Canon AV 1 Vintage 35mm SLR Film Camera with Prime 50mm Lens
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The AV-1 is very similar to the 1976 AE-1 but provides aperture priority auto exposure rather than the AE-1's shutter speed priority AE. The camera is not capable of fully manual exposure. In 1979, Canon began production of the AV-1, an aperture-priority 35mm SLR with a focal plane shutter and TTL metering. It has centre-weighted averaging light metering with a back-light compensation possibility.
The AV in the name referred to the type of auto exposure; Av (Aperture Value) is a common abbreviation for aperture priority. With this camera, Canon introduced a new type of FD lenses mount without the separate locking ring.
- Mount: FD Mount
- Winding film: Lever
- Rewind film formula: Crank
- Shutter: Electronically controlled focal-plane
- Shutter speed: 1/1000 s to 2 s, Bulb
- Battery: 1 x 4LR44
Note: strap is sold separately.
This vintage film camera is ideal for beginners, amateurs and professionals. It’s in excellent condition and is ready to produce another lifetime of fantastic photos.
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