Elikon 35C

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This 35mm compact viewfinder camera with a built in flash unit was produced by Belomo between 1982 and 1990. Numerous styling varients were produced.

CdS automatic exposure metering system relied on 2xAA batteries that also powered the flash. As sat on lens mount adapts to filter. Viewfinder featured bright line markers for frame and parallax error as well as red LED for low light. Flash manually turned on & popped up by switch on front and off by pushing it back down. Flash ready indicator light on rear.

Focusing is by user's judgement on setting on focusing ring around lens in metres. On bottom of focus ring 4 helpful range pictograms are printed.

The pre-production models were called Orion 35C.


  • Lens: Industar-95 38mm 1:2.8
  • Focus: Manual. From less than 1m to infinity.
  • Aperture: f/2.8-f/32
  • Filter thread: 46mm
  • Shutter speed: 1/8-1/500sec
  • Metering: CdS
  • Battery: 2xAA
  • Film Speed: Marked in DIN and GOST(or ISO) DIN 15-27
  • Tripod screw off-centre
  • Cable release threaded