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Pentax Zoom70-R 35mm film camera (serial 4352201)

Pentax Zoom70-R 35mm film camera (serial 4352201)

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The Pentax Zoom 70-R is a high quality 35mm point-and-shoot from the early 1990s. It features a sharp 35-70mm zoom lens. It's a very easy to use camera in its basic functionality but also offers a number of advanced features (eg multiple exposures, bulb plus flash, macro focusing) for people who want to go deep.

Battery info

The camera requires two CR123 lithium batteries for power (optional).

Condition notes

The camera's functions were tested with batteries and a roll of film (the film was not developed). All modes are working correctly. We also confirmed the camera's film plane focus accuracy. The camera is in good cosmetic condition with minor wear on its body (see photos).

Example photos

Here are some photos that other people have taken with this model of camera (note this is the Zoom 70-X which is identical except that it lacks a few advanced modes featured in the Zoom 70-R):
Pentax Zoom70 Lomography gallery


Pentax Zoom70-R pdf 

  • Type: 35 mm fully automatic leaf-shutter camera with built-in zoom lens and auto flash.
  • Film: Auto film speed setting with 35 mm perforated DX-coded film with ISO rating from 50 to 1600. 24 x 36 mm format.
  • Lens: Pentax power zoom 35 - 70 mm f/3.5 — 6.7, 7 elements in 6 groups. Two type zooming system: continuous zoom and step zoom.
  • Focusing system:
  • Pentax infrared active autofocusing. Range: 1 m (3.3 ft) - infinity; 0.6 m (2 ft) - 1 m (3.3 ft) in MACRO.
  • Exposure control: Programmed auto-exposure control. Range: EV 9 — 16.5 in WIDE, EV11 - 16.5 in TELE and MACRO at Auto mode (ISO 100). +1.5 EV exposure compensation provided.
  • Viewfinder: Zoom finder with albada-bright frame. Magnification: approx. 0.49X (WIDE) - 0.90X (TELE).
  • Shutter: Programmed AE between-the-lens shutter with speeds approx. 1/5 sec. — 1/250 sec. and Bulb (1/2 — 8 sec.). Multiple exposure function provided.
  • Self-timer: 10 second delay self-timer with LED indication. Dual-frame self-timer mode provided.
  • Flash: Built-in zoom flash. Recycle time: approx. 3 sec. with fresh lithium batteries. Red-eye reduction flash mode.
  • Film loading/winding: Auto film-loading. Two auto film-winding modes; single frame mode and consecutive mode (1.2 sec./frame).
  • Film rewinding: Auto start at end of roll. Auto stop upon completion of rewinding. Rewinding in mid-roll provided.
  • Power source: Two 3V lithium batteries (CR-123A or DL-123A)
  • Battery life: Approx. 125 rolls of 24-exposure film without flash.
  • Size & weight: 144 (W) x 77 (H) x 48.5 (D) mm (5.7’ x 3” x 1.9”).
  • 395 grams (13.9 oz.) without battery.
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