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The Minimum-Palmos is a strut folding viewfinder camera with a fast focal plane shutter. It was made by Zeiss-Palmos circa since 1904 and later by Ica for the plate/sheet formats 4.5×6cm, 6.5×9cm, 6×9cm, 3¼×4¼inch, 9×12cm, 4×5inch and 13×18cm, 9×18cm (panorama), and for the stereo formats 9×12 and 9×18. Zeiss's f6.3 Tessars were the standard lens equipment. The cameras have a Newton type viewfinder. The shutter allows speeds from 1/15 to 1/1000 sec.

Format f/6.3 Tessar   f/2.7 Tessar
6×9 112mm
9×12 150mm
4×5in 150mm
9×18 136mm
9×12 stereo 2× 84mm
4.5x6 8cm