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Canon 514 for sale

The Canon 514XL super 8 camera was released in 1976. This compact film camera is a revised version of the basic and best-selling Auto Zoom 518SV model. The built-in self-timer enables 10 seconds shooting with 10 seconds delay for great in-camera effects, and it can be fitted with a wide attachment lens.

Note: Not to be confused with the Canon 514XL-S Canosound camera.

canon 514XL

Sample videos

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Specs & features

Focal Length/Speed 9 - 45mm f/1.4
Zooming Ratio 5x
Focusing Manual (Front lens group rotating method), 1.2 m to infinity
Macro Shooting Close distance shooting, wide-angle macro shooting and telephoto macro shooting
Zooming Power zooming and manual zooming with zooming ring
Filter Size 43 mm
Viewfinder Single-lens reflex type (built-in eyecup)
Rangefinder Split-image rangefinder
Dioptric Adjustment -4 to +2 diopter
Viewfinder Information Aperture value, over/under exposure, film transport indicator and battery check
Exposure Control TTL Servo EE with a CdS exposure meter. Automatic aperture setting.
Metering Range ISO 250, f/1.4, 9 fps - ISO 25, f/32, 18 fps and single frame
Film Speed Automatic ISO setting. Tungsten type film: ISO 40, 160 and 250
Daylight type film: ISO 25, 100 and 160
CCA Filter Built-in color conversion filter. Automatically cancelled with daylight type film cartridge. Manual cancellation possible.
Manual Aperture Control Exposure is fixed while the EE lock lever is pressed down.
Film Drive High performance micro-motor
Filming speed 9, 18 fps and single frame
Power Source Two AA batteries for 5 film cartridges under normal temperature.
Shutter Opening 220 degrees
Self-timer For 10 sec. shooting with 10 sec. delay
Dimensions (W x H x D) 39 x 112 x 190.5 mm
Weight 620 g. including batteries
Updated: 4 March 2020
See also:
Canon Canon 1014 Canon 1014 xls Canon 1218 Canon 310 Canon 512 Canon 514 Canon 514xl s Canon 518 Canon 814 Canon 814 xls Canon zoom 250

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Nicola - March 4, 2020
Hello, I have a CANON 514XL Super 8 in excellent and working conditions that I'm willing to sell, the camera was purchased by my dad back in the days and he's the only owner. Please let me know if you are interested and if you eventually have any questions about it.
MarielNicola - March 4, 2020
Hi Nicola, I'm interested in buying! How much are you thinking about selling for, and is shipping included in that price?
NicolaMariel - March 4, 2020
Hi Mariel, thanks for replying, I'll send you an email with all the details, cheers
WebmasterNicola - March 4, 2020
Nicola, if you agree, I can send you the email address of Mariel.
GabbyNicola - May 19, 2020
I would LOVE to take this camera off your hands. What are you selling it for? And does the motor run smoothly?
NicolqGabby - May 21, 2020
Hi, I'm afraid but the camera is no longer available, sold it few weeks ago. Thank you, have a nice day! n.
Javier - June 15, 2020
Hello. I'm selling a Canon 514XL in nice and working conditions, except the exposure (stopped working recently). Please let me know if you are interested. Regards.
Anita - June 18, 2020
I have one for sale!
NicoAnita - June 23, 2020
Can you email me with the details? Price, motor running smoothly etc. thanks!
JohnAnita - July 2, 2020
Details of Nico forwarded to you. Let me know if you didn't receive them or check your spam.
AdamAnita - July 5, 2020
Is this still available?