Rolleiflex 4.0 FW

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The Rolleiflex 4.0 FW is a medium format Wide-angle TLR camera manufactured by Rollei and later on by DHW Fototechnik from 2003 till 2014.


The Rolleiflex 4.0 FW is the follow up for the Wide-Angle Rolleiflex. It is Rolleis answer to the demand for a Rolleiflex with a wide-angle lens.
It is designed using the Rolleiflex 2,8 FX as a base.


  • Format : 12 exposures of 6 x 6 cm on 120 type rollfilm.
  • Taking lens: Schneider Super-Angulon 1:4 f=50mm, HFT coating.
    The lens name was later changed in Apogon by DHW Fototechnik.
  • Viewing lens: Heidosmat 1:4 f=50mm.
  • Filter Bayonet : Both lenses, size 4.
  • Shutter: Copal leafshutter. Speeds 1 to 1/500 sec. and B.
  • Flash synchronisation : Accessory shoe with system contacts. X-sync socket.
    On film flash measurement with a single SI photo element.
  • Lighmeter system : Coupled, Centre-weighted average metering by two SI photo elements
    behind the finder mirror, Five-LED display in viewfinder.
  • Film speed settings : 25 to 6400 ISO.
  • Dimensions WxDxH: 109 x 118 x 147 mm
  • Weight: 1400 grams


  • Claus Prochnow, Rollei Report 2, third edition, Braunschweig, Lindemanns Verlag, 2008, ISBN 3-89506-220-0.