Olympus 35 RD
|Olympus 35 RD|
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It can be used in shutter priority autoexposure mode or manual mode which does not function with the built-in meter. The 40mm f/1.7 F.Zuiko lens is a 6-element design with a focus range of 0.85 m to infinity.
The leaf shutter is located between the lens and is manufactured by Seiko. It has shutter speeds of 1/2 to 1/500 with stops at 1/2, 1/4, 1/8, 1/15, 1/30, 1/60, 1/125, 1/250, 1/500 plus B. The self-timer function has a 10 second delay. Since it is a leaf shutter the flash sync works at all shutter speeds.
The finder has a 0.6x magnification with a coupled rangefinder used for focusing. Within the finder is an aperture read out and a indicator for under / over exposure.
The film transport is single stroke advance lever and Film Rewind: Film release button on the bottom of the camera. PX625 1.35 volt mercury battery.