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Contax AX

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Autofocus in reverse gear! Most cameras move the lens relative to the film; the Contax AX moves the film. Why? Because it allows access to the superb (and costly) existing range of Zeiss lenses designed for the manual RTS range. no autofocus lenses here, just autofocus. Dare to be different!
Availability
Discontinued No Data Edit
Year announced No Data Edit
General
Lens Mounts
  • Contax/Yashica
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Focusing
Focusing modes
  • Autofocus
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Exposure Control
Shutter speeds shortest 1/6000sec Edit
Shutter speeds longest 32sec Edit
B-setting Yes Edit
Self Timer No Data Edit
Exp modes
  • Program
  • Aperture-Priority
  • Shutter-Priority
  • Manual
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AE lock Yes Edit
Metering
  • Spot
  • Centre-weighted - Average
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ISO sensitivity 25 - 5000 Edit
Exposure Comp +/-2 Edit
Auto Exposure Bracketing +-0.5 + - 1 Edit
Viewfinder
Viewfinder field of view 95% Edit
Depth of field preview Yes Edit
Interchangable focusing screen No Data Edit
Shooting Options
Continuous shooting 5fps Edit
Multiple exposure Yes Edit
Trigger Release Electronic (Cable) Edit
Flash
Flash Guide Number (ISO100/m) 0m Edit
Flash sync speed 1/200 Edit
Flash modes
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    Flash sync socket
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      Flash compensation No Data Edit
      Flash Range No Data Edit
      Other Features
      Number of Custom Functions No Data Edit
      Power Source
      Battery Type 2CR5 Edit
      Dimensions
      Weight 1080g Edit
      Width No Data Edit
      Height No Data Edit
      Depth No Data Edit

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