Cosina CX-1

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Cosina's CX-1 is a Japanese 35mm viewfinder camera that was the fore-runner of the CX-2, which in turn was copied to make the LOMO LC-A. The finder and lens are protected by a rotating cover, which also locks the shutter release. Scale focusing in four zones (0,9–1,5–3 m–infinity).


  • Lens: Cosinon 33 mm ƒ/3,5 (4 elements/3 groups)
  • Shutter: Programmed electronic shutter, 2–1/500 s.
  • Coupling range: EV2–EV17 (at ISO 100).
  • Film speed: ISO 25–400.
  • Flash: Hot shoe, dedicated flash CX-11 (GN 11) available.
  • Finder: Bright frame viewfinder, LED indicators for slow shutter speeds and battery check.
  • Film transport: Knob wheel advance,
  • Power: 2 x SR44/LR44 1,5 V button cells.
  • Dimensions: 103 x 66 x 42,5 mm.
  • Weight: 225 g without batteries.