introduction | Homer Hit | Homer No.1 | Homer No.1 (brown) | Homer 16 | film
The Homer No.1 is slightly larger and more boxy than the typical 17.5mm camera at 60x38x33mm. It was made by Kambayashi & Co. Ltd of Japan in 1960. It is usually seen in a grey metal exterior, but also available in black and brown
Lens is a Meniscus with weather house stops for sunny and cloudy shutter fixed at about 1/50 second, fixed focus. Thumbwheel advances film until next frame number on paper backing is visible through a small, green window on the camera's back.
Often reported as using 16mm roll film but accommodates a spool from a Hit camera and is clearly 17.5mm.
|Finish/colour||brown, tan leatherette, internals are plastic|
|Aperture||with weather symbols either side of the viewfinder marked Cloudy and Sunny|
|Film Door lock||two sliding bars, whole back is removed and the film advance and spool is on the back plate|
|Dimensions||60x38x33mm (width x height x depth)|
|Date of Manufacture|
|Auction Price||Ebay 2005/05/05 35.50EUR, 2007/04/08 56USD|
|Comment||frame count view window is green.|
Last Updated on 16th April 2007