Film camera Jenaflex AC-1 - the export version of Praktica BCA for the UK market.

Prototypes that did not go on sale - Jenaflex AM and Jenaflex AMX


Jenaflex AC-1 Specifications

Issue VEB Pentacon Dresden Betrieb des Kombinates VEB Carl Zeiss Jena Chief Designer Werner Hahn, Rolf Noack
Production period
1987 - 1989 Total produced as part of Praktica BCA (231,806)
Shutter electronically controlled vertically moving focal gate with metal shutters Available excerpts shutter
B, from 1 second to 1/1000; mechanical 1/60 sec
Viewfinder fixed viewfinder at eye level (pentaprism), LED display of exposure level Mirror automatically returned
Film feed Hand Bayonet mount Praktica-B with EDC (electronic diaphragm control)
Self-descent Battery VARTA V28 PX (4xLR44)
Metering system
TTL-exposure meter with metering at an open aperture, electrical contacts on the lens. Flash X- 1 \ 60, shoe is present
Flash indication
Yes Aperture display in viewfinder
  • leatherette finish,
  • red LED - overexposure
  • green LED - 1/1000 to 1/60
  • yellow LED - 1/30 to 1 second
  • red LED - underexposure
  • green LED flashing - ready signal
Lens P 1: 1,8 f = 50 mm MC Carl Zeiss Jena DDR


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