Yashica Electro 35 FC

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The Electro 35 FC is a 35mm rangefinder camera released by Yashica in 1973. Although it carries the same name as the famous Electro 35 series cameras and some similarities it is a different camera. It shares the same compact body with the Yashica Electro 35 CC but a more simple standard lens (40 mm f/2.8). It was available in both chrome and black finish.


  • 35mm full frame rangefinder camera with electronically controlled shutter and aperture priority auto exposure control (10s ~ 1/500 sec stepless, no manual selection of shutter speeds)
  • Lens: Yashinon DX 40 mm f/2,8, filter thread 48 mm, closest distance 0,85 m
  • Meter: Single CdS cell located above front lens element, EV -0.4 (f/2,8 @ 10 sec.) to EV 17 (f/16 @ 1/500 sec.) with ISO 100 film. ISO 25 (DIN 15) to ISO 800 (DIN 30).
  • Viewfinder: Superimposed rangefinder, bright frame line, parallax correction mark, overexposure and underexposure warning arrows.
  • Flash synchronization: X with hot shoe
  • Electronic self timer
  • Film handling: QL quick loading system, single-stroke advance lever, built-in double exposure prevention, film transport confirmation window.
  • Battery: Two 1,35 volt mercury battery PX640, Battery check
  • Dimensions: 123 x 77 x 56 mm, 430g