SW23

  SW23
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SW23 with bellows focusing hood and magnifier



An extremely lightweight non-folding 6x9 view camera, specifically designed for use with wide-angle lenses. A favourite of architectural photographers. Constructed entirely of quarter-sawn Macassar ebony heartwood and solid titanium. Optional back extender 692 and/or extension tubes enable the use of longer lenses.

Ebony and titanium construction: no vibration or sway, even at maximum extension. Complete stability is assured.

35mm lens usable with 10mm recessed lensboard, 38mm-47mm lenses usable with flatboard, without restricting movements.

Triple-draw bellows extension, allowing front and back focus

Light, versatile, easy to use

Accepts Linhof-type 4x5 lensboards

Accepts 6x9 Graphic Standard roll film holders (Horseman, Mamiya RB67 etc.) Roll film holders may be removed without dismounting focusing screen.

 

FORMAT Graphic Standard 6x9cm (2x3 inch). Accepts all Graphic Standard roll film holders.
WOOD Macassar ebony
METAL Titanium
FOCUSING Triple-draw rack & pinion (front and back focusing)
LENSBOARD 4x5 Linhof-type
CAMERA BACK Interchangeable vertical/horizontal Graphic Standard
FOCUSING SCREEN Fresnel lens with 10mm grid, protective glass
MOVEMENTS

(levers lock swings and shifts, knobs lock all other movements)

FRONT Rise 45mm, Fall 16mm, Shift 38mm+38mm, Swing 45°+45°,
Center tilt 20°+20°
BACK Rise 42mm
ZERO ("NULL") POSITION RESET Swings and center tilts: zero detents
Back rise: lowest position
Front rise/fall: zero position alignment points
Shifts: zero position on scale
MIN/MAX BELLOWS EXTENSION 46-157mm
USABLE LENSES 35mm* - 150mm, (250mm, 400mm telephoto with back extender 692)
* 35mm lenses require recessed lensboard
SPIRIT LEVEL Two one-way levels on back standard
TRIPOD SOCKET 3/8" with 1/4" reducing bush
WEIGHT 1.3kg
DIMENSIONS 17.0 (h) x 17.5* (w) x 8.0 (l) cm *including knobs