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Pricing for Voigtländer Bessa III Announced

The Voigtländer Bessa III medium format rangefinder has finally got a price tag

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The Voigtländer Bessa III medium format rangefinder has finally got a price tag. In Europe, the camera will retail for 999 Euros and should be available by May 2009.

Specs:

Name: Voigtländer Bessa III

Type: Medium format folding bellows rangefinder camera

Lens: HELIAR 80mm f/3.5

Angle of View: 53 degrees (6x6 size) or 57 degrees (6x7 size)

Focusing: Manual

Focusing range: 0.9m (3ft) to infinity

Finder: Coincidence type rangefinder with bright frame and automatic parallax correction.

Shutter: Electronically controlled lens shutter. Shutter speed: 4 – 1/500 sec

Exposure control: Centre weighted average metering. Exposure compensation: +/- 2 EV by 1/3 EV steps

Film winding: By film advance dial

Battery: X1 CR2 Lithium battery

Size: 178mm x 109mm x 138mm (open) or 64mm (closed)

Weight: 1kg

[Via Photography Blog ]

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