The last of the Lubitel series of cameras manufactured by LOMO, the Lubitel 166 Universal was introduced in 1980 and manufactured until 1993. Find out more about this classic Russian TLR in this installment of Lomopedia!
The Lubitel 166 Universal (also called 166U) was the last of the classic Lubitel twin lens reflex medium format cameras produced by the LOMO factory in St. Petersburg. It was introduced in 1980 and manufactured from 1983 to 1993. Essentially identical to the 166B in features (bakelite plastic body, 75mm f/4.5 glass lens, aperture of f/4.5 to f/22, and shutter speeds of 1/15 to 1/250 seconds and Bulb), but came with a mask for 6×6 cm and 6×4.5 cm formats.