35 SPN from 1972 was an upgrade of the 35 SP. The SPN having an added
battery check button and lamp on back as well as a couple of cosmetic
This is a really good camera! an excellent lens. Either full manual exposure
or automatic programmed exposure just dial in two A's on the lens barrel,
focus and shoot. The camera has the option of normal (20 degree) averaging
meter reading or with a press of the button (on the back) a 6 degree spot
reading, just hold the shutter button halfway down to lock the metering
and recompose and shoot! The metering works in all modes, it has the EV
number displayed by the meter needle in the viewfinder, you can turn the
aperture ring and/or the shutter speed ring to show the EV number on the
lens (has a cutout section to the right of the shutter speed ring).
Lots of dismantling and cleaning, stay tuned for more info.
f1.7, 7 element in 5 group construction.
- FLA. Speeds from 1 - 1/500 sec + B.
Exposure meter: A
CdS exposure meter on the camera body with average and spot readings.
Powered by a 1.35v PX 626 mercury battery. (Which are unavailable now,
I use a silver 1.5v S76).
Film speed index: ASA
25 - 800.
viewfinder, Double image superimposing system, coupled rangefinder. Marked
with parallax correction marks.
needle read-out with EV scale along top
Flash Synchronization: Hot
shoe and PC socket.
Self timer: On
Film Loading: Standard
slotted take-up spool.
Film Winding: Single
operation 120 degree winding lever type.
x 80mm x 65mm.