Beirette v is a 35mm film viewfinder camera, manufactured by Beier in the former East Germany and introduced in c.1964-65. It belongs to the long lasting Beier Beirette series.
There is no "v" mark on the camera.  It shows a new body design in Beirette series, film advance lever without an additional advance knob, and a rewind crank instead of a knob.
It was also sold by Hanimex as Hanimette. 
| Beirette v
- Asimmetrical bottom of the lens plate
- Lenses: E. Ludwig Meritar 45mm f/2.9, coated or Meyer Domiplan 45mm f/2.8
- Aperture: up to f/22, setting: dial on the back of the lens, by turning a indented thumb wheel under the lens-shutter barrel
- Focusing: manual front element focusing, guess the distance
- Focus range: 0.6-8m +inf.
- Shutters:Priomat everset three speeds shutter 1/30, 1/60, 1/125 +B and similar Modell II or Junior II shutters
- Shutter release: on front of the camera, double exposure prevention, pressing the shutter release cocks and release the shutter
- Cable release socket: separate from the shutter release, on top of the lens flange
- Winding lever: short stroke rapid advance
- Viewfinder: large and bright, no parallax correction
- Frame counter: decreasing type, auto reset, window on the back of the top plate, not works without the film in the camera
- Film loading: shutter not works if no film in the camera, hinged film pressure plate
- Flash PC socket: on the lens-shutter barrel
- Tripod socket: 1/4"
- Self-timer: none
- Back cover: removable, opens by a latch on the left side of the camera
- Strap lugs: none
- Serial no. none
- Body: metallic; Weight: 411g
Notes and referencesEdit
- ↑ Model marks appeared on the Beirette in the "vsn" version only.
- ↑ McKeown's p.117