Cosina CX-2 is a very small 35mm film camera with automatic exposure.
When it was released in 1981, it was quite advanced. This is the
original, from which Lomo copied its LC-A. The CX-2 has a better lens
and a self-timer. It is very easy to handle: You just twist the
dustcover a quarter of a turn and it's ready. It's main features are:
35mm F2.8 Cosinon lens, 5 elements in 5 groups, zone focus, indicator in viewer window, min. focus 0,90m Automatic
electronic shutter, ~30sec(!).-1/500, Aperture F 2.8-16, Flash sync
1/45s, manual aperture. Battery o.k. and exposure warning LED in
viewfinder. Size 103x66x42,5, Weight 225 gr. 25-400 ISO, self-timer. Motor wind and dedicated flash avaliable.
Well protected behind the "dust cover". Sliding flash aperture control switch, self-timer, ISO setting and indicator.
Seen from above. Exposure counter, shutter button, hot shoe, rewind handle. On top of the lens: distance indication.
from below. It takes 2 LR/SR44 batteries, still available. Motor wind
coupling, rewind unlock button, battery compartment, tripod socket,
motor wind contacts.
Cover open. Focussing via the lever under the lens.
Cosina CX-2 is a nice and easy to handle camera. It's very compact and
takes sharp images, its long exposure capability distances most of the
others. It's better than its copy, the Lomo LC-A and often even