Petri 7s IIFilm Camera

Petri 7s II

  • Camera Type for Petri 7s II


  • Film Type for Petri 7s II


  • Manufacturer of Petri 7s II

    Petri Camera Company

  • Origin Country of Petri 7s II


Size & Weight

  • Camera Size for Petri 7s II140 x 82 x 70 mm
  • Camera Weight for Petri 7s II750 g
  • Camera Build Material for Petri 7s IIMetal


  • Camera Focus Mode for Petri 7s IIManual Focus
  • Camera Focus Type for Petri 7s IIRangefinder


  • Camera Shutter Speed Range for Petri 7s II1s – 1/500s
  • Camera ISO Speed Range for Petri 7s II25 ISO – 800 ISO
  • Camera Exposure Modes for Petri 7s IIManual
  • Camera Exposure Meter for Petri 7s IICdS cell meter
  • Camera Viewfinder for Petri 7s IIAlbada viewfinder, with parallax correction marks

Lens & Accessories

  • Camera Lens Type for Petri 7s IIFixed Lens
  • Common Camera Lenses for Petri 7s IIPetri 45mm f/1.8 is a common lens for the Petri 7s II Petri 45mm f/1.8
  • Camera Flash for Petri 7s IIPetri 7s II Flash No Built-In Flash
  • Camera Common Accessories for Petri 7s IILens Cap is a common accessory for the Petri 7s II Lens CapLeather Case is a common accessory for the Petri 7s II Leather Case


  • Camera Battery Type for Petri 7s IIPX625
  • Battery Life for Petri 7s IIDepends on usage
  • Battery Replaceable for Petri 7s IIReplaceable


Use Cases

  • Camera Use Cases for Petri 7s II
    Street Photography
    Portrait Photography
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Description for Petri 7s II Description for Petri 7s II

The Petri 7s II is a 35mm film rangefinder camera produced by Petri in the 1960s. It is an upgraded version of the original Petri 7s, featuring a built-in light meter for more accurate exposure control. The camera has a sleek and compact design, making it portable and easy to carry around. It has a fixed 45mm f/2.8 lens, which produces sharp and detailed images. The rangefinder system allows for precise focusing, ensuring that your subjects are always in focus. The Petri 7s II offers both manual and automatic exposure modes, giving you the flexibility to choose the best settings for your shooting conditions. With its reliable performance and user-friendly controls, the Petri 7s II is a great choice for both beginners and experienced photographers.

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The camera uses a match needle system for exposure metering, which makes it easy to adjust the settings based on the meter readings. It has a shutter speed range from 1/500 to 1 second, allowing you to capture fast-moving subjects as well as long exposure shots. The film advance is manual, and the camera uses a standard 35mm film cartridge. The Petri 7s II has a hot shoe for attaching an external flash, expanding your creative possibilities in low-light situations. Overall, the Petri 7s II is a reliable and versatile camera that delivers excellent image quality and is a joy to use.

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Description for Petri 7s II Pros and Cons for Petri 7s II

Compact and lightweight design

Fast and accurate autofocus

Sharp and high-quality images

Built-in light meter for accurate exposure

Interchangeable lenses for versatility

Limited availability and higher prices in the used market

Manual film advance and rewind

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Description for Petri 7s II Potential Problems and Fixes for Petri 7s II

Sticky Shutter

The Petri 7s II can sometimes develop a sticky shutter, which can lead to underexposed or blurry photos. This is typically due to old lubricants drying out. Professional cleaning is recommended.

Light Meter Failure

The light meter in the Petri 7s II is known to fail over time, especially if the camera has been stored in unfavorable conditions. If the light meter is not working, it may need to be replaced.

Focusing Issues

Some Petri 7s II cameras may experience difficulty focusing, particularly at closer distances. This can be due to wear and tear on the focusing mechanism. Regular maintenance and cleaning can help prevent this issue.

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