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The new Argus C44, with its built-in convenience
and versatility, is America's finest 35mm
camera and the perfect companion for every
picture-taking assignment.
The following pages describe the steps in
picture-taking with the C44. Reading these
instructions will assure complete success
with your very first roll of film.
Beeause Argus produets are eonstantly being
improved, tttinor changes in appearance of
the product may not be included in this
instruction book. A letter or card addressed:
sal,Es sERvrcE DrvrsroN, ARGUSCAMERAS,
ANN ARBoR, Mrcr{rcAN, will bring angwers to
questions about the use of your C44 cameta
or other Argus equipment.
C'44
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Functional
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Parts.
Loading.
3,4
........ 5-7
Color-matic
Settings.
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Shutter,
Aperture
.. . .. 9,10
Settings.
Focusing,
Holding
Camera
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D e p t h o f F i e f d . .. . . . . . . . 1 2
Color
Exposure
Guide.
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Black& WhiteExposure
Guide.. . 15-16
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lnterchangeable
Lenses.
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functional
parts
To help you become familiar with your C44
Camera, the functional parts are indicated
here for easy reference. Familiarity with
these names before loading and operating the
camera will help you become acquainted
with it easily.
BODY
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WINDOW
VIEWFINDER
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RANGEFINDER
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FLASH
RONIZATION
SETECTOR
SYNCH
VIEW
ANDRA}IGEFINDER
TAKE.UP
SPOOT
ROLLER
SPROCKET
FItMCOMPARTMENT
FITTTR
RETAITIER
APERTURE
RING
LENS
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SHUTTER
SPEED
DIAL
SHUTTER
RETEASE
CABLE
RELEASE
SOCKET
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Remove
camera from
unsnapping
loosening
screw
case by
flap
front
on
and
bottom.
camera back by turn"open"
ing locking device in
Remove
direction
and sliding
back off.
Turn the wind knob until it
stops, then rotate the take-up
spool with your thumb so that
the flat surface of the spool
and the small roller are facing
up, as in illustration.
Place a cartridge of fresh
35mm film in the film compartment, turning the rewind
knob if necessary so that
cartridge seats properly (up
against top of compartment).
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two of film, including some flash pictures. This \MiUacquaint you with your new can
ment of spoiling an important picture through lack of familiarity.
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Thread fiIm so that three
perforations of film are under
small roller, as in illustration.
Perforations should be engaged
on sprocket, which is connected to exposure counter.
Press shutter release and turn
wind knob about half a turn
until end of film folds back
against itself, as in illustration.
Be sure fiIm remains engaged
on sprocket "teeth."
Place back against camera
with sides engaged in grooves.
Slide back up into closed
position, turning locking device
in direction opposite to arrow
to lock back tightly closed.
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Turn wind knob until it stops,
press shutter release, and again
turn wind knob until it stops.
These two winds take up film
leader and advance fresh film
into position. Winding film
also cocks the shutter, pr€venting double exposure. Since
shutter will be cocked each
time film is wound, be careful
not to press shutter release
before you are ready to take
your first picture.
The exposure counter dial
must be set each time you reload. After fresh fiIm has been
advapced into position, press
counter dial down and turn to
20 (for a 2O exposure roll) or to
0 (for a 36 exposure roll). The
dial makes a complete revolution each time you wind the
film, and automatically stops
at the mark indicating the
number of exposures remaining on the film.
When end of fi.Im ls reached,
film must be rewound back into
film cartridge. Pull wind knob
completely up and rotate it 1Z
turn backwards. Using rewind
knob,rewind film until counter
dial has stopped rotating. Continue to turn knob a few extra
revolutions to be sure film is
entirely in cartridge. Open
back, remove film cartridge,
and have film developed as
soon as possible.
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While t}re C44 is a truly versatile camera,
capable of meeting every photographic need, it
can also be used like the simplest.camera. For
outdoor snapshots just set it on "Color-matic,"
APERTURERING
then wind film and snap the shutter for each
picture without any further adjustments.
ft's so simple, anyone in the family can take
beautiful pictures with the C44.
