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The Eikan is meticulously designed and crafted in Slovenia, within the European Union, to ensure exceptional quality. Our commitment to excellence is reflected in the use of high-quality components throughout the manufacturing process. Unlike some manufacturers who opt for plywood or laminates, we exclusively use solid walnut wood sourced locally. This choice not only enhances the aesthetics of the final product but also improves its capabilities.
Our skilled artisans handcraft the wooden components in our workshop, employing thick 5cm slabs of kiln-steamed and dried wood. This meticulous process takes approximately three months to complete and is crucial for ensuring the stability of the wood grain by releasing fiber tensions within the wood structure.
Even the knobs used for securing camera movements are custom-designed and made from anodized aluminum. These precision-engineered knobs are manufactured on a CNC lathe by the same reputable producer responsible for crafting aluminum components for ONDU Pinhole cameras over the past decade. It is important to note that we do not utilize 3D printed knobs in any ONDU cameras, whether in the past or future.
The modular aluminum structure of the Eikan is constructed from high-grade anodized aluminum, meticulously cut using laser technology and shaped with specialized CNC brake press machines. To enhance durability and minimize scratches and wear, all aluminum components undergo a hard anodizing treatment, which fortifies the outer layer.