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Voigtlander Bessa R2 rangefinder camera announced -
The new Bessa R2 Body has a magnesium alloy top and bottom plate and back door for a substantial classic camera feel. Further enhancements include brass top deck fittings.
Finished in either black or olive green, the robust yet lightweight R2 is able to withstand professional use in harsh conditions.
The camera is a totally manual operation 35mm camera with a double focal plane metal shutter and built in centre weighted average TTL metering, with a three LED 'traffic light' indicator system. It features a flash sync, of 1/125 sec and a top shutter speed of 1/2000th sec. The optional rapid trigger winder gives continuous shooting without the need for battery power.
The built-in viewfinder is adjustable for 35mm, 50mm, 75mm and 90mm lenses.
Current Voigtlander users will still be able to use the R2 with Voigtlander L range of screw lenses using its L-M bayonet adapter.
Availability and pricing
The Bessa R2 is available now for 499.99