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Praktina FX-A version B stereo
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Praktina FX (FX-A ) version B (short type of focusing screen lever) with stereo equipment
Producer data
Producer VEB Kamera-Werke Niedersedlitz responsible constructor Siegfried Böhm
production period September 1953 to July 1958 no of produced cameras 66,967
Technical properties of the camera
shutter type mechanically controlled horizontal-run rubberised cloth-blind type shutter exposure time
(possible settings)
B, 1/1, 1/2, 1/5, 1/10, 1/25, 1/50, 1/75, 1/100, 1/200,1/500, 1/1000
view finder variable view finder elements (pentaprism, waist-level finder, ...) with variable field lenses including elements with split image range finder mirror no instant-return mirror
film transport / frame counter knob film advance, loose film take-up spool, manual frame counter lens mount Praktina bayonet
automatic diaphragm control
self timer mechanically, ~10s battery none
metering system only with a modified pentaprism with built-in metering system flash system X-, F- synchronisation with two coaxial flash sockets at the front of the camera
flash indication none aperture reflection into view finder none
general comments version FX-A Version B but with short type of focusing screen levers (compare on the Website of Alberto Taccheo - http://www.praktina.com/r28cam6a.htm) with:
bulletone flash socket
bulletcoupling to semi-automatic lenses
bulletlong type of the hooking of the camera back on the
bulletfocusing screen type F1 (doesn't exist according to Albertos table)
bulletLogo on top cover type L1
bulletsingle slotted film take up spool (SS)
bulletsilver type of film sprocket spool
bulletrewind knob type 8-5
bulletoptical finder type W1 (16 x 10,8 mm)
bulletstereo eye level finder
bulletcamera back type B2
bulletfilm reminder disc type DC
bulletstereo version with:
bulletstereo view finder 
bulletstereo lens attachment with a base of 12 mm is suitable for focussing up to 2m
collection data
Hummel-No 109 Kadlubek-No. KWE 2070
body no. 38536 lens no. 4340020
lens type T 2,8/50 Jena (semi automatic) purchase price 684€
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