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Pentax MX 35mm Camera Body, Black

***Lens not included
Pentax Cameras
KEH Model# 250958

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Pentax MX 35mm Camera Body, Black Description


Pentax K bayonet lens mount. Introduced in 1976 with it's sister model the Pentax ME and a new line of compact lenses called the SMC Pentax M series lenses. New compact body design. - Databack, motordrive and autowinder capable. - One of the last fully mechanical cameras ever made. New type of metering cell: Gallium Photo Diode (GPD). MX specification: * Manual focus * TTL metering, manual metering only, GPD metering cells * Center weighted metering pattern * LED metering display in VF * Hot shoe and PC sync terminal (FP & X) * Shutter speed range: 1 sec - 1/1000 plus B * Horizontal moving, fabric shutter * Batteries operate meter only, all shutter speeds are mechanical * Flash sync at 1/60 * Self timer * ISO film speed range: 25-1600, set manually * Manual film advance and rewind * Interchangeable focusing screens, need special tweezers * DOF preview * Mechanical cable release socket * Shutter speed and aperture info visible in VF * The word Asahi engraved on prism housing. Turn meter on by pulling advance lever away from body or by pressing shutter release button half way. Meter auto turn-off after several seconds or by returning advance lever to flush position. Optional accessories include: - Dial Data MX - Bulk Film Magazine MX - Winder MX (2 fps) - Motor Drive MX (5 fps). Uses: 2-MS76 batteries.

KEH Specifications

Focus:  Manual  

Lens Mount:  PK  

Metering:  TTL  

Manual Metering:  Yes  

Center Weighted:  Yes  

Metering Display:  LED  

Shoe:  Hot  

PC Sync:  Yes  

Shutter Speed Range:  1s-1/1000  

High Sync. Speed:  1/60  

B or T Setting:  B  

Self-timer:  Yes  

ISO/DX Range:  25?1600  

ISO/DX Setting:  Man.  

Film Advance:  Man.  

Film Rewind:  Man.  

Interchangeable Screens:  Yes 

Removable Back:  Yes  

DOF Preview:  Yes  

Release Socket:  Mech.  

Viewfinder Image:  95%  

Battery:  2-MS76  

Weight:  17.5oz.  


General information

Brand Name Pentax
Product information

Physical Characteristics

Lens Mount Pentax K (SMC, SMC-M), Pentax KA (SMC-A), Pentax KA2 (MZ-M, ZX-M), Pentax KAF SMC-F, Pentax KAF SMC-FAJ, Pentax KAF2 (SMC-FA), Pentax KF (SMC-AF, ME F)