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Contents of SPOTMATIC magazine 1998

Number 18 - October 1998

page   4 -  Pentax lenses in K-bayonet Mount (2nd part) 
page   8 -  ED and SD glass types 
page   9 -  VIP: Mattias Klum 
page 12 -  The mysterious Asahi Pentax Super S2  
page 14 -  Oriental cousins before TTLTTL
acronym of "Through The Lens"
(Petri, Yashica and Mamiya)
page 16 -  Sales&Wants: classified adverts 
page 17 -  Setting up Pentax Day...  
page 18 -  Seen at Pentax Day  
page 21 -  Third Pentax Day  
page 24 -  Ermanno Barchiesi: encounters 1973-1998  
page 24 -  Marina Calvo  
page 25 -  Answers to AOHC quiz No.4  
page 25 -  Pentax news: New 28-80 f/3.5-5.6 zoom lens 
page 26 -  Pentax news: Espio 105WR/IQZoom 105WR
page 26 -  Pentax news: Espio 140M/IQZoom 140M  
page 27 -  Pentax news: Photokina report  
page 28 -  Pentax news: Here is the Pentax 67 II  
page 31 -  Pentax wins four international awards 
page 32 -  Is Pentax fairly treated by magazines? 
page 34 -  Dear Pentax...
page 35 -  Pictures by Ermanno Barchiesi and Dario Bonazza  
Authors: E. Barchiesi, A. Belli, D.Cecchi, B. Dimitrov, G. de Fockert, J. Francis, G. Gioacchini, André Langevin, P. Oliveira, O. Togo, D. White.

Number 17 - July 1998

page   4 -  Pentax lenses in K-bayonet Mount (1st part) 
page 11 -  M42 Takumar lens list (follow-up) 
page 11 -  Ghost mystery revealed 
page 12 -  The many faces of the Asahi Pentax S2  
page 13 -  LX shutter response time   
page 14 -  1964 Asahi Pentax International Photo contest  
page 16 -  Sales&Wants: classified adverts 
page 18 -  More on Asahi Pentax 35mm prototypes  
page 19 -  German cousins of the Asahi Pentax (from Edixa to Icarex)  
page 22 -  Pentax Day in Rome  
page 23 -  Pentax Day: programme  
page 24 -  Designer's story: Pentax 645N  
page 26 -  Pentax 645N: my impression  
page 28 -  Pentax news: Pentax 645N wins "Camera Grand Prix 98"  
page 28 -  CLEARCOAT, Pentax multi-layer coating for eyeglasses  
page 28 -  Wildlife, wildlife  
page 29 -  Pentax news: MZ-3 Special Edition kit  
page 29 -  Pentax news: Pentax telescopes imported in Italy  
page 30 -  Photographica 98
Authors: D. Bonazza, D. Cecchi, B. Dimitrov, G. de Fockert, J. Francis, P. Jensen, K. Kuo, A. Langevin, N. Maekawa, P. Oliveira, I. Shephard, O. Togo.

Number 16 - April 1998

page   4 -  Takumar screw mount lenses:
page   8 -  A beginning TTL meter 
page   9 -  Modern times - An overview of two decades of the Pentax AF-system 
page 13 -  SMC Pentax-FA 20mm f/2.8 for the Japanese market 
page 14 -  Sales&Wants: classified adverts 
page 15 -  Kadlubek's Camera Catalog '98/99  
page 16 -  Asahi Pentax K - Top of the early series
page 18 -  Asahi Pentax made a Cannon! 
page 19 -  Quick Return Mirror patent 
page 20 -  Cousins from Saxony (2nd part - the Praktica family) 
page 23 -  Auctioned in the web 
page 24 -  Pentax news: MZ-3 and SMC Pentax-FA 43mm f/1.9 Limited are available in Europe 
page 24 -  Pentax news: Espio 200/IQZoom 200 introduced 
page 25 -  Pentax news: Two new lenses for the Pentax 67 
page 25 -  Pentax news: Pentax introduces "Phase Coating" to a new line of waterproof binoculars  
page 25 -  Pentax news: New Espio 140M introduced in Japan 
page 26 -  Pentax news: New "Creadit card" size binoculars 
page 26 -  Pentax news: Pentax gains ISO 14001 certification for environmental compliance 
page 26 -  The Pentax MZ-5N selected a double-award winner by Amateur Photographer magazine 
page 26 -  ... Came the 6x7 Pentax
Authors: D. Bonazza, D. Cecchi, N. Danilov, R. Engelmann, J. England, L. Nustrini, I. Shephard. 

Number 15 - January 1998

page   4 -  Pentax Prototypes: the cameras 
page   6 -  Metering Matters 
page   9 -  A new Pentax Shop in Moscow 
page 10 -  Cousins from Saxony (1st part - from Praktiflex to Contax) 
page 12 -  Introducing the Pentax Forum  
page 12 -  Pentax Photo Annual 1997/98  
page 12 -  1998 Pentax Calendar by Shotaro Akiyama 
page 13 -  A collectors' coding for Pentax equipment 
page 14 -  Sales&Wants: classified adverts 
page 16 -  SAFOX: What's in a name? - The SAFOX III myth  
page 18 -  Low-end SLRSLR
Acronym of "Single Lens Reflex". See also "Reflex"
's 
page 19 -  Some planning for the new year 
page 20 -  Product updates from Pentax 
page 20 -  My first Pentax 
page 21 -  Autofocus lenses for the Pentax 645N 
page 22 -  Books by AOHC members 
page 23 -  Photography on TV 
page 24 -  Pentax and the Web: a necessary updating 
page 24 -  Shooting football game with a Pentax (follow-up)  
page 25 -  Who are we? Massimo C. d'Amicis 
page 26 -  Spotmatic: Contents 1994-1997
Authors: D. Bonazza, D. Cecchi, M. C. d'Amicis, N. Danilov, R. Engelmann, R. Giancaterino, P. Hoffman, L. Nustrini, D. White. 




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