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Exposure compensation dial design for CONTAX’s film SLR cameras!



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In this article, we will introduce the exposure compensation dial of CONTAX’s 1987 manual focus film SLR camera.

CONTAX 167MT (Reference product)

The exposure compensation dial is located above the main setting switch.

There are five different correction values.
There are 5 different correction values for black base color and white color.
+2, +1, 0, -1, and -2.
0 is for orange color.

To select a value, turn the side of the dial as it is.

You can see the configuration of the switches around the exposure compensation dial.

In this article, we introduced the exposure compensation dial of a Contax manual focus SLR camera released in 1987.

This camera can use auto exposure compensation, but the manual exposure compensation dial we have introduced here makes its presence felt.

The dial is very comfortable to use in the hand, with easy-to-read text.

Please look forward to the next issue, where we will introduce more and more interesting design and functional parts!

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