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Number: 396/297
Name: Photography > Having operator controlled data entry into camera
Description: Subject matter having means to input desired photographic operating parameters or modes into a camera system by an operator.

Sub-classes under this class:

Class Number Class Name Patents
396/300 Manual data entry using peripheral device 59
396/299 Manual manipulators on camera body unit 123
396/298 Manual manipulators on lens unit or lens mount 36

Patents under this class:
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Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
8666220 Recording/reproducing apparatus and method of controlling the apparatus Mar. 4, 2014
8538250 Systems and methods for communicating with a device using one or more camera body controls Sep. 17, 2013
8493450 Camera, printer, print system, control method, memory medium and program therefor Jul. 23, 2013
8334920 Image playback apparatus and image display control method Dec. 18, 2012
8009228 Camera and direction indicating switch Aug. 30, 2011
7885511 Recording/reproducing apparatus and method of controlling the apparatus Feb. 8, 2011
7539410 Camera system, camera body, and lens assembly May. 26, 2009
7477839 Waterproof housing Jan. 13, 2009
7426344 Electronic apparatus provided with a rotating-operation member and the rotating-operation member Sep. 16, 2008
7392330 Memory access bandwidth allocation and latency control in a digital camera Jun. 24, 2008
6999117 Image pickup device and method for automatically inputting predefined information and processing images thereof Feb. 14, 2006
6801718 Camera having LCD panel displaying groups of camera modes Oct. 5, 2004
6771901 Camera with user identification Aug. 3, 2004
6633930 Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and information providing medium Oct. 14, 2003
6516155 Camera capable of controlling a change of setting of data peculiar to a film to be imprinted on the film Feb. 4, 2003
6512893 Device for unlocking cartridge chamber lid of camera Jan. 28, 2003
6485201 Film back exchangeable camera Nov. 26, 2002
6366738 Camera with print quantity designation for each exposure provides print cost total Apr. 2, 2002
6249649 Apparatus having a film-cartridge-ID confirming function Jun. 19, 2001
6164839 Camera with changing unit Dec. 26, 2000
6134392 Camera with user operable input device Oct. 17, 2000
6134606 System/method for controlling parameters in hand-held digital camera with selectable parameter scripts, and with command for retrieving camera capabilities and associated permissible parameter Oct. 17, 2000
6128446 Method and apparatus for annotation of photographic film in a camera Oct. 3, 2000
6072960 Camera Jun. 6, 2000
6070020 Select dial having a click-stop mechanism for a camera May. 30, 2000
6067424 Double dial mechanism for a camera May. 23, 2000
6038401 Apparatus and methods for loading of film into and vending of photographic cameras Mar. 14, 2000
5999661 Image processing method and system Dec. 7, 1999
5946508 Camera data-projection device Aug. 31, 1999
5903786 Function setting device for photographic device May. 11, 1999
5903785 Camera with date recording device May. 11, 1999
5897228 Camera with low cost interchangeable pushbutton annotation Apr. 27, 1999
5867743 Camera with date recording device Feb. 2, 1999
5832323 Information setting apparatus Nov. 3, 1998
RE35885 Photographing mode switching device of a camera Sep. 1, 1998
5799218 Rotary encoder Aug. 25, 1998
5784657 Camera having a display panel Jul. 21, 1998
5778265 Camera allowing setting of print number Jul. 7, 1998
5774751 Imaging system having imaging device for use with different accessories Jun. 30, 1998
5768633 Tradeshow photographic and data transmission system Jun. 16, 1998
RE35817 Method and apparatus for preventing unauthorized recycling of single-use camera and permitting authorized reuse of the camera Jun. 2, 1998
RE35767 Method and apparatus for preventing unauthorized recycling of single-use camera and permitting authorized reuse of the camera Apr. 7, 1998
5731920 Converting adapter for interchangeable lens assembly Mar. 24, 1998
5715487 Camera and cartridge with password protection Feb. 3, 1998
5659823 Camera Aug. 19, 1997
5640619 Multiple point focus detection camera Jun. 17, 1997
5634155 Phase detection electrical connection device May. 27, 1997
5634149 Control circuit and method for controlling the operation of a camera having a B shutter operating mode May. 27, 1997
5630185 Information setting device for a camera May. 13, 1997
5594524 Camera for selectively inputting operating parameters and method Jan. 14, 1997

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