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Pentax spotmatic ES II SLR Camera with SMC Takumar 55mm f1.8

Pentax

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7/10 overall condition come with 6 months warranty.

S/N: 6740285

S/N Lens: 6687884

 Descriptions:

This is a Pentax ES II Single Lens Reflex camera made in Japan by Asahi Pentax.  It is one of the very few M42 screw mount cameras that is capable of auto exposure, and was the very last screw mount camera made by Asahi Pentax before they switched to K-Mount bayonet lenses.  The ES II added a few new features to the earlier ES model such as a new battery compartment, slower shutter speeds, and a viewfinder blackout curtain.  Both the ES and ES II were based off the compact and lightweight body of the Pentax Spotmatic which were extremely successful throughout the 1960s and early 70s.  Although the ES II could use it’s auto exposure on almost any M42 screw mount lens, it required the Super Multi Coated Takumars for full open aperture metering.  When using non-SMC lenses, the photographer must use stop-down metering.

Specification:

  • Film Type: 135 (35mm)
  • Lens Mount: M42 Screw Mount
  • Focus: Fixed SLR Prism
  • Shutter: Focal Plane Cloth
  • Speeds (Electronic): 8 – 1/1000 seconds
  • Speeds (Mechanical): B, 1/60 – 1/1000 seconds
  • Exposure Meter: CdS TTL Meter with Aperture Priority Auto Exposure
  • Battery: 4 x S76 Silver-Oxide 1.5v
  • Flash Mount: Hot Shoe, plus PC M and X Flash Sync

Reference:

http://www.mikeeckman.com/2016/04/asahi-pentax-es-ii-1974/ 

Instagram sample photo credit:

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Collections:

Type: 35 mm camera

Vendor: Pentax