Film Cameras

35mm Lens-Shutter Camera

Autoboy Jet



  • Japan
  • Americas
  • Europe, Asia, Oceania
  • Outline
  • Specifications
Marketed June 1990
Original Price 64,500 yen (w/case, remote control, and close-up unit)

Fully automatic autofocus camera in an unusual cylindrical shape. The 35-105mm zoom lens has 10 elements in 9 groups. Power zooming is done with a lever. There is a direct viewfinder and a zoom lens cover which also has a built-in, powerful flash with Guide No. 12 to 25 (at ISO 100 in m).

Drop-in film loading makes it easy. Film take-up is S shaped. The active AF system with 3-point Smart Autofocus prevents incorrect focusing.

The close-up unit enables macro photography from 0.55 m to 0.8 m.

Type Fully automatic 35mm Lens-Shutter autofocus camera with zoom lens
Picture Size 24×36 mm and panorama (Japanese version only)
AF System 3-point Smart Autofocus with near-infrared beam. Prefocus enabled. Close-up warning provided. One focusing point (at center). 0.8 m – infinity and infinity-only modes provided. Fixed magnification mode: Zooms automatically to 1/55 of image size.
Lens 35-105mm f/2.8-6.6 (10 elements in 9 groups). Power zoom lever provided.
Shutter Electromagnetic programmed shutter and aperture. In auto mode and flash-on mode: EV 9.75 (f/2.8 at 1/100 sec.) – EV 15 (f/11 at 1/250 sec.) at 35mm, and EV 12.25 (f/6.6 at 1/100 sec.) – EV 17.5 (f/27 at 1/250 sec.) at 105mm. In slow-speed sync mode and flash-off mode: EV 2 (f/2.8 at 2 sec.) – EV 15 (f/11 at 1/250 sec.) at 35mm, and EV 4.5 (f/6.6 at 2 sec.) – EV 17.5 (f/27 at 1/250 sec.) at 105mm. Built-in electronic self-timer.
Viewfinder Direct zoom viewfinder. Switchable between eye-level finder and direct low-angle zoom finder. Eye-level finder magnification: 0.35x – 1.05x. Low-angle finder magnification: 0.21x – 0.62x. Dioptric correction lever provided for dioptric correction from -2 to 0 diopters. 84% coverage. Within the image area are the AF frame, parallax correction marks, AF lamp (green LED), and AE lamp (red LED).
EE Composite SPC for full-auto program EE with 3-zone metering. Metering range of EV 2 – 17.5 (ISO 100). Film speed range: ISO 25 – 3200 (with DX code).
Built-in Flash Built-in flash in cap. Guide No. 12 – 25 (at ISO 100 in meters). Fires automatically in low-light and backlit conditions. Red-eye reduction lamp provided.
Power Source One 6 V 2CR5 lithium battery
Film Loading &
After opening camera back, drop-in film loading. Then close the camera back for auto loading. Automatic film advance with built-in motor. Film advance speed of 1 fps.
Frame Counter Two-digit display with 7-segment LCD.
Film Rewind Automatic rewind with built-in motor. Midroll rewind enabled.
Dimensions &
100 x 74 x 156 mm, 645 g (with battery)