Operating the EL Cameras

The basic camera operations that are identical or similar on all V system cameras are discussed in Chapter 6. The text here is limited to the operations that apply to EL models only. Most of those operations are identical on the various EL models. The 500ELX, 553ELX, and 555ELD models, which have a dedicated flash system, are most easily recognized by the film sensitivity dial above the accessory rail (see Figure 7-1). Dedicated flash photography with these cameras is discussed in Chapter 17.


At the rear of the battery compartment is the motor drive. There are also small openings:The one above the motor drive is probably filled with a fuse, and the others can be used to store a spare fuse. The fuse ...

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