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Cambo SC-IIN-R 4x5 camera with Schneider 210mm lens + holders


Latest version of the SC line: the SC-IIN-R features improved grip controls, separate swing/shift locks, positive center detentes, taller rise columns, rotating back with bail back lever & more.

Check out our other listings for a folding viewing hood for this camera. Ask us about adding a Bosscreen, ultra bright ground glass/fresnel combo.

The Cambo SC (Super Cambo) system is a highly modular and easy to use LF system. Most parts are interchangeable with other SC cameras, from any other format, including knobs, lens boards, standards, rails, bases etc. The SC system was in production for more than 40 years, which makes SC system lens boards and other parts cheap and easy to find. Camera is fully articulated and features all of the movements you can think of in a view camera, both front and rear standards:

- Rise
- Fall
- Tilt
- Swing
- Shift

Camera Condition:

Camera is used and shows normal signs of use, with scuffs and marks throughout.
Bellows is flexible and light-tight tested.
Focus rack moves smoothly throughout, on both front and rear standards.
All knobs lock tightly, no issues to report.
Holders are newer plastic units in nice shape.
Rotating back makes changing orientation from vertical to horizontal fast and easy.
Bail lever equipped back makes loading and unloading easier.
Original gridded ground glass clean and clear.
Some bubble levels are missing/dry.

Lens features and condition:

Schneider Symmar S MC 210mm F5.6 (branded as Caltar II-S):

210mm is a moderate tele/portrait angle of view lens on 4x5 (similar to a 75mm lens on 35mm cameras). Excellent, versatile lens with clean, MULTI-coated glass and good working, modern Copal shutter. Shutter fires nicely on all speeds. This lens is an excellent performer with massive coverage (covers 5X7 and nearly covers 8X10).

***Caltar branding was made for sale as Calumet's home brand.