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Film sensitivity dial design for RICOH film SLR cameras!



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In this issue, we will take a look at the film sensitivity dial on RICOH’s 1978 manual focus film SLR camera.

RICOH XR500 (Reference product)

The film sensitivity dial is located below the film rewind handle.

ASA and DIN settings. The numbers will be in black base.
DIN will be set from 12 to 36 in yellow color

ASA will be set from 12 to 3200 in white color.

While pressing the button next to the dial, turn the dial to set the value.

The sides of the dial have a knurled design made of brassic.

In this article, we introduced the film sensitivity dial of RICOH’s 1978 release manual focus SLR camera.

The film sensitivity setting dial of this camera is located under the film winding handle and is very easy to read.

The values are color-coded and easy to read, making it a very user-friendly film sensitivity dial.

We will continue to introduce various functional designs of interest to you, so please look forward to them!

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