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Voigtlander Bessa R4M Rangefinder Camera Body Black

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  • Voigtlander Bessa R4M Rangefinder Camera Body Black

Voigtlander Bessa R4M Rangefinder Camera Body Black

The Voigtlander Bessa R4M is a rangefinder camera designed with the wide-angle shooter specifically in mind. It has built-in parallax projected framelines for 21, 25, 28, 35, and 50mm lenses. As a result, you no longer need to use an external viewfinder.

Voigtlander Bessa Series Cameras are light, unobtrusive cameras that are ideal for handheld lowlight conditions. These rangefinder cameras have a smaller distance between the film and the lens mount than SLRs, which makes for inherently sharper lenses. And above all else, they are small.

Besides for the wide-angle viewfinder of the R4M camera, all other features are identical to the Bessa R3M. Of course, all of the original Bessa R's outstanding features are retained; an exceptionally bright viewfinder, quiet shutter & simple LED metering system. Many internal parts of the R4 are made of metal instead of plastic (as on the Bessa R), resulting in a camera which feels more solid and durable in one's hands.

This camera features a mechanical shutter release. This makes it possible to use the camera without batteries, albeit without metering.

As a result of the wide-angle design of the viewfinder, this camera is not recommended for use with lenses longer than 50mm, used wide-open, at short distances.

  • Viewfinder designed specifically for wide-angle lenses
  • TTL Centre-weighted light metering
  • Clear LED Exposure scale with red for under/overexposure and green for correct exposure
  • Vertical-travel electronic metal focal plane shutter
  • Exceptionally bright viewfinder with split-image rangefinder patch & brightlines for 21/35, 28, and 25/50mm lenses
  • Superior rubberised and anodized body covering materials
  • Bayonet Leica M-type lens mount accepts all 39mm screw mount lenses(with the appropriate adapter) from Canon, Leica & Voigtlander, as well as M bayonet-type lenses from Leica, Minolta & Konica
  • Compatibility with the Voigtlander Trigger Winder (originally introduced with the Bessa T) for speedy, battery-free film advance
  • Compatibility with dioptre correction lenses from the Nikon FM3A camera
  • Additional Information

    Manufacturer SKU AA130A
    Brand Voigtlander
    Camera Format 35mm Film
    Camera Type Rangefinder
    Camera Weight 430g