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Braun Super Paxette I L is a 35mm film rangefinder camera made by Braun and produced between 1958-60. There is no Super Paxette I L marking on the camera.

Similar to Super Paxette II L but fixed lens. [1]

See also the articles Braun Paxette series and Braun Super Paxette I.

Braun Super Paxette IL 03
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  • Engraving in the cold-shoe: Braun logo
  • Lens: Roeschlein-Kreuznach Pointar C 45mm f/2.8, filter slip-on
    • Aperture: up to f/16 setting: by front ring
    • Focus range: 3.5-40 feet +inf
  • Focusing: matching rangefinder images in the finder; ring, distance scale and DOF scale on the lens-shutter barrel
  • Shutter: Prontor-SVS leaf shutter, speeds: 1-1/300 +B setting :
  • Shutter release: on the lens-shutter barrel
  • Cable release socket: on the lens-shutter barrel
  • Cocking lever: cocking needs two long stroke, also winds the film, on the right of the top plate
  • Frame counter: manual reset, additive type, window on the center of the top-plate, resets by a thumb wheel on the back of the top-plate
  • Viewfinder: coupled viewfinder/rangefinder, bright frame with parallax correction lines
  • Re-wind lever: on the back of the top-plate
  • Re-wind release: on the top-plate
  • Flash PC socket: on the lens-shutter barrel, X and M settings via a lever beside it
  • Cold-shoe
  • Memory dials: for film type on the winding knob, for ASA/DIN on the left of the top plate
  • Self-timer: set VXM lever to V
  • Back cover: removeable with bottom plate and both sides; opens by a screw knob on the bottom plate
  • Film loading: special mechanism, hinged film pressure plate
  • Engraving on the back cover: Made in Germany
  • Tripod socket: ¼"
  • Strap lugs : none
  • Body: metal; Weight: 566g

Notes and referencesEdit

  1. McKeown's p.157


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