Ʒ ִ ǥ Դϴ. ÿ ݵ Ͻñ ٶϴ^^

ϸ

 

 

𵨸

ÿ

ٵ

δ

̾

ǥ

Ʈ

'' δ ʱ

Orion T

1955

ũ

ũ ü ε  ε ''

360 ȸ ̾, ͼӵ  1/30-1/500, 1-/15, B

ǥ 50/1.9 Zunow ũ Ʈ

. , FVt G T ( (uncoupled TTL meter) .

, ü ݼ

鿡 "Orion Camera Co." ǥ

Miranda T (i)

1956

ũ

ǥ 50/1.9 Zunow, Ofunar, Soligor

, ü ݼ Ǵ ܿ

ǥð "Miranda Camera Co." ٲ

Miranda T (ii)

1957

ũ

ε  ε '' Ӹ κп Ȩ

, ܺ

ǥ 50/2.4 Arco

, ܿ

ε  ε '' Ӹ κп Ȩ

Miranda T-II

1957

ũ/

T(ii)

, ְӵ 1/1000

ǥ 50/2.4 Arco

, ܿ

Miranda S

1959

ũ/

Ӹ κ ε'', ũũ δ

Ӽ͸  1/30 - 1/500

ǥ 50/2.8 Soligor ũ Ʈ

̽Ʈ δ⺻

̱

Miranda ST

1959

ũ

̾, 1-1/500,

ǥ 50/2.8 Soligor ũ Ʈ

, ܿ

 

δ ʱ

Miranda A

1958

ũ

Ӹκп īͰ ޸ ε

̾, 1-1/000 (ְӵ 1-1/500  ִٴ ҹ.)

ǥ 뱸(?) 50/1.9 auto Soligor ũ , 'Y' λ

, ܿ

ī ũⰡ δ , ο ('ears') .

Miranda A-II

1958

ũ

A ϳ ټ ٸ l

̾, 1-1/1000

ǥ 뱸(?) 50/1.9 auto Soligor ũ , 'Y' λ

īͰ δ ܺκ ణ 

Miranda B

1959

ũ/?

A-II

̾ 1-1/1000 as per A-II

ǥ 뱸(?) 50/1.9 auto Soligor , 'Y' λ

Ϲ̷

Miranda C

1959

ũ/

A-II

̾, 1-1/1000

ǥ 뱸(?) 50/1.9 auto Soligor, , 'Y' λ ; ı Ʈ  'K' λ

, ø ̹ δ(?) ɼ

Ÿ̸,  alternative stansard lens also was a 'Prominar' by Kowa, similar to 'K' Soligor

Miranda D 
(old body)

1960

ũ

ε  RH edge( )κп ġ, īʹ

 

̾ 1-1/500,

 

Soligor 50/2.8 ¶Ǵ 50/1.9 PAD

, ɼ

12 ٵ

Miranda D 
(new body)

1960

ũ

Soligor auto 50/1.9 PAD,'K' λ

ٵ ij

Miranda DR 
(1st model)

1961

ũ

Soligor auto 50/1.9 PAD, 'K' λ

, central  ground glass focus spot

ī ߽ɿ Ʈ

Miranda DR (2nd model)

1962

ũ/

Soligor auto 50/1.9 PAD, 'K' λ

, ø ̹ δ(?) ɼ

͸ 빮ڷ ٲ "MIRANDA CAMERA CO."

ȭ ε 𵨵

Miranda F
Miranda FB

1963

ũ

ε ٵ𳡿 ġϰ ڵʸīʹ â() Ÿ

1-1/1000; ̱  ̾

Soligor Ǵ Miranda 50/1.9 , fully auto internal diaphragm

Ŭ Ÿ 踦  ̾ο

ǥ ,  DR

DR ʷ ׷̵ ٵ

Miranda FM
Miranda FBM

1964

ũ

non-coupled CdS r 

Ͽ¡ CdS meter

Ÿ𵨷 Ͽ.

Miranda G

1965

ũ

̱ ̾, Ż

Ŭ Ÿ

پ ɵ ȣ . ̷  Oversized mirror, ȯ ũ

Miranda GT

1967

ũ

50/1.4

Non-coupled TTL CdS (δ ü, ũ ǥ) 

Ͽ¡ TTL CdS meter

Miranda Fv

1967

ũ

ǥ

̷ ũ ü Ұ ܼȭ G

Miranda FvT

1968

ũ

GT

GT

Miranda F 
(final model)

1967?

ũ

, ְӵ 1/500

50/2.8 ǥ

ǥ

Ǹŵ

 

ҸƮ (ٿ )

Sensomat

1969

ũ
?

