Ricoh XR-X3pf
Part Four

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38. FLASH COMPENSATION 40. FLASH MODES 41. OTHER FLASH UNITES 42. COMBINING THE BUILT-IN FLASH AND THE RICOH TTL FLASH
43. CHANGING THE RESET SETTINGS 44. CHANGING THE FUNCTION OF THE PREVIEW/EXPOSURE COMPENSATION BUTTON 45. INFRARED FILM 46. DIOPTRIC LENSES
47. INTERCHANGEABLE VIEWFINDER SCREENS 48. RELEASE SWITCH 49. CARE OF BATTERIES 50. DATA BACK 3
51. PROPER CARE OF YOUR CAMERA Major Specifications

38. FLASH COMPENSATION

[MODE 2]

Depending on the subject or the special effects you wish to achieve, the amount of light emitted by the flash can be adjusted. This mode can be used to create a correct balance between flash light and natural light, or to create special effects by producing light or dark photos with flash photography.

The light emitted by the Built-in Flash, the Ricoh Speedlite 303P or any other Ricoh TTL type flash can be adjusted with this mode.  It can be adjusted up to i2.0 EV in 0.5 EV increments.
  •  Dominantly white or backlit picture

If the picture is dominantly white, or is in a backlit condition, the main subject may be underexposed. In this case, set the flash compensation to a plus (+) value.  Adjust the flash compensation to a plus (+) value.4w

 

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  •  Distant or dominantly dark-colored picture

When the main subject is comparatively small and the background is distant, or when the picture is dominantly dark-colored, the subject may be overexposed. In this case, set the flash compensation to a minus ( - ) value.
Adjust the flash compensation to a minus ( - ) value.

 


The Flash Compensation Mode is set when "lightning bolt and +/_" is displayed as shown in the illustration. (Fig. 108)


1. Press the MODE 2 Button until "lightning bolt and +/_" appears. (Fig. 109)

* The flash compensation value display and the exposure indicator are both displayed.

* If the settings are not changed within 5 seconds of pressing the Mode Button, the LCD Panel display will return to the "Normal Display".

 

 

2. Turn the Dial and set the flash compensation value. (Fig, 110)

 

3. Press the shutter Button halfway to return to the "Normal Display".

4. To cancel the Flash Compensation Mode press the RESET Button or follow the procedures for seeing the mode and set the flash compensation value to +0. (Fig. 111)

 

 

39.COMBINING THE FUNCTIONS

Possible combinations with the Continuous Shooting Mode, Multi Exposure Mode and Auto Bracketing Mode.
 
Combination
Function when modes are combined
Continuous Shooting Mode
+
Multi Exposure Mode
Multi exposure with continuous shooting when the Shutter Button is pressed and held down.
Continuous Shooting Mode
+
Auto Bracketing Exposure Mode
Auto Bracketing Exposure Mode.
Multi Exposure Mode
+
Auto Bracketing Exposure Mode
3 times exposure of Auto Bracketing Exposure on the same frame.
Continuous Shooting Mode
+
Multi Exposure Mode
+
Auto Bracketing Exposure Mode
3 times exposure of Auto Bracketing Exposure on the same frame.

Combinations with the Flash Photography.
 
Combination
Function when modes are combined
Auto Bracketing Exposure Mode
+
Bulb Mode
Bulb Photography (Auto Bracketing Exposure Mode
cannot be used.)
Self-timer Mode
+
Bulb Mode
The Self-timer will not start.

Combinations with the Self-timer Mode
 
Combination
Function when modes are combined
Continuous Shooting Mode
+
Self-timer Mode
2 continuous frames will be taken with the
 Self-timer.
Multi Exposure Mode
+
Self-timer Mode
After Self timer Photography, the film will not be wound
 on.
Auto Bracketing Exposure Mode
+
Self-timer Mode
Self-timer Photography with Auto Bracketing Exposure  Photography (3 continuous frames)
Continuous Shooting Mode
+
Self-timer Mode
+
Auto Bracketing Exposure Mode
Self-timer Photography with Auto Bracketing Exposure  Photography (3 continuous frames)
Continuous Shooting Mode
+
Self-timer Mode
+
Multi Exposure Mode
After one frame is taken with the Self-timer, the film will not wind on. (Continuous Shooting Mode will not
 function.)

