Film Cameras

35mm Lens-Shutter Camera

Autoboy S (Super) II



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Marketed March 1996
Original Price 62,000 yen (w/case)

The successor to the highly rated Autoboy S (Super) marketed in September 1993. Fully automatic autofocus camera with 38-135mm (3.6x zoom ratio) zoom lens obtaining high image quality.

The built-in, retractable flash pops up automatically when the camera is turned on. The power zoom uses a see-saw operation to prevent misoperation. Other features include automatic exposure compensation and manual exposure compensation up to ±1.5 stops. One of seven picture-taking modes can be set with the Best Shot Dial. And besides the date, one of five messages can be imprinted in one of five languages.

Type Fully automatic 35mm autofocus Lens Shutter camera with built-in zoom lens and flash
Picture Size 24×36 mm, panorama (13x36mm) enabled (Japanese version only)
AF System 3-point AiAF (Smart Autofocus). AF range: 0.6 m – infinity. AF range in close-up mode: 0.4 m – infinity. Fixedfocal length at 94mm. Prefocus enabled. Close-range warning.
Lens 38-135mm f/3.6-8.9 (10 elements in 9 groups)
Shutter Electromagnetic programmed shutter/aperture. Metering range (ISO 100):
Auto/Flash ON modes:
  Wide;EV 9.6 (1/60,f/3.6) – EV 18 (1/1200,f/15)
  Tele;EV 14 (1/200,f/8.9) – EV 21 (1/1200,f/36)
Flash OFF/Slow-sync modes:
  Wide;EV 2.7 (2sec.,f/3.6) – EV 18 (1/1200,f/15)
  Tele;EV 5.3 (2sec.,f/8.9) – EV 21 (1/1200,f/36)
Night mode:
  Wide;EV 1.7 (4sec.,f/3.6) – EV 18 (1/1200,f/15)
  Tele;EV 4.2 (4sec.,f/8.9) – EV21 (1/1200,f/36)
Viewfinder Real-image zoom viewfinder. 0.46x(at 38mm) – 1.44x(at 135mm) Coverage 84%.
Viewfinder information:
  Within the image area; Object, AF frame, close-up AF frame, panorama frame(Japanese version only).
  Green LED on left side; on for AF focus, blinking for close-range warning, off for flash charging.
Orange LED:
  on for flash ready, blinking for camera-shake warning, off for flash charging or EE OK.
EE SPC light receptor element for full-auto program EE with 3-zone metering. Metering range of EV 1.7 – 21. Film speed range:ISO 25 – 3200 (with DX code).
Built-in Flash Built-in retractable flash. Guide No. 15.3 (at ISO 100/m). Fires automatically in low-light andbacklit conditions. Slow-sync possible. Red-eye reduction lamp.
(“Caption” model only for overseas models) Imprint selections:Year, month, day; day, hour, minute; and selectable captions in five languages.
Power Source Two 3V lithium batteries(CR123A)
Film Loading &
Automatic loading:Open the camera back and align film leader at the film tip position mark, then close the back cover.Film is automatically advanced to frame 1 automatically. Automatic film advance with built-in motor. Film advance speed: 1 fps (normal/action mode) and 0.8 fps (silent mode).
Frame Counter Two-digit, 7-segment indicator on LCD panel.
Film Rewind Automatic film rewind with built-in motor. Midroll rewind possible.
Dimensions &
133 x 70 x 65 mm, 375 g (with batteries)