Become part of our fun community, share your fantastic photos with friends and read the latest photography tips, news and features. Get the best deals on yashica electro 35 mm film cameras when you shop the largest online selection at. The differences between these cameras, produced in the late 1960s and early 1970s include color black vs. Inside the yashica electro 35 matts classic cameras. In 1966 yashica introduced the electro 35, the first of a very successful line of 35mm. Making my battery adapter for the yashica electro 35 rangefinder series. Metering is done by half depressing the shutter button. Copies of the owners manual and a yashica electro 35. The yashica electro 35 was one of the most popular consumer 35mm cameras of. Discover a huge range of cameras, lenses, accessories and films to experiment with. They do not make the batteries anymore for this camera so you have to improvise, or buy a replica online. I am told it is the last of the long line of 16 yashica electro cameras, vintage 1975. The bottom screw of the camera case has cutouts which the users manual. The electro 35 is a rangefinder camera made by japanese company yashica from the mid1960s with a coupled and fixed 1.
Strangely enough, it is not in the collectors guide to japanese cameras. The yashica electro 35 gsn has a 45mm fixed yashinon lens. Yashica electro 35 from 1966 big, oldfashioned, but takes. I highly recommend making a user account if you are purchasing downloads. Yashica electro 35 repair manual download vintage camera. Yashic electro 35 gx rangefinder instruction manual, user manual. The electro 35 series began in 1966 and went through several iterations over the years. I had dusted off literally my firstgeneration lomography lca, but after a few rolls i felt the need to take more control of my imagemaking, without. You also know that theyre as common as they are inexpensive, and that they are as likely as not to have at least one agerelated problem or another, so pick up a couple while youre at it.
Inside the yashica electro 35 if youre here, you already know that the yashica electro is one of the best picturetakers your lunch money can buy. Yashica electro 35 instruction manual, user manual, pdf manual. Get the best deals on yashica electro 35 yashica film cameras when you shop the largest online selection at. They produced a very well regarded series of twinlensreflex tlr medium format cameras under the yashicamat brand and 35mm rangefinders under the yashica electro name. The yashica corporation began making cameras in 1957, releasing its first model in 1958 the yashica 35. Whether the yellow arrow disappears or not, the precise exposure speed will be determined and set automatically to a maximum of 30 seconds. Yashica electro 35 gsn manual pdf yashica electro 35 gsn manual pdf if the image below looks canon n124ou driver your camera, click below to see the full manual. Yashica convertible griptripod st7 is handy to lean up against a wall or post for support. Yashica electro 35 fc 35mm rangefinder film camera wcase,from japan tell us what you think opens in new window or tab side refine panel. Group description a group dedicated to the yashica electro 35 series rangefinder cameras.
We have been in business for over 40 years and have hundreds of thousands of satisfied customers all over the world. Yashica electro 35 gsn gtn instruction manual, user. Digital presentation of a genuine yashica electro 35 repair manual download. It was the first electronically controlled camera, operating mainly in an aperture priority auto mode. The fullframe yashica electro 35 followed in early 1966.
Download available immediately after payment is accepted. The yashica electro 35 was very advanced, being electronic, when it came out in 1966. The yashica electro 35 of which the gsn was the last, you can spot it by the hot shoe was revolutionary for its time, being the first camera with fully electronic automatic exposure. Yashica electro 35 repair manual 1974 manual, found on a flea market and made available to the world by alfred bina. The only other modes of operation are flash and bulb. In 1966 yashica introduced the electro 35, the first of a very successful line of 35mm rangefinder cameras with fixed yashinon lenses. The electro 35 gsgt was released in 1970 by yashica. It is a automaticonly camera with the usual yashica dot rangefinder. I simply did a quick test of the shutter snapping, as well as a quick swivel of the focusing collar to confirm that it was in at least some semblance of working condition, and quickly paid for it. The rangefinder is coupled to the focusing ring and the viewfinder is parallax corrected. The same body as the 35 but with a more normal lens, 40mm instead of 35mm. And within 5 minutes, i was now the owner of a yashica electro 35mc.
Yashica electro 35fc instruction users manual ebay. The yashica electro 35 was one of the first old rangefinder cameras i purchased. A short video on my battery casing i made for my yashica electro 35. If the image below looks like your camera, click below to see the full manual. The yashica brochure refers to the advantage of yashica electro power with ic brain. Yashica electro 35 gsngtn manual yashica electro 35 instruction manual, user manual, pdf manual, free manuals light seal replacement. It was made though 1977, and sold at closeout until stocks ran out about 1980. My interest in photography has ebbed and flowed over the years, and really took a nosedive with the arrival of digital. The yashica electro is the apollo of japanese consumer 35mm cameras. It is very big, heavy, and oldfashioned, but make no mistake, it takes great photographs. About two years ago, that interest suddenly returned.
The camera bears a close resemblance with the canonet series, but being black, it is very handsome and discrete. The internet hive mind, filled with whatever ideas percolate through the collective consciousness of people interested in running film through old cameras, has judged them and largely found them good poor mans leica is a term that you find, and this is meant positively. Apr 14, 2016 yashica electro 35 instruction manual, user manual, pdf manual, free manuals. Yashica became a subsidiary of the kyocera corporation in october of 1983. Well, for about the same money, maybe less, you could probably get an electro 35 gsn which has a 45mm f1. I have an old vivitar thyristor 2500 set to the blue auto mode. Yashica electro 35 from 1966 big, oldfashioned, but. Im an oldish guy, so when i think of photography i think of film. View and download yashica electro 35 repair manual online. Aug 29, 2015 a front view of the yashica electro 35 gsn rangefinder camera and its sharp yashinon 45mm f1. Im not sure how to properly use a flash unit with it.
