Background Information Edit
The Videon is a 35mm stereo camera, produced by Stereocrafters of Wisconsin, USA, in the 1950s. A Videon II succeeded the Videon in the mid 50s. Exposures overlap on the film; brass sprockets in the Videon have a tendency to tear sprocket holes.
- Type 35mm stereo camera
- Size 177 mm x 78 mm x 62 mm (W x H x D)
- Weight ? grams
- Lens Separation 70 mm
- Image Format 24 x 25.5 mm (W x H)
- Image Window Separation 41.5 mm
- Lenses Ilex "Stereon" matched anastigmats, 35 mm, no filter thread (outside lens diameter: 24 mm).
- Diaphragms Iris diaphragms between the lenses, continuously adjustable f/3.5 to f/16
- Focusing manual, 3 feet - infinity.
- Shutter mechanical central type shutter with 3 blades, between the lenses.
- Shutter Speeds 1/100, 1/50, 1/25, 1/10 sec., "B" and"T"
- Viewfinder Simple viewfinder mounted on body.
- Film Loading manual, whole back slides off to load film.
- Film Transport manual, with knob, release button to be pushed for each frame advance.
- Frame Counter rotating disc on top of body, numbered every five frames to 25.
- Flash Contact PC-Contact.
- Tripod Socket On bottom plate.