Burke and James Orbit 4X5 Monorail Camera with 135mm F4.7 Lens + Holders

$270.00 Sold Out

A basic version of the venerable Calumet CC400 camera system, this B&J "Orbit" is a timeless classic. It is an all metal monorail view camera design, which has lasted for decades as a solid, robust and reliable work horse. This camera is simple and easy to use. With a rotating back, bail back lever and self-locking front rise, it's a breeze to set up.


• Burke and James Orbit 4X5 monorail camera
• Yamasaki/Astragaon 135mm F4.7 lens
• Two 4X5 film holders (used, modern, tested light-tight)

Camera Features:

• Front movements include shift, tilt and rise
• 20" max bellows draw
• Bail back lever, for easy loading/unloading of film holders
• Rotating back

Camera Condition:

• This camera is used, tested and working as it should
• Cosmetically, this camera shows normal signs of use
• Bellows are tested light-tight
• All camera movements, knobs, gears and latches are in good working condition (rise is very stiff)
• Ground glass is clean and clear

Yamasaki/Astragaon 135mm F4.7:

• 135mm is a moderately wide-angle of view lens on 4X5 cameras (similar to a 35mm lens on a 35mm cameras)
• Clean glass
• No fungus, haze, scratches or other major issues to note
• Shutter is in good working condition and fires nicely on all speeds
• No caps included

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