Subject: Re: Slightly OT: Argus "C3" & Flash
Fred McKenzie<firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > I used electronic flash with my Argus C3 back in the 60's. You should
> > find a C3-to-PC connector adapter if you search for it.
> > As I recall, it was X-sync but the contact closure was early in the
> > exposure, so M-sync worked for 1/25 Second shutter speed.
> > Reference <http://www.cameramanuals.org/argus/argus_c-3.pdf>, page 17.
> After reading some of the other references, I note that some early C3's
> may not have been X-sync. I have at least 3 stashed away including a
> Matchmatic model. All of mine are X-sync. You will have to try yours
> to see. It may be possible to open the camera back and look through the
> the lens to see if you can see the flash through it.
there's no reason why a camera from that era would have been only x