I'm maintaining a mailing list, the Yashica/Contax SLR list. You
can subscribe to the list by sending a mail to
with in the body the line:
I've also dedicated a
part of my homepage to the topic. Information on the mailing
list and the FAQ is over there and more might be added in the future.
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
On the Usenet, these newsgroups are relevant:
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.
An awful lot of information on photography in general is available
from the mother of all photo FAQs,
Guide to rec.photo. 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.