The Canon A-1

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canonThe Canon A-1 was manufactured by Canon Camera K.K., in Japan from April 1978 – 1985. It is an advanced level single-lens reflex 35 mm camera for use with interchangeable lenses.

The Canon A-1 was the first SLR to offer an electronically controlled programmed auto exposure mode. The A-1 has a microprocessor programmed to automatically select a compromise exposure based on light meter input.

Maker Cannon Camera K. K.
Type 35 mm SLR
Dates April 1978 – 1985
Shutter Speed 30 s to 1/1000 s
Focus Manual
Flash Hot Shoe