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Pentax LX 35mm SLR Camera with Pentax-A 50mm F1.7

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9/10 overall condition, sight brassing on the bottom plate. Comes with 6 months warranty.

Pentax LX SLR Camera with 50mm 1:1.7 Lens

Serial Number #5332222

Lens Serial Number #1880963

Description:

The Pentax LX has it all – a complete system with detachable prisms, backs, winders, focusing screens, choice of attachable handles, and even limited releases in Titanium. Most important among these accoutrements are the ones containing glass – the camera couples with a complete range of lenses capable of unsurpassed image quality in their price point. 

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Specifications:

  • Mechanical Shutter Release: from 1/2000 second to "X" (1/75 second)
  • Film Speed Scale: ISO 6 to 3200.
  • Multiple Exposure: Provided. Film Rewind Button doubles as multiple exposure button to disengage film advance mechanism
  • Viewfinder Display: Tricolor display for TTL-measured shutter speeds
  • Camera back: Standard camera back with spring catch, built-in film memo holder. Back is fully interchangeable with Dial Data LX, Watch Data L, and Bulk Film Magazine LX.

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Review by James Tocchio

It’s a well-made camera, robust and ergonomically excellent, and it’s beautiful to look at. If it’s not the best professional SLR I’ve ever shot, it’s certainly in the conversation. Any guesses? Nikon F3? Canon F-1? Nope. It’s the Pentax LX, and that’ll surprise some of you. While the popular opinion that the K1000 is the best student camera ever made has become consensus, when it comes to professional-spec cameras, Pentax has largely failed to earn the high reputation enjoyed by its more well-known Japanese rivals.

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References:

  1. https://www.casualphotophile.com/2017/02/19/pentax-lx-camera-review-the-best-professional-35mm-slr-around/
  2. http://www.mir.com.my/rb/photography/hardwares/classics/pentaxlx/html/spec.htm

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Collections: SLR

Type: 35mm Camera

Vendor: Pentax



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