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When set to the A setting, you have to slide down the big button on your left hand side before operating the shutter release on top.A comment by Marc Rochkind at Another 50th Anniversary - The Agfa Optima, indicates pushing the big button or lever on the side of the lens supplies the necessary force for the camera to select the aperture and shutter speed since the only other energy input is the very minimal voltage supplied from the Selinium meter.This section contains over 70 still cameras from A to Z (Agfa to Zeiss Ikon) using 35mm film but not having single lens reflex viewing and focusing. The third way is rangefinder focusing which provides precise focusing. Often there are two, three or four distance zones often represented by icons to help the user.

The other article, Electric Eye indicates the lever stops the lens down to the correct aperture.

This shutter release does go down quite some distance compared to most shutter releases.

I'm guessing that the lever action and shutter release were combined into one button on the Optima I and later models.

The cameras are arranged alphabetically by manufacturer and then generally by date for each manufacturer. - Silette has a lengthy discussion of the various designs over the years.

(introduced 1953) bottom states: "Made for Ansco by Agfa Camera Werke AG Munchen Germany." - Silette indicates it is the same as the Agfa Silette. This is the original and simplest model apparently produced from 1953 until the early 1960s.

The other article, Electric Eye indicates the lever stops the lens down to the correct aperture.This shutter release does go down quite some distance compared to most shutter releases.I'm guessing that the lever action and shutter release were combined into one button on the Optima I and later models.The cameras are arranged alphabetically by manufacturer and then generally by date for each manufacturer. - Silette has a lengthy discussion of the various designs over the years.(introduced 1953) bottom states: "Made for Ansco by Agfa Camera Werke AG Munchen Germany." - Silette indicates it is the same as the Agfa Silette. This is the original and simplest model apparently produced from 1953 until the early 1960s.The What's New article lists the price of the original Optima as .95 which is nearly equal to 0 in 2009 dollars.