The NEW Lomo Lubitel 166+ Has Arrived!

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A Lomography re-invention! The 21st Century Lubitel 166+.

Stop. Look down into the world of the Lubitel+.

We are thrilled to introduce you to the new Lubitel+… the biggest news in years for lovers of authentic analogue photography! Light and compact with stunning new features and improvements, our loving re-creation of the Soviet-era, LOMO Lubitel, Twin Lens Reflex takes analogue photography back to the fundamentals.

The Lubitel+ takes you by the hand and makes a better photographer out of you…

Lubitel+ New and Improved Features

We’ve retained all the well-loved classic features, (like the signature coated glass lens) and added in a swarm of improvements and innovations to set to rights those original Lubitel personality ‘quirks’. Here are the highlights:

Inbuilt 35mm film conversion mechanism – The Lubikin set

*Includes a 35mm mask, film pick-up spool, 35mm film holder and 35mm counter pressure plate.

*Enables sprocket-hole look.

Closer & Broader Focusing

*The Lubitel+ lens focuses to 0.8m, while the classic Lubitel lens only focused to 1.4m. Meaning stronger, more intense portraits & close-up shots!

Improved Milky Viewfinder

*The Lubitel+’s viewfinder glass is perfectly flat glass and covers 100% of the image. The original viewfinder used curved glass, was a bit tough to see in any angle other than head-on, and only covered 80% of the image.

*Split image and microprism.

Standard Hotshoe

*Syncs any standard hotshoe flash – incl. Colorsplash flash & Diana Flash.

Stop Focus mechanism

*New easy zone focus mode with distance settings – 0.8m, 1.5m, 3m & infinity

Rewind your 120 rolls

*With the Lubitel+, you can rewind your film BEFORE the end of the roll. This allows you to rewind to a past frame, shoot on it again, and then even trade film rolls with a mate for double or triple exposures! A rare feature!

Plus other new features: exchangeable back and viewfinder… read more

The First Camera designed to take 120 & 35mm

35mm Portrait Panoramic (56mm x 33mm)

A radically unique format: panoramic portraits where the image exposes the entire film – including the sprocket holes!

Square 120 (6 × 6)

The Lubitel classic: 12 shots per 120 roll

Rectangular 120 (6 × 4.5)

16 lovely landscape images on one roll

Endless Panorama 120

Shoot an unlimited amount of frames with no space between them.

Exclusive Lubitel+ Launch Packages

Special Free film Launch Offer!

Buy the Lubitel 166+ Camera (incl. Lubikin 35mm conversion kit) and get 6 rolls of Lomography Redscale 35mm film and 6 rolls of Lomography B&W 120 film free! In total 12 rolls FREE!

Deluxe package: 360 EUR save 33 EUR / 400$ Save 53 USD

  • Lubitel 166+ Camera (incl. Lubikin
    35mm conversion kit)
  • Camera
  • Cable release
  • Colorsplash Flash
  • 12 rolls Lomography Redscale
  • 12 rolls Lomography BW

Supreme Package: 530 EUR save 78 EUR / 560$ Save 108 USD

  • Lubitel 166+ Camera (incl. Lubikin 35mm conversion kit)
  • Cable release
  • Colorsplash Flash
  • 12 rolls Lomography Redscale
  • 12 rolls Lomography BW
  • Sidekick Leather black small
  • Tripod Bundle

written by lucasjakobsson on 2008-10-09 in #news #lubitel #medium-format #offer #launch #35mm

17 Comments

  1. lomat
    lomat ·

    wow i want....do i get a free one cus i wrote the 1st comment???

  2. lomat
    lomat ·

    wow i want....do i get a free one cus i wrote the 1st comment???

  3. mephisto19
    mephisto19 ·

    i love it! will scan my first shots tomorrow... :D

  4. tmmluis
    tmmluis ·

    Man!
    LSI guys, I'll get the first plane to Vienna and I'll be serving you coffees for the next 10 years if you offer me one Lubi !

  5. graefin
    graefin ·

    grrrrr....ahhhh....Horizon first....Lubitel next...aaaaaahhhhh.

  6. brendend
    brendend ·

    A little pricy, but definitely awesome for the features - I will have to add this to my list of wants!

  7. drudolph
    drudolph ·

    I knew it! Looks great! I don't have the money for it though. Will the lubikin system work with other lubitels?

  8. ouroborosx
    ouroborosx ·

    The lubiken system will NOT work with other Lubitels. Not even close, because the new one has a rewind lever, an unlocking spool advance, and a place for a film guide.

    :)

  9. xbalboax
    xbalboax ·

    awesome! now i just have to save more money! some of my shots made it to the gallery thats awesome!

  10. kylewis
    kylewis ·

    OOh! very nice some lovely new features, sadly I can't possibly justify having two Lubi's... or can I ?! ;))

  11. janisthewanis
    janisthewanis ·

    what wonderful new features this has, can I be the first to be a lomo lubitel+ amigo?

  12. kino-eye
    kino-eye ·

    Does all the things my Holga does for a mere three hundred dollars more! How can I loose? I could buy a Rolleiflex for that kind of dough!

  13. 7samurai
    7samurai ·

    ;P....

  14. dogma
    dogma ·

    really really impresive!!!!!

  15. fab
    fab ·

    Where is it made?

  16. xpunklovex
    xpunklovex ·

    So when is that Fujipet+ coming out ???!!!

  17. ferro_ud
    ferro_ud ·

    I'd love to know how many of them you'll sell at that price.

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