Pentax Espio/IQZoom 120

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Pentax Espio 120 is a 35mm compact camera with autofocus and zoom lens, is is part of the Pentax Espio IQZoom series issued by Pentax in c1994.

It is also known as the IQZoom 120. The camera was replaced with the 120Mi in 1998, followed by the 120SW in 2001.

It uses a 38-120mm f/4-8.8 zoom lens made for 9 element in 7 groups. It a focus range of 0.65m to infinity at 38mm, and 0.85m at 120mm. The Super Macro feature allows shooting distances of 0.45m. The shutter speed range is from 1/5 to 1/400. Bulb mode is at 1/2 to 10min. The self-timer has a delay of 10 seconds.

Film is automatically loaded, advanced and rewound. Mid-roll rewind can be done, by press and holding the drive mode button for 3 sec and pressing the shutter release. It is compatible with DX encoded films from 25 to 3200 ISO. Non-coded films are set at 25 ISO. It is power by a single CR123A battery, which last for approx 15 rolls of film.

Date models are also available. It is capable of imprinting up to year 2019.