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Zenit-E is a 35mm film SLR made by KMZ and produced between 1965-86 with quantity of 3.334.540 units. Zenit means Zenith, a point in the sky that appears directly above the observer.
The Zenit E does not have aperture automation, and therefore must be used with manual diaphragm/preset lenses or auto diaphragm lenses with an auto/manual switch.
There are many types during its production period, the Zenit range was quite popular since it was priced moderately and it was offered under several other trademarks or brands as Kalimar, Revueflex, Prinzflex, Photokina, Spiraflex, Cosmorex.
the standard Lens: Helios-44-2 58mm f/2, M42 screw mount, filter thread: 41mm, the other standard lens was Industar-50-2 3.5/50
Vintage Camera Kit