Mamiya CP M42

35mm SLR system • Discontinued

Overview

A 35mm film SLR system, introduced in August 1964, consisting of a single camera, the Mamiya/Sekor CP (CWP for the US market), and a small number of M42-mount lenses. The CP was a fully mechanical camera with instant-return mirror and a window exposure meter. As for the lenses, some of them had automatic diaphragms, while others were preset lenses. They can be distinguished from later models for the TL/DTL series cameras by the "Mamiya-Sekor" marking instead of the ("Auto") "Mamiya/Sekor".

Camera list

35mm film SLR cameras with the M42 mount (1):

M42 mount lens list

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Completeness of lens lineup
    Enthusiast photography
    100%
    Professional photography
    80%

    No dedicated lenses for architectural photography with perspective correction, professional macrophotography.

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