Rolleicord VFilm Camera

Rolleicord V

  • Camera Type for Rolleicord V


  • Film Type for Rolleicord V


  • Manufacturer of Rolleicord V


  • Origin Country of Rolleicord V


Size & Weight

  • Camera Size for Rolleicord V14.2 x 10.1 x 9.9 cm
  • Camera Weight for Rolleicord V880 grams
  • Camera Build Material for Rolleicord VMetal


  • Camera Focus Mode for Rolleicord VManual Focus
  • Camera Focus Type for Rolleicord VSplit Image


  • Camera Shutter Speed Range for Rolleicord V1 sec – 1/500 sec
  • Camera ISO Speed Range for Rolleicord V25 ISO – 400 ISO
  • Camera Exposure Modes for Rolleicord VManual
  • Camera Exposure Meter for Rolleicord VNone
  • Camera Viewfinder for Rolleicord VWaist level viewfinder with magnifying loupe

Lens & Accessories

  • Camera Lens Type for Rolleicord VFixed Lens
  • Common Camera Lenses for Rolleicord VSchneider Xenar 75mm f/3.5 is a common lens for the Rolleicord V Schneider Xenar 75mm f/3.5
  • Camera Flash for Rolleicord VRolleicord V Flash No Built-In Flash
  • Camera Common Accessories for Rolleicord VLens hood is a common accessory for the Rolleicord V Lens hoodLeather case is a common accessory for the Rolleicord V Leather caseNeck strap is a common accessory for the Rolleicord V Neck strap


  • Camera Battery Type for Rolleicord VNone
  • Battery Life for Rolleicord VN/A


Use Cases

  • Camera Use Cases for Rolleicord V
    Street Photography
    Portrait Photography
    Landscape Photography
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Description for Rolleicord V Description for Rolleicord V

The Rolleicord V is a medium format twin-lens reflex camera produced by Franke & Heidecke from 1954 to 1976. It is a simplified version of the renowned Rolleiflex TLR cameras, designed to be more affordable and accessible to amateur photographers. The camera features a sturdy metal body with a leatherette covering, a waist-level viewfinder, and a built-in light meter. It uses 120 roll film, producing square 6x6 cm negatives. The Rolleicord V is equipped with a Schneider Kreuznach Xenar lens, known for its sharpness and excellent image quality. It has a fixed focal length of 75mm and a maximum aperture of f/3.5. The camera offers a wide range of shutter speeds from 1 to 1/500 seconds, allowing for versatile shooting in various lighting conditions. With its reliable build and simple operation, the Rolleicord V is a popular choice among vintage camera enthusiasts and photographers looking to explore the world of medium format photography.

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The Rolleicord V is a fully mechanical camera, meaning it does not require batteries to operate. It has a built-in light meter that uses a selenium cell to measure light intensity. The meter's readings are displayed in the viewfinder through a needle and scale system, helping photographers achieve proper exposure. The camera has a focusing knob on the side that controls the lens distance, and a knob on the front for adjusting the aperture and shutter speed. The Rolleicord V also features a built-in self-timer and a flash sync port for external flash units. It has a sturdy build quality and is known for its reliability, making it a great choice for photographers who enjoy shooting with vintage equipment.

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Description for Rolleicord V Pros and Cons for Rolleicord V

High-quality lens for sharp and detailed images

Twin-lens reflex design allows for waist-level viewing and discreet shooting

Built-in light meter for easy exposure control

Reliable and durable construction

Manual focus and manual film advance can be time-consuming

Limited control over depth of field

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Description for Rolleicord V Potential Problems and Fixes for Rolleicord V

Shutter Problems

Rolleicord V is known to sometimes have issues with the shutter. This can result in underexposed or overexposed images. Regular maintenance and careful handling can help prevent this issue. If the problem persists, a professional repair might be necessary.

Focusing Issues

The focusing mechanism in the Rolleicord V can sometimes become stiff or unresponsive. This can be caused by dust or debris getting into the mechanism or simply due to age. Regular cleaning and lubrication can help keep the focusing mechanism in good working condition.

Light Meter Failure

Rolleicord V does not come with a built-in light meter. However, if you are using an external light meter and it fails, it can result in incorrect exposures. It's recommended to regularly check the accuracy of your light meter and replace it if necessary.

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