Film Cameras

35mm Lens-Shutter Camera

AS-6 (Acty)

AQUA SNAPPY

AS-6

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Marketed February 1986
Original Price 38,800 yen (w/basic set including accessory base and sports finder)
46,800 yen (w/complete kit consisting of the basic set, close-up set including close-up lens and close-up frame, film case, and waist pack)

A fully automatic, compact and lightweight underwater camera. The camera can withstand underwater depths down to 10 meters.

It features a 35mm f/4.5 lens, electronically-controlled aperture and fully automatic program EE, and automatic film transport.

The basic kit included the accessory base and sports finder. The close-up kit added the close-up lens and close-up frame. And the complete kit included a film case and waist bag. The camera and accessories are orange. Pictured here is the camera with Accessory Base AS and Sports Finder AS attached.

Type Fully automatic 35mm Lens-Shutter, fixed-focus waterproof (down to 10 m) camera
Picture Size 24 x 36 mm
Focusing Fixed
Lens 35mm f/4.5 (5 elements in 5 groups) or 33.6mm f/4.5 when underwater.
Shutter Electromagnetic programmed shutter and aperture. EV 10 (f/4.5 at 1/40 sec.) – 15 (f/11 at 1/250 sec.). No self-timer.
Viewfinder Reversed Galilean viewfinder with projected frames. Image center mark, battery check and camera-shake warning provided. 0.45x magnification.
EE CdS cell for fully automatic program EE. Metering range of EV 10 – 15 (at ISO 100). Film speeds ISO 100 and 400 (with DX code)
Built-in Flash Guide No. 9 (at ISO 100 in meters). Mechanical automatic flash.
Power Source Two 1.5 V size-AA batteries
Film Loading &
Advance
After opening camera back, align film leader at mark then close the camera back for auto loading. Auto film advance with built-in motor.
Frame Counter Counts up. Resets automatically when camera back is opened.
Film Rewind Automatic with built-in motor.
Dimensions &
Weight
138 x 77 x 52 mm, 385 g (with batteries)
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