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View and Download Pentax MX manual online. for difficulties resulting from the use of any other brand of lenses or accessories with an Asahi Pentax. camera. The Pentax MX was a 35 mm single-lens reflex camera produced by Asahi Optical Co, later The MX is all manual: it does not feature autofocus or autoexposure modes such as aperture-priority, shutter-speed priority, or full program. Thank you for purchasing the PENTAX MX Please read this manual before using the camera in order to get the most out of all the features.

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Depress the film rewind button and turn the rewind crank as indicated to rewind the film into its cartridge.

The feeling of using a precision piece of equipment. Refer to eBay Return policy for more details. Do not try to wipe off maunal dirt or dust – it’s an excellent way of scratching the glass. Learn More – opens in a new window or tab Any international shipping and import charges are paid in part to Pitney Bowes Inc.

Pentax MX Manual

This page was last edited on 15 Novemberat Page 22 Because the tolerances, asai, and design compatibility of lenses other than Pentax lenses are beyond our control, damage caused by use of such lenses will not be covered by manuaal warranty policy.

Either can be used with your camera. Learn More – opens in a new window or tab Any international shipping is paid in part to Pitney Bowes Inc. Enter text from picture: As the exposure peentax continues to function each time the shutter is cocked, a double exposure will be counted as two frames. Accidents or rough handling can easily damage the internal mechanism, even though externally nothing seems to have been hurt.


Extremely low temperature reduces the efficiency of the battery. Once a camera has become completely soaked, there is often nothing that can be done to make it right again.

The higher the ASA number, the more sensitive the film is to light.


To protect the shutter mechanism, trip the shutter before putting the camera away for any extended period. World Pentax Day Gallery.

Set Film Speed While depressing the tiny button atop the shutter dial, turn the rim of the shutter dial until the ASA number of the film you are using is centered in the ASA window. With the MX Winder attached it is an entirely different beast and handles like a literal pro. The correct terminal and the correct shutter speed to use for each of these three types are outlined oentax the table below.

You will note from the depth-of-field scale in the photograph that the range from approximately 4 to 7m is in focus. There are several places where water can get inside and do a great deal of damage.

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Petax haven’t used the self-timer much, but it has two settings on it, longer 30s? Setting the Shutter Speed Dial Back to home page. In low light or against darker backgrounds it is brilliant – you can immediately see under, over, or “on”, where seeing the needle could be difficult. Viewfinder Eyepiece Once a camera has become completely soaked, there is often nothing that can be done to make it right again.

Pentax MX User Manual 40 pages.

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As you will note from the table below, with ASA film, you may use any shutter speed from 1 sec. This page may not be sold or distributed without the expressed permission of the producer. If your subject is not in focus, the image in the split-image circle will appear divided into upper and lower portions, and the image in the microprism collar will appear broken into many small fragments.

Shutter Button Lock Screw the conventional Takumar lens into the Mount Adaptor K.

For that reason it’s less reliable despite its near-perfect operation, and the MX remains “my one camera”. A images film back was available as well as a 5 fps motor drive manuao a 2 fps winder and numerous other accessories.