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Contax 137 MD Quartz 35mm Camera Body

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Contax 137 MD Quartz 35mm Camera Body Description


Similar to 139 Quartz except: no manual shutter speed setting, cloth shutter rather than metal, and has built-in auto winder (2 fps, manualrewind). TTL flash metering, aperture priority, LED meter display, AE lock, dedicated hot shoe. Quartz timed electronic shutter. Shutter speed range 11 sec to 1/1000 plus B, X sync at 1/60 (1/60 and B are mechanical settings), self timer. ISO range 12-3200. Removeable back, DOF preview, electronic cable release. Backs: Data Back 137. Recommended flash: TLA 20, TLA 30. Grip Adapter and Power Pack 137 available.

KEH Specifications

Focus:  Manual  

Lens Mount:  AE Bay. 

Metering:  TTL/Flash 

Aperture Priority AE:  Yes 

Center Weighted:  Yes 

Metering Display:  LED 

Exp. Comp:  Yes 

Auto. Exposure Lock:  Yes 

Shoe:  Ded. 

Shutter Speed Range:  11s-1/1000 

High Sync. Speed:  1/60 

B or T Setting:  B 

Self-timer:  Yes 

ISO/DX Range:  12-3200 

ISO/DX Setting:  Man. 

Film Advance:  Man. 

Advance Rate (fps):  2 

Film Rewind:  Man. 

Removable Back:  Yes 

DOF Preview:  Yes 

Release Socket:  Elec. 

Viewfinder Image:  95% 

Battery:  4-AA 

Weight:  23.4oz.  


General information

Brand Name Contax


Autofocus No

Physical Characteristics

Lens Mount Contax AE, Contax MM

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