, vertical travel, electronic,
metal focal plane shutter. The shutter speeds are available
with a non stage progression from 1/30 sec. to 1/1000 sec.

SHUTTER SPEEDS: 1/30 ~ 1/1000 sec.
SYNCHRO: Hot shoe synchro socket, automatically set
to 1/100 sec. with exclusive Konica X-I8, X-24, X-36
Automatic Electronic Flash. Manually set to 1/100 sec. with
electronic flash other than X-18, X-24, X-36

SELF-TIMER: Digitally controlled electronic self-timer
FINDER: Pentaprism eye-level finder, magnification X 0.67
(at infinity with 40mm standard lens), field-of-view
ratio 90%, real-image alignment system with split
image, micro-diaprism and ground glass

VIEWFINDER INFORMATION: LED indicator for aperture in
use from f/2.8 ~ f/ll advises correct exposure in AE photography.
Lighting of green LED: Indication of the correct exposure.
Lighting of red LED: Under exposure warning.
Blinking of green LED: Indication for completed
recharge of the electronic flash unit.
Blinking of red LED: Manual indication

EXPOSURE ADJUSTMENT: Center weighted metering
system with CdS (Cadmium Sulfide) photo cell.
• The programmed AE mode is an automatic exposure
system with a combination of shutter speed and
aperture is determined for a given brightness

• Manual aperture lens (stopped-down metering): System of
alignment with fixed point coupled to f1lm speed,
shutter speed (1/100 sec.) and lens aperture

AE COUPLING RANGE: In the programmed AE mode of the
Konica FP-l, a combination of shutter speed and aperture is
determined in a range of EV 8 (f/2.8 with 1/30 sec.) to
EV 17 (f/ll with 1/1000 sec.) with ASA 100

FILM LOADING: Unique Konica film loading system will
advance film to first frame without releasing shutter.
Fully automatic film loading system when used
with Konica Auto-Winder F

FILM WIND: In an arc of 138º with a lever on the camera top,
automatic film wind with Auto-Winder F

confirms film is properly winding

FILM REWIND: Crank type with rewind button returning
to the original position with loading of new film

FILM COUNTER: Positive type. Resets to start with opening of back cover
POWER SOURCE: 6V alkaline battery 4LR-44 or silver
oxide battery 4SR-44 (Everready No. 544)

OTHERS: Accepts Konica Auto-Winder F for single frame or rapid
sequence photography at 1.5 f.p.s. Auto-Winder F batteries serviceable
for 40 rolls of 36-exposure film (with AA alkaline batteries)

DIMENSIONS AND WEIGHT: 140 x 89 x 45 mm, 495g
(w/o battery) body only

• All specifications and design are subject to change without notice