RTS II Quartz
35 mm single-lens reflex featuring Auto/Manual exposure modes and
Quartz-timed operation. -
24 x 36 mm -
CONTAX/Yashica 3-claws bayonet mount.
Carl Zeiss Planar T*
50 mm f/1.4, Carl Zeiss Planar T*
50 mm f/1.7
Quartz-timed, electronically operated horizontal travel Titanium focal
1/2000 sec. to 16 sec. in Auto mode; 16 settings in 1/2000 sec. to 4 sec.
in Manual mode, with "B" and "X" (1/60 sec.).
Mechanical shutter operation possible at 1/50 sec. and 'B' without battery
X-synch at 1/60sec. (or slower) via direct hotshoe or X-sync terminal.
Flash bulb workable with slower speed (1/30 sec and below).
Quartz-timed electronic self-timer with 10-sec. delay, cancelable or
resettable during operation. LED flashes during operation, accelerating
2 sec. before shutter release.
Real Time Electromagnetic Release System (with auxiliary remote release
off-camera control options via Release Socket).
Through-the-lens (TTL) center weighted metering at full aperture via
Silicon Photo Diode (SPD) cell. Aperture-priority AE mode in EV range -1
(f/1.4 at 4 sec.) to 19 (V16 at 1/2000 sec.) at ASA 100, f1.4 lens.
Manual exposure control also provided.
TLA Auto Flash
With CONTAX TLA system, separate SPD cell reads flash exposure directly at
film plane; 'Fail-Safe' control of flash/shutter synchronization. X-synch terminal for all non-TLA electronic flash units.
Pressing button activates LED display for 16 sec. -
Activated by lever, locks in EV setting.
+ 2 EV - 2 EV with click-stops every 0.5 EV(can be set for in
Eyelevel, pentaprism type showing 97% of picture area. Lever operated
eyepiece shutter to block out extraneous light during remote control.
Microprism focusing screen comes as standard equipment. Seven other
interchangeable type screens are available.
Aperture display, exposure compensation display (LED digital display-red),
shutter speed display, over- or underexposure display (alpha numerical
LED array-red), TLA flash unit flash ready/after-flash signal mark (LED
With full stroke of 120 degree setting angle and 20 degree standoff
position; or film feed indicator, and automatic winding capability when
used with motor drive or winder system. -
Film rewind crank-handle with clutch action, and film rewind release
button with automatic resetting.
Automatic resetting type. Until counter registers "1", camera will
automatically set at shutter speed of 1/60 sec. regardless of the
setting adjustment on the shutter control dial (except "B" setting). -
Possible by depressing film rewind release button.
Direct X-sync hotshoe with dedicated CONTAX TLA capability or other
non-CONTAX flash for auto and manual flash operation.
Interchangeable with optional Databack type, Provided with memo holder.
Button operated (Also doubles as mechanical 1/50sec. shutter release
6.2 V silver-oxide battery (4SR44) (Eveready 544, Ucar 544, Mallory PX28
or equivalent) or 6V alkaline-manganese battery (4LR44).
Low power level indicated by steady or pulsating light pattern of
viewfinder LED data display.
Provided with couplings for motor drive and winder, and with LED for Data
Size & Weight:
142 x 89.5 x 50 mm (5-9/16 x 3-1/2 x 2 in) - 735 grams (w/o battery)