ε ٵ𳡿 ġϰ ڵʸīʹ â() Ÿ

1-1/1000, ̾, ASA â ü

Soligor Ǵ Miranda 50/1.9  50/1.4 , fully auto internal diaphragm

TTL CdS stop-down (̷ Ʒ ġ)

ǥ

ΰ ư

Sensomat RE

1971

ũ

1-1/1000, ũ ̾, ASA â ü

ϳ ư

Sensomat RS

1971

ũ

1-1/1000, ũ ̾(ASA â ü)

RE-II

1975

ũ

1-1/1000, ASA â ü

EC ( )

TTL CdS (ٿ ʿ, ̷ Ʒ ġ)

ǥ + ֽ

EE-2 Ÿϰ ġǴ

M42 Ʈ  ( Sensomat RE ʷ )

Miranda TM 
(1st model)

1974

ũ

ҸƮ RE ſ ( Minor Cosmetic changes found  in later Miranda TM provided a marked up  "TM II" for both Soligor and Pallas in 1976)

1-1/1000, ũ ̾, 1-1/1000, ũ ̾,

Miranda 귣 50/2.8 M42 

TTL CdS stop-down (̷ Ʒ ġ)

ǥ "MIRANDA"  

ǴPACIFIC RIM Ǹ

Miranda TM (2nd model)

1975?

ũ

+ ֽ

Soligor TM

1974

ũ

ָ 귣  50/1.8 M42

 "SOLIGOR"

Body named "TM"

Soligor TM-II

1975?

ũ

+ ֽ

Body named "TM-II"

Pallas TM

1974

ũ

Pallas 귣 50/1.8 M42

  "PALLAS"

Body named "TM"

Pallas TM-II

1975?

ũ

+ ֽ

Body named "TM-II"

߽ ҷ (/ , ҷ TTL )t

Automex

1960

ũ

̱, 360 ȸ ʴ ʹ̾ ε κп ġ(ASA ô̾ ), ʸ̼ Ʈũ ª ټ ſ

1-1/1000 . ְ ASA 400

SoligorǴMiranda 50/1.9 , λ "K" no., /Ŵdiaphragm ġ, (arm)

, ʹ Ŀø

ܰ Ű

Meter ʿ ġ,  'bubble' glass Ŀ

Automex II

1962

ũ

ְ ASA 1600

, ı Ʒ ⺻

Ŀ ϰ ٲ ٶ ݻ 

Automex III

1964

ũ

1-1/1000 . ְ ASA 1600

"F" ġǴ Ű , (arm)

CdS cell ε ʿ ġ

Ŀ θ ġ

Sensorex

1966

ũ

TTL CdS (̷ ڿ ġ), ʱ

߽

ε ũũ տ ִ ̾ ġ

Sensorex C

1970

ũ/

50/1.4 ɼ, γ

ݵ彴

'C' ǥô (IB ǥ ?). Ŀ и Ұ

Sensorex II

1972

ũ/

ε öƽ

ְ ASA 3200

ణ ȭ

, ִ ̾ ġ ٲ

ߵ , 鿡 'MIRANDA' ǥ, ֽ .

ܰ Ʈ, EE

ڵ EE

Sensorex EE

1971

ũ/

Sensorex II

1-1/1000, ̾ ߰ Ű( uncoupling ) .

ο E ø ( )

Ϳ켱 , Ǵ

Sensorex II

Ϳ켱,   "State-of-the-art" ī޶

Miranda EE-2

1976

ũ/

Ʈ  "EC" , ۵

+ ͽǵ带 Ȯ ִ â

 Ҽ Ʈ, ̶ Ͼȹݻ ī޶

Ʈ SLR

dx-3

1975

ũ/

ε, ı Ʈũ ª

1-1/1000, ̱  ̾, l

EC 50/1.8 Ǵ50/1.4, Ŀ

LED ǥ,

, ͼӵ Ȯ

ο Ʈ SLR, ׷ ϴ.

Ʈ ڵ RF

Miranda Sensoret

1972

ũ/ Colours

ε Ʒ ġ

α׷ ڵ

38/2.8 , / Ǽ .

ܿ CdS cell ġ(non TTL)

Ʈ δ+ δ

Ʈ ڵ

Soligor Sensoret

1972

ũ

󺸷 ( )

Mirax Laborec

1965

ũ

Laborec  Ŀٶ ε'' Ϲ

ӵ 1 - 1/125

46mm ũ , ̿ Ʈ

. , ̰谡 õ.

