Who owns cosina?

Who owns cosina?


Voigtländer Bessa L camera and Voigtländer Snapshot-Skopar 25mm f4.0 lens: manufactured by Cosina in Japan
Industry High-end optical devices and camera manufacturer
Founded February 2, 1959 in Japan
Headquarters Nakano , Japan
Key people Hirobumi Kobayashi

Are cosina lenses any good?

Cosina did a lot of contract work for other makers. And the quality of those lenses was exactly what was specified in the contracts. They made exceptional lens, and they made cheap lenses too. They made whatever you wanted them to make.

Are Voigtlander lenses worth it?

Voigtlander lens are great optically, not expensive, well build, joy to use. 40mm on APSC is great for portraits. Re: Voigtländer lenses worth considering? The Nokton 75mm / 1.5 is quite nice.

What do I need to know about the Chinon CE-4?

The Chinon CE-4 has a simpler and more traditional film speed and EV compensation dial, and allows you to choose shutter speeds by rotating a wheel. The Pentax ME Super goes for a more modern approach with it’s integrated film speed/EV wheel, and push button shutter speed selector.

What’s the shutter speed on a Chinon CE 4?

Same specifications as for Chinon CE-4, but with with the following changes: Shutter speeds: stepless speeds from 8 to 1/1000 sec. on automatic; 13 speeds from 4 to 1/1000 sec. on manual for CE4, but stepless speeds from 4 to 1/2000 sec. on automatic; 13 speeds from 2 to 1/2000 sec. on manual for CE-4s.

What’s the difference between a Chinon CE 4 and Agfa Selectronic 3?

The two cameras were very similar, with the major difference being the former had a fully mechanical shutter with no automatic exposure, and the latter had an electronic shutter with AE. Keeping with tradition of making cameras for other brands, the CE-4 was also branded as the AGFA Selectronic 3 and Revueflex AC-2.

When did the Chinon CE-3 Memotron come out?

By the time the CE-3 Memotron was released in 1977, most every other SLR maker had abandoned the M42 screw mount and was using some form of bayonet mount. Even Asahi Pentax, who was one of the biggest supporters of the M42 mount, had released the K1000 in 1975 with their new Pentax K-mount.