|Certo-Phot image by Alf sigaro (Image rights)|
Cero-Phot is a medium format viewfinder like box camera manufactured by Certo Kamera Werk (Gönna & Söhne), Dresden, former Eastern Germany and introduced c.1958. The camera is little more than a box camera with its simple meniskus type lens . Certo-Phot is an evolution model of Certina.
- Film: roll 120 film, picture size 6x6cm
- Lens: simple meniscus type, Achromat 75mm f/8
- Aperture: holes on sliding disc, f/8 and f/11
- Focusing: zone focusing via the ring on the lens, scale for flash distance and aperture
- Focus range: 1.5-10m +inf.
- Shutter: one speed, spring loaded rotary shutter, bulb (B) and moment (M) around 1/50
- Shutter release: on the right of the top plate w/ cable release socket
- Vievfinder: simple reverse telescopic finder
- Winding knob: on the left of the top plate, with double exposure prevention
- Flash PC socket: on the front barrel
- Back cover: removable, w/ red window, opens by a latch on the left side of the camera
- Tripod socket: 1/4"
- Body: metallic
- Strap lugs