Film Cameras

35mm Lens-Shutter Camera

Autoboy S XL

SURE SHOT Z115 Panorama Caption

PRIMA SUPER 115N/Caption

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Marketed March 1999
Original Price 45,000 yen

Elegant white gold version of the Autoboy S, which was first marketed in September 1993 as a top-of-the-line fully automatic 35mm zoom camera. It has a luxurious feel, with an aluminum front cover. The exterior sports a two-tone color scheme, with a raised silver die-cut Canon logo. Two molded glass aspherical lenses are used in the high-quality 38-115mm f/3.6-8.5, 3x zoom lens. The high-speed 1/1200 sec. shutter has real-time release to capture that decisive moment. The camera also features AIAF with three-point measurement, and a Mode Dial on the back that lets you select the ideal mode for the picture you want. A high-performance, versatile, elegant camera.

Type Fully automatic 35mm Lens-Shutter autofocus camera with zoom lens
Picture Size 24 x 36 mm. Panorama (13 x 36 mm) enabled. (Japan, PANORAM CAPTION models only)
AF System Three-point active AIAF with near infrared projection. Prefocus enabled. Close-range warning. one-point measurement (at center), 0.6 m- infinity (normal), 0.4 m – infinity (Close-up mode).
Lens 38-115mm, f/3.6-8.5 (10 elements in 9 groups, including 1 aspherical element). Electronic zoom button provided. Markings for 38mm, 70mm, 90mm, and 115mm focal lengths provided.
Shutter Electromagnetic programmed shutter and aperture. Metering range (ISO 100):
Auto and Flash ON modes:
 EV9 (1/40,f/3.8) –
  EV18 (1/1200,f/15) at 38mm,EV13 (1/110,f/8.5) –
  EV21 (1/1200,f/36) at 115mm.
Slow-synchro and Flash OFF modes:
  EV3 (2 sec.,f/3.8) – EV18 (1/1200,f/15) at 38mm,
  EV5.5 (2 sec.,f/8.5) – EV21 (1/1200,f/36) at 115mm.
Night mode: EV2 (f/3.8 at 4 sec.) – EV18 (f/15 at 1/1200 sec.) at 38mm,EV4.5 (4 sec.,f/8.5) – EV21 (1/1200,f/36) at 115mm. Real-time release provided.
Viewfinder Real-image zoom viewfinder. 0.47-1.22x magnification and 84% coverage. Within the image area: AF frames (for normal distance and close range), parallax correction frame, *panorama frame. Outside the image area: OK-to-Shoot green LED (lights when focus is achieved; blinks for close-range warning, out-of-range macro warning, camera-shake warning, red-eye reduction lamp, and blinks twice per sec. for single-point focusing; turns off during flash recycling). * Panorama mode display appears on camera back LCD panel.

(*:Japan, PANORAMA CAPTION models only)

EE Composite SPC for full-auto program EE with 3-zone metering. Metering range of EV2-21. Film speed range: ISO 25-3200 (with DX code). Exposure compensation + 1.5 stop automatically applied in Flash OFF mode and backlit conditions.
Built-in Flash Fixed, built-in flash. Guide No. 14 (at ISO 100 in meters). Working Range: Wide-angle: 0.6-6.2 m, Telephoto: 0.6-2.6 m. Fires automatically in low-light and backlit conditions. Red-eye reduction lamp provided.
Autodate
Feature
Year, month, day; day, hour, minute; and 5 selectable captions (in four languages) can be imprinted with 7-bit LED dot element.
Power Source Two 3V CR123A or DL123A lithium batteries.
Film Loading &
Advance
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. Silent mode provided.
Frame Counter Two-digit counter with 7-segment LCD
Film Rewind Automatic rewind with built-in motor. Midroll rewind enabled.
Dimensions &
Weight
130 x 70 x 59.8 mm, 320 g (without batteries)
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