Uses LLC lenses and
accessories. Also has interchangeable viewing system.
Improved version of the VLC.
Modifications to all cameras in the range include - redesigned delayed
action, new meter switch, new shutter speed dial and revised shutter
mechanism, new viewfinder screen, and new lever wind. The new Pentacon
and Pancolor 50 mm. f/1.8 lens, introduced at the same time, have
multicoating and an auto/manual switch.
Specification, from undated advertisement
TTL metering at full aperture. E.D.C. eliminates
mechanical linkages. All lenses can be utilized on stop-down principle.
Complete range of accessories and interchangeable viewfinders with
full operation of TTL metering. Swedish steel vertical shutter. Electronic
sync to 1/125 sec. Shutter speeded 1 sec. to 1/1000 sec. and B. Lightweight
compact body. Praktica universal thread. D/A mechanism. Co-axial flash
nipples. PL Quick-loading.
1976 prices - with 50 mm. f/1.8 Pentacon EDC MC £162.71.
With 50 mm. f/1.8 Zeiss Pancolor EDC MC £172.67
Accessories Catalogue c1978