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== The NC Series ==
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NC Series from Mamiya is part of their long discontinued series of 35mm SLRs. This series had two cameras in it: NC 1000 and NC 1000S. They had their own bayonet mount (CS mount). Lenses for this series are still available with relatively less rarity and can be found appearing on Ebay at regular intervals.
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NC Series from [[Mamiya]] is part of their long discontinued series of 35mm SLRs. This series had two cameras in it: '''NC 1000''' and '''NC 1000S'''. They are nearly identical with minor differences such as film memo reminder and minor updated shutter. They had a bayonet mount (CS mount) that was different from other Mamiya bayonet mountings. Lenses for this series are still available and can be found on Ebay at regular intervals.
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There was a name variant of the NC 1000, sold by [[Sears]] and called the '''Auto CS 1000MXB''' in black and '''Auto CS 1000MX''' in chrome.
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It has a rubberized silk [[focal plane shutter]] with speeds from 1s to 1/1000 with B. Flash sync the ability to use a [[hot shoe]], FP and X terminals at 1/60 a sec. for electronic flash. The [[self-timer]] is electronic with a adjustable delay of 4 to 9 sec.
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The film transport uses a film advance lever and a rewind crank. It features an open aperture metering system. The meter is switched on by pulling away slightly from the camera body. The viewfinder has a needle based meter display on the left with an aperture scale. The meter has a range of 2 to 18 EV at (ASA 100), settable to film speeds from 25 to 3200 ASA.
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Focusing is done manually, with a diagonal split-image spot and micro-prism collar on the focusing screen. The camera uses two 1.5v SR44 batteries. A battery check feature is available with the LED indicator on the left shoulder of the camera body.
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==Gallery==
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|image_text= <small>NC</small>1000s chrome
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== Links ==
 
== Links ==
* [http://herron.50megs.com/index.htm Resource for every Mamiya 35mm collector]
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* [http://www.herron.50megs.com/NC1000.htm Mamiya NC1000 and 1000S], at [http://www.herron.50megs.com/ Ron Herron's "Collecting Mamiya 35mm Cameras"]
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* [http://mamiya-nc-m42.mflenses.com/ Roland Stauber's comprehensive Mamiya NC1000 site].
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* [http://web.archive.org/web/20090226102315/http://eddy.uni-duisburg.de/joerg/allerlei/mamiya/mamiya.html Joerg Krueger's "Mamiya 35mm SLR Homepage"] archive.org Wayback Machine archive
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* [http://www.butkus.org/chinon/mamiya/mamiya_nc1000/mamiya_nc1000-splash.htm Mamiya NC1000 instruction manual] from [http://www.butkus.org/chinon/ www.OrphanCameras.com]
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* [http://www.collection-appareils.fr/x/html/page_standard.php?id_appareil=11453 NC 1000s] on [http://www.collection-appareils.fr/general/html/francais.php www.collection-appareils.fr] by Sylvain Halgand (in French)
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* [http://www.thecamerasite.net/01_SLR_Cameras/Pages/mamiya%20NC.htm Mamiya NC1000S] at [http://www.thecamerasite.net The Camera Site] by Reijo Lauro
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[[Category: Mamiya CS mount]]
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[[Category: N|Nc 1000]]

Latest revision as of 16:33, 22 August 2018

NC Series from Mamiya is part of their long discontinued series of 35mm SLRs. This series had two cameras in it: NC 1000 and NC 1000S. They are nearly identical with minor differences such as film memo reminder and minor updated shutter. They had a bayonet mount (CS mount) that was different from other Mamiya bayonet mountings. Lenses for this series are still available and can be found on Ebay at regular intervals.

There was a name variant of the NC 1000, sold by Sears and called the Auto CS 1000MXB in black and Auto CS 1000MX in chrome.

It has a rubberized silk focal plane shutter with speeds from 1s to 1/1000 with B. Flash sync the ability to use a hot shoe, FP and X terminals at 1/60 a sec. for electronic flash. The self-timer is electronic with a adjustable delay of 4 to 9 sec.

The film transport uses a film advance lever and a rewind crank. It features an open aperture metering system. The meter is switched on by pulling away slightly from the camera body. The viewfinder has a needle based meter display on the left with an aperture scale. The meter has a range of 2 to 18 EV at (ASA 100), settable to film speeds from 25 to 3200 ASA.

Focusing is done manually, with a diagonal split-image spot and micro-prism collar on the focusing screen. The camera uses two 1.5v SR44 batteries. A battery check feature is available with the LED indicator on the left shoulder of the camera body.

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