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Pentax ZX-7 Date 35MM SLR Camera Kit with / 28-90 lens, Case, Battery Product Info

Featuring the innovative "Auto Picture Mode", the Pentax ZX-7 SLR film camera is soimage smart that it completely frees you from complicated exposure control! It willautomatically select one of five Picture Modes: landscape, close-up, action,portrait or standard program based on your subjects' distance, lens focallength and movement, and tells you about its decision via the illuminated modedial and the viewfinder indication.

The Features

  • When the intelligent Auto Picture mode is selected, the ZX-7 automatically chooses the most appropriate auto exposure mode from five different programs (Standard, Portrait, Landscape, Close-Up and Action) based on the photographic situation. The ZX-7 detects the subject's distance, lens focal length and whether or not the subject is in motion; assuring the best results possible.
  • The illumination dial clearly indicates which program is selected by the camera, or you -- even in the dark. The selected mode is also indicated in the viewfinder display.
  • In addition to the hands-off Auto Picture mode, the ZX-7 offers six manually selectable picture modes, two conventional auto exposure modes (Aperture- priority AE and Shutter-priority AE), metered manual and bulb modes.
  • Thanks to the acclaimed high-precision, high-speed phase matching autofocus (SAFOX IV) system, the ZX-7 assures sharp, crisp focus even under poor lighting conditions. The three-point wide focus frame enables pinpoint focus.
  • Predictive autofocus function automatically detects the subject's motion and anticipates the subject's position at the time of shutter release, resulting in perfectly focused photos even when the subject is moving toward or away from the camera.
  • Pentax's sophisticated six-segment multi-pattern light metering system calculates the optimum exposure, so even the most difficult high-contrast lighting situations present no problems.
  • Exposure compensation of +/- 3 EV in + EV steps allows you to intentionally over- or under-expose your images for just the right effect your creativity demands to capture the mood of the moment.
  • With a simple push of the memory lock button, the exposure value is memorized for 20 seconds, allowing you to recompose the image without changing the exposure on your subject.
  • Covering a wide 28mm angle of view, the built-in auto flash pops up and automatically discharges when the camera detects low-light and/or backlight situations. Its red-eye reduction function effectively reduces this effect which can appear in the subject's eyes (although it may not eliminate red eyes completely in all instances).
  • The ZX-7's multi-data LCD panel, with large icons and numbers, efficiently compliments the camera's simple operation system. When the camera is used under low-lighting conditions, a green LCD illuminator brightens the panel to make data confirmation easier.
  • The ZX-7 is the first model in the PENTAX ZX series to offer a convenient remote control mode. Using an optional infrared remote control, you can release the ZX-7's shutter from a distance either instantly or after a three-second delay.
  • You can easily expose more than two images on a single frame to create dramatic multiple exposures. When taking three or more exposures on the same frame, simply press the multiple exposure button after each exposure.
  • The user can select the panorama mode for any frame to capture dramatic landscape images or large group shots. The viewfinder image is automatically adjusted to indicate the panorama format.
  • The ZX-7 Date model has five-mode switchable data imprinting: "Year-Month-Day," "Day-Hour-Minute," "Month-Day-Year," "Day-Month-Year," and blank.
  • Packaged in a lightweight silver and black body, this ultra-compact 35mm AF-SLR has a round-edged design and ideal positioning of controls making it extremely maneuverable and comfortable to operate.
  • The ZX-7 is truly compatible; the Pentax FA-, F- and A-series lenses are ideal partners for the ZX-5N as well as the AF500FTZ, AF330FTZ and AF140C dedicated flash units.

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Specifications

Type: TTL autofocus, auto-exposure multi-mode 35mm SLR with built-in retractable TTL auto pop-up flash.
Film: 35mm perforated cartridge film.
Image Size: 24mm x 36mm (normal frame).
Usable Lenses: PENTAX KAF2-, KAF, KA- and K-mount lenses.
Focusing System:
  Type: TTL phase-matching 3-point autofocus system (SAFOX IV).
  Usable illumination range: EV-1~EV18 (at ISO 100 with f/1.4 lens).
  Mode: (1) AF (focus lock and predictive AF available); (2) Manual.
Exposure Control:
Metering system: TTL open-aperture 6-segment metering by SPD cell.
Metering mode: 1) 6-segment multi-pattern metering with FA, F and A lenses; (2) Center-weighted metering with other lenses.
Metering range: EV0~EV21 (at ISO 100 with f/1.4 lens).
Exposure mode: (1) Auto Picture Mode (Green Operation, Portrait Program, Landscape Program, Close-Up Program, and Action Program); (2) Picture Mode (five Auto Picture programs plus Night-Scene Program); (3) Aperture-Priority AE and Shutter-Priority AE; (4) Metered Manual; (5) Bulb.
  TTL programmed auto pop-up flash available.
  Automatic exposure compensation in auto-exposure mode with multi-pattern metering.
Exposure compensation: +/- 3EV (1/2 EV steps).
Memory lock: 20-second memory with ML button.
Shutter:
Type: Electronically controlled vertical-run focal plane shutter.
Speed: (1) Auto: 1/2000 ~ 30 sec. (stepless); (2) Manual: 1/2000 ~ 30 sec. (1/2 EV step) and bulb; (3) Flash sync: 1/100 ~ 30 sec. and bulb.
Shutter lock: Main switch at "OFF" position.
Diaphragm Control: Aperture-coupled mechanism (with PENTAX FA, F and A lenses.)

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