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Alpa Prisma Reflex
Alpa Prisma Reflex with Schneider Xenon 1.9/50 lens


Produced from 1949

With the ALPA Prisma Reflex appeared one of the very first single lens reflex cameras with a pentaprism, a little time after the Contax S and Rectaflex.

This roof prism device, by virtue of the cross-over of internally reflected rays, gives an erect, laterally correct image. The viewing eyepiece has a view-angle of 45 - a typical ALPA feature up to the model 6c of 1960.


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