Pentax Espio 140M

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Pentax Espio 140M is a 35mm compact camera with autofocus and zoom lens, is is part of the Pentax Espio IQZoom series issued by Pentax in 1998. A IQZoom version was also available.

It uses a 38-140mm f/4.8-12 zoom lens made form 8 element in 6 groups. It uses a five point auto focus system with a focus range of 0.8m to infinity. An illumination light is available that can aid in focusing in low light situations. The shutter speed range is from 2 to 1/400. The self-timer has a delay of 10 seconds.

Film is automatically loaded, advanced and rewound. Mid-roll rewind can be done, by using the strap tool to press the small button on the base. This is also useful for opening the battery chamber. 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 single CR123A battery.

Date models are also available. It is capable of imprinting up to year 2030.