Camera with automatic focus-regulating device

Application Number: 00118609
Application Date: 2000.06.16
Publication Number: 1278610
Publication Date: 2001.01.03
Priority Information: 1999/6/18 JP 173271/1999
International: G03B13/36;G02B7/30
Applicant(s) Name: Olympus Optical Industries Co., Ltd.
Inventor(s) Name: Matsumoto Joyuki
Patent Agency Code: 11038
Patent Agent: ji xianggang
Abstract The camera with an automatic focusing device is equipped with a 1st range-finding means 3 having at least a pair of photosensors and measuring a subject distance by receiving luminous flux from the subject, a 2nd range-finding means 2 having a light projecting means projecting the luminous flux toward the subject and a light receiving means, receiving reflected luminous flux from the subject, and a range-finding type selection means 4 selecting either the 1st or the 2nd range- finding means. In the automatic focusing process which is fit for shotting moving object, the range-finding type selection means selects the 1st range-finding means by controlled.