Other Combinations
 
Combination
Function when modes are combined
Exposure Compensation
+
Manual Photography Mode
You cannot combine these modes.
Auto Bracketing Exposure Mode
+
Flash Photography 
The Auto Bracketing Exposure Mode will not function.

 

40. FLASH MODES

The following Modes can be achieved using the Built-in Flash.

1. Program Auto Flash Mode

This mode is normally used when shooting. By just opening the Built-in Flash, the shutter speed and aperture will automatically be set. The aperture setting can be changed with the Program Shift Mode.

2. Daylight Synchro Mode4www.butkus.org

Even in daylight, the flash can be used to automatically create a good balance between natural light and flash light. The flash light ratio is 1:4.

Red-eye Reduction Mode

The pre-flash of this mode makes it possible to minimize the red-eye effect of the subject that sometimes occurs when using flash photography in dark places.

4. Slow Synchro Mode (Shutter Priority Flash Mode)

The background in a photo often comes out dark because of the distance limit of the flash light. By setting a slow shutter speed you can create a good balance between the subject and the background with flash photography.

5. Aperture Priority Auto Flash Mode

For flash photography with a good depth-of field (portraits etc.) you can freely select the aperture setting. The shutter speed will be automatically set. However, if a small aperture is set, the flash light distance will be reduced.

6. Flash Compensation Mode

The amount of light emitted by the flash can be regulated or normal photography or special effects. It car be adjusted up to REV.

Major Specifications of the Built-in Flash

TTL Flash System
G. No. 11 (ISO 100/m)

Distance Range
At F2.8 Approx. 4m /lS0 100
 

Image Angle Coverage
28 mm

However, the flash light may cause vignetting around the edges of the picture, depending on the size and length of the lens, and when the shooting distance is short.
The border of the image may become dark depending on the characteristics of the lens and the aperture value.

Uses the TTL (Through The Lens) Flash System

With the sensor of the Built-in Flash, the light reflected from the subject is measured and the light emitted from the flash is controlled.

Uses the Advanced Thyristor Flash System (IGBT)

When the distance to the subject is short, only a small amount of flash light is emitted, making the recharging time short.

The value of the aperture automatically changes depending on the film speed.

However, if the maximum aperture (F) value of the lens is darker than the set F value, it will be set to this value.

ISO 100: F2.8
ISO 200: F4.0
ISO 400: F5.6
ISO 800: F8.0

The highest shutter speed in flash photography is 1/100 seconds.

If the Shutter speed is set above 1/100 ( 1/125 sec., 1/500 sec. for example), the shutter will automatically be released at 1/100 seconds.

Flash Marks

[lightning bolt] :On: Charged

[lightning bolt] :Quick flashing: Correct Strobe Exposure

[lightning bolt]: Slow flashing: Indicates that the flashes are charged, when using both the Built-in
                        Flash and an external flash.

[Sun + lightning bolt] : Synchro Mark Lights during daylight synchro and slow synchro.
 
 
Film speed
ISO 25
ISO 200
ISO 400
F2.0
2.3 - 12 FT
4.6 - 25 FT
6.6 - 36 FT
F2.8
1.6 - 6.6 FT
3.3 - 18 FT
4.6 - 25 FT
F4.0
1.6 - 4.6 FT
2.3 - 12 FT
3.3 - 18 FT
F5.6
1.6 - 3.3 FT
1.6 - 9.2 FT
2.3 - 12.8
F8.0
1.6 - 2.3 FT
1.6 - 6.6 FT
1.6 - 9.2 FT
F11
1.6 FT
1.6 - 4.6 FT
1.6 - 6.6
F16
 
1.6 - 3.3 FT
1.6 - 4.6 FT
F22
 
1.6 - 2.3 FT
1.6 - 3.3 FT

* Daylight Synchro

with long distance, it becomes 2x normal flash photography.

