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Yashica SLR FAQ



Frequently Asked Questions about Yashica SLR

This FAQ about Yashica SLR was compiled and written by cg@evrl.xs4all.nl (Cees de Groot) with numerous contributions by others.

-1. Introduction
Welcome to the Yashica SLR FAQ. This FAQ, a work in progress, is ...
-1.1. Acknowledgements
The only thing I knew about Yashica was that I own two bodies and ...
-1.2. Disclaimer, copyright
I've done everything in my power and limited time to make sure ...
-2.1. What info about Yashica is available on the Web?
Probably more than I'm aware of. Here's a list:...
-2.2. Should I buy Yashica?
As usual, it depends. I started with Yashica because I lend my ...
-2.3. The brand Yashica
Yashica has been around since 1957, and some old camera's, ...
-2.4. Yashica and Contax
Contax is, from a marketing point of view, an entirely ...
-3. What Yashica 35mm SLR bodies are available?
Most Yashica bodies are manual focus, except for the 200AF and ...
-3.1.1. FR-I series
I own an FR-I, so I'll start with that one first (it is also the ...
-3.1.2. FR series
The FR is basically the same box, but without the automatic (...
-3.1.3. FR-II series
The FR-II is fully automatic, with auto, flash and bulb settings ...
-3.2. FX series
The FX series (at least the FX-D) was an offspring of the Contax ...
-3.2.1. FX-D Quartz
The FX-D Quartz is a scaled-down version of the Contax 139 ...
-3.2.2. FX-3, FX-3 Super, FX-3 Super 2000, FX-7
A fully mechanical body with a simple metering system. I have ...
-3.2.3. FX-1, FX-2
Predecessors to the FX-3 were the FX-1 and the FX-2, which had an all-...
-3.2.4. FX-103 Program
The FX-103 Program was an addition to the FX series after the ...
-3.2.5. FX-D, FX-70
Some other bodies that were mentioned, more information on them ...
-3.3. 107MP, 108MP, 109MP
The 109MP is a body with a built-in motorwinder. As full details ...
-3.4. Dental Eye
For some reason, Yashica has a system consisting of what looks like ...
-4. What lenses are available?
Yashica shares its mount with Contax, which means that you can ...
-4.1. What's the difference between Yashica DSB and Yashica ML lenses?
Yashica DSB lenses are single coated, ML lenses are multi coated (...
-4.2. How about YUS lenses?
YUS stands for Yashica US. This
-4.3. Known Yashica lenses.
The following is a list of lenses we know off. If I have ...
-4.4. Wide-angle
-4.5. Normal
-4.6. Moderate telephoto
A warning about telephotos: Yashica came with better designs for ...
-4.7. Telephoto
See the warning about design enhancements in the previous section....
-4.8. Macro
-4.9. Zoom
-5. And what about accessories?
To be setup. Could probably mention the components of the ...









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