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The Nikon TW20 (or Tele•Touch 300 in America) is a compact auto focus camera released by Nikon in 1989. It was the follow-up model to the TW2. The TW20 could be switched between two focal lengths: 35 mm wide angle and 55 mm normal ("tele") mode. It was Nikon's first camera with a red-eye reduction mode.
- Wide angle: 35 mm f/3,8 (3 elements, 3 groups).
- Tele: 55 mm f/5,7 (5 elements, 5 groups).
- Sliding lens cover to turn the camera on and off. If left in tele mode, the lens will retract to wide mode after three minutes.
- Active autofocus with AF/AE lock. Auto-exposure with auto backlight compensation.
- Nearest focusing distance: 45 cm (wide), 59 cm (tele).
- Built-in auto flash with auto fill flash. A button on the front prevents the flash from firing.
- Flash range (at ISO 100): 3 m (tele), 4,5 m (wide).
- Self-timer, with a mode for taking two consecutive shots with 5 seconds interval.
- Auto-wind, auto-rewind
- DX decoding from ISO 100 to 1000 in whole stops. Non-DX film defaults to ISO 100.
- Metering: CdS sensor. EV 8~15 (wide), EV 9,25~16 (tele) with ISO 100 film.
- Built-in date function in QD model, powered by CR2025 cell.
- Power: Panasonic CR-P2P/Duracell DL 223A 6V lithium battery.
- Dimensions and weight: 136x72,6x43,8 mm, 290 g without battery.
- Nikon TW20 and Tele•Touch 300 manuals at Mike Butkus's archive