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Appeared at the beginning of the 90's, manufactured by Asanuma Camera and Mechanical Laboratory Japan, of which the acronym is ACMEL. Advance via a thumb wheel, a cover for the lens, and a Cadmium Sulphite (CdS) lightmeter built-in. Viewfinder has lighted frames for "normal" and "close focus" shots. Focuses at 30cm, and it has a real infinity focus lens. Shutter speeds from 2 secs to 1/500. ASA settings are from 25 to 400, similar to the Minox EC.

It uses the same type of film in 8x11 Minox cassette, and Acmel produced their own version of this cassette. You may find it marked as Fuji MC007, basically the same camera, and also 8x11 Fuji film. Apparently, the 8x11 user community was disappointed about this camera.

8x11 film format cassettes, produced and sold by Asanuma/Aceml Japan. Similar size and design to Minox cassettes. However, I do find that the Acmel cassettes are a bit more sturdy than their Minox counterparts. On the downside of it, some Acmel cassettes jammed in my cameras a couple of times in the past. I tend not to use these, unless I have no choice.

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