Cosina is also well known for manufacturing 35 mm SLR cameras to the specifications of other manufacturers and distributors, such as the Canon T60, the Yashica FX-3 (1979), FX-3 Super, and Super 2000, the Nikon FM-10 and FE-10, the Olympus OM-2000, Konica TC-X, and various Vivitar models. A Cosina design, the 1982 Cosina CX-2, was copied by the Russian optical firm LOMO as the popular Lomo LC-A.
Cosina 35mm Film Cameras
Cosina C1s basic all-manual SLR/lens combo with match-diode metering
Cosina GX 2
Cosina Hi-Lite ECL
Argus/Cosina STL 1000
Cosina 35mm Compact
Cosina 35 (rangefinder, same as Vivitar 35EE)
Cosina 35 EE
Cosina 35 FR
Cosina 35 Compact E
(yet another Konica C35 rip-off, same as the the Porst 135 S, similar to Voigtlander VF 135).
Cosina C1s 35mm SLR Manual Focus Camera Kit.
The MSRP is $149.00. The Cosina C1s 5mm SLR Manual Focus Camera Kit is a basic all-manual
SLR lens combo with match-diode metering. It comes with the ubiquitous Pentax K mount, which makes it compatible with a
multitude of older manual focus lenses. Together with the 35-70mm
zoom lens, a beginner has an inexpensive way to learn creative SLR photography in a camera with the popular Pentax K mount, used worldwide for decades.
• PC sync socket allows the camera to sync with studio lighting systems or older flash equipment
• Film speed range from ASA 25 to 3200
• Horizontal split-image center focusing screen, with surrounding microprism collar on matte fresnel screen
It comes with the ubiquitous
Pentax K mount, which makes it compatible with
a multitude of older manual focus lenses. Best Prices for the Cosina C1s from