I have a yashica electro 35 fc, but i dont know if it works with battery or not. Free camera instruction manuals, camera instructions. In my opinion, it is also one of the best looking of all the old 1960s and 1970s rangefinders. Yashica guy has rounded off results to the nearest asa setting. Should i buy yashica electro 35 fc 35mm film camera. User manuals for many yashica slr cameras and yashica mat 35mm and. There are forums on this use on flickr and other photo. Yashica electro 35 ccn yashica electro 35 fc yashica electro 35 gl. We have been in business for over 40 years and have hundreds of. Its as near as i will get to a leica for the next couple years. New hostgator website hence the gator icon any online donations always went to paypal.
Schneider the yashica electro 35 series rangefinder cameras are very highly regarded among street photographers, and perhaps with good reason. If you arent completely happy just return the manual for a full refund. The yashica electro 35 series of rangefinder cameras were produced in great numbers in the 1970s. I had dusted off literally my firstgeneration lomography lca, but after a few rolls i felt the need to take more control of my imagemaking. Yashica electro 35 fc black image by paulo moreira image rights the electro 35 fc is a 35mm rangefinder camera released by yashica in 1973. Yashica electro 35 user guide, yashica electro battery adapter, yashica illustrated chronology, 35mm yashica rangefinder cameras, mercury battery eliminator, all yashica camera models battery chart. Show off your favorite photos and videos to the world, securely and privately show content to your friends and family, or blog the photos and videos you take with a cameraphone. Yashica 35 mm rangefinder film cameras for sale ebay. A variation of the 35cc is the less expensive but similar in appearance yashica electro 35 fc sporting a 402. Electro 35gt shutter stuck open yashica autoup adapter user manual for. Receive a high quality printed and bound manual in days. User guide for yashica camera, free instruction manual. Is the yashica electro the best deal in rangefinder.
The yashica electro 35 cc is my first yashica, and my 2nd 1970s compact rangefinder. The yashica electro is one of the very few compact, semiautomatic rangefinder cameras with aperture priority ae. Dec 30, 2017 im an oldish guy, so when i think of photography i think of film. If you plan to use a strobe flash with the electro 35, g or gs that does not have a. Yashica electro 35 fc 35mm rangefinder film camera wcase,from japan. Archive page 7 for all yashica rangefinder cameras, whether fixed lens or. View and download yashica electro 35 manual online. Yashica electro 35 cc classic cameras christopher j. The internet hive mind, filled with whatever ideas percolate through the collective consciousness of people interested in running film through old cameras, has judged them and largely found them good poor mans leica is a term that you. Electro 35s should make a thunk noise at the start of the film advance stroke, a louder thunk when the pad starts to go, and when they stop thunking. The yashica electro 35 gsn is a rangefinder camera that i personally purchased and that has been a dear love of mine since for street photography.
Oct 14, 2017 a short video on my battery casing i made for my yashica electro 35. The yashica electro 35 rangefinder comes in four different variations. Two indicator lights on the top plate of the electro 35 indicate under or overexposure. The yashica electro 35 gs is a coupledrangefinder, leafshuttered 35mm camera with aperturepriority automatic exposure. The yashica electro gsn is a 35mm rangefinder journaliststyle camera, or what i call the night owl rangefinder. Yashica electro 35 fc 35mm rangefinder film camera wcase,from. The electros use aperture priority exposure with a stepless automatic shutter with speeds from 30 seconds to 1500s. Yashicaddiction yashica rangefinder camera resources.
Yashica electro 35 instruction manual, yashica electro 35. Yashica reportedly sold over eight million electro 35s over about 15 years. The film rating is shown on the box or the instructions that. You can also downoad the whole volume as a 33 mb pdf. Unfollow yashica electro 35 to stop getting updates on your ebay feed.
The yashica electro 35 gx is a small coupledrangefinder, leafshuttered 35mm camera with aperturepriority automatic exposure. A group dedicated to the yashica electro 35 series rangefinder cameras. Yashica electro 35 fc vintage cameras collection by sylvain halgand. At the time of the launch on the french market of the electro 35 fc, the range of compact cameras yashica is. It used an electronic relay rather than a mechanical galvanometer for measuring light. It notably manufactured 35mm slr cameras under the contax brand from 1974 onwards. May 26, 2005 flickr is almost certainly the best online photo management and sharing application in the world. May 08, 2010 yashica electro 35 fc yashinon dx 40mm f2. The manual for the gsn says that it syncs at all shutter speeds and. Control of shutter speed the electro exposure control system is of the aperture priority type. Please note the spaceage atomic symbol on the front. Using the text or images on this website without permission on an ebay auction or any other site is a violation of federal law. The upscale yashica fr, released in 1977 and partly based on the contax rts design, was a manualexposure, electronicallycontrolled camera designed to appeal to the semiprofessional and serious amateur user, while also capable of using the entire range of carl zeiss t lenses.1327 120 49 264 142 641 1553 788 669 985 825 72 1342 1226 204 1477 1459 423 756 1025 965 1054 205 843 862 1125 1348 926 755 1195 1189 742 1336 53 956 1424 1354