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Yashica Dental-Eye, great collectors item.


The Dental Eye cameras were a series of specialized SLRs for 35mm film from Yashica, later Kyocera. These designs replaced the Oral-Eye series of cameras that was adapted from the Electro 35 and distributed by dental equipment company Tokyo Shizaisha.

The design was optimized for medical and scientific applications, adapting a Yashica SLR body but with a fixed macro lens. The lens barrel included a ring-light flash, around the lens' front element.

None of the Dental Eye models can be focused to infinity. They operate only in the close-focus range, down to 1:1 magnification.

  • Yashica Dental Eye (original), 55mm f/4.0 lens. Based on the Yashica FX-3, Lever film advance. Farthest focus is 1:10 magnification. Aperture is mechanically linked to focus distance.

Yashica Dental-Eye

SKU: 200039329
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