Stereo Cameras
Belplasca Belplasca
Camera Type 35 mm viewfinder stereo camera
Manufacturer VEB Belca Werk, Dresden, East Germany (GDR)
Year Introduced  About 1955
Film 135 cartridge
Size 160 x 81 x 65 mm (W x H x D)
Weight 780 grams (973 grams with everready case)
Lens Separation 63.20 mm
Image Format 28.90 x 24.30 mm (W x H), notch on the right.
Image Window Separation 64.20 mm
Lenses Carl Zeiss Jena Tessar, 1:3.5/37.5 mm, glass, matched, filter thread 25.5 mm
Diaphragms Iris diaphragms between the lenses, continuously adjustable f/3.5 to f/16
Focusing Manual, 1.0 m - infinity. Movement of the whole lens
Shutter Mechanical central type shutter, between the lenses. Cocked with separate lever.
Shutter Speeds 1/200, 1/100, 1/50, 1/25, 1/10, 1/5, ½, 1 sec. and "B"
Viewfinder Newton viewfinder with linked parallax correction (approx. 0,6x)
Rangefinder n/a
Film Loading Manual
Film Transport Manual, with knob. Alternating by 7 and 20 sprocket holes (= 33.25 and 95.00 mm), sprocket wheel on top
Film Rewinding Manual. Unlocking with rewind lever
Frame Counter Additive, 1 to 19. Manual reset.
Flash Contact X-Contact, PC-Contact, accessory shoe (no contact)
Tripod Socket 3/8 / 16 TPI, in the center
Selftimer n/a
Special Features Double exposure prevention (overridable with trick only), Cable Release Socket
Accessories Operating instructions, everready case, viewer (Belcascop), projector (Belplascus), close-up attachment (1 to 2.5 m), slide-mounts
Notes n/a

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