Year 2002

Contents of SPOTMATIC magazine 2002

Number 34 - October 2002

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page   4 Prototype & pre-production lenses
page 11 Asahi "The Rising Sun"
page 12 SMC Pentax M lenses between chronicle and history
page 20 As seen in eBay auctions
page 22 On test: SMC Pentax-FA 31mm f/1.8 AL Limited
page 28 Photokina 2002
page 32 Pentax Photo Annual and Pentax Calendar 2003
AOHC Calendar 2003
page 33 Pentax in the movies

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New Espio 24EW Date
Authors: D. Bonazza, D. Cecchi, C. Lastrucci.

Number 33 - July 2002

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page   4 Repronars
page 13 Asahiflex, Asahi Pentax and Pentax SLRSLR
Acronym of "Single Lens Reflex". See also "Reflex"
cameras 1952-2002
page 16 On test: six 28mm/35mm lenses compared
page 23 7th Pentax Day in Florence: the report
page 28 7th Pentax Day in Florence: the pictures
page 35 eBay auctions
page 36 On test: Pentax Optio 230
page 43 Replacing mercury batteries
page 43 Made in Africa: a photo exhibition
page 44 Pentax News: Optio 330RS/430RS
page 44 Casio clones
page 45 Asahi Opt. Co. becomes Pentax Corporation
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Pentax News: Espio 120 SWII

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Pentax patents: possible preview of new technology developments

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Authors: D. Bonazza, P. Cook, S. Gremigni, C. Lastrucci.

Number 32 - April 2002

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page   4 A brief history of the Asahi Optical Corporation
page   9 Pentax 10 million
page 10 Before the Asahiflex
page 13 eBay auctions
page 14 VIP: Michael Reichmann
page 16 Pentax 67II
page 23 Pentax and Optiscan announce a joint venture
Pentax opens a new design center in Tokyo
page 24 Camera fairs 2002
page 25 Pentax News: Digibino DB100
page 26 Pentax News: Optio 230
page 27 Pentax News: MZ-60
Pentax News: 33-55 and 55-110 for the 645NII
page 29 PhotoShow 2002
page 33

Disassembled cameras
5% off to AOHC members

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Boccalini and Romano's exhibit: "Solitude"
Authors: Asahi Opt. Co. Ltd., D. Bonazza, M.Reichmann, D.White.

Number 31 - January 2002

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page   4 The future of repairs
page   5 API Seals
page 14 SMC Pentax-M 1.4/35mm
page 15 "New" old information about SMC
page 17
page 19
page 20
eBay auctions: Screw mount era equipment
eBay auctions: Bayonet mount era equipment
eBay auctions: 6x7 equipment
page 21 As seen at Novegro Photo Cine
page 22 The three faces of the Triotar
page 26 On test: Pentax Optio 330
page 31 Book by Paolo Cortesi
page 32 Pentax News: Pentax MZ-6 and FA Zoom 28-90
page 33 Seven Pentax products awarded in Japan
Espio 170SL awarded in Australia
page 34 Single-use digital camera
Pentax Annual and Pentax Calendar 2002
page 35 Full format digital SLR abandoned
Authors: D. Bonazza, D. Cecchi, P. Cook.


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