Film camera Pentacon FM is a single-lens camera manufactured by Zeiss Ikon as part of Pentacon.

The cameras used the Contax FM base and were exported to Germany.

Pentacon FM Specifications

Issue VEB Zeiss Ikon Dresden Chief Designer Walter henning
Production period
September 1958 - June 1961 Total produced Together with Contax FM (17,280)
Shutter Mechanically controlled horizontal stroke with fabric curtains Available excerpts shutter
B, 1/1, 1/2, 1/5, 1/10, 1/20, 1/50, 1/100, 1/200,1/500, 1/1000
Viewfinder Pentaprism, center-split focusing screen Mirror Non-refundable automatically
Film feed knob film advance, loose film take-up spool, manual frame counter Bayonet mount M42x1
Self-descent 10s Battery
Metering system
no Flash X-sync, connector on the body for the cable
Flash indication
no Aperture display in viewfinder
Notes Export version Contax FM
Engraved "Ernemann Tower" on the top cover
Lens Jena T 2.8 / 50

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