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* Diaphragm : Either 1:11 or 1:22  
 
* Diaphragm : Either 1:11 or 1:22  
 
* Viewing lens: ?
 
* Viewing lens: ?
* Shutter : Instant (1/25) and T, shutter release at the top, front
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* Shutter:  
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** Instant (1/25) and T (actually 'B' shutter), selected by pull-tab, top left;
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** Shutter release at the top right (marked 'E');
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** Cable-release socket at bottom of right side
 
* Double exposure prevention
 
* Double exposure prevention
 
* Dimensions HxDxW : 102x118x76 mm  
 
* Dimensions HxDxW : 102x118x76 mm  
 
* Weight: c.700 grams
 
* Weight: c.700 grams
 
  
 
==References==
 
==References==
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[[Category:Pseudo TLR]]

Latest revision as of 13:42, 21 October 2016

The Tengoflex (85/16) is a Pseudo TLR camera that was made by Zeiss Ikon from 1941 till 1942[1] in small quantities. Most of them were delivered to Sweden in 1944.

It creates 6x6cm frames on 120 film.

The Tengoflex has 2 rigid lenses and can best be described as a Box camera in TLR style.
The viewfinder is of the Brilliant finder type.


Specifications

  • Taking lens : Zeiss Ikon Frontar, fixed focus, slide in lens element for close-ups (1 to 3 meter)
  • Diaphragm : Either 1:11 or 1:22
  • Viewing lens: ?
  • Shutter:
    • Instant (1/25) and T (actually 'B' shutter), selected by pull-tab, top left;
    • Shutter release at the top right (marked 'E');
    • Cable-release socket at bottom of right side
  • Double exposure prevention
  • Dimensions HxDxW : 102x118x76 mm
  • Weight: c.700 grams

References

  1. McKeown, James M. and Joan C. McKeown's Price Guide to Antique and Classic Cameras, 12th Edition, 2005-2006. USA, Centennial Photo Service, 2004. ISBN 0-931838-40-1 (hardcover). ISBN 0-931838-41-X (softcover)., page 1061



Bibliography

  • Zeiss Ikon brochure, Tusen och ett motiv, nr.445 30 Sv, Sweden, 1945, page 4.


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