Canon A1


The Canon A-1 is an advanced level, interchangeable lens, 35 mm film, single-lens reflex (SLR) camera. It was manufactured by Canon Camera K. K. (today Canon Incorporated) in Japan from April 1978 to 1985. It used a horizontal cloth-curtain focal-plane shutter with a speed range of 30 to 1/1000th second plus bulb and flash synchronization speed of 1/60th second. It has dimensions of 92 mm height, 141 mm width, 48 mm depth and 620 g weight. Unlike most SLRs of the time, it was available in only one color; all black.