|Ami 2 with Amilux flash|
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The Ami 2 is a toy viewfinder camera made of plastic and issued from 1965 to 1969 by the Polish firm Warszawskie Zakłady Fotooptyczne (WZFO).
Is a revised version of the Ami; it offers adjustable shutter speed of 1/30, 1/60 and 1/125 sec plus B. The lens is now built of two glass elements and can be focused in two settings: for 2,5-4 meters and 4 meters to infinity. The camera has a built-in double exposure safety, and a standard cable release socket. Contrary to the Ami and Ami 66 it can be used with electronic flashes at all shutter speeds, while with flash bulbs at 1/30 sec only.
As part of the Ami series, was followed by the Ami 66 in 1969
- Frame size: 56x56 mm (120 film type)
- Film adwance: manual, with red window
- Lens: fixed, achromatic (two elements in one group), 75 mm 1:8
- Focusing: two zone focusing from 2.5 m to infinity
- Aperture: 1:8, 1:16
- Shutter: two leaf everset shutter, 1/30 s, 1/60 s, 1/125 s and B shutter speeds
- Cable release socket
- Double exposure safety
- Cold shoe and standard PC socket
- Flash sync: flashbulbs - 1/30 s, electronic flash - full
- Tripod thread: 1/4"
- Dimensions: 143x83x101 mm
- Mariusz Jedynak (2018). Polskie Aparaty Fotograficzne 1953-1985. Wydawnictwo MS. ISBN 978-83-61915-67-6.
- Ami 2 camera instruction manual (actually an addition to the Ami manual)