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Widelux F6 vs F6B

Hello Hello , Jan 23, 2012; 03:00 a.m.

was curious what's the difference between the two? Thanks!

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Greg Chappell , Jan 25, 2012; 09:07 p.m.

Here's a website with some information..

http://www.jumboprawn.net/jesse/cams/widelux/widelux_buying.html

Looks like they started installing a bubble level at some point in the 1960's when the F6 was still being made, so maybe the "B" means it's the model with the bubble level?

Hello Hello , Jan 26, 2012; 08:45 a.m.

wow that makes a lot of sense haha Thank you! ;-)

Dirk HR Spennemann , Jan 26, 2012; 06:19 p.m.

Hi I am afraid that's wrong, although a cute idea. The bubble level was introduced with the FVI

The sequence is: FI, FV, FVI, F6, F6B, F7 and F8 with the cameras before the F6B having lots of variations/minor modifications during their production runs. The main difference between the F6 and the F6B are better gears and a coated lens in the F6B

Hello Hello , Jan 28, 2012; 09:30 a.m.

lol thanks for the correction!

Hello Hello , Jan 28, 2012; 10:31 a.m.

btw, I thought the gear improvements were made from the F7 to F8?

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