Canon has classified these various techni- Canon T80, is also equipped with autofocus . FD lenses can be used, but it is necessary to focus manual-. choosing a pictograph. This camera, the. Canon T80, is also equipped with autofocus. (AF) so professional-looking, artistic picture- taking is made all the easier. Here, you can find out about Canon’s Film Cameras > T > T
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It came with a clean and uncluttered layout of the exterior, a flush surface design with an caanon lens contour, but without the conventional dials and numbers. The motor got its instructions from the camera though electrical contacts on the camera mount.
Program display, pictographs, film speed, film transport, battery check, frame counter, and other indications. Second, raise the camera to your eye, get cqnon subject in the viewfinder, and press the shutter button down halfway to focus.
Power Source Four 1. Instead, three special lenses, designated ACwere produced for the camera. Film loading is automatic; the user only has to align the film leader with an orange mark and canno the back, and the camera loads and advances the film automatically. Canon, unlike Minolta and Nikonwas convinced that having the motor in the lens was manuql optimal approach; this line of thinking continued with the new EOS system inwhich remains Canon’s standard mounting system today.
The lens has a self-contained autofocus system that does not require autofocus electronics in the camera body.
The Flowing mode, which is used to capture the feeling of motion, offers some decidedly dramatic photographic possibilities. Exposure compensation range of 1.
Canon T80 instruction manual (reprint)
Film transport in the T80 is completely automatic, just as in the T70, in both directions. One of Canon’s strong points with their FD lenses.
The auto-focus function does not work on any other camera, although they can be used as manual-focus FD lenses. The s were a rush to incorporate autofocus onto single-lens-reflex SLR cameras. When you choose the T80’s Shallow Focus mode, your chosen subject will be emphasized.
With multi-program AE and preset aperture AE: This leaves the top of the camera very clean, since there is no advance lever or rewind knob. Five-program Picture Selector System The Canon T80’s has a friendly Picture Selector Systemmaking automatic exposure selection so easy to use – it communicates information in visual terms, in a way that you can readily understand. The T canoh bodies, have some of the popular features of the A series either embedded or built-in.
To do this, you press down the AE mode selector on the top of the camera and, at the same time, move the slide switch to select the danon that best suits the situation at hand. When a manual focus lens is used, the camera provides focus assistance in exactly the same manner as the AL The big problem was that the autofocus system just wasn’t that great. Correct exposure, In program mode: This is a similar mechanism to that used in compact digital cameras.
However they lack aperture rings, so they are only useful on FD camera bodies that could control the aperture from the body.
People who wanted autofocus, and there were many, bought Minolta cameras and Minolta lenses. Basically, the Canon T80’s autofocus system automatically gauges subject contrast in order to calculate the distance to the subject, then sends out control signals to the lens-mounted micromotor with the data exchange enabled AC lenses, which will adjusts focus for you. They took the in-camera focus-assist capability that was in their earlier AL-1 and then made a special autofocus lens that had a motor incorporated into the lens; the motor would do the focusing.
Four LEDs and mask illumination.
These lenses had the FD mount and signal transmission capability. A Command Back 80 was available for the T The Canon T80 is Canon ‘s first autofocus 35mm single-lens reflex camera.
Canon T80 – – The free camera encyclopedia
A canin CCD is used to detect contrast in the focus area. FL Canon FDn tt80. Viewfinder Fixed eye-level pentaprism. Like the similar back available for the T90it supports date stamping of images, alphanumeric coding of images, time exposures and time-lapse interval exposure. Other FD-mount lenses can also be used, but without autofocus capabilities. The mount was compatible with the FD system, so you could put a regular FD lens on your T80 and use it as a manual focus lens; or you could put an AC lens on any other FD-mount camera and use it as a manual-focus lens; but if you put the AC lens on the T80you got autofocus capability on your T80 SLR.
Minolta introduced the Maxxum and blew the doors off everything else, including this camera, and took the market by storm. Film Rewind Power rewind with built-in motor.
There were three specially produced, dedicated AC interchangeable lenses to supplement the autofocus system. All the T series models provide auto film load, auto wind and in some higher end model, auto rewind.
All three, like the T80 itself, g80 only produced for a short time and are rare. The T series bodies, differed from the A series – of which were best represented by models such as Canon A-1 and AE-1 Program – where both have a basic camera body, support by add-on accessories such as high speed motor drive, slower power winder, interchangeable focusing screens, data back etc, to fullfill individual’s photographic needs. In lesser light it struggles—a lot.
If you don’t bother with the autofocus, what you’ve got is a mid-tier Canon T Media related to Canon T80 at Wikimedia Commons. The five pictographs r80 the five most common scenarios in picture taking situations in broad daylight or in the dark.