Canon Single-8 518 SV

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Canon Single-8 518 SV

Data assembled by Muddy Orihara and used by his kind permission:

Years: 1970 - ??

Lens: CANON C-8 1.8 / 9.5-47.5mm

Manual / motor zoom

Viewfinder info: exposure meter, film running indicator

Focus method: microprism

Auto / Manual Exposure: TTL servo-EE, EE-lock , manual control

Film Speed Setting: ASA25, 50, 100 & 200

Frame rates: 18, 24 , 36fps and single frame

Other features:

  • motor rewind (film counter, frame counter)
  • eyesight adjustment
  • EE adjustment
  • remote shooting (not magnetic)
  • battery checker

Optional parts: tele converter, wide converter

Dimensions: 60x208x201mm

Weight: 1300g

Suggested Retail Price: 39500yen

Prices on eBay:

  • eBay Germany:
    • EUR 181,00 (+ EUR 6,90 shipping) in 02/2009

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This is a Single8-camera!

It's an improved version of the Canon Single-8 518.

Please remember that there's a Super8-version of this camera, too!

More information can be found here and here.

Advice when buying this camera second hand: ensure that the exposure meter is working.

Some photos of this camera can be found here.


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