Stereo Cameras
Stereo Realist 2.8
(Model 1042)
Realist 2.8
Camera Type 35 mm viewfinder stereo camera
Manufacturer David White Co., Milwaukee, WI, USA
Year Introduced  About 1951
Film 135 cartridge
Size 175 x 65 x 59 mm (W x H x D)
Weight 820 grams (1,125 grams with everready case)
Lens Separation 69.28 mm
Image Format 25.40 x 23.42 mm (W x H)
Image Window Separation 70,92 mm
Lenses David White Anastigmat (glass, matched), 1:2.8/35 mm clip-on filters 20 mm
Diaphragms Iris diaphragms between the lenses, continuously adjustable from f/2.8 to f/22
Focusing Manual, 2½ ft. - infinity. Movement of the film plane
Shutter Double lamellar type shutter, behind the lenses. Cocked with seperate lever
Shutter Speeds 1/200, 1/100, 1/50, 1/25, 1/10, 1/5, ½, 1 sec. and "B" and "T"
Viewfinder Optical reflex viewfinder (approx. 0,5x). Parallax-free.
Rangefinder linked with distance setting, 123 mm baseline
Film Loading Manual
Film Transport Manual, with transport knob by 10 sprocket holes (= 47.5 mm), sprocket wheel on top
Film Rewinding Manual. Unlocking with rewind release knob. Rewind knob.
Frame Counter Additive, 1 to 36. Manual reset.
Flash Contact Hot Shoe
Tripod Socket ¼ / 20 TPI
Selftimer n/a
Special Features Double exposure prevention (overrideable), eyelets for carrying-strap, cable realease provision.
Accessories Operating instructions, everready case, viewers, Bulb Flash, Projector, Mounting Kit
Notes Designed by Seton Rochwite
If you have problems with your camera, and if you feel comfortable repairing cameras, you may want to have a look at the following page:
 Stereo Realist Camera Repairs

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