Nizo 561 Macro

marketed in 1976

silent super 8 cartridge

lens: Schneider-Kreuznach Variogon f: 1.8 \ F: 7-56 mm

zooming ratio: 8x

focusing: manual, split image

macro focusing: yes

zooming: auto with 2 speeds and manual

filter size: 52 mm

viewfinder: single-lens reflex with adjustable eyepiece

viewfinder information: exposure meter

exposure: auto and manual exposure control; TTL Electric Eye

light receptor: 2 CdS photocells (TTL and External Window)

aperture range: f/1.8 to f/22

film speed: auto between 10/16 and 100/160 ASA (daylight/tungsten) (1)

ASA notching: slide = no pins

exposure compensation: +/- corection for auto

backlight control: +1 f/stop

CCA filter: built-in 85A, with filter control switch

filming speed: 18, 25, 54 fps, single frame

interval timer: 6 fps to 1 frame per minute

time exposure: 1/8 to 60 seconds

shutter opening angle: variable from 0 to 150 degrees

fading: fade-in/fade-out

lap-dissolve: 63 frames/3.5 seconds

sound: doule-system, synchronized pulse for external sound recorder

remote control socket: yes

cable release socket: yes

movie light socket: no

synchronized flash jack: yes

handle: retractable, chamber for penlight batteries

film drive motor: DC micromotor

battery checker: yes

power source: 6 x AA batteries or Nizo Accumulator (8.4 V, 0.5 Amp) \ 2 x PX625 button cells for light meter

external power jack: 9 V DC

weight: 1300 g

dimensions: 50 x 205 x 230

tripod socket: 1/4" + 3/8"

made in Germany by Braun Nizo

  • (1) 10/16, 16/25, 25/40, 40/64, 64/100, 100/160