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The '''Yashica FX-1''' was a 35mm film, mechanically operated, single lens reflex camera.  Introduced in 1975, it was the first [[Yashica]] SLR to be marketed with the [[Contax/Yashica lenses|Contax/Yashica common bayonet mount]], allowing use of both Yashica and [[Contax (Yashica/Kyocera)|Contax]]/[[Carl Zeiss]] T* lenses. A transitional camera, it shared features with the earlier [[42mm screw lenses|M42 mount]] Yashica SLRs and the later FR series.
The '''Yashica FX-1''' was a 35mm film, mechanically operated, single lens reflex camera.  Introduced in 1975, it was the first [[Yashica]] SLR to be marketed with the [[Yashica / Contax lenses|Contax/Yashica common bayonet mount]], allowing use of both Yashica and [[Contax (Yashica/Kyocera)|Contax]]/[[Carl Zeiss]] T* lenses. A transitional camera, it shared features with the earlier [[42mm screw lenses|M42 mount]] Yashica SLRs and the later FR series.
 
  
 
It has a horizontal traveling electronic focal plane cloth shutter, with speeds from 2 sec to 1/1000 in auto mode. 12 click stops ring from 1 sec to 1/1000 + bulb in manual mode. It features a CdS light meter powered by 6v PX28 battery. It has a sensitivity of 0 to 18 EV, with a ASA range of 12 to 3200.
 
It has a horizontal traveling electronic focal plane cloth shutter, with speeds from 2 sec to 1/1000 in auto mode. 12 click stops ring from 1 sec to 1/1000 + bulb in manual mode. It features a CdS light meter powered by 6v PX28 battery. It has a sensitivity of 0 to 18 EV, with a ASA range of 12 to 3200.
  
 
The viewfinder features a micro prism spot to aid focusing. A shutter display is on the right with a match needle and red under over and over. The aperture display is on top with the selected setting in green. The film advance lever can accommodate multiple smaller strokes.
 
The viewfinder features a micro prism spot to aid focusing. A shutter display is on the right with a match needle and red under over and over. The aperture display is on top with the selected setting in green. The film advance lever can accommodate multiple smaller strokes.
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==Links==
 
==Links==
 
* [http://www.butkus.org/chinon/yashica/yashica_fx-1/yashica_fx-1.htm Yashica FX-1 manual page] on [http://www.orphancameras.com Mike Butkus' Orphan Cameras]
 
* [http://www.butkus.org/chinon/yashica/yashica_fx-1/yashica_fx-1.htm Yashica FX-1 manual page] on [http://www.orphancameras.com Mike Butkus' Orphan Cameras]
  
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Latest revision as of 07:30, 7 January 2021

The Yashica FX-1 was a 35mm film, mechanically operated, single lens reflex camera. Introduced in 1975, it was the first Yashica SLR to be marketed with the Contax/Yashica common bayonet mount, allowing use of both Yashica and Contax/Carl Zeiss T* lenses. A transitional camera, it shared features with the earlier M42 mount Yashica SLRs and the later FR series.

It has a horizontal traveling electronic focal plane cloth shutter, with speeds from 2 sec to 1/1000 in auto mode. 12 click stops ring from 1 sec to 1/1000 + bulb in manual mode. It features a CdS light meter powered by 6v PX28 battery. It has a sensitivity of 0 to 18 EV, with a ASA range of 12 to 3200.

The viewfinder features a micro prism spot to aid focusing. A shutter display is on the right with a match needle and red under over and over. The aperture display is on top with the selected setting in green. The film advance lever can accommodate multiple smaller strokes.


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