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Elikon-1, Elikon

                                                                                               

Produced by BeLomo c.1985
Name: „Эликон-1“, „Эликон“
Frame size: 24x36.
Lens: Minitar-2  2.8/35.
Shutter: 1/10s – 1/500s.

Full frame 35mm compact with electronic shutter conceived by V.A.Volkov, E.I.Beglecov and A.A.Cherniak [2].
                                                              

 

PB5915 - Elikon  #9037379.

 

  


 

 

 

PB5905. Prototype camera, released by BeLomo in 1985. Under initial name "Elikon-1". Full frame 35mm compact rangefinder with electronic shutter. Special flash bracket for various flashes. Minitar-2 2.8/35mm lens. Never happened to see one alive.







Sample opposite scanned from Soviet Camera Catalogue (1985).

 

PB5905 - Elikon-1 prototype camera.

 

  

PB5910. Another prototype under initial name "Elikon-1". Completely new body design. Detachable electronic flash under name "Elektronika FE29" (see picture below) or simply "FE29". Never happened to see one alive.


Picture opposite scanned from Camera Catalogue (1988). Picture of sample below kindly provided by authors of SSK book "1200 Cameras from the USSR".

 

PB5910 - Elikon-1 prototype camera.

 

 

PB5910 - Elikon-1 prototype camera.

 

  

PB5912. Prototype identical to PB5905, but under name "Elikon" already. Minitar-2 2.8/35mm lens. Never happened to see one alive.

 


Sample opposite scanned from soviet press (1985).

 

PB5912 - Elikon prototype camera.

 

  
  

PB5915. Regular production version under name "Elikon". Full frame 35mm compact rangefinder with electronic shutter. Special flash bracket for various flashes. ISO settings on the frontplate (see picture below). Camera opposite from Ilya Stolyar (USA) coll.  

 




 

PB5915 - Elikon  #9037379.

 

  
  

PB5920. Identical to PB5915, but with GOST settings on the frontplate (see picture below). Camera opposite from Ilya Stolyar (USA) coll.  

 



 

PB5920 - Elikon  #9037536.

 

 

 

PB5925. Identical to PB5920, but with few exceptions: yellow shutter release knob, instead of red one in previous versions; there's no markings "Автомат выдержки" ("Aperture Priority") on the top plate; no markings on the faceplate of the lens; without "Vileika" logotype on the frontplate (see picture below).

 


Camera from Viktor Suglob (Belarus) collection.

 

PB5925 - Elikon  #9185460.

 

  

PB5930. Identical to PB5925, but with "Minitar-2" markings on the faceplate of the lens.


 




Sample scanned from the BeLomo leaflet (1990).

 

PB5930 - Elikon camera.

 

  

PB5935. Identical to PB5930, but with complete markings on the lens, as on PB5920. Serial number engraved on closing bar of the camera body.











Camera from Viktor Suglob (Belarus) collection.

 

PB5935 - Elikon  #9293953.

 

 

PB5940. Prototype camera without rangefinder. New construction of Minitar-2 lens without rear glass (see picture below). No markings on the faceplate of the lens. Only six cameras released by BeLomo in 1990.


 


Camera from Viktor Suglob (Belarus) collection.

 

PB5940 - Elikon  #5.