Mamiya CP M42 system


Mamiya/Sekor CP

35mm MF film SLR camera

Also known as:Mamiya/Sekor CWP
Announced:August 1964
Format:36 × 24mm
Shutter type:Focal-plane
Shutter model:Mechanical
Speeds:1 - 1/1000 + B
Exposure metering:Through the separate window

A small system consisting of Mamiya/Sekor CP (CWP for the US market) 35mm SLR camera introduced in August 1964. It was a fully mechanical camera with instant-return mirror and a window exposure meter.

A small number of M42-mount lenses were released for the CP, some of them had automatic diaphragm, 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 lineup

M42 mount lens lineup

Lenses found: 6
Wide-angle prime lenses
Mamiya-Sekor 28mm F/2.8 for CP ⌀58
Mamiya-Sekor 35mm F/2.8 for CP ⌀52
Standard prime lenses
Mamiya-Sekor 58mm F/1.7 for CP ⌀52 1964 
Medium telephoto prime lenses
Mamiya-Sekor 135mm F/2.8 for CP ⌀62
Mamiya-Sekor 200mm F/4.5 for CP ⌀58
Super telephoto prime lenses
Mamiya-Sekor 400mm F/6.3 for CP ⌀72Pro

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