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Pentacon Super
Pentacon Super Prototype Pentacon Super


Pentacon Super
Producer data
Producer Kombinat VEB Pentacon Dresden responsible constructor Horst Strehle
production period October 1968 to January 1972 no of produced cameras 4,579
Technical properties of the camera
shutter type mechanically controlled combined metal-leaf/rubberised cloth-blind focal plane shutter exposure time
(possible settings)
B, 10, 8, 6, 4, 2, 1, 1/2, 1/4, 1/8, 1/15, 1/30, 1/60, 1/125, 1/250,1/500, 1/1000, 1/2000
view finder variable view finder elements with variable field lenses including elements with range finder properties mirror instant-return mirror
film transport / frame counter lever wind on the top; auto-zeroing
frame counter; rewind knob incorporates fold-out crank; connection for motor winder
lens mount M42x1
automatic diaphragm control
mechanically aperture simulation
self timer for 2, 4, 6, 8 or 10s using long term shutter release at the bottom of the camera battery VARTA V PX 625 in the TTL-prisma
metering system photo-electric exposure meter in the interchangeable TTL-pentaprism flash system F-, FP- and X-flash synchronisation with a coaxial socket on the front of the camera
flash indication none aperture reflection into view finder yes, additional reflection of the shutter speed
general comments  
collection data
Hummel-No 119 Kadlubek-No. KWE 1060
body no. 1241 lens no. 8282785
lens type Carl Zeiss Jena Pancolar 1.4/55 purchase price 800€
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