This is an early example of a common modern phenomena – an all automatic camera. Well – sort of. The camera is fully automatic in it’s choice of shutter speed once the lens aperture has been set.
The lens mount is a Praktica PB bayonet mount which is similar in diameter to the Pentax K mount
Specifications, taken from original
Praktica B100 manual:
stepless shutter between 1 sec and 1/1000 sec
selected speed shown in viewfinder by needle
set aperture in viewfinder
manual exposure correction of +/- 2 EV
Fresnel focussing screen with triple wedge, microprism ring and ground glas ring
95% viewfinder coverage
1/90 flash sync, this is also mechanical speed for use without battery
8 sec self timer
connection for motor winder
memory film holder at back
battery control in viewfinder
6v PX28 (4LR44) battery powered
CDS light metering cell
metering range 1 - 19 EV
dimensions: 138x87x49 mm
weight: 530gr. (body only)
This camera is in very good working condition with working built in light meter, and comes with lens and case as pictured.
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