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Nizo S 800

  • Object:

    Camera, stand and six batteries

  • Place of origin:

    Munich (probably, made)
    Kreuznach (Lens, made)

  • Date:

    1968 (designed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Robert Oberheim, born 1938 (designer)
    Braun AG (manufacturer)
    Jos Schneider & Co Optische Werk Kreuznach (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Aluminium and plastic casing

  • Museum number:

    CIRC.347-1974

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Cine camera for Super 8 mm film, rectangular aluminium and black plastic casing, pistol grip handle of black plastic which folds into the body on release. The film cartridge is loaded through the back. Adjustable dials on the side, the zoom lens, conical of brushed aluminium with distance and aperture markings. The camera can be displayed in a clear, plastic stand.

Place of Origin

Munich (probably, made)
Kreuznach (Lens, made)

Date

1968 (designed)

Artist/maker

Robert Oberheim, born 1938 (designer)
Braun AG (manufacturer)
Jos Schneider & Co Optische Werk Kreuznach (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Aluminium and plastic casing

Marks and inscriptions

Variogon 1:1. 8/7-80 Schneider Kreuznach
On the rim of the lens

Braun AG / Werk München / Nr 1091950 / Braun Made in West Germany
On the base of the body.

Dimensions

Height: 20.5 cm, Length: 22.5 cm, Width: 5 cm

Descriptive line

Super 8 Cine Camera and stand, Nizo 80, aluminium and plastic casing, Germany, Munich, made by Braun AG, designed by Robert Oberheim, 1968.

Materials

Aluminium; Plastic

Categories

Metalwork; Electrical appliances; Plastic; Product design

Production Type

Mass produced

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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