Ultima - Antique and Vintage Cameras

Ultima

Image of Ultima

Meter Type:
Photoelectric, CdS cell.

Calibration:
Film speed: 10 - 3000 ASA. Shutter speed: 1/2000 - 8 sec, f.p.s: 8 - 64. Aperture: f1 - f22.

Attributes:
Movable baffle in front of cell and two sets of numbers under meter needle. View-finder.

With:
Case.

In use the meter needle moves over a scale, a pointer on the calculator dial is moved to the corresponding value. The shutter speed and aperture pairs can then be read.

Ambassador

Image of Ambassador

Meter Type:
Photoelectric, CdS cell.

Calibration:
Film speed: 3 - 12800 ASA, 6 - 41 DIN. Shutter speed: 1/4000 - 480 sec Aperture: f0.7 - f32. Cine scale.

Attributes:
Two sensitivity scales. View-finder. Battery check button.

With:
Case.

In use one of two buttons on the side of the meter is pressed, black for low light levels, red for normal. The meter needle moves over a scale, a pointer on the calculator dial is moved to the corresponding value. The shutter speed and aperture pairs can then be read.

Petri

Petri Camera Co.

Tokyo

Japan

Meter Type:
Photoelectric, Selenium cell.

Calibration:
Film speed: 10 - 800 ASA, 11 - 30 DIN. Shutter speed: 1/500 - 1 sec. Aperture: f2 - f22.

Attributes:
Camera shoe fitting.

Identification:
This example is marked Petri Camera Co. others have Kuribayashi Camera Industry.

With:
Case.

In use the film speed is set on a dial, the reading is taken, the shutter speed to be used is set against an index, the meter needle then indicates the aperture to be used.

Polaroid

PR-228

Polaroid Corporation

Cambridge Mass.

USA

Meter Type:
Photoelectric, Selenium cell.

Calibration:
Film speed: 100 - 800 ASA. EV: 9 - 19.

Attributes:
Camera shoe fitting.

In use a dial is moved to display the film speed scale in the meter window, the meter needle then points to an EV value. Manufactured by the General Electric Co. USA.

Vivitar

Vivitar

Japan

Meter Type:
Photoelectric, CdS.

Calibration:
Film speed: 6 - 6400 ASA, 9 - 39 DIN. Shutter speed: 1/8000 - 2h. Aperture: f1 - f64. EV: -1 - 24.

Attributes:
Camera shoe fitting.

In use the film speed is set. When taking the reading a dial is moved which matches the meter needle to an index.

Photoelectric

Metrophot, Eos, Horvex

Prinsen, Electrodrem, Sixtus
Electro Bewi

Blendux, Ombrux, Cimbrux
Photoskop, Helios, Prix

Avo, Smethurst

Tempophot, Tempiphot
Excelsior, Photoscop, Rex

Weston 617, 650, 819
Leicameter, 850

Electrophot

Ilford, Metrovick

Ikophot

Avo, Chum
Picoskop, Universal, GEC

Sixtomat, Sixti, Sixon
Piccolo, Chrolon, Leica Meter
Mini Rex, Realt

Ultima, Ambassador
Petri, Polaroid, Vivitar

Weston Master

Canon Booster


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