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Subject: [rec.photo.equipment.35mm] Contax SLR FAQ
This article was archived around: 25 Feb 2001 03:31:20 +0100
Last-modified: 3 Jan 2000 13:15:21 GMT
Contax SLR Resources FAQ
Cees de Groot <mailto:email@example.com>
Table of Contents
1.1 Disclaimer, copyright
2. General information
2.1 What info about Contax is available on the Web?
Welcome to the Contax SLR FAQ. This FAQ, a work in progress, is meant
to collect knowledge about resources on the World Wide Web that deal
with Contax 35mm SLR's.
This FAQ is available on the World Wide Web, in several formats:
o HTML format <http://www.cdegroot.com/photo/contax/contax-slr-
o SGML format <http://www.cdegroot.com/photo/contax/contax-slr-
o plain text <http://www.cdegroot.com/photo/contax/contax-slr-
o PostScript <http://www.cdegroot.com/photo/contax/contax-slr-faq.ps>
If you have any problems, suggestions, or questions, please contact
the maintainer, Cees de Groot <mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org>.
1.1. Disclaimer, copyright
I've done everything in my power and limited time to make sure that
the information in this FAQ is correct. However, neither I nor any
contributors can be held responsible for the results of acting on this
information or for any damages resulting from using the information in
this document in any way.
Copyright (C)1999 by Cees A. de Groot. This document may be
distributed and reproduced without permission provided that it stays
intact, including this copyright notice.
2. General information
2.1. What info about Contax is available on the Web?
Probably more than I'm aware of. Here's a list:
o I'm maintaining a mailing list, the Yashica/Contax SLR list. You
can subscribe to the list by sending a mail to
email@example.com with in the body the line:
o I've also dedicated a part of my homepage
<http://www.cdegroot.com/photo/contax> to the topic. Information on
the mailing list and the FAQ is over there and more might be added
in the future.
o In January 1999, a competing Contax list was started for some
reason. It covers mostly the same topics as the Yashica/Contax SLR
list (officially it excludes Yashica, but I think that's an
inevitable topic). You can find it at
o On the Usenet, these newsgroups are relevant:
o rec.photo.equipment.35mm, about 35mm equipment in general. Lots of
this is of course about the big brands, but you'll find something
about Contax as well, occasionally.
o rec.photo.marketplace, where buyers and sellers meet. Contax stuff
is regularly offered over here.
o Information about the current line of contax SLR products can be
found on Kyocera's Contax Website <http://www.contaxcameras.com>.
o An awful lot of information on photography in general is available
from the mother of all photo FAQs, Guide to rec.photo
<http://www4.ncsu.edu/unity/users/j/jnweg/html/faq.html>. It is
especially important to consult this listing of pointers for
information on buying and selling via the newsgroups and by mail-
order before plunging into uncertain deals.
Cees de Groot http://www.cdegroot.com <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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