ǥ δ VF-5

󺸷 Ư ȴ. ̺ ̷ õõ ö󰣴 Ͱ .

Mirax Laborec II

1966

ũ

52mm f2.8 ũ (46mm Ʈ)

̰ ƴŸ Ʈ Ǹ

Miranda Laborec

1970

ũ

Mirax , ǥ Miranda Ʈ

52mm macro  Ϲ

Miranda Laborec Electro-D

1972?

ũ

Ǵ ͵̺

ǥ Miranda Ʈ, auto diaphragm Ʈ Ұ

ĿѰ Բ Ϳδ ʼ

Miranda Laborec III

1975

ũ

õп AIC ̱ ߸

Ź K Ʈ ڽó ( 񽼻簡 80븻 ǸϿ)

MS-1

c.1986

ǥ ε

1-1/1000,

50/2.0 , Pentax "K" Ʈ

TTL ,  LED ǥ

, ø ũ

Ź K Ʈ ڽó ( 񽼻簡 80븻 ǸϿ)

MS-2

c.1986

ڵ 

35-70/3.5 "K" Ʈ + ǥ

Memoflex

c.1986

͵̺ ɼ  .

ڵ, Ŵɼ .

50/1.4 ɼ

ڵ Ǵ Ŵ

 

 

Model

 

Year

Finish

Winder

Shutter Dial

Standard Lens

Metering

Prism 

Identification Points

Early Mirandas with Knob Wind

Orion T

 

1955

Chrome

Fully chrome solid wind and rewind knobs

Rotating dial, fast speeds 1/30-1/500, slow speeds 1-/15, B

Standard 50/1.9 preset Zunow screw mount lens

None, although T meter prism (uncoupled TTL meter) from model Fvt or G fits and can be used

Plain prism with metal finish on all faces

Marked on front over lens "Orion Camera Co."

Miranda T (i)

 

1956

Chrome

Standard 50/1.9 preset Zunow, Ofunar or Soligor lens

Plain prism as above, or with black leatherette top inserts

Now marked "Miranda Camera Co."

Miranda T (ii)

 

1957

Chrome

Both knobs have black recesses in top

Same shutter but has black outer ring

Standard 50/2.4 Arco preset lens

Plain prism with black leatherette top inserts

Cosmetic black paint inserts to wind knobs

Miranda T-II

 

1957

Chrome Black

Similar to T(ii)

New shutter, similar dials, top speed 1/1000

Standard 50/2.4 Arco preset lens

Plain prism with black leatherette top inserts

Miranda S

 

1959

Chrome Black

Knob with black top,  rewind crank

Fast speeds only 1/30 - 1/500

Standard 50/2.8 preset Soligor screw mount lens

Waist level finder sold as standard

Economy entry model in USA market

Miranda ST

 

1959

Chrome

Dual shutter dial 1-1/500, slow speeds by lever  

Standard 50/2.8 preset Soligor screw mount lens

Plain prism with black leatherette top inserts

 

Early Mirandas with Lever Wind

Miranda A

 

1958

Chrome

Lever wind with counter in top of winder

Dual shutter dials 1-1/000 as per T-II; rumored that 1-1/500  version exists

Standard big 50/1.9 auto Soligor in chrome finish, 'Y' prefix

None, although T meter prism (uncoupled TTL meter) from model Fvt or G fits and can be used

Plain prism with black leatherette top inserts

Counter is full size of winder top. Slow speeds set using 'ears'.

Miranda A-II

 

1958

Chrome

Ditto but different profile to first model

Dual shutter dial 1-1/1000 as per first A

Standard big 50/1.9 auto Soligor in chrome finish, 'Y' prefix

Counter is slightly smaller than top

Miranda B

 

1959

Chrome Black?

Same as A-II

Dual shutter dial 1-1/1000 as per A-II

Standard big 50/1.9 auto Soligor in black finish, 'Y' prefix

Adds instant return mirror

Miranda C

 

1959

Chrome Black

Same as A-II

Dual shutter dial 1-1/1000 as per A-II

Standard big 50/1.9 auto Soligor in black finish, 'Y' prefix; or later compact version with 'K' prefix

Ditto, split image rangefinder optional

Self timer.  alternative standard lens also was a 'Prominar' by Kowa, similar to 'K' Soligor

Miranda D 
(old body)

 

1960

Chrome

Lever wind at RH edge of body, counter separate dial

Dual shutter dial 1-1/500, slow speeds by lever

Soligor preset 50/2.8 preset or  50/1.9 PAD lenses

Ditto, plain viewfinder screen

Retains original hexagonal ended body

Miranda D 
(new body)

