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Cambo Legend 8X10 Camera with 375mm F6.3 Lens


The Cambo Legend system is a highly modular and easy to use LF system. Cambo's top of the line, all geared model. This highly capable 8X10 kit is robust and extremely stable. It includes several useful features, such as a bail back lever, stabilized dual tripod base, many geared adjustments, positive center detentes and more.


- Cambo Legend 8X10 camera
- Ilex Caltar 375mm 300mm F6.3 lens

Camera Features:

- Front and rear movements include geared rise/fall, tilt, swing, geared shift and geared micro focus adjustment
- Bail back lever makes inserting/removing film holders without moving the camera very easy

Camera Condition:

Camera is used and shows normal signs of use, with scuffs and marks throughout.
Bellows is flexible and tested light-tight.
Focus rack moves smoothly throughout, on both front and rear standards.
All knobs lock tightly, no issues to report.
Back is easily mounted in any orientation, changing orientation from vertical to horizontal is fast and easy.
Newer, gridded ground glass is clean and clear.
Some bubble levels are missing/dry.
Some of the swing/rise locks and gears are a bit stiff, should clear up with regular use.

Ilex Caltar 375mm 300mm F6.3:

Excellent, versatile lens with clean, coated glass. Good working Ilex #5 shutter, recently CLA. 375mm is a slightly longer than normal-angle view on 8X10. Offers excellent coverage on 8X10 (and 11X14), with room for movements. Similar in design to the Kodak Commercial Ektar 14", this lens uses modern materials to bring that legend back to life.

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