INSTANT ;;;;;;;""';:'=11 CARTRIDGE LOADING
Your Argus "Carefree" camera accepts all 12 or 20 exposure Size 126 INSTANT LOAD cartridges except
type rated ASA 160. When purchasing film specify if COLOR PRINTS, SLIDES, or BLACK AND WHITE prints
are desired. Your camera will produce beautiful pictures with all three.
Open door and install two PX-825 batteries in slots as shown. Replace about once a year with fresh
batteries or every 500 flash exposures, whichever comes first. Clean battery contacts occasionally
with a rough cloth or pencil eraser to maintain electrical contact.
FLASHCUBE SOCKET FILM ADVANCE WHEEL
TWO PX-825 BATIERIES INSTANT LOAD CARTRIDGE
press DOOR shut. Rotate FILM ADVANCE WHEEL until No. 1 stops automatically (same number may
repeat several times in the FILM WINDOW). Do not remove CARTRIDGE until it is entirely exposed. Type
of film also appears in the FILM WINDOW as a handy re¥ference.
FILM ADVANCE WHEEL will rotate freely when the last picture has been taken. Continue rotating until
all the X's disappear in the FILM WI NDOW. Open DOOR and lift out cartridge. Reload for more picture
r PRESS TRIGGER RELEASE DOWN TO SNAP PICTURE SUNLIGHT PICTURES
The Argus 164 requires no lens settings. Best results are obtained on SUNNY or Hazy BRIGHT days.
Keep sun to your back and subject at least four feet from camera. Sharpest pictures will be obtained
by gripping camera firmly and pressing TRIGGER RElEASE slowly. Compose and shoot.
Insert a FLASHCUBE into the FlASHCUBE SOCKET, one side forward. Cube rotates automatically each time
you wind the film. Rotate film advance wheel beyond audible click (when cube stops) until a full
stop is reached. Keep sub¥ject 4 to 9 feet from camera for best flash results. Use flash for
snapshots on dull days, in shaded areas, and for indoor pictures.
(!)Snap DOOR shut.
(DRotate FILM ADVANCE WHEEL until No.1 stops in WINDOW.
~O~OR NEGATIVE FIL A ¥ PRot c to'
, oPress to
KOOA. 'llll!J1 12 EXP
COLOR.X II!""~ e)( 126
open DOO\RO. ' ¨Advance to next exposure.
(DRotate WHEEL past last exposure until X's disappear. Remove CARTRIDGE.
Your Arps product is IIIICGAditiollally guaranteed to fum:tion for a period 01 one year Inn the
elate of origirial DUrCbase. If, durin( tllis period, your P.!'oduct fails to operate for lIlY
reason, Arps Incor¥ponted. will restore it to _I operatilll coodition at no charge. Thisparatrtee
applies to the pro¥did itself. We regret tfIat WI are _Ie to assume liability for loss of film or
for any other e~.
This pamtee is valid only for tile orisinal retail purchaser and only il tile product is returned
pre¥paid directIJ or tIIrOUIh ... Arps deaIef, to an Argus Service Company location, or one of its
Author¥ized Sarvice Stations.llIe data and pIIce of orilial jIURIIase must be included. along with
tlon of tile difficulties _tared. For tile addi'ess of tile neuest service location COIItIct your
Artus dealer or write to tile naiR offICI of tile Ar&us Service Compafty.
Many apparent product diffjC1lltias Ire 1Ct\l811y a matter of incorrect uSlae. It is always wise to
see your Arps dealer before returniol the product for servicing.
ARGUS SERVICE COMPANY. a Division 01 Argus Incorporated MAIN OFFICE, 2090 Lunt Avenue, Elk Grove
Village, III. 60007 IN CANADA, 826 Davis Drive East, Newmarket, Ontario
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