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Pentax ZX-60 Date Camera with w/28-90mm Lens, Case, & Battery kit Product Info

The attractive black-and-silver ZX-60 offers super-compact dimensions,user-friendly operations and a host of convenient and advanced features.Combining Picture Mode, easy operations and an affordable price, the ZX-60 isthe perfect starter camera. Smallest, lightest SLR available from PENTAX

The Features

  • The ZX-60 offers a host of advanced features, innovative "Picture Modes" and a simple operation system.
  • The ZX60's Picture Modes allow the user to select one of six picture programs to create a distinctive visual effect.
  • It's one of the most compact and lightweight 35mm autofocus SLR cameras available on the market today, measuring 5.4" (W) x 3.7" (H) x 2.5" (D), and weighing only 11.5 oz.
  • The ZX-60's well-conceived designed and ideal positioning of controls make it extremely maneuverable and enjoyable to operate, even for beginners.
  • The ZX-60's mode button allows for swift and effortless selection of six exposure programs - Standard, Portrait, Landscape, Close-up, Action or Night Scene.
  • For greater freedom of visual expression, the ZX-60 offers two conventional auto exposure modes (Aperture-Priority AE and Shutter-Priority AE) and Metered Manual Mode.
  • The ZX-60's acclaimed SAFOX V phase-matching autofocus system assures high-precision, quick autofocus operations even under low-light conditions.
  • The ZX-60's wide focus frame makes capturing the subject in sharp, crisp focus extremely easy, even when positioned off center. The predictive autofocus function is automatically activated when the ZX-60 detects the subject's motion and predicts its exact position at the moment of shutter release for pinpoint focusing.
  • Covering up to a wide 28mm angle of view, the ZX-60's built-in auto flash automatically pops up and discharges when the camera detects low light and/or backlight situations.
  • With the TTL flash control system, complicated flash techniques such as daylight sync, slow-shutter sync and bulb sync are simple and effortless.
  • "Red-eye" effect in the subject's eyes are reduced with the red-eye reduction function.
  • The ZX-60's large LCD panel on the top of the camera provides a wide range of information using easy-to-understand icons and numbers, while the simplified LED viewfinder display offers essential operational data.
  • A built-in bulb timer allows the user to preset an extended exposure time (between 45 seconds and 32 minutes) for trouble-free bulb shooting, eliminating the need to carry a cable switch.
  • The ZX-60's auto bracketing function captures the same subject at three different exposure levels - in the order of normal, under- and over-exposures - to create different atmospheres for each image. Desired exposure compensation value at either 1EV or 1/2EV increments can be selected.
  • The AE lock button function memorizes the metered exposure value for approximately 20 seconds, enabling the photographer to re-frame the image at will.
  • The ZX-60 Quartz Date enables the user to imprint day or day and time, of the shooting on the photos.


Type: TTL autofocus, auto-exposure multi-mode 35mm SLR with built-in retractable TTL auto pop-up flash (RTF).
Film: 35mm perforated cartridge film.
Image Size: 24mm x 36mm.
Lens Mount: Pentax KAF bayonet mount.
Usable Lenses: Pentax KAF2- and KAF-mount lenses.
Focusing System: Type: TTL phase-matching autofocus system (SAFOX V). Applicable illumination range: EV0-EV18 (at ISO 100 with 50mm f/1.4 lens). Mode: (1) AF (focus lock and predictive AF available), (2) Manual focus.
Exopsure Control: Metering system: TTL open-aperture 2-segment metering. Metering range: EV4-EV21 (at ISO 100 with 50mm f/1.4 lens). Mode: 1) Picture Mode, (2) Shutter-Priority AE, (3) Aperture-Priority AE, (4) Metered Manual, (5) Bulb-timer. TTL programmed auto pop-up flash.
Shutter: Type: Electronically controlled vertical-run focal plane shutter. Speed: (1) Auto: 1/2000-30 sec. (stepless), (2) Manual: 1/2000-30 sec. and Bulb-timer, (3) Flash sync: 1/100-30 sec. Shutter lock: Main switch at "OFF" position.
Viewfinder: Type: Fixed molded penta-mirror type. Focusing screen: Natural-Bright-Matte focusing screen. Field of view: 90% vertically/horizontally. Magnification: 0.77X (with 50mm f/1.4 lens at infinity).
Viewfinder LED Indication: Green: (1) External flash status, (2) AE lock signal (3) In-focus, (4) Proper exposure indication in Metered Manual. Red: (1) Over- or underexposure indication in Metered Manual.
External LCD Indication: (1) Film loading, film advance (single-frame/consecutive), film rewind, film loading error; (2) Exposure frame number; (3) Shutter speed and/or aperture value; (4) Manual-set film speed; (5) Auto pop-up flash function; (6) Flash use recommendation and recharge incomplete/complete; (7) Flash off; (8) Red-eye reduction flash; (9) Self-timer (2 or 12 second delay); (10) Non-applicable lens warning; (11) Battery exhaustion warning; (12) Auto bracketing (±1/2EV and ±1EV).
Film Handling: Loading: Quick auto loading (automatic film advance to first frame). Advance/rewind: Automatic (Mid-roll rewind possible). Advance mode: (1) Single, (2) Consecutive (approx. 1 frames/sec.).
Film Speed Setting: (1) Automatic with DX-coded film (ISO25-ISO5000), (2) Manual (ISO6-ISO6400).
Built-in Flash: Type: Series-control retractable TTL auto pop-up flash (RTF). Guide number: 11 (ISO100/m). Angle-of-view coverage: 28mm wide-angle lens.
Flash Synchronization: With RTF and via hot shoe. Sync speed: 1/100 sec. set automatically with RTF or PENTAX dedicated flash unit at recharge completion.
Self-Timer: Electronically controlled type with 2 or 12-second delay (cancellation possible).
Drive Mode Switch: (1) Single advance, (2) Consecutive advance, (3) Self-timer (12-second delay), (4) Self-timer (2-second delay), (5) Auto bracketing (±1/2EV), (6) Auto bracketing (±1EV).
Date Imprinting: Five-mode switchable, "Year-Month-Day", "Day-Hour-Minute", "Month-Day-Year", "Day-Month-Year" and blank.
Power Source: Two 3V lithium batteries (CR2 type).
Dimensions: 5.4" (W) x 3.7" (H) x 2.5" (D) (136.0mm X 94.5mm X 63.0mm).
Weight: 11.8 oz. (335g) without batteries.

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