The Collector's Guide to Praktina System
Viewfinders

 
Eyelevel Finder
Type P1/A
The eyepiece has a thread mount for correction lens holder and eyecup.
"Germany" is engraved on the back.
 
Type P1/B
As Type P1/A without "Germany" mark.
Type P2/A
KW logo on the front. The eyepiece has a thread and bayonet mount for correction lens holder and eyecup.
 
Type P2/B
As Type P2/A. The eyepiece collar has a notch to allow the fitting of the right angle finder and accessory clip.
 
Waist-Level Finder
Type W1
Three blocks on the front, solid bottom back
Type W2
Three blocks on the front, empty bottom back
Type W3
One block on the front, empty bottom back
 
Eyelevel Finder with Meter
Type M1
Working range at ASA 100/21 DIN
from f/2 1/2" to f/11 1/1000
Identification:
Set ASA=100 and Index to 1:
at 1" the f value is = 2.8
 
Type M2
Working range at ASA 100/21 DIN
from f/2 1/8" to f/22 1/1000
Identification:
Set ASA=100 and Index to 1:
at 1" the f value is = 5.6


High-Magnification Finder
 
This finder for macro photography provides a full frame image with 6x magnification.


Focusing Screens


Right-Angle Viewing Attachment
 
Fits the Eyelevel Finder P2/B and the Meter-prism Type M1 and M2


Note
Finders and Focusing Screens fit all models of Praktina cameras.
Exception: Eyelevel Finder with Meter fit all Praktina cameras except IIA Type 4, IIA-DA Type 2 and Porst reflex
 
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