Arca Swiss F-Line 4X5 Monorail Camera with Schneider 240mm F5.6 Lens + Holders


The Arca Swiss F-Line is Arca's modern "field" camera. It is a highly modular and versatile camera system, and is considered one of the most precise and solid camera designs available. Most parts are interchangeable with other Arca cameras, from any other format/product line, including lens boards, standards, rails, bases, etc'.


• Arca Swiss F-Line 4X5 camera
• Schneider Symmar 240mm F5.6 lens
• 2 4X5 film holders (used, modern, tested light-tight)

Camera Features:

• Front movements include rise, swing, tilt and shift
• Rear movements include rise, swing, tilt and shift
• Geared fine focus, on both the front and rear
• Telescoping rail, for extra long extension and balance control
• Graflock-equipped back
• Ultra bright and sharp ground glass
• Back can easily be mounted in vertical or horizontal position

Camera Condition:

• Cosmetically, this camera shows normal signs of handling/use
• All knobs lock tightly as they should
• Spring lock back is tight and works as it should
• Bellows are tested light-tight
• Ground glass/fresnel combo is clean and clear (some of the grid lines are missing)

Schneider Symmar 240mm F5.6:

• 240mm is a Tele/portrait-angle of view lens on 4X5 cameras (similar to a 90mm lens on 35mm format cameras)
• Massive image circle (covers 8X10)
• Convertible lens (can be used as a 420mm lens with the rear cell only)
• Filter rim is slightly dented
• Clean, coated glass
• No fungus, haze, scratches or other major issues to note
• Shutter is in good working condition and fires nicely on all speeds

Ask us about adding a short rail and bag bellows to this kit.

Ask us about combining this camera with any of our other large format lenses or holders.