Working out the flash distance range (Long distance flash range)

Flash distance range (m)=Guide Number (G. No.)* DIVIDED BY Aperture (F)

* With ISO 100, G. No. =11

1. Program Auto Flash Mode
This mode is used in normal shooting.

1. Set the camera and lens to the Program AE Mode (Fig.112, 113)

 

2. Open the Built-in Flash by pulling upwards on the sides of the flash. (Fig. 114)

3. Check to see if the displays in the LCD Panel and inside the viewfinder are displayed. (Fig. 115)

* The display inside the viewfinder shows the shutter speed (set at 1/100 sec.) as well as the aperture value.

 


4. Focus and release the shutter.
5. The flash mark will blink if the subject has been sufficiently lit by the flash.

* If the flash mark does not blink, change the shooting condition (make the distance shorter, change the aperture value with the Dial) before shooting.

* The distance range of the flash will vary depending on the film speed and the aperture setting. See the table on page 48. (4m for ISO 100 film with aperture set at F2.8)

6. The flash mark ( d' ) will not appear when the flash is charging. When repeating flash photography, make sure the flash mark is lit to show that the flash has fully charged. (Fig. 116)

6. The flash mark ( d' ) will not appear when the flash is charging. When repeating flash photography, make sure the flash mark is lit to show that the flash has fully charged. (Fig. 116)
* If the shutter is released before the flash has recycled, the photo will be taken in normal Program AE Mode without the flash.

* A slow shutter speed is often set and the camera may shake.

* With the program shift, you can freely set the aperture value by turning the Dial.

* When the flash is used in bright light conditions, [SUN and lightning bolt] will appear in the viewfinder to indicate that it has automatically been set to the Daylight Synchro Mode or the Slow Synchro Mode. In this case, to obtain a good light balance, the aperture may automatically be set to a smaller aperture.
 
 

2.Daylight Synchro Mode
When taking pictures in backlit conditions, the subject is affected by strong background light and dark (underexposed) subjects may result. Natural lit photographs can easily be obtained by using the Built-in Flash even in daylight. This mode also enhances portrait photographs.4www.butkus.org


1. Make sure the shooting mode is set to Program AK. (Fig. 117, 118)

2. Open the Built-in Flash.

 

 

3. Make sure the LCD Panel, the display inside the viewfinder, the daylight synchro mark (SUN and lightning bolt) as well as the aperture and shutter speed displays are showing. (Fig. 119)

4. Release the shutter

 


 
5. To shoot again, make sure the Load (lightning bolt) mark is on before releasing the shutter. (Fig. 120)

* The aperture will automatically be set according to the amount of light. If the conditions are bright, the aperture setting will be small (large number) and the distance range of the flash will consequently be short. (See the table on P.48)

 
* The flash light ratio is programmed to 1:4. Therefore, the flash will not be as strong, creating a natural lit photograph.

* When an ISO 100 film is loaded and the aperture is set at F5.6, the distance range of the flash is 4m. This may vary depending on the type of film, the aperture value and the lightning conditions. Refer to the chart (table/ graph) on P.48.

* When an external flash is installed and used with the Daylight Synchro Mode, the light emitted will be half of that emitted in normal flash photography.

* When shooting evening or dark images, or when the aperture is set to a small aperture, the daylight Synchro flash will not be effective and normal flash photography will occur, producing a dark background. In this case, the daylight Synchro mark (AS) will disappear.

* When you wish to shoot a well lit background, set the shutter speed to a slow setting and change the mode to the Slow Synchro Mode.

3.Red-eye Reduction Mode
    Refer to page 35.

