Patent Number: 7,824,114

Title: Mirror device of single-lens reflex camera

Abstract: The mirror device of a single-lens reflex camera according to the present invention includes a main mirror section having a reflecting mirror surface that moves to a first position for reflecting an object beam to an observation optical system and to a second position retracted from the object beam, a sub-mirror section having a reflecting mirror surface located, in conjunction with movement of the main mirror section, at a position apart from the main mirror section when the main mirror section is located at the first position and at a position retracted from the object beam together with the main mirror section when the main mirror section is located at the second position, and a cushioning section interposed between the sub-mirror section and the main mirror section when the main mirror section moves from the first position to the second position.

Inventors: Iwase; Shigeru (Akishima, JP)

Assignee: Olympus Imaging Corp.

International Classification: G03B 19/12 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2019-11-02 0:00:00