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Praktica L2

Praktica L2

From 1979 catalogue

Vertical focal plane steel shutter. Electronic flash sync at 1/125. 1 - 1/1000. Hot shoe. Lever wind. Viewfinder indicator when not wound on. M42. Microprism spot and metering. Hot shoe. Fresnel focusing screen with microprism centre spot.

Improved version of the L. Modifications to all cameras in the range include - redesigned delayed action, new meter switch, new shutter speed dial and revised shutter mechanism, new viewfinder screen, and new lever wind.

A test report on the camera claimed there were over 450 lenses available from a variety of different manufacturers which would fit this camera.

1976 prices - with 50 mm. Domiplan f/2.8 £67.50 With 50 mm. f/2.8 Zeiss Tessar £73.17. With 50 mm. f/1.8 Pentacon Auto MC £84.55. With Zeiss Pancolor 50 mm. f/1.8 MC £95.92. Case £5.

L2 extras

From 1979 catalogue

Specification from 1979 catalogue

Praktica L2
Steel-bladed vertical focal-plane shutter speeded from 1 second to one-thousandth second, and B. Synchronises to 1/125th second with electronic flash. Built-in accessory shoe with hot-shoe connection. Fresnel focusing screen with micro-diaphragm centre spot and matt surround. Pentacon PL quick-loading system. Sure grip rapid wind lever. Angled shutter release. Eye level prism viewfinder with readiness indicator. Automatic exposure counter. Hinged camera back. Return mirror.

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