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Marketed: 1977
Price: For market outside Japan and US * See remarks
Dimensions: 141 x 87 x 48 mm Weight: 590g


Canon AT-1 Instruction Manual
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Lens Mount: CANON breech-lock bayonet (FD coupling)
Viewfinder Type: Fixed Field of View: V-93.5% H-96.3%
Viewfinder information: Mag.: Fixed eye-level pentaprism. 0.82x magnification, Split-image rangefinder encircled by microprism rangefinder at center of fresnel matte screen. Metering match needle, overexposure warning (also battery check indicator), and underexposure warning provided.
Focusing Screen: Fixed split-image/microprism screen
Focusing Method(s): Manual DPT: -1.0
Shutter: Four-axis, horizontal-travel focal-plane shutter with cloth curtains. Shutter Speeds: X, B, 2, 1, 1/2, 1/4, 1/8, 1/15, 1/30, 1/60, 1/125, 1/250, 1/500, 1/1000 sec. All speeds controlled electronically. Built-in self-timer (with blinking LED).
Flash Sync: X , 1/60 sec .X-sync automatic-switching sync contacts with German socket and hot shoe. Counter: Counts up. Resets automatically when camera back is opened.
Battery: One 4G-13 6 V mercury oxide battery or 4LR44 alkaline battery Loading: Multi-slot spool, emulsion-out winding
Film Transport: Slotted take-up spool. Advances with camera-top lever's 120 stroke (partial strokes enabled). Ready position at 30.
Rewind: Manual crank rewind after setting automatic resetting rewind button
Metering System: TTL, CdS cell for TTL full-aperture, match-needle centerweighted averaging metering.
Metering Range: EV 3 to +18 ISO 100
Exposure Mode(s): Manual Self Timer: Electronic., LED
Film Speed Range: ISO 25 to 3200 Battery check: Lever (Black C on top deck), Meter needle indication inside finder
Accessories: Power Winders A, A2, Databack A, A and G series Speedlites, eyesight correction lenses (Diopters) Misc Spec: Depth of Filed Preview, Bulb for time exposure
Remarks: The AT-1 is essentially an AE-1 without shutter speed-priority AE. It was produced to satisfied some overseas markets where price is a main factor for consideration for an SLR camera. Dial.jpg (8k)

Further, for those who still preferred manual metering, the AT-1 there to serve. It shares almost the same dimension as the AE-1. It has a match-needle metering and TTL centerweighted averaging metering but with a less sensitive CdS photocell than comparative bodies around its time. Accessories like Winders, Databack A and Speedlites designed for the AE-1 can be used and shared.

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