Asahi Pentax Spotmatic

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List Of Pentax Products - Film Cameras - 35 Mm SLR Cameras - M42 Screw Mount
... Cameras using the M42 lens mount, also known as the Pentax screw mount ... Asahi Pentax (1957) — also sold as the Tower 26 Asahi Pentax S (1958) — also sold as the Tower 26 Asahi Pentax K (1958) — also sold as the ...
History Of The Single-lens Reflex Camera - Chronology - 1960s
1964 Asahi (Honeywell in USA) Pentax Spotmatic (Japan) second SLR with coupled center-the-needle TTL metering (stop-down aperture, full area averaging) ... Although the Spotmatic's stop-down (manual diaphragm lenses) system was less convenient than the RE Super's open aperture (auto-diaphragm lenses) system, the Spotmatic's two CdS cells on either side of the ... The Spotmatic's TTL system was (and is) very influential and widely imitated, often with open aperture ...