Color-matic markings on aperture ring,
distance scale and shutter speed dial provide
"universal" settings for average subjects in
bright sunlight and sharp focus for these
subjects between 9 and 50 feet.
Yellow markings are used rn'ith Kodachrome
Daylight film (ASA 10).
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Anscochrome Daylight Color Films and with
Plus-X, Supreme or similar black and white
films (ASA 32-80).
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DISTANCE
SCALE
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shutter
aperture
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speed
settings
The C44 Camera features a quick-action
control center where aperture, shutter
speed, focus, winding and shutter release
controls are conveniently grouped for
easy and rapid adjustment.
You will want to adjust shutter speed
and aperture settings according to the
"speed" of your film, the amount of light
available and the kind of subject you
are "shooting."
The right combination of shutter speed
and aperture setting will give you a
properly exposed negative or color
transparency with a suitable range of
sharp focus and freedom from subject
movement. The best exposure is usually
a compromise; if movement has to be
stopped, a fast shutter speed is most
important, but if a deep zone of sharp
focus is essential, a small aperture
should be used.
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SHUTTER
APERTURE
The
amount
lens while
by
the
aperture
Argus
C44,
you
settings, ranging
f:22,
to
f:stop
the
pointer
through
the
is open is controlled
(f:stop). In the
setting
have
a
wide
choice
of
from the smallest opening,
largest
opening,
twice
as much
light
as the
one. For
example,
f:5.6
admits
admits
preceding
twice
passing
of light
the shutter
as much
light
between
f:2.8.
as f:8. The
Each
triangular
f:5.6 and f:8 on the aper-
ture ring indicates
f:6.3, an intermediate
or
half-stop setting. The aperture ring of your
"clicks"
C44
into position at each marked
setting.
Ffowever,
intermediate
To set aperture,
desired f:number
pointer
it may also be set at any
position.
rotate
aperture
is directly
ring
opposite
until
index
on lens barrel.
The aperture
also controls
the range of
sharp focus in your pictures. Small apertures
(e.g. f:22) give a deep zor:.e of sharp focus,
(e.g. f:2.8) give a
while large apertures
shallow
zor:re of sharp
focus
(see page L2).
The length of time the shutter is open to
admit light when you press the shutter
release is controlled by the shutter speed
dial. Numbers on the dial indicate fractions
of a second and are selected by rotating
the dial to bring the desired number directly
over the index dot when looking from the
top of the camera. ALwAys sET THE sHUTTER
SPEED DIAL DIRECTLY ON THE NUMBER.
Areas in between do not provide accurate
intermediate speeds.
When the dial is set at "B", the shutter witl
remain open as long as the shutter release
is held down, permitting time exposures.
To avoid movement when making longer
exposures, the camera should be on a tripod
or other steady support and a cable release
used to operate the shutter.
To "stop" movement broadside to the
camera, use the fastest shutter speed and
try swinging your camera with the subject.
(It is easier to "stop" subject action moving
directly toward or away from the camera.)
fo c u s i n g
OUT OF FOCUS
IN FOCUS
The precision, superimposed imagetype rangefinder in your Argus C44
is coupled directly and permanently
to the lens mount. The combined
rangefinder-viewfinder allows you
to compose your picture and focus
through the same eyepiece. You
automatically focus the lens for
sharp pictures by turning the
rangefinder dial until the double
image in the small circular spot
becomes a single image.
The camera may be held in either
a horizontal or vertical position
to best suit composition in your
picture. Either position permits
the shutter to be released with a
firm, smooth motion of the finger,
preventing camera movement.
When using the viewfinder, keep
in sight all four sides of the view"cutting
finder window to avoid
off" important parts of the picture.
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depth
of f$efid
The aperture setting not only controls the amount of light
"depth of field,"
that reaches the film, but also determines
which is the range of sharp focus in front of and
beyond the subject focused upon.
The illustrations on this page show you the difference
in range of sharp focus when the smallest and largest
apertures are used at the same distance settings. The
camera in the illustration is focused on 8 feet. By reading
between identical f: numbers on the depth of field scale,
you see that if f:22is used, the range ofsharpness extends
from 4 feet to infinity. When f:2.8 is used, everything
from 7 to 9 feet is in focus.
