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Important Notes - Honeywell Pentax Spotmatic Operating Manual

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Important notes

Always
not actually
meter
battery.
meter
Super-Takumar
camera
of the automatic
the lens will hit the pin release
the camera
When removing the Super-Takumar
50mm f/1.4 lens from the camera
body, do not place it on its
threaded end without the rear
mount cap in place, or you will
scratch its rear element lens.
When the index of the shutter speeds
turns to red, it indicates that the
shutter and film speed settings are
off the meter's measurability range.
Change the shutter speed setting
to a faster or slower setting.
Refer to page 15.
When the meter
lens (any
in its manual
diaphragm
(aufomatic)
meter
automatically
lens returns
when it is set in "AUTO"
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keep the meter
switched
off when
taking
readings.
Leaving
the
switched
on will rapidly
exhaust
the
It is also necessary
to keep the
switched
off when mounting
a
lens on the Spotmatic
body.
If it is switched
on, the tip
diaphragm
release
pin of
plate inside
body and it may get damaged.
is switched
on, the
Super-Takumar
lens) is
position
even when the
preview
lever is in "AUTO"
position.
When the
is switched
off manually,
or
after
shutter
release,
the
to its automatic
position
position.
1
Exposure
No!
2
3
4
No!
5
factor
Exposure increase factors which apply
x1.63
when taking pictures with filters,
x1.96
close-ups, macro- and micro-photos,
X3.20
do not apply to the Spotmatic.
x.4.80
X5.46
6
Do not use the Super-Takumar
50mm f/1.4 lens with any other
camera or any other Honeywell
Pentax model except with models
H3v and H1a, having orange-colored
"R" marking on the film rewind knob,
or you will damage the rear element
of the lens_
7
The length of the tripod's screw
should not exceed the normal length
of 3/16/1 (4.5mm).
longer than this length when
mounting your camera on tripod.
Forcing longer screws into the tripod
socket of the camera will damage
the mechanism.
8
We do not guarantee the quality of
photographs when brands other than
Takumar lenses and Pentax accessories,
such as lens extenders, are used.
Do not extend it
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