4. Slow Synchro Mode (Shutter Priority Flash Mode)
In normal flash photography the background comes out dark. This mode allows you to obtain a good light balance between the subject and the background.
If you set the shutter speed to a seeing below 1/90 sec. (1/2 sec. for example), the actual shutter speed will automatically be set by the camera to a seeing between 1/2 sec. to 1/100 sec. depending on the brightness of the subject and the background. The shutter will be released at this speed when the picture is taken.

 
We recommend you use this mode when shooting indoors and evening or night scenes.


1. Set the shutter speed to a seeing under 1/90 sec. (Fig. 121)

2. Set the lens aperture on "P". (Fig. 122)

 
3. Check the actual shutter speed in the display inside the viewfinder. (Fig. 123)

4. Release the shutter.

* If the shutter speed is set to "bulb", the flash will fire during the bulb shooting.

 


5. Aperture Priority Auto Flash Mode

You can freely set the aperture value and shoot with the flash.

1. Set the aperture value on the Aperture Ring. Set the Shutter Speed Mode to Auto and set the Aperture Priority Mode.

2. Open the Built-in Flash.

3. Check that the [lightning] Mark is lit inside the viewfinder.

4. Release the shutter.
* If a small aperture value is set, the flash distance will decrease. (Refer to the table on P.48.)

6Flash Compensation Mode

Refer to page 43.

41. OTHER FLASH UNITES

Basic operations are the same as for the Built-in Flash.  Refer to each mode for operating the Built-in Flash. Refer to the instruction manual of other flash units.

* Generally, set the flash unit to the "TTL" position. The shutter speed will automatically be set to 1/100 sec. and the aperture to F5.6. However, with the Daylight Synchro Mode, the aperture value will change depending on the brightness of the subject.

1. Take note of the following when using Ricoh flash units (SL-303P) set to non-TTL automatic flash mode.

* The camera's aperture will not be automatically set. Be sure to change the Program AE Mode to Aperture Priority Mode or Manual Mode, and set the aperture value according to the specified flash value.

* The blinking correct auto flash indicator mark (lightning bolt) only functions with the TTL. Even if the mark flashes, it is not relevant here.

2.  Note the following points when performing flash photography with the Ricoh SL 323 or other grip type with flash synchro terminal.

* The shutter speed and aperture value will not be automatically set because there is no special signal contact for the flash. Therefore, set the shutter speed and aperture value as explained in the instruction manual before using.

* Do not use the synchro terminal together with the Hot Shoe.

3. Do not use another maker's signal pin on the flash as this can cause trouble with the exposure, or damage the circuits of the camera.

* When using any other flash than a Ricoh product and inserting it into the hot shoe, please do not touch the synchro contact. If you touch the synchro contact, you may be subjected to a shock.4www.butkus.org


42. COMBINING THE BUILT-IN FLASH AND THE RICOH TTL FLASH

Note the following points when using the Built-in Flash and an external flash.

1. The Built-in Flash does not flash if the light emitted by the external flash.

2. When the Red-eye Reduction Mode is set, the Built-in Flash will pre-flash followed by the flash of the external flash. When the flash range is not sufficient with just the external flash, the flashing mark (lightning bolt ) will not appear and the Built-in Flash will flash with the external flash. However in this case, it is necessary to set the shutter speed from "Auto" to Manual (shutter Priority Mode, Manual Exposure Mode) and set the value to less that 1/50 sec.4www.butkus.org

3. The flash mark (lightning bolt ) will flash inside the viewfinder when the Built-in Flash and the external flash are charged. (It will be lit when only one of the flashes is charged.

43. CHANGING THE RESET SETTINGS

It is possible to change the initial settings of the Reset Button. These can be set according to your needs.

* The Manual Film Speed Setting will not change when the Reset Button is pressed.

1. Press and hold down the Reset Button. Then press the appropriate Mode Button of the mode to be set. (Fig. 124)

  •  
    * Keep the Reset Button pressed.

  • 2. While pressing the Reset Button, turn the dial to set or adjust the value of the mode to be changed. (Fig. 125)

    3. Release the Reset Button

  • * To set the modes to their initial settings, repeat this procedure and cancel all the modes.

