The Konica Model AR-T "T-2" Camera
CAMERA TYPE: Precision, professional 35mm SLR with metal focal plane shutter and
fully automatic CdS Through-The-Lens exposure meter operation
PICTURE SIZE: 24 X 36mm (1" x 1-1/2")
FILM: Standard 35mm 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 reopen to full aperture for focusing and exposure metering.
Manual aperture control and Depth-of-Field preview button provided
SHUTTER: Hi-Synchro Metal Copal Square S. "B" (Bulb),
1 - 1/1000 second, in even 1:2 progression. Shutter speed dial on top of camera.
Shutter Release locks when Meter Switch (3) is in locked (L) position.
X - synchro for electronic flash to 1/125 second;
M - synchro for flashbulbs to 1/1000 second
VIEWFINDER: Eye-level pentaprism. Extremely bright.
Has central Micro Diaprism area surrounded by plain ground glass circle.
Balance is fine, almost invisible fresnel ground glass area.
Meter needle, f/stops, shutter speed, battery check,
index point for stopped-down metering, under- and overexposure 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 (17) turned until meter needle reaches
index mark (opposite f/1.4) in Viewfinder.
Battery check visible in Viewfinder
EE COUPLING RANGE: EV 1.5 (f 1.2 with 1/2 sec.) to
EV 18 (f/16 with 1/1000 sec.) at ASA 100 for f/1.2 lens
FILM SENSITIVITY RANGE: ASA 25 to 1600 (DIN 15 to 33)
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 self to "Start" automatically as camera back is opened.
Indicates number of shots exposed.
Dial is under glass, protected against dust and dirt
FILM REWIND: Film rewind crank. Rewind Button (36) in
base of camera remains depressed during rewinding
DIMENSIONS AND WEIGHT:
with f/1.8 lens: 5-3/4" (wide) x 3-3/4" (high) x 3-1/2" (deep). 34 ozs.
with f/1.4 lens: 5-3/4" (wide) x 3-3/4" (high) x 3-1/2" (deep). 36 ozs.
with f/1.2 lens: 5-3/4" (wide) x 3-3/4" (high) x 3-3/4" (deep). 43 ozs.