Pentax P50 SLR camera with a Magnon Auto Zoom 35-75mm f:3.5-4.5 lens equipped, and a lens cap and camera strap!
The Pentax P50 (P5 in the US) is a manual focus SLR utilizing lenses with the KA mount. It was first issued in 1986.
The camera has five exposure modes. Settings are displayed in an LCD screen to the right of the prism, and selected by navigating the menu with 'Up' and 'Down' buttons beside the display. The major modes are:
- Programmed AE with a bias toward fast shutter speed
- Programmed AE biased toward small aperture
- Aperture priority AE
- Metered manual exposure
- Programmed mode for dedicated auto flash
The shutter is a vertical-travel focal plane shutter, with speeds from 1 second to 1/1000 second, plus 'B'. Flash synchronisation is at 1/100 second; the camera is compatible with some dedicated Pentax flashes.
The camera reads DX codes on film, and has no other ISO setting control. If film without a DX code is loaded, the film speed is set to ISO 100.
The camera requires two 1.5V LR44 alkaline or SR44 silver oxide batteries.
~Perfect for a beginner through to professionals!
Overall condition - Excellent condition - 9/10 [This camera previously belonged to a collector who kept it in excellent working condition!]
Example photos can be found here.
Manual can be found here.
This camera has been cleaned, mechanically tested and is in full working condition. Light seals are replaced when necessary.
- We gladly accept returns within 30 days of delivery or pick up if the item arrives defective outside of the detailed conditions when purchased or if any initial defects are present upon receiving the item.