From 1979 catalogue
Praktica MTL3 specification from 1979 catalogue
Steel-bladed vertical focal-plane shutter with 'noise-damping' speeded
from 1 second to one-thousandth second, and B. TTL stop-down metering
with plus and minus indication of exposure in viewfinder. Brighter,
high-contrast split-image rangefinder screen. Electronic flash sync.
to 1/125th second. Built-in accessory shoe with hot-shoe connection
and co-axial socket for hand-held units or dual flash work. PL automatic
film loading system. Angled shutter release. Rapid wind-on lever.
Self timer. Automatic exposure counter. Modern restyled body design
From undated catalogue
Design and operation of the PRAKTICA
MTL3 is nearly like that of the PRAKTICA super
TL3 with the one exception that the MTL3 is provided with a steel
blade focal plane shutter of still increased speed: from 1/1000 sec.
to 1 sec. For longer exposure tiimes the B-setting is used.Moreover,
the MTL3 is fitted with a self-timer.
Dimensions with PENTACON auto f/1.8
50 mm. MC lens: 142 mm x 96 mm x 88 mm.
Weight with PENTACON auto f/1.8 50 mm.
MC lens and PX625 cell: 770 g.
Price in 1982: £59.95
Accessories Catalogue c1978