|The chrome knob below the green light is a mirror lock. |
Turn it upward to flip up the mirror.
To return it to its original position, turn the knob down.
The mirror should be in up position when a wide angle lens (e.g., 21 mm) is mounted.
|A conventional layout of its top plate.|
|Press the red button to check battery. If the green lamp lights, the battery is ok . |
Otherwise, the battery needs to be changed in order to operate electric exposure indicator.
|The battery chamber is located right under the film rewind knob. |
It takes a 6 v silver oxide battery (Eveready 544 or equivalent).
Battery power is needed to operate the shutter. Otherwise, it fires only at B.
|A simple bottom without many buttons, covers and connectors.|
|A few years later, Yashica released all black TL Electro X ITS.|
To me, all the changes are on the surface, black color, roof sign,
ITS label, and the surfaces of shutter dial and battery cover.