Technical data and features

Type: Automatic 35mm single lens reflex camera with built-in motor drive
Image size: 24 x 36 mm
Film: Standard 35 mm film cartridges
Lens mount: Konica bayonet II, diameter 47 mm , flange-film distance 40.5 mm
Shutter: Vertically travelling, electronically controlled metal focal plane shutter
Single, non-rotating speed setting dial
Shutter speeds: B, 2 s – 1/1000 s in constant progression
Flash synch: X synch: 1/100 s with dedicated electronic flash Konica X-24
1/60 s with other, non-dedicated, electronic flash units
1/30 s with flash bulbs of types M, FP, and MF
X synch contact in built-in accessory hot shoe
With dedicated electronic flash Konica X-24 shutter speeds and aperture setting on camera are controlled by the flash unit with two electric contacts in the hot accessory shoe
Self timer: Electronically controlled, delay approx. 10 s
Blinks when activated, the faster the shorter the remaining time is
Viewfinder: Pentaprism eye-level finder with upright, unreversed image
Magnification: 0.67x (with 40mm lens at ∞)
Viewfinder shows 90% of actual image area
Mat screen with central split-image focussing and microprism collar
Viewfinder indications: Light meter LEDs show closest aperture to metered value at actual shutter speed
Warning LEDs for over- and underexposure
Warning LED for manual exposure control
Warning LED for low battery voltage
LED indicator for stopped-down aperture (match-needle) metering
Flash-ready LED when dedicated flash Konica X-24 is used
Mirror: Electronically controlled, fully automatic instant-return mirror
Exposure control: Fully automatic exposure control (AEC) with shutter speed priority
Smallest aperture 22
When using appropriate lenses, metering is done with aperture fully open
Stopped-down aperture (match-needle) metering for manual preset lenses or third-party lenses mounted with adapters
Light meter: Metering through-the-lens (TTL) with 2 phosphor-doped gallium-arsenide GaAs-cells
Sensitivity range exposure values EV 0 – EV 19 with ISO 100/21°
Centre-weighted metering
Power supply: 4 pieces 1.5 V alkaline manganese batteries type AA
Film speed settings: ISO 25/15° – ISO 3200/36°
Film loading: Konica Auto Loading system (automatic)
Film transport: Built-in motor drive automatically transports film and cocks shutter after exposure
When keeping shutter release button pressed, camera exposes 1.5 frames / second in continous mode
Display shows correct film transport
Film counter: Automatically resets with opening of camera back
Counts up to 38 frames
Rewinding: Foldable rewind crank
Rewind release button self-locks when actuating the shutter release
Other features: Holder for film cardboard box lid on back for indication of used film
Electronic port for communications with accessories like cable release or interval timer
1/4" tripod socket
Weight (without lens): 560 g (approx. 193/4 oz)
Dimensions (without lens): Width x height x depth: 146 x 90 x 46 mm (approx. 53/4" x 31/2" x 13/4"
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