Specifications Contax RTS.
Lens mount : Contax / Yashica mount , Does not make use of MM lens shutter priority. There are several Zeiss and Yashica lenses for the camera.
Lens Release : by a small button on the right of the lens flange.
Shutter : Electronic focal-plane , horizontal-travel cloth.
Shutter speeds : Auto mode – 4 sec to 1/2000sec manual mode 14 settings of 4-1/2000sec +B setting. Dial beneath the rewind lever, A and speeds numbers for manual.
Shutter release : Real-time Electromagnetic release system, Aux via release socket ( electronic) on the top plate beside cocking lever.
Cable release socket : on the back of the top plate.
Cocking lever : also winds the film, 140˚ stroke , retractable , winding possible with several short strokes.
Exposure meter : TTL centre-weighted metering at full aperture using SPD ( silicon photo diode)
Exposure modes : Aperture priority automatic exposure and manual exposure.
EV range : 1-19 at ASA 100.
ASA film range : 12-3200 . Setting dial on the right of the top plate, lift and turn .
Exposure setting : set the shutter speed auto or manual, then press continuously the exposure check front button over the self-timer lever, a red LED appears in the right of the speeds index, automatic setting of the shutter speed corresponding the number in the index, if a second LED dot appears automatic setting of the shutter speed is between the numbers on the index. In manual speeds mode if the red dot is over or under the setting of yours, the exposure is not correct. You must correct it by turning aperture ring or speed index dial. Indeed there is a line of 16 dot LED parallel to speeds index.
Exposure compensation : +2 EV — -2 EV, via exposure compensation dial beneath the ASA setting: ½ stop clicks using unusual system of x4tox1/4 . x4 means “times 4 “or 2 stops.
Viewfinder : Eye=level SLR Penta prism . filed shows 92% of picture area.
View finder display : Speed scale with a pointer on the right side. Green pointer overlaps “A “setting on auto, or indicates shutter setting on manual.
Aperture display on the top side , and F stop in use in green figure.
Exposure compensation tab appears when the exposure compensation pointer is set at any position except X1
Focusing screen : micro-prism standard- six others available.
DOF button : on the right lover of the flange.
Mirror lock : Lever on the left of the lens flange.
Re-wind lever : folding crack type, and film rewind release button under the crack.
Re-wind release : by a button on the bottom plate.
Frame counter : Auto resets , advance type, window beside the cocking lever.
Multiple exposures : Depression of the film rewind button.
Self-timer : 10 secs delay.
Flash PC socket : on front of the body , synch speed 1/60.
Back cover: Hinged removable , opens by pulling film rewind knob all the way out.
Tripod socket : ¼”.
Battery : 6.2 v silver oxide battery ( 544 or PX28) or 6v alkaline -manganese 4LR44.
Battery chamber : on the bottom plate.
Battery check : by small button on the back of the top plate , and red LED beside the cocking lever.
Couplings for motor drive and winder on the bottom plate.
Body : metal weight 700 grams.