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Contina 1b is a 35mm film viewfinder camera made by Zeiss Ikon and introduced in c.1956. Zeiss catalog number is 526/24. [1]

Camera is not labelled as 1b.

See also the article Zeiss Ikon Contina series.

SpecificationsEdit

Zeiss Ikon Contina 1b 02
Zeiss Ikon Contina 1b 205
Zeiss Ikon Contina 1b2 03
  • Lens: Novicar Anastigmat 45mm f/2.8, Filter thread 27mm
    • Shutter and aperture rings are coupled according to Exposure Values, 3 to 18, rings turn together
    • Aperture: f/2.8 - f/22, setting separately: by pushing down the handle and turn the aperture dial ring on the back of the lens-shutter barel
    • Focus range: 1-10m +inf
  • Focusing: front element manual focus, ring and dial on the front of the lens, w/DOF scale
  • Shutter : Prontor SVS, speeds: 60 sec - 1/300 sec. +B, setting separately: by pushing down the handle and turn the speed dial ring on the lens-shutter barel
  • Shutter release: on the center of the cocking lever, w/ cable release socket
  • Cocking lever: also winds the film, short stroke, on the right of the top plate
  • Frame counter: coupled with cocking lever, advance type, manual setting
  • Re-winding knob: on the left of the top plate
  • Re-wind release: a small silver button on the bottom plate
  • Memory dial: on the re-winding lever
  • Flash PC socket: on the left lower front of the camera, X or M for flash synch sets by V X M setting lever on the back of the lens-shutter barrel, set to X or M
  • Self-timer: V X M setting lever on the back of the lens-shutter barrel, set to V
  • Cold-shoe
  • Tripod socket: 1/4"
  • Back cover: hinged, opens by a latch on the left side of the camera
  • Reliefs on the back cover leatherette: Zeiss Ikon, Made in Germany Stuttgart

Notes and referencesEdit

  1. McKeown's p.1047

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