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by Howard Patterson
Thu Apr 15, 2021 10:41 pm
Forum: Camera comments
Topic: New Taiwan: Photoflex MX-35 (Optical Color Lens)
Replies: 2
Views: 7767

Re: New Taiwan: Photoflex MX-35 (Optical Color Lens)

Footnote: some of the cameras identified in the original comment were made by New Taiwan Photographic Corporation whose best known brand was "Ouyama". The Orion SRZ-500 is one of those. Of course Kalimar was also a US distributor of cameras too !
by Howard Patterson
Thu Apr 15, 2021 10:34 pm
Forum: Camera comments
Topic: New Taiwan: Photoflex MX-35 (Optical Color Lens)
Replies: 2
Views: 7767

Re: New Taiwan: Photoflex MX-35 (Optical Color Lens)

In fact they are not all the same some have three apertures , some have four and some have only one. Some have an "Optical Glass Lens" and some scrupulously avoid using the word "glass" meaning that the lens is probably plastic. (The TIME cameras have both) In addition whilst mos...
by Howard Patterson
Thu Dec 03, 2020 3:59 pm
Forum: Camera comments
Topic: Polaroid: Polaroid 320
Replies: 2
Views: 5648

Re: Polaroid: Polaroid 320

The Polaroid 320 and 330 appear to be tha same thing with the colouring of the plastic components reversed. They share the same box and manual.
by Howard Patterson
Mon Oct 07, 2019 4:24 pm
Forum: Camera comments
Topic: Continental: TXL
Replies: 0
Views: 4263

Continental: TXL

The mirror shutter reduces both aperture and exposure time simultaneously in (approx) 1.5EV steps. The effective shutter speed is 1/60th at F2.8 and 1/750th at F22.


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by Howard Patterson
Mon Oct 07, 2019 4:00 pm
Forum: Camera comments
Topic: Continental: TXL
Replies: 0
Views: 4180

Continental: TXL

The mirror shutter reduces both aperture and exposure time simultaneously in 1.5EV steps. The effective shutter speed is 1/60th at F2.8 and 1/750th at F22.
by Howard Patterson
Mon Oct 07, 2019 3:54 pm
Forum: Camera comments
Topic: Continental: TXL
Replies: 0
Views: 4056

Continental: TXL

The mirror shutter reduces both aperture and exposure time simultaneously in 1.5EV steps. The effective shutter speed is 1/60th at F2.8, 1/375th at F16, and 1/750th at F22.
by Howard Patterson
Mon Oct 07, 2019 3:32 pm
Forum: Camera comments
Topic: Continental: TXL
Replies: 0
Views: 4386

Continental: TXL

The Continental TXL was a copy of the Fujica ST-F made (probably under license) in Hong Kong, by the Great Wall Plastic Factory, around 1982. It was also sold as the Yumeka RFX-1, and one of two Naigai SRF. The company moved its production to mainland China in the early 1990's where it made the Grea...

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