Film Cameras

35mm Lens-Shutter Camera



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  • Europe, Asia, Oceania
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Marketed March 1995
Original Price Export model, no domestic price

Fully automatic 35mm Lens-Shutter camera. A lower-priced version of the Autoboy LUNA/Prima Super 28V for the export market, without LCD indicators in the viewfinder. Includes AF frame and close-up frame. The AF frames are labeled in the same way as on the Autoboy LUNA. The rubber finger rest is omitted from the lens cover. All other features are identical to those of the Autoboy LUNA.

Type Fully automatic 35mm Lens-Shutter autofocus camera with built-in zoom lens
Picture Size 24 x 36 mm
AF System Three-point measurement (five-point at wide angle) evaluative auto focusing with infrared beam angle adjusted to lens focal length. Prefocus enabled. one-point metering (at center) automatically selected in Close-up and Real-time modes. Focusing range: 0.6 m – infinity (normal), 0.45 m – infinity (Close-up mode).
Lens 28-70mm f/5.6 – 7.8 (8 elements in 7 groups)
Shutter Electromagnetic programmed shutter and aperture. Metering range (ISO 100):
  Auto and Flash ON modes:
  EV9 (1/30, f/5.6) – EV17.5 (1/590, f/16) at 28mm,
  EV12 (1/60, f/7.8) – EV20 (1/590, f/32) at 70mm.
Slow-sync and Flash OFF modes:
  EV4 (2 sec., f/5.6) – EV17.5 (1/590, f/16) at 28mm,
  EV5 (2 sec., f/7.8) – EV20 (1/590, f/32) at 70mm.
Night mode uses 2 sec. (the slowest speed).
Built-in electronic self-timer.
Viewfinder Real-image viewfinder. 0.28 – 0.7x magnification and 84% coverage. Within the image area: AF frame, image-area frame, close-up frame Outside the image area: Green OK-to-Shoot LED (lights when focus is achieved; blinks for close-range warning, camera-shake warning, and red-eye reduction lamp ON; turns off during flash recycling).
EE Composite SPC for full-auto programmed EE with three-zone metering. Metering range: EV4 – 17.5 at 28mm, EV5 – 20 at 70mm. Film speed range: ISO 25 – 3200 (with DX code). Automatic +1.5 stops exposure compensation in backlit conditions with flash OFF mode.
Six modes with the Best Shot Dial: Full Auto, Action, Night, Close-up, Portrait, and Spot.
Built-in Flash Retractable flash. Guide No. 11 (ISO 100.m). Fires automatically in low-light and backlit conditions. Red-eye reduction lamp provided.
Year, month, day; day, hour, minute; and a total of 25 captions in Japanese, English, German, Spanish, and French can be imprinted (CAPTION models only).
Power Source One 3V CR123A or DL123A lithium battery
Film Loading &
After opening camera back, align film leader at mark, then close the camera back for auto loading. Automatic film advance with built-in motor. Film advance speed: 1 fps. Continuous shooting enabled in Action mode.
Frame Counter LCD display
Film Rewind Automatic rewind with built-in motor. Midroll rewind enabled.
Dimensions &
123 x 64 x 43.8 mm, 250 g (including battery). 255 g (Caption model).