The Petri FTE is a 35mm film camera made by the Petri (Kuribayashi) camera company of Japan between 1973 - 1975. A revolutionary camera with the addition of an aperture priority automatic setting. This camera has been mechanically tested and is in very good condition with freshly replaced light seals and working light meter. it is missing the cover for the film winding knob as shown in the overhead shot, this does not affect camera functionality at all.
Comes as a kit including the vinyl case with shoulder strap, wide angle lens, telephoto lens, and UV filters on each lens as well as a Petri branded lens cap for the telephoto. Mounted prime lens is very fast f1.7 ideal for low light photography, wide angle puts more space between yourself and your subject, great for street photography, and the 210mm telephoto will produce stunning results if you try it for portrait photography.
Type: Automatic EE type camera with pentaprism viewfinder and built in cross coupled CdS exposure meter in open aperture Through-The-Lens metering system
Film: 35mm film
Picture: 24mm x 36mm
Shutter: Focal plane type with speeds of 1/2, 1/4, 1/8, 1/15, 1/30, 1/60, 1/125, 1/250, and 1/500 second and B. Built in self timer
Exposure System: Shutter speed pre-selected system. CdS exposure meter automatically measures optimum exposure conditions ranging from EV 3 to EV 17 with ASA 100 film. Geared to the use of the normal lenses. Manual operation possible.
ASA: 25 - 800
Film Transport: Single stroke rapid film winding and shutter cocking
Lens Mount: Petri bayonet lens mount
Synchronization: FP and X automatic setting
Filter Size: 52mm screw in type
Lens Hood: 54mm slip on type
Lens: Petri 55mm f/1.7, 6 elements in 4 groups, multi-coated with fully automatic diaphragm, aperture stops down to f/16, Petri 85mm - 210mm f4.5 telephoto, and Petri 28mm f3.5 wide angle lens
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