Pentax Cameras

Pentax Cameras

This article discusses the cameras – mainly 35 mm SLRs – manufactured by Hoya Corporation's Pentax division (ペンタックス, Pentakkusu?) and its predecessors, Pentax Corporation (ペンタックス株式会社, Pentakkusu Kabushiki-gaisha?) and Asahi Optical Co., Ltd. (旭光学工業株式会社, Asahi Kōgaku Kōgyō Kabushiki-gaisha?).

It covers from the first "Asahiflex" models in 1952 and their successor, the pivotal "Asahi Pentax" single-lens reflex camera, to the present time.

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