Miranda Model Information


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Early Knob Wind Models

  • Miranda ST

  • Miranda S

First Lever Wind Models
  • Miranda A, AII
  • Miranda B, C
  • Miranda D
  • Miranda DR
Modernized  Lever Wind Models
  • Miranda F, FM,
  • Miranda Fv, FvT
  • Miranda G, 
  • Miranda GT
Sensomat TTL  Models
  • Sensomat 
  • Sensomat RE
  • Sensomat RS
  • Miranda RE-II
M42 Mount Models
  • Miranda TM 
  • Soligor TM
  • Pallas TM 
  • Pallas TM-II
Automex and Sensorex Models
Automatic EE Models
  • Miranda EE-2
Compact SLR Model  
Automatic RF Compact
Scientific Models
Cosina K mount sold by Dixons

Miranda Model Detail Table

Right Hand
Top Plate
Model Year Finish Winder Shutter Dial Standard Lens Metering Prism  Identification Points
Early Mirandas with Knob Wind
T_orion_top_pl_RH.jpg (26980 bytes) Orion T 1955 Chrome Fully chrome solid wind and rewind knobs Rotating dial, fast speeds 1/30-1/500, slow speeds 1-/15, B Standard 50/1.9 preset Zunow screw mount lens None, although T meter prism (uncoupled TTL meter) from model Fvt or G fits and can be used Plain prism with metal finish on all faces Marked on front over lens "Orion Camera Co."
Miranda T (i) 1956 Chrome Standard 50/1.9 preset Zunow, Ofunar or Soligor lens Plain prism as above, or with black leatherette top inserts Now marked "Miranda Camera Co."
Miranda T (ii) 1957 Chrome Both knobs have black recesses in top Same shutter but has black outer ring Standard 50/2.4 Arco preset lens Plain prism with black leatherette top inserts Cosmetic black paint inserts to wind knobs
T2_top_pl_RHS.jpg (28964 bytes) Miranda T-II 1957 Chrome Black Similar to T(ii) New shutter, similar dials, top speed 1/1000 Standard 50/2.4 Arco preset lens Plain prism with black leatherette top inserts
Miranda S 1959 Chrome Black Knob with black top,  rewind crank Fast speeds only 1/30 - 1/500 Standard 50/2.8 preset Soligor screw mount lens Waist level finder sold as standard Economy entry model in USA market
Miranda ST 1959 Chrome Dual shutter dial 1-1/500, slow speeds by lever   Standard 50/2.8 preset Soligor screw mount lens Plain prism with black leatherette top inserts
Early Mirandas with Lever Wind
Miranda A 1958 Chrome Lever wind with counter in top of winder Dual shutter dials 1-1/000 as per T-II; rumored that 1-1/500  version exists Standard big 50/1.9 auto Soligor in chrome finish, 'Y' prefix None, although T meter prism (uncoupled TTL meter) from model Fvt or G fits and can be used Plain prism with black leatherette top inserts Counter is full size of winder top. Slow speeds set using 'ears'.
AII_top_pl_RH.jpg (30586 bytes) Miranda A-II 1958 Chrome Ditto but different profile to first model Dual shutter dial 1-1/1000 as per first A Standard big 50/1.9 auto Soligor in chrome finish, 'Y' prefix Counter is slightly smaller than top
Miranda B 1959 Chrome Black? Same as A-II Dual shutter dial 1-1/1000 as per A-II Standard big 50/1.9 auto Soligor in black finish, 'Y' prefix Adds instant return mirror
Miranda C 1959 Chrome Black Same as A-II Dual shutter dial 1-1/1000 as per A-II Standard big 50/1.9 auto Soligor in black finish, 'Y' prefix; or later compact version with 'K' prefix Ditto, split image rangefinder optional Self timer.  alternative standard lens also was a 'Prominar' by Kowa, similar to 'K' Soligor
D_hexbody_top_pl_RH.jpg (28850 bytes) Miranda D 
(old body)
1960 Chrome Lever wind at RH edge of body, counter separate dial Dual shutter dial 1-1/500, slow speeds by lever Soligor preset 50/2.8 preset or  50/1.9 PAD lenses Ditto, plain viewfinder screen Retains original hexagonal ended body
D_rnd_top_pl_RH.jpg (32961 bytes) Miranda D 
(new body)
1960 Chrome Lever wind at RH edge of body, counter separate dial Dual shutter dial 1-1/500, slow speeds by lever Soligor auto 50/1.9 PAD with 'K' prefix as last C New body casting with rounded ends
Miranda DR 
(1st model)
1961 Chrome Lever wind at RH edge of body, counter separate dial Dual shutter dial 1-1/500, slow speeds by lever Soligor auto 50/1.9 PAD with 'K' prefix as last C Ditto, central  ground glass focus spot Counter has red central spot 
Miranda DR (2nd model) 1962 Chrome Black Lever wind at RH edge of body, counter separate dial Dual shutter dial 1-1/500, slow speeds by lever Soligor auto 50/1.9 PAD with 'K' prefix as last C Ditto, S/I rangefinder optional Lettering on front now "MIRANDA CAMERA CO."
Modernized Lever Wind with Accessory Metering
Miranda F
Miranda FB
1963 Chrome
Black
Lever
wind at
edge of
body,
auto
counter
in small
window
along-
-side
Speeds 1-1/1000; Fixed single
shutter
dial, does not rotate in use
Soligor or Miranda 50/1.9 lens with fully auto internal diaphragm Bulky accessory meter clips to shutter dial Standard prism unchanged from DR Completely updated model on same chassis as DR
Miranda FM
Miranda FBM
1964 Chrome
Black
External non-coupled CdS meter  CdS meter built into prism housing Marketed as new model 
G_mtr_top_pl_RH.jpg (58625 bytes) Miranda G 1965 Chrome
Black
Remove-
-able
single
dial to allow meter attachment
Small external meter fits over RH top plate