Konica Genba Kantoku 28

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The Genba Kantoku 28 (現場監督) (translated as Site supervisor) or referred to as Foreman or Work camera is a rugged 35mm film camera released in Japan by Konica in 1990. It was also available as the Konica Off-road Wide 28. It was replaced in 1992 with the "New 現場監督 28".

It was primary designed for building construction workers. It is waterproof (JIS protection grade 4), dust, sand proof and anti-shock. It uses a auto focusing fixed 28mm f/3.5 with a 7/8 lens design. It has a minimum focusing distance of 0.75m. The shutter has speeds of 1/4 to 1/280 sec. It uses a CdS metering sensor with a range of 5.5 to 16.5 EV (ISO 100). Changing flash settings is done by pressing the mode button and cycles the various options. The built-in flash has a range up to 5.3m at ISO 100 and 10m with ISO 400 film. There is a LCD panel which displays, exposure counter, battery level with flash settings of auto, on, off, self-timer, macro and infinity. The film loading and advance is automatic with a motor drive. A window is on the film back as a reminder of emulsion type. Power is from 2CR5 battery, which is located in the hand grip area and requires a coin to access. Date versions can record the year up to 2019 and powered by a CR2025 battery.


Konica Genba Kantoku
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28mm Genba Kantoku 28 New Genba Kantoku 28 Genba Kantoku 28WB Genba Kantoku 28WB ECO Genba Kantoku 28HG
35mm New Genba Kantoku Genba Kantoku WB Genba Kantoku 35WB ECO
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