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|Tiltable rotating back|
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The Meridian 45A was a nicely-made, metal press camera from Meridian, circa 1947. A notable feature which quickly IDs the 45A is its round lens boards. There is a provision for back tilt by using locking struts, as seen on some Linhof cameras (or later, the Mamiya Press).
- Type: press camera
- Manufacturer: Meridian
- Film: 4x5
- Year of launch: later 1940s?
- Focusing: with help of Kalart Synchronized Range Finder or with ground glass,
variant with Hugo Meyer rangefinder existed
- Display: ground glass
- Movements: lens board shift & tilt & swing, rear swing & tilt
- 45A by Ross Alford on graflex.org
- comparison (archived) with 45B and other view cameras, by Brian Wallen