Rollei XF 35 - 35mm Film Rangefinder

Rollei XF 35 - 35mm Film Rangefinder


Since the XF 35 is an automatic exposure camera, there are minimal controls with most of them located on and around the barrel of the 40mm f/2.3 Sonnar lens. Adjacent to the front element is the sensor for the cadmium sulfide light meter on one side and the film speed indicator window on the other which is controlled by the knurled ring surrounding the glass. Focus is set by rotating the forwardmost ring on the lens while the ring at the base is used to set exposure settings (A for automatic exposure, B for Bulb, and several manual override options for flash photography). Directly next to the lens barrel is the self-timer lever which delays the shutter by approximately 10 seconds. The top plate hosts the rest of the controls with the film rewind knob on the user’s left side, a hot shoe in the center, the frame advance lever, the shutter button with threaded shutter cable socket, and the frame counter.

40 mm f/2,3 Sonnar (5 components, 4 groups), made under licence by Carl Zeiss (Oberkochen).
Filter size : 46 x 0.75mm
Coupled rangefinder with bright spot.
Nearest focusing distance: 1 m.
Programmed exposure from 1/650 s at f/16 to 1/30 s at f/2,3.
Bulb mode for long exposures.
Aperture and Shutter speed chosen is indicated by a metering needle in the viewfinder.
Hot shoe for Rollei 100XL flash, syncing at 1/30 s. Flashmatic system for proper flash exposure.
CdS light metre; range from 20 to 16 000 cd/m² with ISO100 film.
Supports film speeds from 25 to 400 ISO.
Power: PX625 mercury battery.
Dimensions and weight: 112x71x32 mm, 355 g.

In excellent condition and fully working. Comes with original case, wrist strap, manual, working Rollei E 19C flash, and battery charger. Flash has been tested while plugged in and works, but has not been fully charged so battery quality remains untested. Also comes with a roll of our premium expired Fuji Superia 100 iso film so you can get shooting right away


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