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Marcy's United States Camera Corporation Camera Review:
I bought this camera for $12 at a junk store named the Salt Box. I know. That's four dollars over my limit, but it was large and I was in the mood. When I brought it home my husband said, "Don't you already have one like that?" I gave him the hairy eyeball! I mean, duh! Then I realized, to the untrained eye, it would appear that I have seven cameras just like this one. The USC camera (I can't find any other identifying words on it) takes square images on 620 film. It has a built in meter that, I guess, sets the shutter speeds. I got it to work well outside, under ambient light. The images taken in the studio were under exposed though. I'm not sure if this was due to the camera's malfunctioning, or something I was doing wrong. Anyway, the camera body is made of metal and the lenses and lens / meter housing assembly are plastic. Its got a little shutter lock that pops out after you've taken a photo. It retracts once you wind the film, or you can retract it manually for a multiple exposure. There are two dials on the front. One is for ASA setting, the other is for E.V. No. The E.V. dial also can be set for "auto". I don't quite understand the meter set up here. There's a glob on the viewfinder that sometimes appears to turn green. I suspect it has something to do with the meter, but I'm not sure.
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