Voigtlander Bessa (VM) system

Cosina Voigtlander Bessa-T

35mm MF film rangefinder camera

Announced: Mar 2001
Mount: Leica M
Format: 36 × 24mm
Shutter type: Focal-plane
Shutter model: Mechanical
Speeds: 1 - 1/2000 + B
Exposure metering: Through-the-lens (TTL)
Dimensions: 135.5x78.5x33.5mm
Weight: 385g

Cosina Voigtlander Bessa-R2

35mm MF film rangefinder camera

Announced: Feb 2002
Mount: Leica M
Format: 36 × 24mm
Shutter type: Focal-plane
Shutter model: Mechanical
Speeds: 1 - 1/2000 + B
Exposure metering: Through-the-lens (TTL)
Dimensions: 135.5x81x33.5mm
Weight: 425g

Cosina Voigtlander Bessa-R2A

35mm MF film rangefinder camera

Announced: Sep 2004
Mount: Leica M
Format: 36 × 24mm
Shutter type: Focal-plane
Shutter model: Electronically controlled
Speeds: 1 - 1/2000 + B
Exposure metering: Through-the-lens (TTL)
Exposure modes: Aperture-priority Auto
Manual
Dimensions: 135.5x81x33.5mm
Weight: 430g

Cosina Voigtlander Bessa-R3A

35mm MF film rangefinder camera

Announced: Sep 2004
Mount: Leica M
Format: 36 × 24mm
Shutter type: Focal-plane
Shutter model: Electronically controlled
Speeds: 1 - 1/2000 + B
Exposure metering: Through-the-lens (TTL)
Exposure modes: Aperture-priority Auto
Manual
Dimensions: 135.5x81x33.5mm
Weight: 430g

Cosina Voigtlander Bessa-R2M

35mm MF film rangefinder camera

Announced: May 2006
Mount: Leica M
Format: 36 × 24mm
Shutter type: Focal-plane
Shutter model: Mechanical
Speeds: 1 - 1/2000 + B
Exposure metering: Through-the-lens (TTL)
Dimensions: 135.5x81x33.5mm
Weight: 430g

Cosina Voigtlander Bessa-R3M

35mm MF film rangefinder camera

Announced: May 2006
Mount: Leica M
Format: 36 × 24mm
Shutter type: Focal-plane
Shutter model: Mechanical
Speeds: 1 - 1/2000 + B
Exposure metering: Through-the-lens (TTL)
Dimensions: 135.5x81x33.5mm
Weight: 430g

Cosina Voigtlander Bessa-R4A

35mm MF film rangefinder camera

Announced: Oct 2006
Mount: Leica M
Format: 36 × 24mm
Shutter type: Focal-plane
Shutter model: Electronically controlled
Speeds: 1 - 1/2000 + B
Exposure metering: Through-the-lens (TTL)
Exposure modes: Aperture-priority Auto
Manual
Dimensions: 135.5x81x33.5mm
Weight: 440g

Cosina Voigtlander Bessa-R4M

35mm MF film rangefinder camera

Announced: Oct 2006
Mount: Leica M
Format: 36 × 24mm
Shutter type: Focal-plane
Shutter model: Mechanical
Speeds: 1 - 1/2000 + B
Exposure metering: Through-the-lens (TTL)
Dimensions: 135.5x81x33.5mm
Weight: 440g

Cosina Voigtlander Bessa-T

35mm MF film rangefinder camera

Announced: Mar 2001
Mount: Leica M
Format: 36 × 24mm
Shutter type: Focal-plane
Shutter model: Mechanical
Speeds: 1 - 1/2000 + B
Exposure metering: Through-the-lens (TTL)
Dimensions: 135.5x78.5x33.5mm
Weight: 385g

Cosina Voigtlander Bessa-R2

35mm MF film rangefinder camera

Announced: Feb 2002
Mount: Leica M
Format: 36 × 24mm
Shutter type: Focal-plane
Shutter model: Mechanical
Speeds: 1 - 1/2000 + B
Exposure metering: Through-the-lens (TTL)
Dimensions: 135.5x81x33.5mm
Weight: 425g

Cosina Voigtlander Bessa-R2A

35mm MF film rangefinder camera

Announced: Sep 2004
Mount: Leica M
Format: 36 × 24mm
Shutter type: Focal-plane
Shutter model: Electronically controlled
Speeds: 1 - 1/2000 + B
Exposure metering: Through-the-lens (TTL)
Exposure modes: Aperture-priority Auto
Manual
Dimensions: 135.5x81x33.5mm
Weight: 430g

Cosina Voigtlander Bessa-R3A

35mm MF film rangefinder camera

Announced: Sep 2004
Mount: Leica M
Format: 36 × 24mm
Shutter type: Focal-plane
Shutter model: Electronically controlled
Speeds: 1 - 1/2000 + B
Exposure metering: Through-the-lens (TTL)
Exposure modes: Aperture-priority Auto
Manual
Dimensions: 135.5x81x33.5mm
Weight: 430g

