1980,the XA2 is very similar to the XA
but without rangefinder focusing, it has zone focus instead, a slower
lens f3.5 instead of f2.8 and no +1.5Ev backlight control. Simply a point
and shoot-ish camera but with very good results.
probelms with this little beauty!
35mm f3.5 - f14, 4 elements in 4 groups.
Exposure Meter: Cds meter powered by two S76 1.5v silver batteries.
Exposure Control: Programmed shutter, Automatic exposure range
2sec (f3.5) - 1/750 (f14)
Film Speed Index: ASA
Viewfinder: Bright frame finder. Long exposure warning lamp (green)
and flash mark visible in finder.
Flash Synchronization: only possible with flash unit speciffically
made for camera attaches to end of camera via thumb screw.
Electronic with 12 sec delay (blinking lamp and electronic beeper
when operating) lever on camera bottom.
Film Loading: Normal slotted take-up spool.
Film Winding: Rear winding thumb
Size: 102mm (W) x 64.5mm (H) x 40mm (D)
200 grams W/O batteries.