Cosina CL-1
This is a new model


Camera type:

35mm SLR with focal plane shutter, TTL metering with 3 led display.

Film format

24x36mm (135 type)

Mount type

Quick release "K" type bayonet mount


Vertical travel, metal focal plane shutter

Shutter speeds

B to 1/2000 set manually by adjusting shutter speed dial

Flash synchronization

X-contact on the hot shoe and synchro socket, synchronized at 1/125 or slower speed


Fixed, eye-level penta-prism type. 0.86x image magnification at infinity with 50mm lens , 93% horizontal vertical view of actual picture area.

Focusing screen

Horizontal split image.

Displays in viewfinder

Red + LED overexposure warning , Green .LED correct exposure indication, Red - LED underexposure warning

Exposure measurement

Open aperture TTL measurement system, center weighted area measurement

Measurement range

ISO 100/21 : EV2(f/2@1/2s) EV19 (f/16@1/2000s)

Film speed range

ISO 25 to 3200

Film advance

Single frame advance. Thumb lever action with 135 degree throw and 30 degree stand-off. Safety mechanism prevents double frame advance or double exposure. Shutter release button is interlocked by moving the advance lever to stored position.

Film rewind


Frame counter:

Progressive type. Automatically reset when camera back is opened.

Self timer (C1s only)

Mechanical self timer, approx. 10sec. Duration

 Power source

Two 1.5V alkaline (LR44) or Silver(SR44) batteries optional


138.5 x 86.4 x 50.5 mm


380g camera body only