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09-19-2010, 09:29 AM   #1
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Pentax Spotmatic Motor Drive

A version of the Spotmatic with coupling for a motor drive. The specifications are otherwise unchanged.


Asahi Pentax Spotmatic Motor Drive
Also marketed as
Honeywell Pentax Spotmatic Motor Drive
Year introduced
1969
Mount
M42
Automatic aperture stop down
Yes
Metering
Stop down, centerweight
Meter range
EV 1 to 18
ISO range
20 to 1600
DX ISO range
No DX coding
Exposure modes
Manual, B
Exposure compensation
Not applicable
Exposure memory lock
No
Shutter speeds (auto)
Not applicable
Shutter speeds (manual)
B, 1 - 1/1000s
Shutter speeds (mechanical)
B, 1 - 1/1000s
Self timer
Yes
Mirror lock-up
No
Auto bracketing
Not applicable
Multiple exposures
Yes
Winder
Ratchet type rapid wind lever. 10 pre-advance and 160 advance angle. Optional external motor drive 2.5 - 3 fps
Flash hot shoe
No
Built-in flash
No
TTL/P-TTL flash
No
Flash sync speed
FP and X terminals - 1/60s
Flash exposure comp
Not applicable
Viewfinder
0.88x (with 50mm lens)
Viewfinder type
Pentaprism finder with Fresnel lens + microprism
Diopter correction
No
Exchangeable screen
No
Depth of field preview
Yes
Image size
24 x 36 mm
Battery
1.3V mercury PX-400
Battery grip/pack
Yes, AA and Rechargable for the motor drive
Size (W x H x D)
143 x 92 x 88mm (with standard lens)






Last edited by Ole; 10-10-2010 at 04:23 PM.
01-26-2011, 08:11 PM   #2
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Pentax Spotmatic Motor Drive Camera Review

Pros Motor
Cons Rare
Rating 5
Price (U.S. Dollars) $500
Years Owned 40 years

I can recommend this camera: Yes

Value, Features, Performance & Size
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