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Voigtländer Prominent (6×9)

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The Prominent is a folding bed rollfilm camera made by Voigtländer in 1932. It was the first camera with built-in light meter, an optical meter type, maybe an extinction meter. And it was Voigtländer's first rangefinder camera. It was available with fine lenses like the Heliar 1:4.5 105mm with 5 elements in 3 groups, or even a Heliar 1:3.5 105mm. Together with a fine leaf shutter like the Compur B or the rare Turbo. The camera gave eight 6×9cm or sixteen 6×4.5cm exposures on one roll of 120 film. Despite of being made of light metal it weighs 790 g.

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