Simple setting up the AV-1 for operation: (Skip this section if you are a seasoned user of this camera).
1. Loading the battery into your camera. 2. Check the battery power. 3. Turn the shutter button lock lever to "A".
4. Load the film and advance it to the first frame. 5. Set the film speed (ASA) according to the film in use. 6. Set the selector to "A" , which sigifies AUTO operation.
7. Set an aperture by turning the lens aperture ring 8. Look into the viewfinder. Compose the picture and focus. 9. Press the shutter release button halfway to check the exposure.
10. Press the shutter release button all the way for shutter release. 11. Wind the film to the next frame 12. At the end of the film roll, rewind the film back into the film catridge.
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