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Ricoh TF-900 35mm film camera

Ricoh TF-900 35mm film camera

Regular price $60.00 CAD
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The Ricoh TF-900 (called the TF-500 in other countries) is a high quality auto-focus dual lens point-and-shoot 35mm camera from the late 1980s. You just have to click a button to switch between the 35mm f/2.8 wide-angle and 70mm f/5.6 tele lens. It's a fun camera to use and its dual lens arrangement offers sharper photos than comparable zoom lens models from the same era.

This camera requires a 6v CR-P2 lithium battery (available as an option). 

Condition notes
The camera was tested with a battery and film installed and performed well (the film was not developed). The camera's aesthetic condition is very good as well (see photos) with only minor wear on the body. The original case is included but is in very worn condition (see last photo).

Example photos
Here are some photos taken by other people with this model of camera



  • Wide-angle lens: 35 mm f/2,8; 4 elements/3 groups.
  • Telephoto lens: 70 mm f/5,6; 8 elements/6 groups.
  • Focusing: Autofocus with pre-focus ability, closest range 0,9 m.
  • Shutter: Programmed electronic shutter, 1–1/500 s.
  • Viewfinder: Albada type with bright lines, parallax correction marks and zone indication. Adjusted according to lens focal length. 0,7–0,38 x magnification, 84–87 % field of view.
  • Exposure range: EV 3–17 (wide), EV 5–17 (tele). +2 exposure adjustment.
  • Flash: Built-in pop-up flash, automatically activated with flash-matic exposure. Can be used as fill flash. GN 12. Reloads in 2–3 seconds.
  • Film speed: DX decoding from 64 to 1600 ISO. Non-DX films set at ISO 100.
  • Film advance: Easy loading, motor advance and rewind. Last bit of leader left out.
  • Power: 1 x DL223A/BR-P2DP/CRP2 6 V lithium battery.
  • Dimensions and weight: 137 x 73 x 50 mm, 320 g (without battery).
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