Cosina CT-1

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Cosina CT1 Super
The Nikon FM10 is based on the CT1 chassis
The Canon T60, another model based on the CT1 chassis

The Cosina CT-1 is a 35mm film SLR camera from Cosina Co..

In addition to being sold in its own right, the CT-1 chassis also forms the basis (with variations) of several SLR bodies including the Nikon FM10,[1] the Canon T60[2], the Olympus OM-2000[3][4] and others, such as the Hanimex DR-1 Super.[5] It fulfilled better-known manufacturers' desire to offer a low-end "no-frills" manual film SLR without having to manufacture it themselves.

Models sold under other brand names known to share the chassis and possibly the whole mechanisms and electronics etc.: Canon T60, Carena CX-300, Chinon CM-7[6], Olympus OM-2000[7][8], Nikon FE10, Nikon FM10[6][7], Petri GX-1[9], Petri GX-2[10], Revue AC2, Revue SC3, Ricoh KR-5[6] SUPER II (2).

The CT-1 chassis is also often, mistakenly, referred to as the basis of some other cameras such as the Yashica FX-3[11] and the Centon K100 (which, in itself, is often, incorrectly, said to be an updated Pentax K1000)[6] but, although the FX-3 etc. uses a similar chassis, also from Cosina, it's not the same.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Photography in Malaysia – Nikon FE10 / FM10
  2. ^ Photography in Malaysia – Canon T60
  3. ^ Camerapedia – Plympus OM2000
  4. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2011-05-31. Retrieved 2011-06-19.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  5. ^ Paul Burrows (5 October 2012). "The Australian Way". AV Hub.
  6. ^ a b c d Camera-wiki – Cosina CT1 Super
  7. ^ a b Camera-wiki – Cosina CT-1
  8. ^ Camera-wiki – Olympus OM2000
  9. ^ Camera-wiki – Petri GX-1
  10. ^ Camera-wiki – Petri GX-2
  11. ^ Camera-wiki – Yashica FX-3

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