was the fourth major FED modification.
The camera was based on the FED-3a design and has all its features - a removable
back cover, a dioptric adjustment of the VF, and a self-timer. The FED-4 type 'a" cameras
are equipped with the winding knob (later replaced with the crank).
The FED-4 introduced a new feature - it was the first FED LTM rangefinder equipped
with a built-in uncoupled light meter. The light meter dials forced the rewind
wheel to the side of the camera - this design solution is unique to the FED-4
model only. The next model, FED-5, had the rewind knob in its usual place - on the
The body and the back cover are cast, the camera is rigid and stable.
- Shutter speeds: B, 1 - 1/500
- Lens: Industar-26m, 55/2.8, coated, chrome finish. This lens was a standard issue of many FED models - FED-2, Zarya, FED-3 and FED-4a.
This FED-4 was made in the late 1960's.
for normal shutter operation, FED recommends changing shutter speeds after
the film is wound and the shutter cocked.
The FED-4 is a classic rangefinder camera - it has all the features you need,
and you can use any Leica Thread Mount Lens with it.