Altix was a series of sophisticated 35mm viewfinder cameras, made by Eho-Altissa and its successors in Dresden, Germany, from 1938 onwards.
Later models have interchangeable lenses.The Altix-NB is the last model built by Altissa in 1958-59 before the merger of several small factories to the huge Kombinat VEB Pentacon.
There is a detailed classification of Altix cameras, models with versions and types, in
Altissa Museum by Michael Spehr.
fixed-focus; 1939: two zone focus, production soon ended due to WW2
Post-WW2 model, photos in Altissa Museum
photos in Altissa Museum
interchangeable lenses, knob wind
interchangeable lenses, lever wind; name on top
interchangeable lenses; name on front
interchangeable lenses, top-mounted light meter
interchangeable lenses, integral light meter
Altix II Version 3 (1948) w/ ROW Tegonar 35mm f/3.5 , image by Romuald Swieconek  (
Altix IV, c.1952 image by Alf Sigaro
Altix V, 1956 image by Alf Sigaro
Altix-N, 1959 image by Alf Sigaro
Altix-NB c.1958, Version 1 type B image by Süleyman Demir  (
Notes and references Edit
↑ McKeown, James M. and Joan C.
, 12th Edition, 2005-2006. USA, Centennial Photo Service, 2004. McKeown's Price Guide to Antique and Classic Cameras ISBN 0-931838-40-1 (hardcover). ISBN 0-931838-41-X (softcover)., p.257-8
Altissa Museum ↑ in