Tuesday, March 15, 2011

Ricoh 126C-Flex TLS

The Ricoh 126C-Flex TLS was a mechanical, 35mm, SLR camera launched by Ricoh in 1969. The 126C-Flex TLS was equipped with Rikenon 55mm f/2.8 standard lens. It was fitted with a leaf shutter with speeds ranging from 1/30th to 1/300th of a second. It also featured a TTL exposure meter, which measured light with a high degree of accuracy and controlled diaphragm to the optimum opening automatically. On the left side of the top plate, the 126C-Flex TLS had a flash socket for the Flashcube, which was a Ricoh electronic flash. When this camera came out onto the market, it was sold at USD $ 119,95.

A. Shutter Release Button
B. Auto/Manual Ring
C. Neckstrap Eyelet (2)
D. Shutter Speed Ring
E. Focusing Ring
F. Flashcube Socket
G. Accessory Shoe
H. Direct Contact