Calumet CC400 4X5 Monorail Camera with Schneider 135mm Lens + Holders


The Calumet CC400 camera system is a timeless classic. All metal monorail view camera design, which has lasted for decades as a solid, robust and reliable work horse. This fully featured camera is simple and easy to use. With a rotating back, a bail back lever and self-locking front rise, it's a breeze to set up. Plenty of front and rear movements make this a versatile tool, in the field or studio. Fitted with a nice original ground glass, this camera is an excellent choice for the first steps into LF, but will serve the pro just as well.


• Calumet CC4XX 4X5 rail monorail camera (16" max bellows draw)
• Schneider G Claron 150mm F9 lens
• 4X5 film holders (used, wooden, tested light-tight)

Camera Features:

• Simple, reliable and easy-to-use set up
• Front and rear movements include swing, tilt, shift, and geared rise/fall
• Rear movements include swing, tilt and shift
• Positive center detentes throughout
• Fine focus control
• Rotating back
• Bail back lever
• Built-in bubble levels

Camera Condition:

• Camera shows light signs of use
• All knobs lock tightly as they should and all movements are good
• Rotating back is tight and works as it should
• Original gridded ground glass is clean and clear
• Bellows are tested light-tight

Schneider Xenar 135mm F4.7:

• 135mm is a moderately wide/normal-angle of view lens on 4X5 cameras (similar to a 40mm lens on 35mm cameras)
• Clean glass
• Shutter fires nicely on all speeds

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