 

1960

Chrome

Lever wind at RH edge of body, counter separate dial

Dual shutter dial 1-1/500, slow speeds by lever

Soligor auto 50/1.9 PAD with 'K' prefix as last C

New body casting with rounded ends

Miranda DR 
(1st model)

 

1961

Chrome

Lever wind at RH edge of body, counter separate dial

Dual shutter dial 1-1/500, slow speeds by lever

Soligor auto 50/1.9 PAD with 'K' prefix as last C

Ditto, central  ground glass focus spot

Counter has red central spot 

Miranda DR (2nd model)

 

1962

Chrome Black

Lever wind at RH edge of body, counter separate dial

Dual shutter dial 1-1/500, slow speeds by lever

Soligor auto 50/1.9 PAD with 'K' prefix as last C

Ditto, S/I rangefinder optional

Lettering on front now "MIRANDA CAMERA CO."

Modernized Lever Wind with Accessory Metering

Miranda F
Miranda FB

 

1963

Chrome
Black

Lever wind at edge of body,auto counter in small window
along--side

Speeds 1-1/1000; Fixed single
shutter
dial, does not rotate in use

Soligor or Miranda 50/1.9 lens with fully auto internal diaphragm

Bulky accessory meter clips to shutter dial

Standard prism unchanged from DR

Completely updated model on same chassis as DR

Miranda FM
Miranda FBM

 

1964

Chrome
Black

External non-coupled CdS meter 

CdS meter built into prism housing

Marketed as new model 

Miranda G

 

1965

Chrome
Black

Remove-
-able
single
dial to allow meter attachment

Small external meter fits over RH top plate

Top features make this most collectable. Oversized mirror with lock, interchangeable viewfinder screens

Miranda GT

 

1967

Chrome
Black

50/1.4 lens optional

Non-coupled TTL CdS meter reads screen 

TTL CdS meter built into prism housing

Miranda Fv

 

1967

Chrome

External meter as above

Standard prism

Simpler version of G with fixed screen, no mirror lock

Miranda FvT

 

1968

Chrome

As for GT

As for GT

Miranda F 
(final model)

 

1967?

Chrome

Ditto, but 1-1/500 only

50/2.8 lens standard

None

Standard prism

Economy model sold in the UK 

 

Sensomat Range (Built in Stop Down TTL Metering)

Sensomat

 

1969

Chrome
Black?

Lever wind at edge of body,auto counter in small window
along--side

1-1/1000, black dial with ASA scale

Soligor or Miranda 50/1.9 or 50/1.4 lens with fully auto internal diaphragm

TTL CdS stop-down meter built in under mirror

Standard prism

Meter operated by two buttons next to lens

Sensomat RE

 

1971

Chrome
Black

1-1/1000, chrome dial with ASA scale

Meter now has single button for operation

Sensomat RS

 

1971

Chrome

1-1/1000, plain chrome dial

None

No provision for metering

RE-II

 

1975

Chrome
Black

1-1/1000, dial with ASA scale

Uses EC lenses with full aperture metering

TTL CdS  meter built in under mirror

Standard prism now has hot shoe

Last economy model matches EE-2 style

M42 Mount SLRs (based on Sensomat RE)

Miranda TM 
(1st model)

 

1974

Chrome

Very similar to the Sensomat RE model.  Minor Cosmetic changes found  in later Miranda TM provided a marked up  "TM II" for both Soligor and Pallas in 1976

1-1/1000, chrome dial with ASA scale

Miranda branded 50/2.8 M42 

TTL CdS  meter built in under mirror. Stop down metering only, single button as per Sensomat RE

Standard "MIRANDA" prism 

Sold in UK or PACRIM only

Miranda TM (2nd model)

 

1975?

Chrome

Ditto with hot shoe

Soligor TM

 

1974

Chrome

Soligor branded 50/1.8 M42

Prism named "SOLIGOR"

Body named "TM"

Soligor TM-II

 

1975?

Chrome

Ditto with hot shoe

Body named "TM-II"

Pallas TM

 

1974

Chrome

Pallas branded 50/1.8 M42

Prism named "PALLAS"

Body named "TM"

Pallas TM-II

 

1975?

Chrome

Ditto with hot shoe

Body named "TM-II"

Automex and Sensorex Range (full aperture coupled metering, external Automex and TTL Sensorex)

Automex

 

1960

Chrome

Lever wind, with a single non-rotating shutter dial set into  the complete top of the wind lever. Includes ASA setting dial. Wind stroke is short and fairly heavy.

