Nizo S55

marketed in 1968

silent super 8 cartridge

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

zooming ratio: 8x

focusing: manual, split image

zooming: auto with 2 speeds and manual

filter size: 49 mm

viewfinder: single-lens reflex with adjustable eyepiece

viewfinder information: exposure meter

exposure: auto and manual exposure control; EE, CdS cell

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

ASA notching: slide = no pins

backlight control: yes

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

filming speed: 18, 24, 54 fps, single frame

shutter opening angle: <180 degrees

sound: no

remote control socket: yes

cable release socket: yes

movie light socket: no

film counter: 1-15 m

handle: retractable, chamber for penlight batteries

battery check btton: yes

film drive motor: DC micromotor

power source: 6 x AA batteries \ 2 x PX625 button cells for light meter

weight: circa 1300 g

dimensions: ?

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

made in Germany by Braun Nizo

  • same as Nizo S 56, but without macro lens, interval timer, variable shutter and backlight control button

  • this camera was the replacement for Nizo S 8 T

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