Bell & Howell 491 Autoload - Focus Matic

marketed in 1973

design: 491-F

silent super 8 cartridge

lens: B&H Zoom f: 2.8 \ F: 12.5-25 mm

zooming ratio: 2x

focusing: manual, trigonometric distance scale (Focus-Matic)

zooming: manual

filter size: ?

viewfinder: reflex with adjustable eyepiece

viewfinder information: correct exposure LED (green), under-exposure LED (red)

exposure: fully auto exposure control; not TTL Electric Eye

film speed: auto between 25 and 160 ASA (tungsten type film)

ASA notching: 1-pin

CCA filter: built-in 85A filter, with filter cancellation key

filming speed: 18 fps

shutter opening angle: <180 degrees

sound: no

remote control socket: no

cable release socket: no

movie light socket: kodak type

film counter: yes

film drive motor: DC micromotor

handle: retractable

power source: 4 x AAA batteries only

weight: circa 500 g

dimensions: ?

made in Japan by Bell & Howell