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Photographic camera

Image Number 3 for United States Patent #4440481.

A photographic camera of a type utilizing a roll of film comprises a camera back lid, a take-up spool for taking up the film therearound, and a plurality of switches incorporated in the take-up spool. The switches built in the take-up spool are all closed, when the film is turned around the spool, to generate a signal inidcative of the fact that the film has no doubt been secured to the spool. An electric circuit is also provided for disabling the film wind-up so long as the camera back lid has not yet been closed even though the film has already loaded in the camera.

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