  •  

     

    44. CHANGING THE FUNCTION OF THE PREVIEW/EXPOSURE COMPENSATION BUTTON

    The Preview/Compensation Button can also be used to instantly recall the mode you most frequently use.

    1. Press the appropriate Mode Button to display the mode to be set. Do not release the Mode Button. (Fig. 126)

    2. While keeping the Mode Button pressed, press and hold down the other Mode Button, and then the Preview/ Exposure Compensation Button. (Fig. 127)

     

    * Be sure to press the buttons in this order.
    * To recall the set mode, be sure to turn the Preview Mode OFF.
    * The exposure compensation function is replaced with the set mode. Therefore, to set the exposure compensation, use Mode Button 2.
    45.INFRARED FILM

    Shooting with an Infrared film

    Always re-adjust your focus to the infrared focusing mark when using infrared films and infrared filters. This is necessary because the infrared rays have longer wave lengths than the visible light rays you see and focus with, and the camera lens focuses them slightly further back inside the camera. Therefore visual focusing cannot be accurate without some compensation.
    1. Attach the infrared filter and focus on the subject. Read the indicated distance off the lens barrel.
    (Fig. 1 28)
      2. Shift that distance setting over to the red infrared index mark. Set the exposure in accordance with the operating instructions for the film. (Fig. 129)

     

    46.DIOPTRIC LENSES

    The viewfinder eyepiece has a built-in -1 correction (suitable for most normal vision).

    If a dioptric lens is fitted, you do not have to wear eyeglasses when taking pictures. Slip the lens in the groove in the finder eyepiece.

    Dioptric lenses are available in 7 types:

    -4, - 3, - 2, - 1, +1, +2 and +3 (Diopters)

    Note: Some forms of astigmatism etc. may make dioptric eyepiece correction impossible. Please check with your vision specialist for a recommendation based on your prescription. 47. INTERCHANGEABLE VIEWFINDER SCREENS

    Ricoh offers a choice of 3 viewfinder screens to suit your needs or taste. Each features Ricoh's Acu-Bright mat for optimum brightness and easier focusing in dim light.

     

    Horizontal split type screen (MH type)
    This screen is normally installed. Recommended for general shooting. (Fig. 130)4www.butkus.org

    Lined matte type screen (MS type)
    A matte screen with horizontal and vertical lines. This screen facilitates composition of your photograph.
    (Fig. 131)

    All Matte type screen (MB type)
    For general shooting and close-up photography. Also recommended when focusing is difficult with a split image. (Fig. 132)

     

    48. RELEASE SWITCH

    By using the separately sold Release Switch, the shutter can be released from a distance.

    1. Turn the Main Switch OFF.
    * The shutter may release if the release cable is connected to the camera when the power is on.

    2. Connect the Release Switch to the Release Socket of the camera.

    3. Turn the Main Switch ON.4www.butkus.org

    4. Press the Release Switch to shoot.


    49. CARE OF BATTERIES
     

    1. This camera is equipped with highly accurate electronic parts. To insure best performance, use high quality alkaline batteries.

    2. The capacity of the batteries depends on the brand and type of batteries.

    3. Before installing, be sure to clean all moisture and skin oil off all battery contact surfaces in order to avoid future problems of corrosion and poor electrical contact. Remove batteries when the camera is not used for a long period of time.

    4. Removal of the battery case may result in a loss of camera memory. The film may also advance two or three frames when the batteries are replaced.

    * Dispose of batteries properly. Do not throw them into fire or expose to high temperature.


    CARE OF FILM

    * When loading the film in a very cold place, the film leader may become stiff and break off. In this case heat the film leader with your hands before loading the film.

    * Use up a loaded film as quickly as possible and have it developed as soon as it is removed. Leaving a film loaded inside the camera for a long time will deteriorate the color etc.
     

