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Voigtlander Prominent II

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Voigtlander Prominent II Description


Voigtlander Prominent II was one of the most sophisticated cameras of the 1950s. The Prominent II is a precision 35mm rangefinder featuring interchangeable lenses and leaf diaphragm shutter. With its unique appearance, this camera is among the best mechanically and optically designed rangefinder systems. Offering Synchro-compur shutter with speeds of 1 second to 1/500th second and a combined brilliant-frame view- and rangefinder displaying the subject in full natural size. Superimposed brilliant image frames outline the limit of field of views from the focal distances 1-3/8" (35mm), 2" (50mm), 4" (100mm) and 6" (150mm). The Prominent II is equipped with Ultron 50mm f/2 lens. 

KEH Specifications

  • Model: Prominent II
  • Body Type: Luxury Leaf Shutter Rangefinder
  • Material: Metal
  • Viewfinder: Coupled viewfinder and precision rangefinder
  • Preview: No
  • Compatible Lenses:  Voigtlander Ultron, Nokton, Skoparon, Dynaron, Super-dynaron interchangeable lenses
  • Shutter Speeds:  Synchro-Compur Shutter,  1-1/500 sec, B
  • Self Timer: Yes, 10 sec delay
  • Flash Sync: Yes
  • Flash Connection Type:  Accessory shoe, pc socket
  • Film Advance:  Manual
  • Motor Capable: No
  • Meter: None
  • Weight:  970g
  • Years Produced: 1958-1960
  • Battery:  None, fully mechanical
  • Country of Origin:  Germany

Kit Lens

  • Focal Length: 50mm 
  • Aperture Maximum: f/2
  • Aperture Minimum: f/16
  • Camera Mount Type: Prominent bayonet mount
  • Format Compatibility: 35mm
  • Minimum Focus Distance: 3.5ft / 1m - ∞


General information

Brand Name Voigtlander

Physical Characteristics

Lens Mount Voigtlander Prominent

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