Lens-fitted photographic film package with flash unit

  • US 5,235,364 A
  • Filed: 04/15/1992
  • Issued: 08/10/1993
  • Est. Priority Date: 04/15/1991
  • Status: Expired due to Term
First Claim
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1. A lens-fitted photographic film package which is pre-loaded with film and has a shutter mechanism and a taking lens, said lens-fitted photographic film package comprising:

  • a main body section having said shutter mechanisms, said taking lens, a cassette chamber disposed on one horizontal side of said taking lens, and a film roll chamber disposed on the opposite side of said taking lens from said cassette chamber, said film roll chamber being adapted to contain a roll of said film which is pulled out from a film cassette and wound in a roll, and said cassette chamber containing said film cassette;

    a flash unit including a circuit board mounted in front of said film roll chamber, a main capacitor and a discharge tube for emitting a flash of light, said main capacitor being disposed above said film roll chamber and extending in a horizontal direction;

    a battery for charging said main capacitor, said battery being disposed between said cassette chamber and said film roll chamber and extending in a horizontal direction below said taking lens;

    a front cover section attached to a front of said main body section; and

    a rear cover section attached to a rear of said main body section.

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