Pentax PC-303

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The Pentax PC-303 is a light plastic 35mm compact point-and-shoot camera with autofocus, auto exposure and motor drive, made in Japan by the the Asahi Optical Co - part of their low-end "PC" range. It has a sliding lens cover doubling as an on-off switch.

There's also a slightly better equipped "S" version: the PC-303S. This model features a self-timer and a data back. An extra CR2025 battery is needed for the data back.

Specifications:

  • Shutter: leaf shutter, 1/125s
  • Lens: Pentax 35mm f4.5, 3 elements
  • Focusing: Infra-red autofocus, 1.2m - infinity
  • Film speeds: ISO 100/200 or 400, set by switch underneath
  • Power: 2x AA batteries.
  • Weight: 185g without batteries

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Pentax PC-303 and PC-303S
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