|Miranda G with matching clip-on meter|
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The Miranda G is a 35mm SLR camera introduced in 1965. A similar model Miranda GT is also available but with a metered prism. They both use a focal plane shutter and have speeds from 1 to 1/1000 of a second plus Bulb mode.
The optical system has an internal diaphragm coupling. It can work with G and Sensomat lenses, and it would work with Automex and Sensorex lenses, but these lenses do not normally have click stops. Earlier Miranda lenses with the external PAD (like some Exakta lenses) can be used, but the release button has to be slowly pressed or a small stop-down button has to be pushed in if stop down metering is used.
The G does not have an internal meter. The meter-prism as on the GT and a non TTL prism can be used, which would also fit early letter series cameras. A hearing aid cell can be used to replace the mercury cell.
The prisms and accessory viewfinders on the Automex and Sensorex are different and do not fit. The top of the Sensorex / Automex series was taller. Besides the pentaprism and metered prisms, there is a waist-level finder with a pop up magnifier and a critical finder with 5× and 15× magnification. Focusing screens are also interchangeable.
|With the meter removed, it is|
easier to see the frame counter.
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|finder and lens removed|
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