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Beirette vsn is a 35mm film viewfinder camera made by Beier and produced between c.1970-89. It is in the long lasting Beier Beirette series.[1]

Model marks appeared on the Beirette in the "vsn" version only. But there is no marks "vsn" versions also. It is the new model of Beirette series, with light plastic body, black or chrome. There are some cosmetic versions during its manufacturing period.


Beier Beirette vsn 03
Beier Beirette vsn 02
Beier Beirette vsn 05

images by Süleyman Demir

  • Lens: Meritar 45mm f/2.8 filter slip-on serial no.none
    • Aperture: up to f/22 setting: ring and scale on the lens-shutter barrel, ring coupled with four weather symbols
    • Focus range: 0.6-10m +inf
  • Focusing: manual front cell focusing; ring, scale and DOF scale on front of the lens
  • Shutter: Priomat everset shutter with three speeds 1/30-1/60-1/125 +B
  • Shutter release: on front of the camera, not works wo/ film in the camera
  • Cocking lever: also winds the film, long strong, on the top plate
  • Frame counter: auto-reset, additive type, small window on the back of the top-plate
  • Viewfinder: bright frame finder
  • Re-wind lever: folding crank type, on the right of the top plate
  • Re-wind release: small knob on the bottom plate
  • Flash PC socket: none
  • Hot-shoe
  • Self-timer: none
  • Back cover: hinged, opens by a latch on the left of the camera
  • Engraving on the bottom plate: DDR
  • Tripod socket: ¼"
  • Hand strap lug
  • Body: plastic; Weight: 233g
  • Serial no. in the camera
Vsn black

Beirette vsn black

Notes and references[]

  1. McKeown's p.118