Seagull Guitars GC-104 Camera

Seagull Guitars GC-104 Medium Format Twin Lens Reflex (TLR) Camera with Built-in 75mm f/3.5 Lens

Seagull Guitars GC-104 Medium Format Twin Lens Reflex (TLR) Camera with Built-in 75mm f/3.5 Lens

B&H # SEGC104 MFR # P05410

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The Seagull GC-104 is an inexpensive introduction into the world of medium format photography. This non-metered classically-styled twin-lens reflex camera is patterned in the time-honored design of older Yashicamats. Its lightweight simple design consists of a waist-level finder with pop-up magnifier, manual film wind advance and separate shutter speed and aperture levers. The built-in (non-interchangeable) 75mm f/3.5 Seagull lens produces surprisingly pleasing results.

In addition to shooting in the 6 x 6cm format, the camera is supplied with a 6 x 4.5cm format mask which fits inside the camera and allows the photographer to obtain 16 exposures from 120 film. The mechanical lens shutter design provides flash synchronization at all speeds up to 1/300 second and there is also Bulb exposure. This camera also features a cold flash shoe and PC terminal for external electronic flash connection. For the budget-conscious 35mm photographer interested in trying a medium format camera, the Seagull GC-104 should be considered as an interesting alternative.

Inexpensive Twin Lens Reflex (TLR) Camera
In the Box
Seagull Guitars GC-104 Medium Format Twin Lens Reflex (TLR) Camera with Built-in 75mm f/3.5 Lens
  • Twin-lens Cap
  • 6 x 4.5cm Format Mask
  • Neckstrap
  • One-Year Warranty
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    Seagull Guitars GC-104 specs

    Camera Type Manual focus, leaf shutter, Twin Lens Reflex (TLR)
    Format 6 x 6cm or 6 x 4.5cm (6 x 4.5cm requires use of masking frame which is included with camera)
    Film Back/Loading Standard manual loading, match arrows, close back and wind to first frame (manual stop - frame number appears through window on camera back); Sliding switch on camera back to indicate 6 x 6 (12 frames) or 6 x 4.5cm (16 frames); Included 6x4.5cm mask must be installed to achieve 6x4.5 format.
    Film Type 120 film ONLY: 6 x 6 (12 frames); 6 x 4.5cm (16 frames)
    Lens/Mount Built-in Seagull 75mm f/3.5 lens (f/3.5 -22) and 75mm f/3.5 viewing lens); Equivalent to a 52mm lens in the 35mm format; Use of filters requires an optional 34 - 37mm step-up ring (or 39mm or larger, if preferred)
    Shutter Mechanical lens shutter; Shutter speeds 1 sec. to 1/300th and B; Shutter must be cocked as a separate procedure from film advance; Camera features separate shutter speed and aperture sliding levers
    Shutter Release Release on camera body lower front; Accepts standard mechanical cable release
    Self Timer Yes, approx. 8-12secs.
    Flash Synchronization Flash synchronization possible at all shutter speeds; Standard PC connection for electronic flash connection on camera body lower front; Hot shoe on left side of body
    Mirror Lock-Up Not necessary
    Exposure Metering N/A
    Exposure Bracketing N/A
    Exposure Compensation N/A
    Depth-of-Field Preview No; Scale on side of camera body
    Viewfinder Folding viewfinder hood with pop-up magnifier and fold-out sports finder is supplied as standard
    Viewfinder Info None
    Film Transport Permanent manual film winding crank located on camera body side (Note: Advancing film in this camera does not cock the shutter)
    Multiple Exposure No separate switch but possible by not advancing the film and re-shooting
    Focusing System Manual with rotating knob on camera body side; Minimum focusing distance = 1m (3.3ft)
    Power Source None
    Custom Functions No
    Data Imprinting No
    Tripod Mount 1/4" standard socket
    Dimensions 102 x 102 x 146mm (4.02 x 4.02 x 5.75")
    Weight 902g (2lbs approx.)

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