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Contents of SPOTMATIC magazine 1997

Number 14 - October 1997

page   3 -  The next family... A history of Pentax K-mount cameras seen from the body engineers point of view
page   7 -  A homemade cable release for Pentax AF bodies
page   8 -  Asahi Pentax Original (AP) and Asahi Pentax S: the first steps of a successful dynast
page 11 -  Pentax and the Web: the best sites 
page 14 -  Shooting football game with a Pentax
page 15 -  Sales&Wants: classified adverts
page 16 -  Answers to AOHC Quiz no.3 
page 17 -  2nd Pentax Day in Florence
page 18 -  1997 Questionnaire: analysis of results
page 19 -  Who are we? Matteo Ferrarin
page 20 -  Pentax News: Pentax 645N, the first medium format AF SLRSLR
Acronym of "Single Lens Reflex". See also "Reflex"

page 21 -  Pentax News: Pentax MZ-5N/ZX-5N
page 21 -  Pentax News: SMC Pentax-FA 43mm f/1.9 Limited
page 22 -  Pentax News: Pentax MZ-M, a new manual focus SLR!
page 22 -  Pentax News: SMC Pentax-FA Zoom 80-320mm f/4.5-5.6
page 22 -  Pentax News: SMC Pentax-FA* 400mm f/5.6 ED(IF) split diagram
page 22 -  Pentax News: efina: Pentax launches first APS camera
page 23 -  Pentax News. Pentax EI-C90 digital camera introduced
page 23 -  Pentax News: More new introductions in Japan
page 24 -  Chat Corner: A list of Pentax books
Authors: E. Barchiesi, D. Bonazza, R. Burgos, R. Engelmann, P. Hoffman, H. Ugawa. 

Number 13 - July 1997

page   2 -  Pentax Users' Gallery  (a few pictures from Doug Brewer's gallery)
page   4 -  Terence Donovan 1936-1996 "Click that launched a thousand faces"
page   5 -  Horus-Sicof prize to Maurizio Rebuzzini
page   6 -  A normal normal lens (a history of standard lenses from Asahiflex to FA series)
page 10 -  Asahi Pentax and "Macrophotography" (2nd part) 
page 14 -  Sales&Wants: classified adverts
page 15 -  2nd Pentax Day 
page 16 -  The "floating system" wide-angle SMC Pentax 28mm f/2
page 18 -  10 questions to Wolfgang Rentsch of R.&C. Service
page 20 -  AOHC: three! 
page 20 -  Thank-you Carlo! 
page 21 -  Pentax beatens Leica, again 
page 22 -  AOHC Quiz no.3
page 23 -  Asahi Pentax 35mm SLR Pistol, .22 magnum (1966)
page 23 -  K-bayonet Russian lenses
page 24 -  Pentax News: Pentax MZ-3
page 25 -  Pentax autumn news and rumors
page 26 -  Documents: A list of Pentax books
page 27 -  Pentax MZ-3: the details (pictures and captions)
Authors: E. Barchiesi, D. Bonazza, D. Cecchi, T. Chan, R. Engelmann, E. Punelli, H. Ugawa. 

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