Canon AF310XL-S Super 8 camera in mint condition, film-tested. Sold with original box with instruction manual and leather carrying bag.
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This is a great little camera for a point and shoot kind of project. No need to worry about focus or exposure settings, just go and shoot. Camera is in pristine condition and has been tested with film.
information from Canon camera Museum website
The AF310XL-S was based on the AF310XL with sound system, and the two models were developed together. The two models shared as many mechanisms as possible. The weight of the AF310XL-S was only 820 grams, making it the lightest AF sound movie camera in the world at that time.
Image Size 4.2 x 5.7 mm (Projection image size: 4 x 5.4mm)
Lens Focal Length/Speed 8.5 – 25.5mm f/1.0 (13 elements in 11 groups). Spectra coating.
Zooming Ratio 3x
Focusing Auto focus (Front lens group rotating method), 1.2 m to infinity. No manual focus.
Zooming Power zooming (Approx. 7 sec.) coupled to film drive and manual zooming with the zooming lever.
Filter Size 43 mm
Viewfinder Type Single-lens reflex type (Built-in eye cup)
Dioptric Adjustment Not available (Fixed at -1.25 diopter)
Viewfinder Information Under exposure warning/battery check, film transport indicator, sound recording level indicator
AF system Type Active auto focus system using near infrared light emitting diode (I-RED)
Exposure Control Type TTL metering AE with a CdS exposure meter. Automatic aperture setting coupled to loaded film speed and filming speed.
Metering Range ISO 160, f/1.0, 18 fps – ISO25, f/45, 18 fps
Film Speed Automatic ISO setting by film cartridge
Tungsten type film: ISO 40 and 160
Daylight type film: ISO 25 and 100
CCA Filter A Color Conversion filter A is built-in. The CCA filter can be manually cancelled with the exclusive dial.
Film Drive Type Power filming by high performance DC micro-motors
Filming Speed 18 fps
Footage Counter Counts up. Automatic resetting by unloading of a cartridge.
Film End Precaution Not available (The film transportation mark in the viewfinder stops when the film reaches to the end.)
Shutter Shutter Opening 217 degrees
Release System Mechanical release system
Power Source Four AA batteries in the grip for film drive, exposure metering, power zooming and sound recording.
Battery Life Sufficient power for approx. 5 film cartridges under normal temperature at 18 fps.
Battery Check Set the main switch at BC position and check if the lamp (LED) in the viewfinder is lit.
Main Switch Three way switch of on, off and battery check
Grip Folding type. Contains batteries.
Dimensions (W x H x D) 47 x 118.5 x 179.5 mm
Weight 820 g (Body only), 900 g (Including batteries)