By turning the rangefinder dial you can watch the depth
of field for any one aperture change as the distance scale
changes. Consulting the handy depth of field scale helps
find the best combination of aperture and distance setting.
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beautiful
colc>n transparencie
Sunlight shining directly on the picture subject from behind the
photographer is generally the best lighting for outdoor color pictures
. . . and the best time of day is mid-morning or mid-afternoon. The
lower angle of mortting or afternoon sun enhances scenic shots with
longer dramatic shadows. Directly overhead, the sun causes
shadows to be uninteresting and very black. They can be troublesome
when shooting pictures of people.
Pictures taken in the shade with the proper warm-toned filter are
oftgn pleasing, and here flash can be used to supplement available
light. The use of an ultraviolet (haze) filter is recommended in
mountains or at the beach, but never use a filter designed for
black-and-white film with color film,
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apertureandshuttersettingsfora,Uera'geoutdoorpicturesubjects
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equal proportions). Close lens one stop from chart setting for light ,' ,
subjects (distant scenery, marine, beach and snow scenes, tight
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color objects dominating). Open lens one stop more for d,ark subi ;,'.:.'
people in dark clothing, dark foliage, flowers, animals and buUdit gs,
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Scenic shots like this one
mahe excellent subjects
for color slides.
Use a blue flashbulb to
lighten the shadow side of a
back-lighted subject.
A lisht-colored subject against
a dark background always
makes q,n effectiueshot.
FILM
Shutter
Speed
BrightSun
HazySun
Bright
Cloudy
C l o u dDy u l l
Daylight
SuperAnscochrome
f :5.6
Daylight
Ektachrome
Daylight
Anscochrome
f :2.8
(Hill,
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between
4&5.6
TypeF*
Ektachrome
FlashType*
Anscochrome
Daylight
Kodachrome
(orindoortypewithfilter*)
between
5.6&8
between
2.8&4
between
4&5.6
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instructir
correctionfiltersmust be usedwith indoortype colorfilms exposedin daylight.Consultmanufacturer's
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L4
Modern
photos
and \ /hite
black
film,
and white
black
coupled
the fine lenses of
with
your Argus C44, will produce
perfect photographic
composition
the shutter
always
results
Try
framing
the
pictures
before
of more
some nearby
human
place emphasis
Pictures
modern
Action
interest.
and include
Watch
for
or try
on your
that
picture
in
}d{
scene with
people when you can to add
unusual
a close-up
results, but checking
angle
using
from
a neutral
which
to
background
to
subject.
taken indoors with existing tight are very lifelike, and
fast fiIms make these a "cinch".
Outdoors, fi.lters will
clouds
dramatize
produce
dramatic
foreground,
interest.
the picture,
shoot
snapping
moonlight
and
can also be used to
brighten
foliage
or
effects.
adds interest to any photo, and the easiest way to
is to shoot it "head on". When you "pose" individuals
give them something natural to do and have your camera
always
stop action
or groups,
pre-set so you can snap the pictures
You
needn't
that
interest
quickly.
be afraid to experiment
with the rules. Shoot scenes
you at any time of day or night . . . the new films
can take it, and you'll be excited with the results!
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Shoot
"head-on"
to stop action
Frame your picture
for a feeling of depth
Use filters for
dramatic cloud effects
FILM
Shutter
Speed
B r i g hSt u n
HazySun
Cloudy
Bright
C l o u dD
yull
KodakTri-X
AnscoUltraSpeed
Pan
Kodak
Plus-X
f :5.6
Ansco
Supreme
Kodak
Panatomic-X
0 p e nt h e l e n so n es t o pm o r ef o r d a r k s u b j e c t s ; c l o steh e l e n so n es t o pf o r l i g h t s u b j e c t s .
W h e nu s i n gf i l t e r s ,o r i f s u b j e c its s h a d e df r o m t h e s u n ,l a r g e ra p e r t u r e m
s u s tb e u s e d .
