Cosina MS 208 M

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Cosina MS 208 M

Year: 1979-80

Lens: 1,7 / 8 - 64 mm

Macro focusing

Split Image Focusing

Manual / Auto Zoom with 2 speeds

Frame rates: 18, 24

Manual / Auto Exposure

Shutter: 220°

Auto/manual Recording Level Control

Battery: 6 x 1.5V AA, ext. 9V

Remot control

Runs the 200ft/60 meter cassette or SUPERMAG 400 (400ft. magazine)

Made in Japan

Original price in England (in the year of introduction): £215

Price(s) on eBay: EUR 4,50 (+ EUR 6,50 shipping) in 10/2005

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Lowlight camera!

According to test and info of the instruction manual it can only meter 40 and 160 ASA in artificial light with the corresponding 25 and 100 ASA in daylight.

The original, unmodified camera can not run the Ektachrome 64T automatically.

Modification see:

Warning: do not change sensitivity generally! In this case the 25/40/100/160 ASA films will be underexposed!


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