    50. DATA BACK 3

    Nomenclature of the date imprinting feature (Fig. 133)

    (1) Display Panel

    (2) Mode Selector Button

    (3) Year/Hour Adjust Button

    (4) Month Adjust Button

    (5) Day/Minute Adjust Button

     


     

    Attaching the Data Back 3
    ( 1 ) Open the Back Cover and push down the release pin on the back cover. The cover will come off. (Fig. 134)

    (2) Attach the Data Back 3 to the camera while pushing down the release pin on the Data Back 3.
    (Fig. 135) * When detaching the Data Back 3. follow the same procedure as in (1).4www.butkus.org

     


    Imprinting Mode (Fig. 136)
    Examples of date imprinting
    1) August 30, 1990
    2) 15:59 (Time)
    3) No imprinting
    The date imprinting mode can be divided into 3 types; year/month/day, hour/minute, and no imprinting

    Selecting imprinting mode (Fig. 137)

    Each time the Mode Selector Button is pressed, the display changes as shown below.
    1) Date (Year/month/day)
    2) Time (Hour/minute)
    3) No imprinting

     

    Checking imprinting (Fig. 138)
    After shooting, the word "PRINT" appears in the Display Panel to confirm correct imprinting.
     "PRINT" is not imprinted on the picture.

    Resetting the date and time
    (1 ) Press the Mode Selector Button to show the mode to be changed. (Fig. 139)4www.butkus.org

    (2) Press each Adjust Button until the desired digit is displayed. Digits can be changed fast by keeping the button pressed. (Fig. 140)

     


    Accurately setting seconds
    (1 ) Press the Mode Selector Button for Time display mode. (Fig. 141)

    (2) Press the Month Adjust Button according to the radio or telephone time signal. The time count starts from 0 seconds, and the minutes will not change when it is 0 to 29 seconds. At 30 to 59 seconds the minutes will move up. (Fig. 142)

    * It is recommended that the minute digits be adjusted after adjusting the seconds digits.

     

     

    Battery Replacement
    (1 ) Open the Back Cover. (Fig. 143)

    (2) Remove the screws from the Date Battery Compartment Cover with a small (+) screwdriver. (Fig. 144)

    (3) Remove the Battery Compartment Cover holding the roller section. (Fig. 145)4www.butkus.org

    (4) Remove the battery. (Fig. 146)

    (5) Load the new battery with the side marked (+) facing upwards. Then, close the Battery Compartment
    Cover using the (+) screwdriver. (Use lithium battery CR2025. The life is about 3 years.)

     

     
    * When the battery is exhausted, the imprinted digits become faint or the display panel flashes. At that time, replace the bakery.

    * Do not open the Date Battery Compartment Cover except when replacing the battery.

    * Keep the battery out of reach of children. If a child swallows the battery, contact your doctor immediately.

     

     

    Notes on date imprinting feature * In a place at a temperature of below 0°C (32°F), the battery performance deteriorates. The date imprinting feature may not function correctly and imprinting may become impossible.

    * When the battery is replaced, the display panel sometimes shows wrong digits. Reset the digits for correct indication.4www.butkus.org

    * The date is sometimes illegible if it is imprinted on the following objects.

    (1 ) Objects whose color is warm, such as red, yellow, orange, etc.

    (2) Objects whose composition is the same as the size of the imprinted date (gravel, dense leaves, etc.)

    (3) 0bjects whose luminance is too high (sky, white wall, etc.)

    * Imprinting is not possible in the following modes.
    (1 ) Print off mode.
     
     

    51. PROPER CARE OF YOUR CAMERA 1. Do not touch lens or mirror surfaces with your fingers when cleaning them. Blow dust away with a blower or wipe gently with soft cloth. If you must clean the lens surface use only 1 drop of lens cleaning fluid on a camera lens tissue.

    2. Excessive shock, humidity or salt may cause camera malfunction. When you use the camera at the beach, in a corrosive atmosphere, or in a place where chemicals are used, carefully wipe it clean.

