Praktica B 200

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A 35mm SLR camera released by Praktica in 1979 as the first in the B series of cameras. Around 110,000[1] were produced until the end of the run in August 1982. With the new B series also a new bayonet lens mount was introduced, the according lenses are called Prakticar.


  • Aperture priority with electronic shutter speeds ranging from 40-1/1000s.
  • Mechanical X-sync for flash at 1/90s.
  • TTL metering using Gallium-Arsenide-Phosphide diode.
  • Aperture shown on the lens barrel is reflected into the viewfinder.
  • Power: 6V Mallory PX 28 or equivalent (e.g. 4xLR44)
  • Dimensions of body: 138x87.5x49mm
  • Weight: 530g without battery


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