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Linhof 4x5 Technikardan 45s Camera

BH #LITK45S • MFR #000108
Linhof 4x5 Technikardan 45s Camera
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Linhof Technikardan 45s Overview

As the name implies, the Technikardan combines the compactness of the classic Linhof Technika drop-bed cameras with the versatility of the Kardan monorail series. The Linhof Technikardan 45s features full format flexibility, from the standard roll film sizes up to 4x5" cut film, including the remarkable 6x12cm wide-field images and all the appropriate Polaroid film formats. Its wide-angle lens capabilities allow the use of lenses 55mm and longer without recessed lensboards. The goal of its designers was to have studio camera features in a field camera size with interchangeable bellows, center swings and tilts with zero click stops, triple extension monorail, and precision-machined dovetail fittings for all movements which are positively secured with color-coded locks for smooth, rapid operation.

Front and rear standards rotate 90 degrees, parallel to the rail, making the camera flat and more compact for easy transport.
Shutter functions can be controlled behind the camera with optional Prontor TK lenses
Accepts standard Technika 45 style lensboards
Snap-on Kardan 45 back w/ grid groundglass
Fully compatible with complete Linhof system
The most compact of all 4x5 monorail cameras

Linhof Technikardan 45s Specs

TiltsFront and Rear: 360° with reference scales +/- 10° with "zero" position click-stop, limited only by bellows,
SwingsFront and Rear: 360°, with reference scales +/- 10 degrees with "zero" position click-stop, limited only by bellows
Rise & FallFront: 50mm rise, 20mm fall
Rear: 50mm rise only
ShiftsFront and Rear: 20mm Left and Right
Camera Back4x5 Vertical/Horizontal quickchange International Graflok
Groundglass with grid-lines
Interchangeable BellowsYes
Minimum ExtensionWith wide-angle bellows: 50mm (2")
Maximum Extension19" (485mm)
LensboardLinhof Technika 45 Type 96x99mm, optional
DimensionsFolded: 5 x 8.5 x 10" (12.5 x 21.5 x 25.5 cm) LWH
Weight7.7 lbs (3.5 kg)
Packaging Info
Package Weight9.15 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)13.8 x 12.5 x 7.7"
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Is the camera sold with a lens? With which?

Is the camera sold with a lens? With which?
Asked by: ¿¿¿¿¿¿
No, a lens is not included with the purchase of the Linhof 4x5 Technikardan 45s Camera. The lens and lensboard would have to be purchased separately (as well as sheet film holders). The following items are listed as included with the camera's purchase under the "In The Box" section under the Overview tab on our website: ​Linhof 4x5 Technikardan 45s Camera, Linhof 4x5 Technikardan Normal Bellows (19"), 19" Rail, Front & Rear L-Standards, Spirit Levels, 4x5 Back, Linhof 4x5 Groundglass Focusing Screen with 9x12 Markings, cm Grid and Roll Film Scoring, and a ​ 5-Year USA Warranty.
Answered by: Manzell
Date published: 2020-09-30


Is this camera compatible with Copal shutter systems?
Asked by: Anonymous
Yes, this is compatible with the Copal #0 shutter. Linhof Recessed Lensboard for Copal #0 Shutters B&H # LILBR0T45/
Answered by: Dennis A L.
Date published: 2018-08-28
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