Cosina Voigtlander Bessa-R2M

35mm MF film rangefinder camera

Announced: May 2006
Mount: Leica M
Format: 36 × 24mm
Shutter type: Focal-plane
Shutter model: Mechanical
Speeds: 1 - 1/2000 + B
Exposure metering: Through-the-lens (TTL)
Dimensions: 135.5x81x33.5mm
Weight: 430g

Cosina Voigtlander Bessa-R3M

35mm MF film rangefinder camera

Announced: May 2006
Mount: Leica M
Format: 36 × 24mm
Shutter type: Focal-plane
Shutter model: Mechanical
Speeds: 1 - 1/2000 + B
Exposure metering: Through-the-lens (TTL)
Dimensions: 135.5x81x33.5mm
Weight: 430g

Cosina Voigtlander Bessa-R4A

35mm MF film rangefinder camera

Announced: Oct 2006
Mount: Leica M
Format: 36 × 24mm
Shutter type: Focal-plane
Shutter model: Electronically controlled
Speeds: 1 - 1/2000 + B
Exposure metering: Through-the-lens (TTL)
Exposure modes: Aperture-priority Auto
Manual
Dimensions: 135.5x81x33.5mm
Weight: 440g

Cosina Voigtlander Bessa-R4M

35mm MF film rangefinder camera

Announced: Oct 2006
Mount: Leica M
Format: 36 × 24mm
Shutter type: Focal-plane
Shutter model: Mechanical
Speeds: 1 - 1/2000 + B
Exposure metering: Through-the-lens (TTL)
Dimensions: 135.5x81x33.5mm
Weight: 440g

Voigtlander Bessa-T and Bessa-R series are compact and lightweight 35mm rangefinder camera with focal plane shutter with 1/2000s top speed, TTL exposure metering and LED finder readout. T, R2, R2M, R3M and R4M models are equipped with fully mechanical shutter, while R2A, R3A and R4A feature electronically controlled shutter and offer aperture-priority automatic exposure mode, along with fully manual exposure mode.

Camera lineup

Leica M mount lens lineup

Lenses found: 32
Ultra-wide angle prime lenses
Cosina Voigtlander Hyper Wide-Heliar 10mm F/5.6 Aspherical VMPro 2016 
Cosina Voigtlander Ultra Wide-Heliar 12mm F/5.6 Aspherical II VMPro 2010 
Cosina Voigtlander Ultra Wide-Heliar 12mm F/5.6 Aspherical III VMPro 2016 
Cosina Voigtlander Super Wide-Heliar 15mm F/4.5 Aspherical II VMPro 2009 
Cosina Voigtlander Super Wide-Heliar 15mm F/4.5 Aspherical III VMPro 2015 
Cosina Voigtlander Color-Skopar 21mm F/4 P II VMPancake lensPro 2007 
Cosina Voigtlander Color-Skopar 21mm F/3.5 Aspherical VMPro 2018 
Cosina Voigtlander Ultron 21mm F/1.8 Aspherical VMPro 2012 
Cosina Voigtlander Nokton 21mm F/1.4 Aspherical VMPro 2020 
Wide-angle prime lenses
Cosina Voigtlander Color-Skopar 25mm F/4 P VM 2007 
Cosina Voigtlander Ultron 28mm F/2 VM 2008 
Cosina Voigtlander Color-Skopar 35mm F/2.5 P II VMPancake lens 2004 
Cosina Voigtlander Ultron 35mm F/2 Aspherical VM 2018 
Cosina Voigtlander Ultron 35mm F/2 Aspherical II VM 2021 
Cosina Voigtlander Apo-Lanthar 35mm F/2 Aspherical VM 2021 
Cosina Voigtlander Ultron 35mm F/1.7 Aspherical VM 2015 
Cosina Voigtlander Nokton 35mm F/1.4 SC / MC VM 2008 
Cosina Voigtlander Nokton 35mm F/1.4 II SC / MC VM 2019 
Cosina Voigtlander Nokton 35mm F/1.2 Aspherical VM 2003 
Cosina Voigtlander Nokton 35mm F/1.2 Aspherical II VM 2011 
Cosina Voigtlander Nokton 35mm F/1.2 Aspherical III VM 2020 
Cosina Voigtlander Nokton 40mm F/1.4 SC / MC VM 2004 
Cosina Voigtlander Nokton 40mm F/1.2 Aspherical VM 2017 
Standard prime lenses
Cosina Voigtlander Heliar 50mm F/3.5 VM 2016 
Cosina Voigtlander Heliar 50mm F/2 VM (Voigtlander 250th Anniversary) 2006 
Cosina Voigtlander Apo-Lanthar 50mm F/2 Aspherical VM 2020 
Cosina Voigtlander Nokton 50mm F/1.5 Aspherical VM 2013 
Cosina Voigtlander Nokton 50mm F/1.5 Aspherical II SC / MC VM 2020 
Cosina Voigtlander Nokton 50mm F/1.2 Aspherical VM 2018 
Cosina Voigtlander Nokton 50mm F/1.1 VM 2009 
Short telephoto prime lenses
Cosina Voigtlander Heliar 75mm F/1.8 VM 2010 
Cosina Voigtlander Nokton 75mm F/1.5 Aspherical VM 2019 

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