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Canon Snappy X Macro 35mm camera

Canon Snappy X Macro 35mm camera

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The Canon Snappy X Macro (also known as the Snappy EL Macro or Prima Junior) is a simple fixed-focus 35mm camera from 1992. 

Here's the description from the Canon Museum:

"Fully automatic compact camera with a behind-the-lens mechanical shutter, single shutter speed of 1/125 sec., and a single focal length. For exposure control, a program sets one of three aperture settings to suit the shutter speed and lighting conditions. At ISO 100/200 in ambient light, f/8 is set. When flash is used, f/3.8 is set. And for the macro shots, f/16 is set."

This camera requires two AA batteries (not included).

Condition notes
The camera was tested with batteries and film installed and all functions are working correctly (the film was not developed). The camera is in good cosmetic condition (see photos). In addition, we verified its autoexposure using a shutter tester and calibrated light source. 

Example photos
Here are some pictures that other people have taken with this model of camera to give you an idea of its image quality:

Canon Museum entry


  • Type: Fully automatic 35mm Lens-Shutter fixed-focus camera
  • Picture Size: 24×36 mm
  • Focusing: None (fixed focus)
  • Lens: 35mm f/3.8 (3 elements in 3 groups), macro enabled at 0.5 m
  • Shutter: Behind-the-lens mechanical shutter with single speed (1/125 sec.). No self-timer.
  • Viewfinder: Reversed Galilean viewfinder. 0.5x magnification and 80% coverage. Red LED in image area for low-light warning.
  • EE: CdS cell. Three-step program sets the correct aperture for the 1/125 sec. fixed shutter speed according to film speed and mode (flash-off, flash-on, and macro). At ISO 100/200: f/8 at 1/125 sec. with flash-off (ambient light), f/3.8 at 1/125 sec. with flash, and f/16 at 1/125 sec. in macro mode. At ISO 1400: f/16 at 1/125 sec. with ambient light, f/8 at 1/125 sec. with flash, and f/16 at 1/125 sec. in macro mode.
  • Built-in Flash Fixed, built-in flash. Guide No. 10 (at ISO 100 in meters).
  • Power Source: Two 1.5 V size-AA batteries
  • Film Loading & Advance: After opening camera back, align film leader at mark, then close the camera back and press the shutter button for semi-auto loading. Automatic film advance with built-in motor. Film advance speed: 1 fps.
  • Frame Counter: Counts up during film advance. Counts down during film rewind.
  • Film Rewind: Automatic rewind with a switch. Midroll rewind enabled.
  • Dimensions & Weight: 124 x 69 x 51 mm, 265 g (with batteries)
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