Mamiya Auto-Lux 35
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|Mamiya Auto-Lux 35|
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The Auto-Lux 35 is a 35mm fixed lens SLR introduced in 1963 by Mamiya. It features a a Copal-X leaf shutter with a 48mm 1:2.8 lens.
The camera has external selenium metering. This allows for shutter priority auto-exposure although the camera can also meter in manual mode. The camera also has a Bulb setting which is accessible after pressing a switch on lens barrel. The leaf shutter allows flash sync at all shutter speeds.
Also sold as rebranded in European markets as the Rank Mamiya Auto-Lux 35 (pictured), Revue Auto-Lux 35, and the Porst Autoflex.
The camera may have been the basis or was based on the short lived Canon Canonex which is broadly similar.
- Film: 35mm
- Lens: Mamiya Sekor 48mm 1:2.8 3 group, 3 elements
- Aperture: f/2.8-22
- Shutter: Copal-X leaf shutter
- Shutter speeds: 1/500-1/15 + B
- Metering: Selenium cell EE
- Sensitivity: 7-17 EV (100asa)
- Film Speed: 10-400asa
- Flash: X type by PC-sync. Mount point on camera head
- Filter Thread: 40.5mm
- ↑ Ron Herron, Fixed-Lens Mamiya 35mm SLR, at Ron Herron's Collecting Mamiya 35mm site (archived)