Lomo LC-A

(Photographic Equipment)

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Photographic Equipment since 1984
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What is Lomo LC-A?

The LOMO LC-A (Lomo Kompakt Automat) is a fixed lens, 35 mm film, leaf shutter, , compact camera introduced in 1984. Its design is based on the , with the difference being that it lacks a swiveling front and self-timer. It was built in Soviet-era Leningrad by Leningrad Optics and Mechanics Association (LOMO). Production of the camera ceased in 1994. In the mid-1990s, a group of enthusiasts from Vienna persuaded LOMO to restart production, which continued until 2005. The LOMO LC-A's replacement, the LC-A+, was introduced in 2006 and production moved to China. The LC-A+ featured the original LC-A lens manufactured by LOMO in Russia. This changed in 2007 and lenses on subsequent models have been made in China. Some LC-As were sold badged as Zenith, this label was only a sticker underneath the lens. Zenit (Zenith in some countries) is a trademark of KMZ (Krasnogorsk Mechanical Works).

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Translations

Łomo ŁK-A (pl)ЛОМО Компакт-Автомат (ru)

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