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Pentax Espio 115S 35mm camera w/ case (serial 5536655)

Pentax Espio 115S 35mm camera w/ case (serial 5536655)

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The Pentax Espio 115S (aka Espio 115V or IQZoom 115V) is one of the later models in this underrated line of compact point-and-shoot 35mm cameras. Compared to the earlier Espio cameras, the 115S is similarly easy to use and a bit more refined (it features a faster top shutter speed and other tweaks). 

This camera requires a CR123 battery (available as an option).

Condition notes
The camera was tested with a battery and film installed and all functions are working well (we didn't develop the film). We also verified its film plane focus accuracy on an autocollimator. The camera is in excellent cosmetic condition (see photos).


Example photos
Here are some pictures other people have taken with the Espio 115S/Espio 115V/IQZoom 115V:


  • The 38mm-115mm (3X) power zoom lens features a high-performance optical design to deliver top quality images.
  • The easy-to-read LCD panel provides vital operational information at a glance, using easy-to-understand icons and numbers. 
  • The IQZoom 115V's reliable autofocus and auto-exposure operation let even beginners take sharp, clear images, frame after frame, with extreme ease.
  • The built-in multi-function auto flash offers five different modes to meet various requirements including: auto flash, flash-on, flash-off, slow-shutter sync and red-eye reduction mode to reduce the annoying "red eye" effect in the subject's eyes.
  • The actual-image zoom viewfinder adjusts the viewfinder image according to the selected focal length. It also offers a close-distance compensation frame, in-focus confirmation, close-distance warning, and a flash discharge signal.
  • Foolproof auto film loading allows you to change film quickly and easily.
  • Automatic film advance and rewind make shooting easy.
  • The built-in electronic self-timer delays the shutter release by 10 seconds, allowing the photographer to join family and friends for memorable pictures together.
  • The Infinity-landscape mode lets the user instantly fix the camera's focus at infinity to capture distant landscapes in sharp, crisp focus. _specs
  •  Film: 35mm DX-coded film with 24mm x 36mm format.
  •  Lens: PENTAX power zoom 38mm - 115mm f/4.3-f/12.2 lens; 5 elements in 5 groups. * Focusing System: Infrared active autofocus system.
  • Focusing Range: 0.8m (2.6 ft) to infinity.
  • Exposure Control: Programmed auto exposure control.
  • Metering Range: 1) Auto mode: EV9.5 - EV17 (38mm at ISO 400) EV13.5 - EV19 (115mm at ISO 400) (2) Slow shutter speed: EV8 - EV17 (38mm at ISO 400) EV8 - EV19 (115mm at ISO 400)
  • Shutter: Programmed AE electronic lens shutter. Shutter speeds: approx. 1/500 sec. to 2 sec.
  • Viewfinder: Actual-image zoom viewfinder. Viewfinder area: 83% (at 3m). Indication: Focus and flash status, close distance compensation frame and AF frame.
  • Indication: External LCD Exposure counter, battery exhaustion warning mark, “red-eye” reduction, flash-on, flash-off, slow-speed shutter, infinity-landscape and self-timer.
  • Film Loading: Automatic film loading with first-frame positioning.
  • Film Winding: Automatic film winding.
  • Film Rewinding: Automatic film rewinding at the end of roll. Automatic stop upon rewind completion. (Mid-roll rewinding possible.)
  • Film-Speed Setting: Auto film-speed setting with DX-coded film at ISO 100 or 400.
  • Self-Timer: 10-second delay electronic self-timer.
  • Flash: Built-in auto flash. Automatic discharge under low lighting conditions in auto mode. Flash-on and flash-off modes. Daylight-sync and slow shutter-sync available. Recycling time: Approx. 7 sec. with fresh lithium battery. Red-eye reduction lamp in “red-eye” reduction mode.
  • Auto Power Shut-Off: Automatic shut-off after approx. 3 minutes of non use.
  • Power Source: One 3V lithium battery (CR123A or DL123A type) * Dimensions: 4.7" (W) x 2.8" (H) x 1.9" (D) (120.5mm x 70.5mm x 46.3mm).
  • Weight: 8.5 oz. (240 g) without battery.
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