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Cosina CT-1A

Posted by Bengt Köhler Sandberg 2013-01-28

Cosina CT-1A

Technical info

Lens mount: Pentax K (PK)
Shutter speeds: 1/1000s to 1s
Light meter: Through the lens, center weighted (ISO 25 - 1600)
Battery: two 1.5v SR44 or one 3v equivalent (Only for the light meter)
Flash: Hot shoe (sync 1/125 sec)
Weight: 420g


Takes standard 135 film
24×36 mm negative size.

Operating + Sounds
Cosina CT-1A


Great size and brightness.

Left side have light meter info, three led lights with + o -

Shutter type:

Focal plane
Vertical metal blade.

All mechanical.

Build quality:

Very good and it's very light but still solid.

Look and feel:
I really like to look and feel of it.


I really like this camera, the features are maybe not that many but everything i'm looking for in a camera.

It's very lightweight, all mechanical, good viewfinder and it have a nice feel.

Don't have a mirror lock but the mirror goes up first when you use the self-timer.

Thumbs up:
Build quality and feel

Very reliable
All mechanical and battary is is only for the light meter.
Great view finder

Thumbs down:

Noisy shutter

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