A l w a y sc o n s u l it n s t r u c t i o npsa c k e dw i t h y o u rf i l m o r f i l t e r s .
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attaching
gun
flash
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rgus C44 fash
rnit is designed to actommodate two size "C"
1'photoflash batteries or
I r B-C power unit. To
1install batteries, remove
[ ;he back of the battery
!ii^r" by grasping it at
,iihe sides and pulling
;lirectly outward.
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When
inserting
batter-
Be sure flash unit
ies, be sure to position
not
the left-hand
in
and
cell top-up
the right-hand
top-down.
batteries
cell
Photoflash
should
be re-
have
it
before
unit
to
locking
unit
bottom
use or as soon as 50 to
unit
60 flash exposures
camera
been made.
does
lamp
firmly
on
Turn
lever.
Check
lever on base of
and
flanges
forward
Lock flash unit on camby pressing down
era
attaching
camera.
upward
placed after four months'
have
a flash
slide
of flash
into
accessory
the
shoe
as far as they will go.
the
locking
unit
occa-
making
while
sionally
flash pictures to make
sure lock
is tight.
fect electrical
made
through
in mounting
Per-
contact
is
elements
device.
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The
side-to-side
move-
of the flash synJment
selector to
chronization
+
-'(M"
(20 millisecond de"X" (zero
delay)
lay) or
-permits
use of several
types
of flash
equip-
at various
shutter
_ment
speeds. (Consult
on page 20).
Guide
Any midget-base flash
Iamp may be used.
Align studs on base of
lamp with slots in reflector socket and push
lamp in as far as it wilt
go while supporting batother
tery case with
hand. Do not turn lamp
after insertion.
continued
pointers
on
flash
phcltography
Flash pictures
with
C44
the new Argus
are easy, sure and excitingly lifelike. Flash
"brings
permitting
indoors,"
the sunlight
pictures anywhere, anytime, regardless of
existing
conditions.
flash picmake wonderful
Family activities
tures. You will treasure shots of evening
parties and holiday dinners. Outactivities,
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A bayonet terminal is
provided for multiple
flash extension when
using a B-C unit. Ordinary batteries are not
powerful enough for this
"in-series" connection.
light
doors, flash eliminates
Immediately after making a flash exposure the
lamp will be HOT. Eject
lamp without touching
it by pressing down on
the red ejector button
at top of battery case.
Flash
lamps
avoid
any
translucent
occasionally
possible
material
flash reflector.
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shadows
Flash permits color pictures on cloudy days
and assures you a good picture every time!
atmosphere.
Ii 1e
dark
under the eyes, nose and chin . . . shadows
snapshots.
that ruin so many wonderful
Never
shatter,
danger,
may
and to
a shield
of
be used over the
use flash in an explosive
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Guide numbers are given in the chart below for popular
dividing the guide number by the number of feet between
you obtain the conect aperture setting (f:stop). Guide
guides to correct exposure and may be changed to suit
films and flash lamps. E
your camera and subjec
numbers are intended 2
individual
requirement
For Ektachrorne Type F and Press 25 flash lamp at LILO0 shutter spee
EXAfrTPLE:
the chart shows 110 as the guide number. With a subject at 10 feet from the camer
divide 110 by 10, which equals 11. Set the aperture at f:11.
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FLASHBULB
>
SHUTTER
SPEED
flash
exposure
guide
Press
25
Sylvania
(UseM Setting)
I /300
75
55
45*
70
90
110
110
170
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d u l b sr e q u i r e8 l C t y p ec o r r e c t i ofni l t e rw i t h t h i s f i l m .
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interchangeabte
lenses
fnstantly interchangeable Argus Cintagon lenses provide
the right focal length for every picture and let you take full
advantage of the versatility built into your C44 camera. With
Argus C44 35 mm Wide Angle and 100 mm Telephoto Lenses
added to your camera kit, you won't miss a single
photographic opportunity!
The standard 50 mm lens and both accessory lenses are
hard coated and color-corrected, assuring you professionatly
sharp black-and-white negatives and brilliant color slides. These
precision Cintagon lenses feature a rig:id bayonet-type
mount like those of the world's most expensive cameras,
enabling you to interchange them quickly and easily.
