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Rolleiflex E is a series of medium format film TLR cameras manufactured by Franke & Heidecke, Braunschweig, Germany, and produced between 1956-65.

See also the article Rolleiflex.

ModelsEdit

Rolleiflex 3.5 Ef (K4C)Edit

Also known as model 3.5 C.

K4C Planar

  • Produced between 1956-59 with quantity 26.000 units
  • Serials 1.740.000-1.787.999, engraved above name plate.
  • Taking Lens: Carl Zeiss Oberkochen Planar 3.5, 75mm filter Bayonet 2
  • Built-in light meter

K4C Xenotar

  • Produced between 1955-59 with quantity 17.000 units
  • Serials: 1.850.000-1.898.999, engraved above name plate.
  • Taking Lens: Schneider Xenotar 3.5, 75mm filter Bayonet 2
  • Built in light meter is provisional

Both models:

  • Film: 120 roll for 12 frames of 6x6cm and 35mm film with adapter Rolleikin 1 and plate film adapter.
  • Finder lens: Zeiss or Schneider Heidosmat 2.8/75mm, filter Bayonet 2, interchangeable finder loupe, parallax control
  • Shutter: Synchro-Compur MXV, with speeds 1-1/500, +B, X-sync, self timer.
  • Film winding: lever with auto stop on first exposure, exposure counter for exposures 1-12, blank film pressure plate

Rolleiflex 3.5 E2 (K4C2) & 3.5 E3 (K4C3)Edit

  • Similar to 3.5F, but without built in metering
  • Sold in UK & USA only
  • Produced between:
    • E2 1959-60, with quantity 2.010 units
    • E3 1960-62, with quantity 2.000 units
  • Serials:
    • E2: E2-1.870.000 - E2-1.872.010 (first engraved above Rolleiflex name plate, later under taking lens).
    • E3: E2-2.480.000 - E2-2.481.999 (engraved under taking lens)
    • I am not sure the above contains valid information
    • as I own a E3 model serial # 2384727 ( engraved above Rollei name plate )
    • please revise.

Both Models:

  • Taking Lens: Carl Zeiss Oberkochen Planar 2.8/80mm, and Schneider Xenotar 2.8/80mm, filter both Bayonet 2
  • 35mm adapter: Rolleikin 2
  • Shutter: Synchro Compur MX, 1-1/500, +B, X-sync, self timer.
  • Prepared for built in exposure metering

Rolleiflex 2.8 E (K7E)Edit

2.8 E

Rolleiflex 2.8 E

  • Produced between 1956-59 with quantity 44.000 units
  • Serials 1.621.000-1.665.999, engraved above name plate
  • Taking Lens: Carl Zeiss Oberkochen Planar 2.8/80mm, and Schneider Xenotar 2.8/80mm, filter both Bayonet 3
  • Finder lens: Zeiss or Schneider Heidosmat 2.8/80mm, Bayonet 3.
  • Interchangeable focusing screen & finder loupe.
  • Parallax control
  • Dual-range uncoupled lightmeter
  • Film: 120 roll for 12 exposure of 6x6cm, and 35mm with adapter Rolleikin 2
  • Film winding: with lever with auto stop on first exposure, exposure counter for exposures 1-12. Blank film pressure plate.

Rolleiflex 2.8 E2 (K7E2) & 2.8 E3 (K7E3)Edit

2.8 E2

Rolleiflex 2.8 E2

  • 2.8 E2 is successor to model 2.8 E & parallel to model 2.8 F with optional metering
  • 2.8 E3 Special order model for German & US market
  • Produced between:
    • 2.8 E2: 1959-60, with quantity 7.000 units
    • 2.8 E3: 1962-65, with quantity 2.025 units
  • Serials:
    • E2-2.350.000-E2-2.356.999, engraved under taking lens
    • E3-2.360.000-E2-2.362.024, engraved above Rolleiflex label

Both models:

  • Film: 120 roll for 12 exposure of 6x6cm, and 35mm with adapter Rolleikin 2
  • Taking Lenses: Carl Zeiss Oberkochen Planar 3.5/80mm, (for eastern Europe OPTON PI 2.8/80) and Schneider Xenotar, both filter Bayonet 3
  • Finder lens: Zeiss or Schneider Heidosmat 2.8/80mm, filter Bayonet 3.
  • Interchangeable focusing screen & finder loupe
  • Parallax control
  • Shutter: Synchro-Compur MXV, 1-1/500, +B, X-sync, self timer
  • Film winding: with lever with auto stop on first exposure, exposure counter for exposures 1-12. Blank film pressure plate.
  • Prepared for built in exposure metering.

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