It has a manual advance and rewind AND an on-board flash. My search for a replacement for my Nikon L35AF may be over.
There's not much about it on the internet. It is a sleeper with some of the great performance you would find in a Lomo LC-A or a Minox 35.
To wit: It has a great autoexposure/shutter system. I believe it can go as slow as 2 secs to4 secs. Which makes it quite the nighthawk. I've covered the CdS sensor and the shutter stays open a good long while.
It also has a minimum focusing of 30 inches!
Okay, one problem, it beeps if the shutter speed drops below 1/40. I may disable it if I can find the noisemaker. It's annoying.
The lens is a tad of a mystery. It doesn't carry the Rokkor tag. Hoever, this camera was released during Minolta's design heyday of the Leica CL period.
I may have hit a sleeper.
- Focus: Manual, zone focusing
- Focus Range: 0.8 meters to infinity
- Exposure control: CdS cell, auto-exposure
- Lens: Minolta 38mm focal length/ minimum aperture of f2.8
- Filter Thread: 46 mm
- Film Range: ASA 25 to ASA 400, set manually
- Battery: 2 x AA alkaline batteries