The Canon 814 was developed as a high-end camera for the Super 8 market. At first, Canon planned a 6x zoom lens to be fitted onto this model. The company had to take a lot of technological hurdles.
The Auto Zoom 814 Super 8 was introduced in 1967 and had the world's first 8x f/1.4 zoom lens.
Find specifications and the manual on my page about the Canon 814 XLS.
Jimi Hendrix with the first Canon 814 model, the Auto Zoom 814.
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