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08-20-2007, 09:59 AM   #1
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who knows Pentax 35mm internals?-rangefinder

Hullo folks, I stupidly posed this same problem under the intro section without a proper title and believe that due to that I recieved no response.

Here it is again.- I took apart an older Pentax 35mm still camera a while ago, stupidly tossing the shell and everything else away without noting the cameras exact model number or anything like that! I ended up pulling a buncg of stuff out of it for salvage use in some small robot projects I have under way. In particular the infrared rangefinder module was of specific interest to me!

I have attached a few crappy webcam pictures of the module below- I am seeking to find as much infos about the unit as possible. Things like specsheet, manufacturer, etc would be of interest and a great help in my being able to interface the unit with a microcontroller in order to use it as a infrared proximity detector/ranger in my application. The controling micro at the rear of the unit is made by mitsubichi but I can only view a couple of its model #'s and the rest are covered by teh shield.

I note that there isn't any dedicated 'fixit' section to these forums, there may well be a good reason for that, so if someone knows of a better suited platform for me to post this question where I may get more responses, that would be great as well.

Anyone have ay clue about these modules? thanks in advance for ay hep with this- regards, jd

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08-20-2007, 11:31 AM   #2
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