marketed in 1973-74
silent super 8 cartridge
lens: B&H Zoom f: 2.8 \ F: 12.5-25 mm
zooming ratio: 2x
rangefinder: semi auto with Focus-Matic (1)
filter size: ?
viewfinder: single-lens reflex with adjustable eyepiece
viewfinder information: correct exposure LED (green), under-exposure LED (red)
exposure: fully auto exposure control; not TTL Electric Eye
film speed: auto between 25 and 160 ASA (tungsten type film)
CCA filter: built-in 85A filter, with filter cancellation key
filming speed: 18 fps
shutter opening angle: <180 degrees
remote control socket: no
cable release socket: no
movie light socket: kodak type
film counter: yes
battery check button: yes
film drive motor: DC micromotor
power source: 4 x AAA batteries only
weight: circa 500 g
tripod socket: 1/4"
made in Japan by Bell & Howell
This camera is the Bell & Howell 491.
(1) Focus-Matic is a focusing system that uses gravity to calculate the distance from camera to object.