Cosina AF-35

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The Cosina AF-35 is a compact camera for 35 mm film, introduced by Cosina in 1979. It belongs to the first generation of autofocus compact cameras and uses the Visitronic autofocus system by Honeywell, like the Konica C35 AF or Flash Fujica AF, but unlike the two latter the AF can be switched off and zone focusing can be used instead. Another noticeable detail is the pop-up viewfinder.
The camera was also sold by Petri, labeled as Petri 35AF-F.


Lens Focal length 38 mm, lens speed f/2.7, 4 elements in 3 groups, multi-coated
Shutter Programmed shutter, shutter speeds from 1/60 s to 1/360 s
Film speed From ISO 25 to ISO 400 in 1/3-steps
Exposure meter CdS-Cell inside the filter thread, metering range at ISO 100 from 9 EV (f/2.7 and 1/64 s) to 17 EV (f/19 and 1/360 s). Exposure lock via half-pressed shutter button.
Focusing Visitronic autofocus system by Honeywell or manual zone focusing (4 ranges)
Viewfinder Pop-up viewfinder, Albada type (bright frame), AF-mark, parallax marks, underexposure warning (red light). The flash-ready indicator on the top plate is observable through the viewfinder.
Built-in flash Guide Number 14 at ISO 100. Has to be switched on and off manually, with signal lamp for flash charge. Flash is switched off automatically when the viewfinder is retracted.
Film transport Manually
Self-timer Mechanically, 8 s delay
Other features 46 mm filter thread, battery check, cable release socket, tripod socket, frame counter
Batteries 2× 1.5 V AA Mignon cells
Size and weight 135×83×52 mm (W×H×D), 386 g without batteries