EASY : INSTRUCTIONS
LOADING IS SIMPLE. (Film Size: Standard 127 size roll; 12 pictures per roll; color or black and
white). Please load your camera in the shade. Unlock the camera by sliding button on bottom In the
direction of arrow. Remove back of camera. (Fig. 1)
Place the roll of film on the film carrier, marked "Load Here". Fit the end of the film spool into
the Uáshaped slot in the spring. Press spring back and fit other end of spool into hole at the
opposite side of the cavity. (Fig. 2)
Be sure printed side of film's backing paper is outermost a's the film is unrolled. Break seal. Draw
backing paper into the longer slot of takeáup spool. Turn winding knob a few turns in direction of
arrows. Make sure film is centered and winding evenly. (Fig. 3)
CLOSING CáAMERA. Put cover so it fits over camera body. Push together. Then lock camera by sliding
button lock in the direc¥t ion of arrow. (Fig. 4)
WINDING THE FILM. Wind film until num¥ber 1 appears in the red window on back of camera. Now you
can take your first picture.
SETTING THE FILM INDICATOR. Color Film. Set the knob on the front of the
camera at "Color" for average outdoor scenes. In very bright sunlight (beach,
snow, etc.), set the knob at B & W.
Black & White Film. Under normal outdoorá conditions, set knob at B & W. Under
poor light (haze, etc.) set knob at ááColor." Don't set knob between "Color" and B & W.
UNLOAD CAMERA IN SHADE. After the final (12th) picture has been taken,
wind the film until backing paper disappears in the red window. Now, unlock camera.
Push back the holding springs, pull out the film. grasping it to prevent unwinding.
Seal with gummed band around film. Then switch empty spool to take up position
for your next roll.
Continued on back.
USING THE FLASH UNIT. If you haven't an Argus Flash Unit, you 're missing lots of fun. You can
get one inexpensively from your dealer¥ask for the Argus Flash 127. (Fig. 5)
INSERT BATTERIES. Loosen screw on back of flash unit with coin. Remove back cover. Iná stall two
new AA photoflash penlite batteries, one tip up, one tip down, as shown in illustra¥tion at right.
INSTALLING THE FLASHBULB. Fit the flash unit back on camera. Hold camera and flash unit firmly and
push flashbulb into the socket. REMEMBER! Don't put bulb in flash unit before it is attached to
FOR FLASH PICTURES. On the back of the flash unit is a table which gives you the right settings
and cameraátoásubject distances for bl.ackáandáwhite and color films. Use AGá1 bulbs with
blackáandáwhite or negative color films. For colorá slide films, use AGáIB bulbs.
After you take a picture, push the red button on the back of flash unit to eject the bulb.
CARE. Please keep your camera clean and free from dust. We suggest you don't leave it in the glove
compartment of your car or on car window decks. ALSO, if you aren't using the flash unit, remove
batteries to prevent corrosion from battery deterioration.
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PART NO. 9317á1.633 MADE IN USA PRINTED IN USA
Custom er Servic e Department
Main Office: CUSTOMER SERVICE DEPARTMENT, ARGUS, INCORPORATED 2080 Lunt Avenue, Elk Grove Vil
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For the address of the service location nearest you which is authorized to repair Argus products
under guarantee, contact your Argus dealer or write to the main office of the Customer Service
a r g .us unconditional guarantee
Your Argus 127 camera is unconditionally guaranteed by the manufacturer to operate properly for a
period of one year from date of original purchase. If, during this period, your camera fails to
operate for any reason, Argus, Incorporated will restore it to operating condition at no charge to
you. (This includes all parts and labor.)
This unconditional guarantee applies to the product itself. We regret that we are unable to assume
liability for loss of film or for other expense or inconvenience.
This unconditional guarantee is valid only for the original retail pur¥chaser and only if the
product is returned prepaid, directly or through an Argus Dealer, to the Customer Service
Department, Argus, Incorporated, 2080 Lunt Avenue, Elk Grove Village, Illinois 60007, or one of
their au¥thorized service locations. The date and place of original purchase must be included,
along with a description of the difficulties encountered.
Many apparent product difficulties are actually a matter of incorrect usage. It is always wise to
see your Argus dealer before returning the product for servicing.