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ZEISS Ikon 35mm Rangefinder Manual Focus Camera Body - Silver

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ZEISS Ikon 35mm Rangefinder Manual Focus Camera Body - Silver
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ZEISS Ikon Overview

The Zeiss Ikon rangefinder camera combines a classical design with easy-to-use operation. Features and controls are designed to make practical photography comfortable and free from unpleasant surprises caused by the camera. Manual or auto TTL exposure metering as well as an AE-lock function gives you complete control of the exposure situation.

Unlike 35 mm SLR camera viewfinders that can only show little more than 90% of what will be recorded on film, the Zeiss Ikon viewfinder lets you see the area that surrounds the actual image giving you greater possibilities and confidence as you compose each image. What's more, the triangulation rangefinder combined with a viewfinder base that is the widest available means that you can expect extreme accuracy and wide-angle focusing precision.

Because it features an M-mount, you can use existing Leica or Voigtlander M-mount type lenses, or upgrade to Carl Zeiss lenses, over time.

Clear LED Exposure scale for correct exposure
Vertical-travel electronic metal focal plane shutter
Accepts high-quality Carl Zeiss T* ZM-mount lenses with focal length 15 to 85 mm
Bayonet Leica M-type lensmount accepts all 39mm screwmount lenses (with the appropriate adapter) from Canon, Leica & Voigtlander, as well as M bayonet-type lenses from Leica, Voigtlander, Minolta & Konica

ZEISS Ikon Specs

Type35mm Interchangeable lens rangefinder
Lens MountM-type
Focus ModesManual
Exposure ModesAE Aperture Priority, Manual
Exposure MeteringTTL Centerweighted
Exposure Compensation±2 EV in 1/3 EV increments
Metering RangeEV 0 to +19 (with f/2 lens @ ISO 100)
ISO Range25-3200 (manually set)
Shutter Speed
  • In AE mode: 1/2000th to 8 Seconds (in 1/2 f-stops) + bulb
  • In Manual mode: 1/2000th to 1 Second (in full f-stops)
  • Flash sync at 1/125th second
  • PC TerminalYes
    Flash MountingHot flash shoe
    Film TransportManual
    ViewfinderSplit image & superimposed rangefinde with brightlines for 28-85, 35 & 50mm lenses (0.74x magnification with 75mm baselength, effective 55.9mm)
    Viewfinder InfoLED Shutter speed indication line lights up to indicate suggested speeds
    Diopter CorrectionAvailable optionally from -4 to +2
    Self TimerNo
    Remote ControlAccepts standard mechanical cable release
    Multiple ExposureNo
    Power SourceTwo 1.5-Volt "button cell" LR44 or SR44 batteries
    Dimensions5.4 x 3.1 x 1.3" (138 x 78 x 32mm) WxHxD
    Weight1.1 lb (500 g)
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight1.85 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH)7.2 x 5.3 x 5"

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