S5 micron

Compact view camera for high resolution digital photography, full micrometric movements of absolute reliability.

The new standards for view cameras request absolute precision with both wide and ergonomic adjusting movements. It is necessary to have at one's disposal micrometric movements of absolute reliability, especially when using smaller sensors and where precision and reduced tolerances, especially with wide-angle lenses, are requested.

Completely made in high quality metal resorting to digital technology, using CNC machines of extreme precision.

The S5 micron completely fullfills to the required features, the results confirm it as a camera ment for professional photographers and photographic studios. Moreover, those who already own a Silvestri camera have the possibility to use most of the Silvestri accessories and lenses produced so far.

S5 micron

Compact view camera for high resolution digital photography, full micrometric movements of absolute reliability.

Lens Boards

The recessed Lens Boards are needed for short focal lenses (f.i. 24 / 35 / 47 / 60mm Schneider, 35 / 45 / 55 Rodenstock).

code 9008
Standard lens board for n.0 shutter

code 9010
Recessed lens Board 12mm for N.0 Shutter.

code 9012
Standard Lens Board with Silvestri Bayonet Mounting

code 9014
Recessed lens Board 15mm with Silvestri Bayonet Mounting

Combination Tables


code 9002 - Standard Bellow
Suitable for medium-short and medium-long focal lenses

code 9004 - Wide angle Bellow
Suitable for short and normal focal lenses

code 9006 - Biconic Bellow
Suitable for medium-long focal lenses, it allows wide swing and tilt movements.

S5 micron Back Plate

The back Plate with Silvestri 4 points attachment is easily fitted to the back standard by using the four side levers on the standard. Sliding Back Adapters and Format Backs for analogue photography are fitted to this Plate

code 9016.

Live Video Adapter

Live Video Adapter

Direct adapter for digital backs. The digital back needs to be triggered externally, no internal contacts available.

The Live video adapters are available with the following interfaces:

code description
DF7020 Adapter with Hassel V 6x6 interface
DF7019 Adapter with Hasselblad H1 interface
DF7013 Adapter with Contax 4,5x6 interface
DF7015 Adapter with Mamiya 645 AFD interface 

Sliding Back Adapters

Stitching Sliding Back Adapter

Stitching sliding adapter with drop-in plates. The drop-in plate is available with different fittings for digital backs and it is placable in both vertical and horizontal position for portrait and landscape formats. Therefore with the stitching function you will obtain images with more o less panoramic proportions.

D7023 Slide Adapter 5x7 stitching without drop-in plate

Drop-in plates for sliding adapter

Code D7023H Drop-in Plate Hasselblad 'H' fitting
Code D7023V Drop-in Plate Hasselblad 'V' fitting
Code D7023M Drop-in Plate Mamiya 645 AFD fitting
Code D7023C Drop-in Plate Contax 645 fitting
Code D7023A Drop-in Plate Leaf Afi fitting

Backs and rollfilm holders for film photography, basic format 6x7/ 6x9

The format backs with ground glass have standard Graflock type attachments and fit Horseman, Wista and Mamiya RB roll film holders. The 6x12 roll film holder comes with the ground glass and the magnifying lens in bellow included.

code 4090 6x7/9 Format Back with Ground Glass, Graflock-type connection.

code 4047 6x12 Format Back with Ground Glass and Magnifying Glass in Bellow included

code 4040 4x5" Back with Fresnel Lens for 75mm
code 4045 4x5" Back with Fresnel Lens for 65mm
code 4046 4x5" Back with Fresnel Lens for 47XL

Roll Film Holders

code 6020 Horseman Rollfilm holder 6x7/120

code 6040 Horseman Rollfilm holder 6x9/120

code 6070 Horseman Rollfilm holder 6x12/120 (modified)

H 330mm, W 210mm, D 210mm
Kg. 4
Lenses attachment:
Silvestri/S5 lens board, Silvestri bayonet.
Backs attachment
Silvestri/S5 board, board with standard 4 points rapid attachment.
Compatible digital back mounts:
Hasselblad V, Hasselblad H, Phase One - Mamiya 645, Contax 645, Afi.

Vertical shift:
30 + 30mm
Horizontal shift:
30mm right + 30mm left
Rotation on the vertical axis:
more than 15° right plus 15° left in each group.
Rotation on the horizontal axis:
more than 15° plus more than 15° on each group.
Minimum distance between the standards: 0mm
Maximum distance between the standards: 200mm

Catalogue PDF
User Manual PDF

S5 micron camera body Code 9000


Actuator for Hasselblad V lenses

The Silvestri Actuator adapts Hasselblad lenses from the V series with Silvestri cameras for digital use. It performs the cocking and triggering functions normally executed inside the Hasselblad body. Code 1150

Focusing Bellow

Darkens the focal plane making viewing and focusing clearer. Compatible with Sliding Back Adapter code D7023 and 6x9 back with ground glass code 4090. Code 5010

Talos Filter Holder

The Talos Filter Holder has two slots for filters which can be turned to position the filters as desired, this option is especially useful when using graduated and polarizing filters. A neoprene seal is inside the slot closer to the lens to avoid flares behind the filter. code 3410

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