Ricoh 126C Auto CdS

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The Ricoh 126-C Auto CdS is a viewfinder camera with fixed lens made in Japan by Ricoh from approximately 1969 to 1970. This camera was also sold in re-badged form as the Sears Easi-Load Auto 600.

This camera is nearly identical to the previous Ricoh 126C Automatic, but replaces that camera's selenium light meter with a more modern (for the time) CdS meter. As with the previous camera, film advance is automatic following exposure and is powered by a spring-loaded advance mechanism. The spring-loaded film advance mechanism is tensioned by winding a knob on the base of the camera.


  • Type: Viewfinder camera
  • Films: 126 film
  • Lens: Ricoh Rikenon f 2.8 / 43mm - 4 elements in 3 groups
  • Shutter: Copal, Speed 1/125
  • Exposure Control: CdS meter
  • Focusing: Focus zone
  • Dimensions: 121,4mm x 91,4mm x 70mm
  • Weight: 500 g


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