Stereo Cameras
Kin-Dar Kin-Dar
Camera Type 35 mm viewfinder stereo camera
Manufacturer Kinder Co., 908 Sherman Avenue, South Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
Year Introduced  1954
Film 135 cartridge
Size 165 x 69 x 52-55 mm (W x H x D, varies with distance setting)
Weight 539 grams
Lens Separation 70.10 mm
Image Format 25.90 x 23.30 mm (W x H)
Image Window Separation 70.90 mm
Lenses Steinheil München Cassar (glass, matched), 1:3.5/35 mm
Diaphragms Lamellar type diaphragms between the lenses, continuously adjustable f/3.5 to f/16. Marked at f/3.5, f/4, f/5.6, f/8, f/11 and f/16
Focusing Manual, 2 ½' - infinity (76 cm - infinity)
Shutter Mechanical guillotine type shutter, between the lenses. Cocked with film transport or with separate lever.
Shutter Speeds 1/200, 1/100, 1/50, 1/25, 1/10 sec. and "B"
Viewfinder Newton viewfinder (approx. 0,5x)
Rangefinder Split-image rangefinder, linked with distance setting. 70 mm baseline
Film Loading Manual
Film Transport Manual, with knob by 10 sprocket holes (= 47.5 mm), sprocket wheels on top and bottom
Film Rewinding Manual with rewind crank. Unlocking by lifting transport knob
Frame Counter Mechanical. Subtractive, 30 to 1. Manual reset.
Flash Contact Special flash contact on top, next to shutter release button
Tripod Socket ¼ / 20 TPI
Selftimer n/a
Special Features Double exposures possible, carrying strap provision, cable release socket, depth-of-field scale
Accessories Operating instructions, everready case, flash
Notes Designed by Seton Rochwite

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