Canon AE-1 w/ 50

Used Canon AE-1 w/ 50mm F1.8


Condition: Excellent Condition


  • Type: 35mm SLR (Single-Lens-Reflex) camera with electronically controlled AE (Automatic Exposure) and focal plane shutter.
  • Picture Size: 24 x 36mm
  • Interchangeable Lenses: Canon FD series with full aperture metering and AE coupling. Canon FL series with stopped-down metering.
  • Viewfinder: Fixed eye-level pentaprism

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Product Description

AE Mechanism: Shutter priority, electronically controlled AE metering system incorporating two ICs and one LSI equipped with  (lntegrated Injection Logic)
Light Metering System: TTL (ThroughThe-Lens) Central Emphasis Metering method employing a Silicon Photocell as photosensitive element.
Exposure Meter Coupling Range: With ISO 100 film, EV1 (f/1.4 at one second) to EV18 (f/16 at 1/1000 second).
Film Speed Range: ISO 25 to ISO 3200.
Exposure Correction: By pressing the backlight control switch, exposure is corrcted by the automatic opening of the diaphragm 1.5 stops more on the aperture scale than the actual setting.
Exposure Preview: The meter needle will indicate in the viewfinder when the shutter release button is depressed halfway or the exposure preview switch is depressed.
Shutter: Cloth focal plane shutter with four spindles. Shock and noise damping mechanisms are incorporated. All shutter speeds are electronically controlled.
Shutter Speeds: 1 /1000, 1/500, 1/250, 1/125, 1/60, 1/30, 1/15, 1/8, 1/4, 1/2, 1, 2 (seconds) and B. X synchronization is at 1/60 seconds.
Shutter Speed Dial: The shutter speed dial is on the same axis as the film advance lever. The number 2 for two seconds is marked in orange; other numbers as well as X synchronization are in white. There is a shutter dial guard to prevent unintentional movement of the dial. The ISO dial is located underneath the shutter speed dial.
Shutter Release Button: It is a large, button type magnetic release switch. Depressing the shutter release button halfway switches on the light metering circuit, while full depression releases the shutter. The shutter release button has a locking device, besides a socket for the cable release in the center.
Self-Timer: Electronically controlled self timer. After the self-timer lever is pushed forward, the self-timer is activated by the shutter release button. The self-timer releases the shutter after a time lag of 10 seconds. A self-timer lamp (red LED) blinks on and off to indicate when the self-timer is in operation.
Stopping-Down the Lens Stopping-down the lens can be performed by pushing the stopped-down lever after setting the aperture ring.
Power Source: One 6V silver oxide battery Eveready No.544, UCAR No.544 JIS 4G 13, or Mallory PX28) or alkaline manganese battery (Eveready No.537, UCAR No.537, or Mallory 7K13). The battery lasts approximately one year . under normal use.
Battery Check: Battery power level can be checked by the meter needle in the viewfinder when the battery check button is pressed.
Flash Synchronization: X synchronization is at 1/60 second. M synchronization is at 1/30 second and below.
Flash Terminal: The accessory shoe has a direct flash contact and autonnatic flash control contacts. On the front of the camera body is the flash terminal, JIS-B type for flash units with a cord. It has a built-in protective rim to prevent electrical shock.
Automatic Flash: With the exclusive Canon Speedlite 155A, the shutter speed and aperture are automatically set. The amount of light is automatically cor trolled for correct flash exposure.
Back Cover: The camera’s back cover has a memo holder for your convenience. The cover can be removed for attaching the Canon Data Back A. To open, pull the rewind crank up.
Film Loading: Easy film loading with multislot take-up spool.
Winding Lever: Single stroke with 120° throw and 30° stand-off. The film can be wound with several short strokes. The Canon Power Winder A also can be mounted for automatic winding of the film.
Frame Counter: Additive type. Automatically resets when the back cover is opened. While rewinding film, it counts back the frame numbers.
Film Rewinding: Performed by pressing the rewind button on the bottom and by using the rewind crank on the top. The rewind button is automatically reset when the film is advanced with the film advance lever.


Additional Information

Product Condition

“like new minus” – the rating of the equipment is at 97 to 99 percent of original condition. only the closest inspections will reveal slight wear. perfect glass, but the box and accessories are usually not included. “excellent plus” – rates 90 to 96 percent of original condition. exceptionally nice, but may have slight wear on finish visible only under close inspection. glass will be very clean. “excellent” – 80 to 89 percent of original. shows moderate wear for the age of the item, with the possibility of small dings or blemishes. glass may have slight blemishes but will not affect picture quality. “bargain” – items are 70 to 79 percent of original condition. more than average wear for the age of the item, and may have dents, dings or finish loss. glass may have marks or blemishes, but should not affect picture quality. “ugly” – the look only a photographer would love. “ugly” means equipment is rough, with multiple impressions in metal, excessive finish loss and brassing. glass will have marks, fungus and/or haze which will affect picture quality.


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