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The BESSA III is a high portable folding bellows camera, that allows extremely high-quality images to be taken, using a high-performance lens unit. The camera is equipped with a unique mechanism for switching in between film formats.

Type:

6 x 7 type rangefinder folding camera

Film format

6 x 7 and 6 x 6 by selector switch

6 x 7 size: 56 x 69mm
6 x 6 size: 56 x 56mm

Film

120 or 220 roll film

Frames

6 x 7 size: 120 – 10 shots,
                  220 – 20 shots

6 x 6 size: 120 – 12 shots
                  220 – 24 shots

Lens

HELIAR 3,5/80mm
6 elements in 4 groups
Angle of view: 6 x 7 size = 57°
Angle of view: 6 x 6 size = 53°

Focusing

Manually controlled helicoid

Focusing range

0,9 m – infinity

Finder

Coincidence type rangefinder with bright frame and automatic parallax correction.

Macro ratio

X 0,7

Diopter correction

Eyepiece diopter (19mm thread) can be screwed on.

Indicators in view finder

LED
- Aperture Priority Auto Mode and properly set shutter speed indicator light.
- Manual exposure mode
- Battery consumption warning

Shutter

Electronically controlled lens shutter. Shutter speed 4s – 1/500 sec.

Exposure control

Center weighted average metering. Exposure compensation: +/- 2 by 1/3 steps

Film speed

Manually set. ISO25 – 3200 by 1/3 steps

Film winding

By film advance dial

Film counter

Additive type with auto reset, automatically switched to 120 or 220 type synchronized with film type selector switch on film pressure plate.

Battery

X1 CR2 Lithium battery

Size

178mm x 109mm x 138 mm or 64mm (closed)

Weight

1,000g

Downloads

usermanual_BessaIII.pdf



 

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