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AsahiPentax MZ-30

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Body only$20-30$30-40$60-70
With lens$20-30$30-40$60-70
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c2000s. 35mm film, plastic, SLR camera.

Asahi: Pentax MZ-30 camera

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(body only) $38
(body only) $38
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by bill339 » Sat Aug 12, 2017 3:15 pm

The ZX-30 (also known as the MZ-30) is a 35mm SLR with autofocus, and was introduced by Pentax in 2000. It utilized KAF lenses and Date back versions are also available. The camera uses an electronic vertical travelling metal focal plane shutter with speeds from 30 to 1/2000 of a second plus a B mode. The self-timer is electronic with a delay of approximately 12 seconds. Exposure modes include P with (action, landscape, close-up, portrait, and night scenes), Av, TV, and M modes. The camera is only compatible with newer F, A, FA type lenses in A mode. The meter has a range of 0 to 21 EV at (ASA 100), and can be set for DX-coded film speeds from 25 to 5000 ISO and manual speeds of 6 to 6400. Exposure compensation can be adjusted ± 3 EV at ½ steps. Measurements are made using a silicon photo cell. The built in flash has a GN of 11. The motorized film transport is able to travel at up to 2 frames per second. It is powered by two CR2 battery.

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