Zenza Bronica ETRS 120 Medium Format Film Camera with Zenzanon 200mm f/4.5 AEII Prism Finder, Dark Slide and Grip
Zenza Bronica ETRS 120 Medium Format Film Camera with Zenzanon 200mm f/4.5 AEII Prism Finder, Dark Slide and Grip
Zenza Bronica ETRS 120 Medium Format Film Camera with Zenzanon 200mm f/4.5 AEII Prism Finder, Dark Slide and Grip
Zenza Bronica ETRS 120 Medium Format Film Camera with Zenzanon 200mm f/4.5 AEII Prism Finder, Dark Slide and Grip
Zenza Bronica ETRS 120 Medium Format Film Camera with Zenzanon 200mm f/4.5 AEII Prism Finder, Dark Slide and Grip
Zenza Bronica ETRS 120 Medium Format Film Camera with Zenzanon 200mm f/4.5 AEII Prism Finder, Dark Slide and Grip
Zenza Bronica ETRS 120 Medium Format Film Camera with Zenzanon 200mm f/4.5 AEII Prism Finder, Dark Slide and Grip
Zenza Bronica ETRS 120 Medium Format Film Camera with Zenzanon 200mm f/4.5 AEII Prism Finder, Dark Slide and Grip
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Zenza Bronica ETRS 120 Medium Format Film Camera with Zenzanon 200mm f/4.5 AEII Prism Finder, Dark Slide and Grip

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The ETR was released in 1976 and is Bronica's first leaf shutter based camera system. Their previous cameras used focal plane shutters, with Nikon manufacturing the optics. After losing Nikon as a partner, Bronica initially tried to contract out manufacturing of lenses to Tōkyō Kōgaku, Carl Zeiss Jena and other companies, but decided to begin designing and producing their own optics. Their main competing camera at the time was the Mamiya M645.

The ETR lens system has a Seiko manufactured electronic shutter with speed of 8 sec. to 1/500 sec. plus T. A mechanical shutter setting of 1/500 sec. is also available. The mechanical setting does not consume any battery power. Since it's a leaf shutter based camera, flash sync is available at all speeds. An interchangeable back system was incorporated that has the ability to use 120 or 220 (15 / 30 ) exposure film holders. Changeable holders make the system more flexible compared to the original M645. After the shutter is fired and a frame is exposed rotating the film advance lever one rotation resets the mirror, advances the film and cocks the shutter. The ETR series adopted some of the dark slide features of previous models. The camera will release the back when the dark slide is inserted and the release button on the body is pressed. The shutter cannot be released with the dark slide inserted. Unlike the older Bronica models, when the back is detached from the body the dark slide can still be removed from the film holder.

The shutter cannot be cocked without film, but use of multi-exposure mode can cock and test fire the shutter. The lens cannot be removed or attached without cocking the shutter. Observe the cocking pin colour is green on the lens and body before attaching the lens. This is because the mirror does not automatically return and has to move out of the way. The camera is powered by a 6v PX28A battery with a battery check feature also available.

The ETRS is an improved version of the ETR. The main improvement is the interchangeable viewfinder system. The newer AE II and III finders are not fully compatible with the older ETR cameras, because there is a new electronic connector pin. The shutter button lock has been redesigned. It has three settings, unlocked, shutter release button lock but drive and cable release unlocked, and all locked. The neck strap mount has been changed to a design with an eyelet while the previous one was a spring catch style mount used on the Bronica 6x6's, along with many Hasselblads and Kievs.