Zenza Bronica ETRS

The Zenza Bronica ETRS is a series of 4.5×6 SLRs manufactured by The Zenza Bronica Industries Inc., Tokyo, Japan. Produced between 1976-1980. Medium format SLR film camera, film: 120 roll, 220 roll, picture size: 4.5x6cm

BODY

    Lens release: turn the lens clockwise when pressing the knob on the left lower front of the camera; the knob has a safety lock; the lens can be changed only when the shutter is cocked on the camera and on the lens
    Focusing: via matte ground glass screen with central bright area and fulll-area Fresnel lens, ring and scale on the lens, screen interchangeable by a lever under the finder
    Shutter: Seiko electronically controlled leaf shutter on the lens, speeds: 8-1/500; Mechanical control: speed 1/500, wo/battery
    Time exposure: Self-timer, via a lever on the lens
    Shutter release: knob on the lower right front of the camera, w/ a safety lock
    Cable release socket: on the lower left of the camera
    Cocking lever: folding crank, also inds the film, double exposure prevention;it is not work without the film in the camera
    Mirror: not instant return, cocking the camera is necessary for the mirror return
    Viewfinder: Waist level finder, interchangeable, w/ a magnifier lens, also interchangeable
    Flash PC socket: on the upper left front of the camera, w/a cap, synch. for X all speeds
    Dark slide:in a slot on the right side of the camera; when it is on the camera shutter can not be cocked, and the film magazine can be detached; when it is out of the camera shutter works. The dark slide is necessary to prevent the film from light when magazine changing
    Film magazine:interchangeable, the shutter must be cocked before changing the magazine
    Film loading: open the magazine cover and remove the film holder part with special holder shafts, load the film and put it back then slightly turn the manual winding folding lever on the right side of the magazine until film starting point mark of the film is alligned the triangular start mark on the film holder, close the magazine cover then turn the cocking crank until the number one is visible in frame counter window.
    Others: Speed-grip shutter release connection, Motor drive contacts, flash synch contact sockets on the special part of the bottom plate; Tripod socket: 1/4 inch; Strap knobs
    Body: metallic, Weight: 943g
    Battery: 6v silver oxide or Alkaline 4LR44, etc.; Battery test: small green led on top left of the camera and a button beneath it.

LENS

    Zenzanon MC 105mm f/3.5 with Seiko central leaf shutter, eletronically controlled by the body, 5 elements in 4 groups, multi-coated
    Fully automatic instant re-opening diaphragm; Special Bronica mount
    Time exposure lever on the lens, set to T, otherwise setting must be at A
    Weight: 426g