 

1-1/1000 shutter. Max ASA 400 setting

Soligor or Miranda 50/1.9 with "K" no. prefix, auto/manual  diaphragm switch, and meter coupling arm

Selenium meter cell built into camera, coupled to shutter and lens via a coupling arm on LH side of camera body

New prism (and other finders) to fit around the selenium meter

Meter is in front of actual prism, has 'bubble' glass cover

Automex II

 

1962

Chrome

Max ASA now 1600

Ditto, later examples came with lens below

Meter cover now flat with fine gold lines

Automex III

 

1964

Chrome

1-1/1000 shutter, ASA to 1600

New lens design matches "F" lenses but with meter coupling arm

CdS cell mounted on front under rewind lever

Ornate cover replaces previous meter cell 

Sensorex

 

1966

Chrome

CdS cell now TTL behind mirror, first variants only had spot meter

Same viewfinder range as Automexes

Maximum aperture dial in front of rewind crank

Sensorex C

 

1970

Chrome Black

50/1.4 lens optional, same details

Prism find adds built in flash shoe

Not marked as "C" in any way - only in the IB. Non removeable back.

Sensorex II

 

1972

Chrome Black

Wind lever has black plastic tip

ASA range now to 3200ASA

Slight cosmetic changes only

Metering the same but max. aperture now set by dial under wind crank

Completely new prism with 'MIRANDA' on front, has hot shoe

Cosmetic update very similar to the new Sensorex EE

Automatic EE SLR Range

Sensorex EE

 

1971

Chrome Black

Similar winder to Sensorex II

1-1/1000 shutter with uncoupling pin in the centre of dial

New E series lenses with internal meter coupling and max. aperture pin. 

Shutter preferred automatic, spot or average metering

Uses the same new prism and other finds as Sensorex II

State-of-the-art shutter pref. mechanical automatic camera

Miranda EE-2

 

1976

Chrome Black

Lenses now "EC" (compact) but identical operation

Prism has extra window to view set shutter speed

Various small cosmetic upgrades, last Miranda SLR

Compact SLR (just the one)

dx-3

 

1975

Chrome Black

Conventional lever wind, later version with shorter wind stroke

1-1/1000 on single dial, electronic control

EC lenses 50/1.8 or 50/1.4, with rubber focus rings

LED match needle full-aperture metering

Fixed prism, shows shutter speeds in finder

Complete new compact SLR, unfortunately not very robust

Compact Automatic Rangefinders (the only non-SLR Miranda)

Miranda Sensoret

 

1972

Chrome Black Colours

Wind lever under top plate

Programmed electronic auto shutter

Fixed 38/2.8 lens, external tele and w/a attachments

External CdS cell above lens

Brightline viewfinder with range finder

Compact auto needs PX640 batteries

Soligor Sensoret

 

1972

Chrome

Scientific Models (Laborec range)

Mirax Laborec

 

1965

Chrome

Large wind knob is common to all models in Laborec series

Shutter speed range
1 - 1/125 sec only

Unique 46mm screw and external bayonet mount for adaptors

None in the camera, but a separate microscope meter was made available for later models

Standard finder is VF-5 in all models, like the standard magnifying VF-4 but with an extra condensor lens 

All Laborecs have unique release.Cable release slowly raises mirror then fires the shutter

Mirax Laborec II

 

1966

Chrome

Preset 52mm f2.8 macro in 46mm mount

Also sold in complete set with microscope adaptor

Miranda Laborec

 

1970

Chrome

Same as Mirax with standard Miranda mount

52mm macro lens is more often found in standard mount

Miranda Laborec Electro-D

 

1972?

Chrome

Complete with remote controlled motor drive unit

Standard Miranda mount, without auto diaphragm control

Winder is a substantial unit with separate power pack

Miranda Laborec III

 

1975

Chrome

Last version built by AIC in the USA for astronomy

Cosina SLRs with K mount badge engineered as "MIRANDA" and sold by Dixons UK in the late 1980's

MS-1

 

c.1986

Black

Standard lever wind

1-1/1000 mechanical shutter

50/2.0 lens in Pentax "K" mount

TTL meter with LED readouts

Fixed prism, split image viewfinder

These are COSINA models badge engineered as "MIRANDA for the Dixons chain in the UK

MS-2

 

c.1986

Black

Ditto, winder optional

Auto-only electronic shutter

35-70/3.5 "K" mount as standard lens

Aperture preferred automatic

Memoflex

 

c.1986

Black

Motor drive optional

Automatic shutter, full manual option

50/1.4 lens optional

Auto or manual operation