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Pentax PC-300 compact 35mm camera w/case (serial 7322040)

Regular price $38.00

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The Pentax PC-300 is a lightweight and simple focus free 35mm film camera with a 35mm f/4.5 lens (3 elements in 3 groups). It requires 2 AA batteries (not included). 

Condition notes
All functions of the camera were tested with a battery installed and film running. The film was not developed. The camera is in overall good cosmetic condition with some minor scuffs and scratches (see photos). The original case is included and has some faded remnants of the original owner's handwriting.

Manual
https://www.cameramanuals.org/pentax_p&s/pentax_p&s_pc-300.pdf

Example photos
Here are some photos that other people have taken with this model of camera: https://www.lomography.com/cameras/3336024-pentax-pc-300/photos

Specs

    • Type: 35mm lens-shutter camera
    • Film: 35 mm DX-coded film with ISO rating from 100 to 400; J135 cartridge. The camera film speed is automatically set to ISO 100 when non-DX film is used.
    • Picture format: 24 mm x 36 mm
    • Film loading: Auto film loading. Closing the back cover and pressing the shutter release button will automatically wind film to first exposure.
    • Film movement: Auto winding: auto rewinding starts at end of roll. (Rewind speed: approximately 22 sec for 24-exposure film.) Film can also be rewound in mid roll.
    • Frame number: Automatic readout of successive frame numbers in ascending order when shooting and descending order when rewinding.
    • Lens: Pentax 35 mm, f/4.5, 3 elements in 3 groups
    • Focusing system: Free focus. Focusing range : 1.5m (4.9ft.) to infinity.
    • Shutter: Programmed AE electronic shutter.
    • Self-timer: Electronic lamp indication. Approx. 10-sec delay. Cancellation after activation is possible.
    • Viewfinder: Albada type bright frame finder
    • Exposure: Programmed auto-exposure Range: EV 10 - 15 (ISO 100)
    • Flash: Built-in flash with automatic low-luminance firing.
    • Charging time: Approx. 6 sec according to Pentax testing conditions.
    • Power source: Two 1.5V "AA" alkaline or manganese batteries. (Ni-Cd batteries not usable.)
    • Size and weight: 120 (W) X 70 (H) X50 (D)mm; approx. 185 g
    • Date recording system: Information is recorded on the reverse side of the film.
    • Date imprinting modes: Push button to set unit to any of five modes; “Year/Mon/Day”, “Day/Hour/Min/”, “    ”    (Blank), “Mon/Day/Year” or “Day/Mon/Year”.
    • Date imprinting power source: 3 V lithium battery (one CR2025 battery)
    • Size and weight: 120 (W) X 70(H) X53 (D)mm; approx. 200 g
    • Reversal film (slide film) may not be properly exposed. Use of negative color film (print film) is recommended.