Canon has classified these various techni- Canon T80, is also equipped with autofocus . FD lenses can be used, but it is necessary to focus manual-. choosing a pictograph. This camera, the. Canon T80, is also equipped with autofocus. (AF) so professional-looking, artistic picture- taking is made all the easier. Here, you can find out about Canon’s Film Cameras > T > T

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Media related to Canon T80 at Wikimedia Commons. All the T series models provide auto film load, auto wind and in some higher end model, auto rewind. Except for its autofocus capability, the T80 is very similar to the earlier T70with four programmed scene modes in addition to regular Program auto-exposure AE. However, the T was basically based on the backbone of the T to develop and added with an autofocus ability. So Canon and Nikon and nearly everyone else who entered the autofocus market swallowed painfully, dropped backward-compatibility, and came out with a new lens mount and a new series of lenses—the EF series.

Early versions of FD lenses. After aligning film leader at mark, close camera back for auto loading. In lesser light it struggles—a lot. Laser Matte with cross split prism rangefinder.

Another distingush difference was the conventional dial and lever cannot fullfilled sophistication of automated features in kanual a modern camera, LCD was used to handle the complicated task displaying various functions and status of progress.

Continuous shooting at 0. Using it—you can see why it didn’t take the world by storm. A Canon T80 with the standard 50mm AC lens.

James’s Camera Collection: Canon T80

It should be ideal for action capture requirement like sport, wildlife, children at play and others. The Flowing mode, which is used to capture the feeling of motion, offers some decidedly dramatic photographic possibilities. The T was part of the successul T series models introduced by Canon during the early ’80 to replaced very popular A series SLR cameras. You need not even have to touch the lens to focus. Using LCD pictographs to symbolize the most widely employed photographic techniques – deep field of focus for landscapes and sceneryshallow field of focus for portraiture or isolating an subjectstop actionflowing technique for sport, action and expression photographyand the standard approach – this system clearly presents to the photographer all of the options for a particular photo situation.


Film Rewind Power rewind with built-in motor. To do this, you press down the AE mode selector on the top of the camera and, at the same time, move the slide switch to select the mode that best suits the situation at hand.

FL Canon FDn lenses. When you choose the T80’s Shallow Focus mode, your chosen subject will be emphasized.

The mount was compatible with the FD system, so you could put a regular FD lens on your T80 and use it as a manual focus lens; or caonn could put an AC lens on any other FD-mount camera and use it as a manual-focus lens; but if you put the AC lens on the T80you got autofocus capability on your T80 SLR.

All the models were very lightweight and built with a polycarbonate shell. Camera makers loathe changing lens mounts and do it as rarely as possible canoh it gives its customers an opportunity to switch to a competitor’s product line.

The five pictographs signifies the five most common scenarios in picture taking situations in broad daylight or in the dark. The T80 lasted about a year and became one of Canon ‘s interesting but failed experiments, like the AL-1 and the ExEE and various other things they’d tried over the years. Views Read Edit View history. In addition to vanon built-in winder that perform film advance automatically and rewinding for some specific modelsmost of the T-series models were well known for their far more superior automatic exposure and flash system than the A series.

Standard Program This mode is also ideal for capturing fleeting photographic moments, instances where it is requiring extra-quick action on your part or to guide someone new in this medium to enjoy the ease of programmed phoitography. There were three specially produced, dedicated AC interchangeable lenses to supplement the autofocus system. These lenses had the FD mount and signal transmission capability. Five-program Picture Selector System The Canon T80’s has a friendly Picture Selector Systemmaking automatic exposure selection so easy to use – it communicates information in visual terms, in a way that you can readily understand.


By the mid 80s, Canon had fifteen years of the FD-mount firmly established, twenty if you include the mostly-compatible FL-series. The Canon T80 is Canon ‘s first autofocus 35mm single-lens reflex camera.

One of Canon’s strong points with their FD lenses. This is a similar mechanism to that used in compact digital cameras. The T series bodies, have some of the popular features of the A series either embedded or built-in.

And the autofocus itself is marginal. When a manual focus lens is used, the camera provides focus assistance in exactly the same manner as the AL Three special autofocus AC lenses were produced for the T From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

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Canon T80 instruction manual (reprint)

In bright light and aimed at a contrasty-subject, the autofocus does work. Three such lenses were available: The T series bodies, differed from the A series – of which were best represented by models such as Canon A-1 and AE-1 Program – where both have a basic camera body, support by add-on accessories such as high speed motor drive, slower power winder, interchangeable focusing screens, data back etc, to fullfill individual’s photographic needs.


Power Source Four 1. Auto film advance with built-in motor.

Not when I have so many other cameras that do the same things far better. When it is used with the conventional FD opticsit will still provide focus assist aids in a form of electronic rangefinder, just as the Canon AL-1 does.