Dignette 300 LK is a 35mm film viewfinder camera made by Dacora and introduced in c.1970. It belongs to the long lasting Dacora Dignette series.[1]

Dacora Dignette 300 LK 03
Dacora Dignette 300 LK 04
Dacora Dignette 300 LK 02

images by Süleyman Demir


  • Lens: Isco Color-Isconar 45mm f/2.8 filter slip-on
    • Aperture: f/2.8-f/22, no click stops, setting: ring and scale on the lens-shutter barrel. [2]
    • Focus range: 1-10m +inf
  • Focusing: manual front element focusing, ring, scale and DOF scale on front of the lens
  • Shutter: special shutter X 300; speeds: 1/30-1/300 +B; setting: ring and scale on the lens-shutter barrel
  • Shutter release: on the front panel w/ cable release socket
  • Cocking lever: also winds the film, long stroke, on the back of the camera
  • Frame counter: autoreset, advance type, window on the bottom plate
  • Viewfinder: bright frame finder
  • Exposure meter: Selenium cell exposure meter, coupled
    • Film speed range: 25-400 ASA (15-27 DIN) setting: by speed ring, unlock it via a small black knob near the DIN scale
    • Exposure setting: center the needle, by turning aperture ring, window on the top plate
  • Re-wind lever: folding crank, on the left of the top plate
  • Re-wind release: a knob on the bottom plate
  • Flash PC socket: none
  • Hot-shoe: flash X sync 1/30
  • Self-timer: none
  • Back cover: hinged, opens by a knob on the left side of the camera
  • Tripod socket: ¼"
  • Strap lugs: none
  • Engraving on the bottom plate: Made in W.Germany
  • Body: metal; Weight: 451g

Notes and referencesEdit

  1. McKeown's p.235
  2. Another lens/shutter combination is Rodenstock Color-Trinon-Lanthan 45mm f/2.8 in Prontor 300 L shutter.


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