The Pentina quite an unusual leaf-shutter SLR made by the now-known VEB Pentacon and its predecessor companies were rather known for their successful series of focal-plane shutter SLRs (Contax, Praktica, Exa, etc.)
- The Pentina is an SLR camera with the use of common 135 film with built-in prism viewfinder
- It had interchangeable lenses with the special Pentina plug-in bayonet but without shutter that was more common for leaf-shutter lenses (here it was built in the body)
- It had a simple selenium light meter with needle meter reading on top of the camera
- Film speed setting 6-1600 ASA in both, ASA and DIN scale
- On front it had adjacent aperture and shutter time rings around the lens with (semi) automatic exposure, meaning controlling aperture and shutter with one movement.
- Mirror only opens after winding the shutter
- Prestor-00 reflex leaf-shutter with exposure times from 1 s to 1/500 s and B
- Flash synchronization M or X, switchable, extremely short electronic flash times possible
- Self-timer (V)
- Rewind crank (bottom of camera)
You'll need to require 35mm film
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