The Canon A35F is a fully automatic rangefinder produced by Canon in 1978. It was one of the last manual focus rangefinder cameras produced by Canon, based around the Canon Canonet 28 body it was superseded by the autofocus Canon Sure Shot/AF35M/Autoboy in 1979. It features a built in automatic flash but has no abilty to connect an external one. The flash system is called "CAT" (Canon Auto Tuning) which can meter the correct exposure according to the distance of the subject and charged voltage.
Specifications[edit | edit source]
- Lens: Canon 40mm f/2.8, 5 elements, 4 groups.
- Focusing: Coupled range finder.
- Shutter: Programmed AE shutter: 1/60 @ f2.8 - 1/320 @ f20
- Film Speeds: 25, 50, 100, 200, 400.
- Viewfinder: Bright frame, parallax correction marks, double image rangefinder, aperture scale, over/under exposure warning marks and battery check zone.
- Power: 1 x PX-625 and 1 x AA (for flash).
- Dimensions: 122mm x 75mm x 61mm.
- Weight: 500g.
Links[edit | edit source]
- Canon Museum Entry
- Alex Sylvest's Canon A35F
- Frank Sturm's A35F (in German)
- The Other Martin Taylor's A35F
- Lionel's Canon A35F overview at 35mm-compact.com
- At www.collection-appareils.fr