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Wirgin Edina II

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Edina I is a 35mm film rangefinder camera made by Wirgin and produced in 1953. This model's name changed as Edixa II in the same year.[1]

Its body is similar with Edina I, but has a rangefinder window.

See also the article Wirgin Edixa series (viewfinder/rangefinder models)

Some featuresEdit

  • Lens: Isco-Göttingen Isconar 1:2.8/43mm
  • Viewfinder: optical
  • Focusing: turnable front lens element adjustable for distances from 1m to infinity with help of split image rangefinder
  • Shutter: Prontor-S with speeds 1 sec. to 1/300 sec and B, opens only with film in camera, speed 1/50 or slower flash synchronized, a variant of the camera had a Prontor-SVS shutter instead
  • Aperture: 1:2.8 to 1:16
  • Film transport: Long lever and rewind thumb wheel. Since 1953 the camera was equipped with a short lever which was more adequate since the "rapid" lever needed two 180 degree movements to advance the film and to cock the shutter for the next exposure

Notes and referencesEdit

  1. Model and info are as to McKeown's p.1001

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