"click-stop" aperture
Easy-to-read depth-of-field scales,
"universal"
settings, and the Argus Color-matic system of
picture-taking
the other
some
of
are
settings for simplified
advanced features of these specially designed lenses.
Built-in lens hoods keep the direct rays of the sun from
striking the lens and also serve as retaining rings to hold
filters and supplementaryclose-up lenses.
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50 mm Srondord
Lens
This fast, four element Cintagon lens is capable of
handling a wide variety of picture-taking situations.
Its large maximum aperture of f:2.8 allows you to
take pictures even under very low light conditions.
This "fast" lens and "high speed" films make photography indoors by existing light a real possibility.
35 mm Wide Angle
Lens
Very useful for snapshot work because of its extremely
great depth of field, this f:4.5 Cintagon lens covers
87 % more area than the standard lens. It lets you
include more scenery in your vacation slides and is
just the thing where there is little room to step back
from your subject.
t OO mm Telephoto
Lens
This f:3.5 Cintagon lens reaches out . . . bringing your
subject twice as close. Its 100 mm focal length makes
candid shots easier and permits "close-ups" without
standing close! Because it provides enlarged pictures
of distant subjects, you'll use it to shoot far-away
scenery, animals, and sports events.
interchangeable
lenses,
cont.
The ease with which the Argus
C44 lenses are interchanged wiU
an.aze you. A push of a button and a
twist of the wrist remove the lens . - the simple alignment of red dots,
insertion of lens, and another twist
of the wrist locks the lens securely in
place. It's automatically coupled
to the rangefinder.
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To protect the delicate mechanism
of the shutter, NEVER LEAvE cAMERA
WITHOUT
A LENS
OR COVER
ON IT.
AIso avoid changing lenses in bright
sunlight. When the accessory lenses
are not being used, they should be
stored in their leather carrying cases.
tO INSERI FILTER,grasp diaphragm
control ring, unscrew lens hood,
drop filter in front of lens, and screw
on lens hood again. Both Wide
Angle and Telephoto Lenses accept
Series VI (LrA'diameter) fiIters
and supplementary close-up lenses.
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REMOVAT
Turn rangefinder dial so that THE DrsrANcE
s'cer.p rs sET AT rNFrNrrv (oo). Hold camera in
left hand so that rangefinder dial ancl body lens
mount are free to turn during uncoupling operation. HoId lens barrel with right hand. While
right thumb is pushing up on lens lock release,
give lens barrel a quarter-turn
to the left
(counter-clockwise) and lift lens out.
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INSTATLATION
To prepare the body lens mount to receive
any of the three lenses, turn the rangefinder dial to bring the red dots in the
mount opposite each other. Then prepare
the lens barrel for installation by turning
the black distance scale to infinity (o"),
aligning the two red dots in the base of the
lens barrel. (See illustration).
Insert lens barrel carefully into the body lens
mount, fitting the notch on the black ring over
thb square projection in the body lens mount.
When the lens is fully seated, turn it to the right
(clockwise) as rln As rr wrLL Go, about a
quarter-turn. Allow rangefinder dial and body
lens mount to turn freely. Lens locks securely in
place, automatically coupled to the rangefinder.
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vari mb$ffi p(}\/Ver
argus
vievvfi nder
system of the new Argus Variable
gives you a choice of three magnifications
"seen"
with the areas
of the field of view, corresponding
your 35mm wide Angle, 50mm standard, and 100mm
Telephoto Lenses. A built-in parallax adjustment
The precision
optical
Power Viewfinder
for differences that would otherwise occur
between the fields of view of the lenses and viewfinder .
it tilts the lens system within the viewfinder so that you
see precisely what your lens sees at any distance.
compensates
To mount the viewfinder on your C44, slide its mounting
foot into the camera's accessory shoe. Focus through
of the camera.
the buitt-in rangefinder-viewfinder
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with the 5omm Stondsrd Lens
. Set the
small dial on the left side of the unit so that
the "focal length" number "50" is opposite
the white dot. The larger dial on the right
side is for parallax correction. Set it at the
distance indicated on the distance scale
after the camera has been focused.
whh rhe 35mm Wlde Angle Lens. . . Set the
"35" and the larger dial to
small dial to
the distance you are from your sub3'ect.
