Film Cameras

35mm Focal-Plane Shutter SLR Camera

FTb-N

FTb-N

FTb-N

  • Japan
  • Americas
  • Europe, Asia, Oceania
  • Outline
  • Specifications
  • Catalog
Marketed July 1973
Original Price 79,500 yen (w/FD 55mm f/1.2SSC)
64,500 yen (w/FD 50mm f/1.4SSC)
39,000 yen (body)

Improved version of the Canon FTb. Improvements include a shutter speed display in the viewfinder, a larger shutter button , a plastic-tipped film advance lever, and a slimmer combination self-timer and stop-down lever.

Type 35mm focal-plane shutter SLR camera
Picture Size 24 x 36 mm
Normal Lens Canon 55mm f/1.2 SSC, FD 50mm f/1.4 SSC
Lens Mount FD Mount
Shutter Two-axis, horizontal-travel focal-plane shutter with cloth curtains. X, B, 1, 1/2, 1/4, 1/8, 1/15, 1/30, 1/60, 1/125, 1/250, 1/500, 1/1000 sec. Built-in self-timer (self-timer lever also functions as a stop-down lever). Multiple exposures enabled.
Flash Sync FP- and X-sync automatic-switching sync contacts with German socket and hot shoe.
Viewfinder Fixed eye-level pentaprism. 0.85x magnification and 94% coverage. Microprism rangefinder of fresnel matte screen. Metering indicator, exposure match needle, stopped-down metering needle, shutter speed display, and high- and low-light warning provided.
Exposure Control CdS cell for TTL full-aperture, match-needle partial metering at center or TTL stopped-down match needle partial metering at center (12% of center). Metering range at ISO 100 and f/1.4: EV 2.5 – 18. Film speed range from ISO 25 to 2000.
Power Source One 1.3 V HD mercury cell. Battery check provided.
Film Loading &
Advance
Auto loading after camera back is closed. Advances with camera-top lever’s 174 stroke (partial strokes enabled). Ready position at 21. Film advance lever fitted with a plastic tip.
Frame Counter Counts up from 0 to 40. Resets automatically when camera back is opened.
Film Rewind Camera-top crank
Dimensions &
Weight
144 x 93 x 43 mm, 750 g
catalog