|Chinon CP-6 Spot-TwinProgram|
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The CP-6 Spot - twin program is a 35mm SLR film camera from Japanese manufacturer Chinon. It is a highly sophisticated camera with a lot of advanced features. Besides the ability to control the camera manually, it has 2 pre-programmed auto exposures settings. One is designed for fast-moving objects and doesn't go below 1/60 sec, and the other is for creative photography with the emphasis on depth-of-field.
The camera is also equipped with a selectable exposure metering system. The photographer can choose between centre-weighted or spot-metering, simply by selecting it by a switch.
Chinon also provided an auto-focus 35-70mm macro lens, controlled by this body the shutter would only fire when the object was in focus.
- 2 program AE modes
- choice between 2 exposure metering modes
- Pentax K, KA mount
- auto-focus ability
- DX film ISO reading
- manual mode
- 14 shutter speeds from 8 sec. to 1/1000 sec.
- electromagnetic shutter
- ISO range 25-5000
- EV compensation from -2 to +2
- X flash sync at 1/100 and slow-sync at 1/80 or slower at manual
- body weight 520gr.
Chinon offered a wide range of accessories, like winders, data- or infobacks, flashes, cases, prime and zoom lenses and AF lenses.