START Russian SLR camera

START Russian SLR camera
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Quite remarkable and very high-class camera for its time, and Soviet Photo. First, it's the first camera equipped with a "skipping rope". Next: Mounting optics is done via the "bayonet cap nut (included was the adapter ring for mounting optics with M39), a detachable lens can be replaced on the shaft; focusing screen with wedges, if desired can be replaced with frosted glass; Exposure - 1 - 1 / 1000 B and D. The camera had a metal housing with a removable back wall, two sinhrokontakta, self-timer. Nominally were equipped lens Helios-44 2 / 58 with a peculiar skipping rope, what a great expense of the shutter release button is on the front and was associated with the lens barrel. Due to the fact that it was possible to use two tapes (the feed and receiving) to save the camera had a built-in knife for cutting nedosnyatoy film. Dimensions: 176x133x114, weight 1300