Camera system Patent #: 4963902
ApplicationNo. 787479 filed on 01/22/1997
US Classes:396/29, Handheld camera396/531Bayonet mount
ExaminersPrimary: Blankenship, Howard B.
Attorney, Agent or Firm
Foreign Patent References
International ClassG03B 017/08
Foreign Application Priority Data1996-01-23 JP
AbstractAn interchangeable camera system having a waterproof mount mechanism, and a photo-taking lens barrel and camera body used in the interchangeable-lens camera system. A large diameter part 2c which is provided on a lens-side mount surface 2a compresses a sealing member 6 in cooperation with a sealing surface 5c of a camera body 5 so that a gap between the lens-side mount surface 2a and the camera body 5 is sealed by the sealing member 6.