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Panorama mask sometimes stuck

My camera is the TVS I with the panorama function. I've had one film partly spoiled because one part of the panorama mask stuck in the panorama mode position even though I didn't want the panorama function for most of the photos on the film. Of course I didn't realise the problem until I saw the negatives.

I've since run another 10 films through the camera (while I finished my holiday) and the problem did not recur. I'd really like to know that it's fixed though so I don't have any more surprises.

If the panorama masks could be permanently disabled, that would be an adequate fix for me - I can create any panoramas I need by cropping a full frame.

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SOURCE: Contax TVS II film camera

Hello trescam,   I recommend you check out the www.contaxcameras.com website or look up the model at the Kyocera camera website. All T series cameras had fixed lenses. 

Posted on Sep 27, 2008

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SOURCE: looking for contax RX film camera manual book

What I suggest it is not exactly a "manual" but you can find find a lot of useful information on this pages:
http://www.contaxinfo.com/broshures/RX/FrameSet.htm
Hope this helps a little.
Julio

Posted on Jun 28, 2009

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