Polaroid SX-70 Sonar One Step

Side view of a camera showing device open. Front view of a camera showing the lens and flash. Side view of a camera showing device open. Rear view of a camera showing the view finder. Side view of a camera showing device open. Side view of a camera showing device partially closed. Side view of a camera showing device closed. Side view of a camera showing device closed. Side view of a camera showing the covering removed.
Side view of a camera showing device open. Front view of a camera showing the lens and flash. Side view of a camera showing device open. Rear view of a camera showing the view finder. Side view of a camera showing device open. Side view of a camera showing device partially closed. Side view of a camera showing device closed. Side view of a camera showing device closed. Side view of a camera showing the covering removed.
Details
Object number
AIBDC : 006210
Country
Date
1978

Description

The Polaroid SX-70 Sonar One Step camera was issued c. 1978 by the Polaroid Corporation. It is equipped with a Sonar Auto Focus system and was the first autofocus SLR camera available to the consumer. The camera has a metal frame and soft rubberised bellows. The Sonar Auto Focus system is housed in a polypropylene casing above the lens.
Designers & Manufacturers
Designer (Person)
Manufacturer

Inscriptions

printed: "SX-70 Land Camera. Sonar One Step." (front)
Dimensions
Width
102mm
Height
130mm
Depth
175mm
Material Note
plastic Sonar Auto Focus unit
PP
polypropylene
metal
Colour