Nizo S8

marketed in 1965

production: since 1965 until 1967

silent super 8 cartridge

lens: Schneider-Kreuznach Variogon f: 1.8 \ F: 8-40 mm

zooming ratio: 5x

focusing: manual, aerial

zooming: auto and manual

filter size: ?

viewfinder: single-lens reflex with adjustable eyepiece

viewfinder information: ?

exposure: auto and manual exposure control; not TTL EE, CdS photocell

film speed: ?

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

filming speed: 18, 24 fps, single frame

shutter opening angle: <180 degrees

sound: no

remote control socket: ?

cable release socket: yes

movie light socket: no

film counter: 1-15

handle: retractable, chamber for penlight batteries

battery check button: ?

film drive motor: DC micromotor

power source: 4 x AA batteries \ 1 x PX13, 1.35 V button cell for light meter

weight: circa 1000 g

dimensions: ?

tripod socket: 1/4"

made in Germany by Nizo

  • this is the first super 8 Nizo movie camera