super 8 instruction manual diagrams
Canon AutoZoom 814
- Eyepiece Diopter correction. Loosen lock ring, then turn eyepiece until focus grid is as sharp as possible.
- Power Zoom.
- Film Plane. Measure from this mark for manual focus distance.
- Manual or Automatic exposure (aperture) selection
- Manual diaphragm control. O=Open, C=Closed. Refer to f-stop scale at bottom of viewfinder while you turn this dial. Can also be used to fade out / fade in while shooting.
- Operating switch. R = Run, RC RL = Remote Control Run Lock (continuous run).
- Manual Zoom
- Focus (Note: for best focus, zoomed in and focus at telephoto, than zoom back to shoot)
- Remote control (pushbutton electric switch w. micro plug)
- Footage indicator. 50 feet = approx 3 ½ minutes at 18 fps
- Battery test buttons, meter and drive/zoom
- Film Door latch
- Built-in Color Correction Filter (IMPORTANT for correct color balance, using Kodachrome, leave "sun" showing when shooting under natural light, switch to "bulb" under tungsten lights indoors)
- Latch for folding handle
- Single-frame cable release socket
- Continuous run cable release socket
- Filming button
- Electric Eye (meter) batteries. Takes two PX-625 equivalent. (Note: 1.3v mercury cells no longer available in US for environmental reasons. For meter accuracy, recommend 1.35v Zinc-Air cells, not 1.5v alkaline)
- Film movement indicator. Stops rotating when end of cartridge is reached (you will also hear less chatter when the cartridge runs out)
- Eyepiece shutter. Close when using camera on a tripod, to prevent light leakage from viewfinder. (When shooting normally, your eye blocks the light.)
- Battery compartment. 4 AA cells for film drive motor and power zoom motor.
- Filming speeds. 18 frames per second is normal amateur speed, 3 ½ minutes per 50 foot cartridge. 24 fps is slow motion or normal speed if transferring to video or printing to 16 or 35mm (!). 12 fps is fast motion.
- Battery test gauge.
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