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The new Voigtlaender Vitolux S70 and Bessa III 667

Voigtländer introduces the new Vitolux S70, a slim camera with most of the usual functions you'll find on digital compact cameras. A more interesting revelation is the BESSA III 667, the latest addition to Voigtländer's Classis collection for everyone who likes a traditional analogue camera. The Bessa III is a folding bellows camera that allows high-quality images to be taken using a high-performance lens unit. It will be available in spring 2009. The camera is marked in Japan as the Fujifilm GF670, and is developed by Fujifilm and Cosina...

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Old and new at the Voigtländer websiteThe BESSA III is a high portable, folding bellows camera that allows extremely high-quality images to be taken using a high-performance lens unit. It will be available in spring 2009.

The FUJIFILM GF670 Professional medium-format camera, was developed jointly by Fujifilm & Cosina, and displayed at Photokina 2008 as a reference exhibit (this camera will be marketed under the FUJIFILM brand in Japan only).


Voigtlaender Bessa III 667 specifications:

Film Format: Film choice 120 & 220 roll film

Frames per film: 6×7cm  - 120-10exp  220-20exp, 6×6cm  - 120-12exp  220-24exp

Lens: HELIAR 80mm F3.5 - 4 groups 6 elements

Viewfinder: Bright frame type viewfinder - Automatic parallax compensation - Integral LED exposure metering indications

Shutter: Electronic controlled lens shutter B, 4-1/500sec

Exposure control: SPD sensor - Center weighted averaging system - Aperture priority AE & manual switchover

Exposure compensation: ±EV2 at EV1/3 step intervals

Film speed: Manual setting ISO 25-3200(EV1/3 step accuracy)  

Film wind: Manual wind by winding knob

Exposure counter: Mechanical type counter, 120/220 with changeable 6×7/6×6 with changeable  

Power supply: Lithium type battery CR2(3V)

Additional information: Old and new at the Voigtländer website
October 12, 2008
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