Fujica AZ-1

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The Fujica AZ-1 was one of the last [1] M42 mount SLRs made by Fuji. It was sold starting in 1978. It included an aperture priority auto-exposure system with TTL metering. The camera used a cloth focal plane shutter. A Fujinon-Z 43-75mm f3.5 - 4.5 zoom lens and Fujinon 55mm f1.8 were available with the AZ-1 as an alternative to the usual Fujinon 50mm f1.4 kit lens. The AZ-1 was the first SLR to be sold with a zoom lens as standard.


specifications

  • Lens mount: M42
  • Exposure: TTL center-weight, aperture-preferred automatic exposure, AE lock, with a SpD photocell.
  • Shutter:
    • Electronic: 1/2 to 1/1000s
    • Manual: 1/60, 1/250 and 1/1000 with B
  • Finder: split image, microprism, ground glass
  • Flash Sync: 1/60
  • Self-timer: 8 sec
  • Battery: 2x 1.5V silver oxide (SR44)
  • Size: 133 x 87.5 x 50.5mm
  • Weight: 580g



Notes

  1. The ST705w was also sold from 1978, with the "w" indicating compatibility with the winder developed for the AZ-1. The ST605 II appears to have been introduced in 1979, and was therefore the last M42 camera.

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