    3. Do not expose camera and film to extreme temperature.

    4. Do not leave your camera in a car at the beach, in the desert, or in other high temperature conditions to prevent possible damage.4www.butkus.org

    5. When using a tripod, do not try to force a long screw into the socket. (The screw length should not extend more than 5.7 mm (1/4~).)

    6. Store camera in a humidity and dust free place.

    7. This camera is not waterproof. If it comes into contact with any kind of liquid (water, rain, drink etc.), the electrical and metal parts will rust and cause damage to the camera. Contact a Ricoh camera service center if your camera has been exposed to any liquid.

    Major Specifications

    Type:
    35mm programmed SLR camera with focal plane shutter, Automatic exposure and Manual exposure control

    Mount:
    Ricoh system R-K mount

    Shutter:
    Electrically controlled, vertically moving focal plane shutter;
    Automatic - 1/3000 sec.- 32 sec.
    Manual - 1/2000 sec.- 16 sec.,
    Bulb

    Exposure. Coupling rang.
    EV 0-18 (ISO 100 with standard F1.4 lens)

    Photographic modes
    Programmed automatic exposure mode with program shift Aperture-priority automatic exposure mode Shutter priority automatic exposure mode Manual exposure mode

    Self-timer:
    Electronically operated 10 sec. delay with LED indicator

    Viewfinder:
    Field of view 91% horizontally and vertically Magnification 0.80X (with 50mm standard lens)

    Finder display:
    AE lock, Exposure compensation indicator, Flash ready mark, Fill-in flash, Exposure metering modes, Under exposure mark, Program mode mark, Over exposure mark, Flash correct indicator, F-stop number, shutter speed
    Focusing screen:
     Interchangeable type, Horizontal split-image spot in microprism band surrounded by matt

    Exp. metering system
    Two selectable TTL full open metering systems

    1. Center weighted average metering
    2. Spot metering4www.butkus.org
    Built-in flash:
    GN. 11 (Flash unit pops up)

    Flash modes:

    Fully Automatic TTL metering with built-in flash and speed light 403P, 303P
    1. Program flash AE

    2. Aperture priority flash AE

    3. shutter Priority flash (Slow Sync. Flash) AE

    4. Manual flash
    (Red Eye Reduction, Flash Compensation)
    (Automatic fill flash with 1:4 ratio, 1:2 with external flash)


    Synchro speed:
    1/100 sec.

    Exp. compensation:
    +4 EV

    Flash Contact:
    Hot shoe and synchro terminal

    Film loading:
    Ricoh Auto-load system, automatic 1st frame setting

    Film advance:
    Automatic with a built-in motor, two selectable modes;
    S (single) and C (continuous, approx. 2 frames/sec)

    Film rewind:
    Automatic rewind at the end of film, manual rewind possible,
    Film leader can be left unretracted

    ISO seeing:
    ISO 25 - 5000/DX 12-6400 Manual (Manual override possible)

    Program preview button
    Electronic program preview button

    Remote control:
    Remote control socket

    Automatic Bracket Mod
    +/- 0.5 EV -14 EV adjustable

    Back cover:
    Removal (Databack 3 for date imprinting)

    LCD display:
    Exposure counter, ISO, Red Eye Reduction Mark, Flash compensation mark, Battery indicator, Exposure compensation mark, Multi-exposure mark, +2 EV Value indicator, Continuous shooting mark, Shutter speed, Spot/Average metering mark,

    Creative mode button 1
    1) Auto/Manual Shutter

    2) Spot/Average metering

    3) Discontinuous shooting

    4) Red eye reduction

    5) Multi-Exposure

    6) Preview/Exposure Comp.

    Creative mode button 2
    1) Manual ISO setting

    2) exposure compensation

    3) Flash compensation

    4) Auto bracket exp.

    Reset button:
    Reset to initial mode setting

    Power source:
    Four alkaline batteries 4www.butkus.org

    Dimensions:

    Approx. 151 x 107.5 x 62 mm/5.9 X 4.2 X 2.4 inches (WxHxD)

    Mass/Weight:
    Approx. 550 grs/19.4 oz.