A pretty scarce Diax-type, those days only sold to Australia and New Zealand. Read more in my book on page 80-81.
This camera is based on the Ia body but was supplied with a Diaxette top plate, Ia winding knob and rewinding knob from the Diaxette.
Low budget model, released for the market in Australia and New Zealand. Only very few produced.
Shutter: Synchro-Compur / Interchangeable standard lens Isco Westar 1:3,5/50 mm
For other focal lengths than 45/50 mm extra viewfinders in the accessory shoe must be used.
pic: P. Geisler
|Here you can see this small, cute and reliable Voss-camera in a fantastic set (Xenagon wide angle (35 mm) + 35mm-auxilliary viewfinder).
If you set the distance “inf.” to the diaphragm which you’re actually going to use on the depth-of-field-scale (best is about 8), you have a very suitable snapshot-camera equipment for your sightseeing in towns or for your walking tour in the hills. Or have a striking set for visiting the next photographica fair.
You – alas! – have no Diax Standard? Then simply switch to the Diax Ia, which has an inbuilt 35mm-viewinder and which is likewise suitable. However, this is not half as nice as using the slip-on-finder. But it will work anyway.
Diax Standard serial numbers from my Diax database
|+ 1 more Diax Standard known from the internet, but only spare parts from a wrecked Diax Standard, identified by authentic top plate (flash-shoe with serial number lost)|
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