Patent Number: 6,167,208

Title: Camera having data processor enabling external processing of image data

Abstract: A data transfer device comprises a camera body provided with a lens mount, to which an interchangeable lens can be attached, and a printer having a connector. The lens mount is attached to the connector, so that the camera body is connected to the printer. A lens control pin provided on the lens mount is electrically connected to a data transfer pin provided on the connector. Image data obtained by a photographing operation of the camera is transferred to the printer through the lens control pin and the data transfer pin.

Inventors: Sato; Koichi (Saitama, JP)

Assignee: Asahi Kogaku Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha

International Classification: G03B 17/12 (20060101); G03B 17/14 (20060101); H04N 5/232 (20060101); H04N 1/00 (20060101); G03B 017/00 (); G03B 029/00 ()

Expiration Date: 12/26/2017