135compact.com 35mm ultra compact cameras Kneissel AF BF69
The Kneissel AF BF69
is a very basic compact camera, probably not an ultra compact one. I
got it for next to nothing on a flea market, so I tested it
nevertheless. There is nearly no information about this camera. It's
from the 1990s and has no features.
~35mm lens, min. focus ?m Size 115x73x42, Weight 177 gr. auto DX, only 2 cantacts, 100 or 400 ISO, auto wind, but no rewind, autofocus (?) and AE
Front closed and case.
view. Flash charged lamp. Viewer. Film type window.
from above. Just a shutter button and a mechanical film counter.
from below. Rewind button, the camera doesn't rewind automatically.
Battery compartment (takes 2 AA batteries). No tripod socket.
open. Big Finder.
Film compartment open.
Camera dismounted. There was a battery contact problem, so I took it
apart (just 5 screws, 3 on the outside, 2 in the film compartment).
There are some electronics indeed.
camera is incredibly basic. You slide it open and push the shutter,
that's all. There are no features. All the rest is all automatic. The lens doesn't move and you don't hear
the focussing. But it gets everything right. Point and shoot as basic