Belplasca Stereo


Information about the Belplasca stereo camera

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
No
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
No
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