Nizo 156 Macro

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Nizo 156 Macro

Year: 1979-82

Weight: 800 g

Lens: Schneider Macro-Variogon 1,8 / 7 - 56 mm

Macro focusing

Split Image Focusing

Auto / Manual Zoom

Frame rates: 9, 18, 24, 36 + single frame

Shutter degree: 225

Manual / Auto Exposure

ASA-settings - set by the cassette: 40 or 160 ASA Tungsten / 25 or 100 ASA Daylight

Remote control socket

Cable release socket

Interval timer with 1/5 - 5 second intervals

No sound

Retractable handle

Made in Germany

Manufacturer: Niezoldi&Krämer / Braun

It looks like there are two versions of the camera: An "all black" and a "silver & black" one.




It's a great camera: small, light weight and can do 24fps. Like my Nizo 4056 it tends to give a "too little light" warning too early.

Never do a "test run" when there's no cassette in the camera - especially when the camera hasn't been used for a while!

It probably appeared around 1977 rather than 1979, superseding the earlier 156XL. Basically the same as the 156XL but with a macro facility on the Schneider lens. It's only real disadvantage is the common one with late design Super 8 that it only recognizes 25/40T and 100/160T cartridges though full manual overrride is available.

The picture above shows the 156 model which has a non-XL shutter and no 9 or 36 fps.

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