Pentax Espio 838S / IQZoom 80S

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The Pentax Espio 838S is a fully automatic compact camera manufactured by Pentax. It was also sold as the IQZoom 80S. It is part of the Pentax Espio IQZoom cameras series.

It uses a 38-80mm f/4.8 to f/9.5 zoom lens made of 5 elements in 5 groups. Autofocus is based on a infrared type system. It has a focus range of 0.8m to infinity. The shutter speed range is from 1/2 to 1/300. The self-timer has a delay of 10 seconds.

Film is automatically loaded, advanced and rewound. Mid-roll rewind can be done. It is compatible with DX encoded films from 25 to 3200 ISO. Non-coded films are set at 25 ISO. It is powered by a CR123A battery.

Date models are also available. It is capable of imprinting up to year 2049.