Your Argus product is guaranteed by Argus to operate for a period of one year from
the date of original purchase. If during this period, your product fails to operate for
any reason, Argus Incorporated will restore it to normal operating condition at no
charge. This guarantee applies to the product itself. We regret that we are unable
to assume liability for loss of film or for any other expense.
This guarantee is valid only for the original retail purchaser and only if the product
is returned prepaid directly or through an Argus dealer, to an Argus Service Com¥
pany location, or one of its Authorized Service Stations. The date and place of original
purchase must be included, along with a description of the difficulties
encountered. For the address of the nearest service location contact m
your Argus dealer or write to the main office of the Argus Service
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.
ARGUS SERVICE COMPANY
a Division of
511 Parsons st. West Columbia, S.C. 29169
826 Davis Drive East Newmarket, Ontario
Platt Springs Road,
South Carolina 29169
Argus Cameras of Canada, Ltd.
Shiba P. O. Box 59, Tokyo
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Plan your movies in advance to add a feeling of continuity. Film your scenes in a story-telling
sequence. Make your shortest "takes" at least five seconds.
For near subjects, 4 to 8 feet from camera, keep the ZOOM LEVER set on WIDE. Sharpest full range
zooms, from WIDE to TELE are obtained when subject is situated 8 feet from camera or beyond.
Take pictures with the sun behind your back whenever possible. The electric eye can "read" the scene
and set the lens more accurately if this rule is followed.
When using a movie light keep subject closer to the background than to the camera to assure even
If you film a scene by "panning" (moving the camera horizontally or vertically while shooting) ,
keep the movement very slow to avoid blurring and jerkiness in your pro¥jected pictures.
2 DROP IN-CLOSE DOOR
The CdS Electric Eye of your camera will au¥tomatically and continuously adjust the lens for proper
film exposure. If needle is in red area the I ight is insufficient for proper picture taking.
Film is completely exposed when counter in¥dicates 50 feet. Removal of the cartridge be¥fore film
is completed is not recommended as counter will reset to zero.
NOTE: For best results, have film processed as soon as possible.
Remove the penlight battery cover. GRIP Install four size "AA" penlight bat¥teries according to the
PENLIGHT BATTERI ES
negative diagrams inside the grip. Improper installation will prevent camera from operating
properly. Bat¥teries should be removed from cam¥SCREW
era if it is not to be used for long periods of time.
WHAT BATTERY TO USE
The use of alkaline batteries such as MN 1500 or equivalent is recom¥mended for best results and
INSTALLING CdS ELECTRIC EYE BATTERY
To install or replace (ask dealer for Mallory PX-13 or equivalent), unscrew the BATTERY COVER
counter-clockwise. Insert the battery in the compartment positive (+) side facing up and replace the
. cover. Replace battery when electric eye indicator in viewfinder is sluggish or fails to respond.
Wide angle to telephoto zooms are accom¥plished by placing thumb or index finger on the ZOOM LEVER
and slowly rotating up for a TELE close-up or down to WIDE angle cov¥erage . Practice this
operation several times until zoom action is smooth and professional.
Depress white Lock Button on pistol grip to turn the motor on. When picture taking is over press red
button to OFF position to prevent accidental start of camera.