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Chinon Auto GLX autofocus 35mm film camera with case

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The Chinon Auto GLX is a basic but good quality Japanese-made autofocus point-and-shoot 35mm from circa 1986. It features a sharp fixed 35mm f3.9 lens; auto focus with focus lock (handy for off-center compositions); and a flash that will only fire when you switch it on (always a favorite feature of ours). 

The camera requires two AA batteries (not included).

Manual
https://butkus.org/chinon/chinon/auto_glx/chinon_auto_glx.pdf

Example photos
This is a somewhat rare camera so we couldn't find example photos but here are some photos taken with the closely related Chinon Auto GL AF (which shares the same lens design): https://www.lomography.com/cameras/3348710-chinon-auto-gl-af/photos

Condition notes
The camera was tested with batteries installed and a film roll running through the camera (the film was not developed). All functions are working correctly. The camera is in good cosmetic condition (see photos).

Specs

  • TYPE: Lens shutter type fully automatic 35 mm compact camera
  • PICTURE FORMAT: 24x36 mm
  • LENS: 35 mm F3.9, 3 elements in 3 groups
  • VIEWFINDER: Albada type bright frame with AF frame, parallax marks, AF lock indication LED (green) and under exposure warning/battery check LED (red)
  • SHUTTER: Programmed electronic shutter; 1/90 sec. (F3.9)-l/410 sec. (F8), mechanical release, shutter locks when the lens cover is closed.
  • EXPOSURE METER: Programmed EE, CdS EV RANGE: EV10.5 - EV14.5 (ISO 100)
  • AUTOMATIC FILM SPEED SETTING: The film speed is automatically set when using a DX-coded film of ISO 100/21 -1000/31°.
  • Non-DX film will be set to ISO 100/21° .
  • FOCUSING: Infrared automatic focusing system with possible prefocus; cancelable
  • FOCUSING RANGE: 1.3 meters (4.26 ft) to infinity FILM LOADING: Auto loading system with built-in motor
  • FILM WIND: Automatic power winder for single frame advance
  • FILM REWIND: Automatic power rewinding; rewind actuated with rewind switch
  • AUTO REWIND STOP: Film rewinding automatically stops upon completion
  • EXPOSURE COUNTER: Indicates number of exposed frames and returns frame by frame while rewinding, and resets to ”S” when camera back is opened.
  • FLASH: Built-in flash, pop-up type flashmatic. Guide number 10 (ISO 100: meters). Effective range of 1.3-3.5 meters (4.26-11.48 feet) at ISO 100, Recycling time of approximately 5 seconds. Flash ready indicator built-in.
  • LENS COVER: Built-in, shutter locks with lens closed
  • OTHER FEATURES: Film type window and hand strap
  • POWER SOURCE: Two 1.5 V ”M” size alkaline batteries (LR6)
  • DIMENSIONS: 129 (W) x 70 (II) x 45 (D) mm (5.08” x 2.76 x 1.77 )
  • WEIGHT: 260 grams (9.17 oz)