The infinity setting 1." ) is used for distant
when your subject is closer
subjects
than 15 feet, set the correct foot-number
opposite the white dot.
T O T A K E F I A S H P I C T U R EW
S H E NT H EV A R I A B T EP O W E R
VIEWFINDER
lS USED,mount
Flash
Extension
in place by the
flash unit on the C44
The
bracket
is held
C44 case screw or by a tripod
screw. To attach bracket, loosen screw on bottom
of leather
case and slide camera
Slip bracket
camera
Mount
socket
Flash
back
part-way
out.
slot in end of case, and place
into
hole in bracket
wirh rhe I OOmmTelephoto Lenc . . Set the
dial to "100" and adjust the parallax-correction dial. The illustrations at left show
you how your subject will look through the
Argus Variable Power Viewfinder-not
masked down, but magnified to the full
proportions of the viewfinder.
Bracket.
over end of safety
down
onto
screw,
screw. Siide
and
tighten.
flash unit on camera, and plug cord into
in
Variable
Extension
using leather
Power
Bracket
Viewfinder.
on the
case, case screw may
to hold bracket
C44
To
use
without
be removed
on camera. as illustrated.
2e
specifications
PICTURE
SIZE: Lo x LK6' transparencies in 2" x 2"
mounts; or 3r{' x 4Lk' standard black and
white prints.
FILI$ SIZE:35mm, roll cartridge.
[ENS: 50mm (2') Argus Cintagon f:2.8 colorcorrected, coated anastigmat; diaphragm openings from f:22; rangefinder-coupled automatic
focusing, 3 ft. to infinity; hyperfocal distance:
57' 8o at f:2.8; field covered: 27o x 40o angular
at infinity; resolving power: L2A Hnes per millimeter at center of field. Bayonet-type mount;
depth-of-field scale on lens barrel.
Behind lens type; gear-controlled speeds
SHUTTER:
at L/LO, Lf 25, L/1O, L/LOO,L/SOOplus bulb (B);
body release, threaded for ASA cable; automatically cocked with film wind action; synchronized for 66M" (20 millisecond delay) and
66X" (zero delay)
flash equipment, including
electronic flash units.
FLASH: Lock-on type, fits accessory shoe on
camera and accessory mounting bracket; synchronized through mounting contacts; auxiliary
bayonet terminal provided for connection to
secondary flash when using B-C power unit; 5'
polished reflector with bayonet type socket for
midget base flash lamps; push- button lamp
ejection.
Built-in
IENS ACCESSORIES:
Series V (134' diameter)
mentary lenses.
filter
filters
retainer for
and supple-
OIHER FEATURES:Die-cast metal body with
leather-grain and satin metal trim, 5%' x 3Y8"
x 324", weight 26 az.; automatic exposure
settings for aperture,
counter; Color-matic
shutter speed and distance for average subjects
in bright sun; double exposure prevention; tripod socket; leather eveready carrying case with
shoulder strap. Accessories include interchangeable lenses and Variable Power Viewfinder.
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Your Argus C44 is a precision optical
instrument, and with reasonable care and
occasional cleaning wiil operate perfectly for
a lifetime. To keep your C44 in perfect
working order, protect it from prolonged
exposure to sunlight and high temperatures.
Don't store the carnera in your car's
glove compartment, which gets very hot in
summer, and try to avoid sudden chanpes in
temperature which result in the formation
of condensation on the lens.
The fine lenses of your C44 are ground,
polished and coated with extreme
precision, and should be handled carefully.
If they need cleaning, blow off the dust
(or, if necessary, use soft brush with light
touch), breathe on lens surface, and wipe
genfu with lens tissue. Do NOT use alcohol
or ordinary cleaning fluids.
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C44 Camera and its accessories, contact
your local Argus Dealer or write to:
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