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The Yashica FX-2 is a 35mm SLR camera manufactured by [[Yashica]] in 1976.
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==Description==
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The Yashica FX-2 is a 35mm SLR camera manufactured by [[Yashica]] in 1976. The Yashica The FX-2 was the second camera to use the new bayonet lens mount known alternately as the [[Yashica_/_Contax_lenses|Contaxt/Yashica mount]]<ref>Yashica FX-2 Instruction Manual</ref> or C/Y mount. The FX-2 viewfinder provide 0.89x magnification, providing a nearly 90% field of view.
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The '''Yashica FX-2''' is a 35mm SLR camera manufactured by [[Yashica]] in 1976. The FX-2 was the second camera to use the new bayonet lens mount known alternately as the [[Contax/Yashica lenses|Contax/Yashica mount]]<ref>Yashica FX-2 Instruction Manual</ref> or C/Y mount. The FX-2 viewfinder provide 0.89x magnification, providing a nearly 90% field of view. The metering is done via a needle on the right side of the viewfinder display. Choosing the proper shutter and aperture combinations will result in proper exposure with the needle aligned between the + and &minus;. The focus is done manually on the lens, to make it easier the view finder screen features a central spot with a micro-prism screen.
  
 
==Specifications==
 
==Specifications==
 
*Year: 1976
 
*Year: 1976
 
*Manufacturer: [[Yashica]], Japan
 
*Manufacturer: [[Yashica]], Japan
*Lens Mount: [[Yashica_/_Contax_lenses|Contax/Yashica]] or C/Y bayonet mount lenses
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*Lens mount: [[Contax/Yashica lenses|Contax/Yashica]] or C/Y bayonet mount lenses
 
*Metering: [[TTL]] full aperture with [[CdS]], In finder zero-in metering from 12 [[ASA]] to 1600 [[ASA]]
 
*Metering: [[TTL]] full aperture with [[CdS]], In finder zero-in metering from 12 [[ASA]] to 1600 [[ASA]]
 
*Shutter: [[focal plane shutter|focal plane]], 1/1000 to 1 sec and B
 
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*Dimensions: 144.5 x 94 x 51 mm (5.7 x 3.7 x 2 in)
 
*Dimensions: 144.5 x 94 x 51 mm (5.7 x 3.7 x 2 in)
  
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==References==
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==Links==
 
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* [http://www.butkus.org/chinon/yashica/yashica_fx-2/yashica_fx-2.htm OrphanCameras: Yashica FX-2 Instruction Manual]
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* [http://www.butkus.org/chinon/yashica/yashica_fx-2/yashica_fx-2.htm Yashica FX-2 Instruction Manual]  at [http://www.orphancameras.com Mike Butkus' Orphan Cameras]
* [http://www.yashicaforum.com/viewtopic.php?t=231&f=5 Yashica Forum: Yashica FX-2]
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* [http://www.flickr.com/groups/1409571@N20/ Flickr group pool: Yashica FX-2]
 
* [http://www.flickr.com/groups/1409571@N20/ Flickr group pool: Yashica FX-2]
  
[[Category: Japanese 35mm SLR]]
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[[Category:Japanese 35mm SLR]]
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Latest revision as of 06:05, 23 May 2019

The Yashica FX-2 is a 35mm SLR camera manufactured by Yashica in 1976. The FX-2 was the second camera to use the new bayonet lens mount known alternately as the Contax/Yashica mount[1] or C/Y mount. The FX-2 viewfinder provide 0.89x magnification, providing a nearly 90% field of view. The metering is done via a needle on the right side of the viewfinder display. Choosing the proper shutter and aperture combinations will result in proper exposure with the needle aligned between the + and −. The focus is done manually on the lens, to make it easier the view finder screen features a central spot with a micro-prism screen.

Specifications

  • Year: 1976
  • Manufacturer: Yashica, Japan
  • Lens mount: Contax/Yashica or C/Y bayonet mount lenses
  • Metering: TTL full aperture with CdS, In finder zero-in metering from 12 ASA to 1600 ASA
  • Shutter: focal plane, 1/1000 to 1 sec and B
  • Flash: X sync at 1/60 or slower
  • Batteries,: 1.3v mercury battery (EP-675R, RM-675R, or equivalent)
  • Weight: about 690 g (24.3 oz)
  • Dimensions: 144.5 x 94 x 51 mm (5.7 x 3.7 x 2 in)



Notes

  1. Yashica FX-2 Instruction Manual

Links