plastikcam.com       Traveller Fun Focus Free Camera

This is a so-called Focus Free or Toy Camera, a simple plastic camera. It's not so common but there are lots of similar housings in different colours around, it was sold under the TCM brand with a silver housing in Germany. I has several flash features and motorized film wind.

Its main features are:

wide angle plastic lens, focus free
Shutter ~ 1/100
Double Exposure Prevention, automatic flash, lens protection slider, backlight flash, no flash, motorized film wind
Size 118 x 72 x 37,  Weight 172 gr.


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Camera front closed.


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Camera open. CdS cell under the flash. Flash suppress button and backlight flash button, both have to be held.

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Camera back.
Viewer with flash ready lamp. Film type window, not so common on these cameras.

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Camera top. Film counter and shutter release.


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Camera bottom. Rewind switch, rewind is not automatic.
Battery compartment. Takes 2 AA batteries.

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Film compartment.
 
These are the ultimate basics of a camera, focus free, single shutter speed and fixed aperture. Point and shoot only. Film wind is not completely automatic when you put a film. So pull the film leader to the end of the compartment, there is a little mark. Close the camera and push the shutter release twice. Now you are ready. It winds automatically between the photos. There is a switch for respooling that has to be held until the film is completely rewound. The camera has a big finder, good, if you wear glasses.

If you choose the right film, ISO 400 in general and ISO 200 on very sunny days, you can shoot outside photos that look OK. The rest will be "Lomo" style,
but you can use flash for interior photos.

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