Year 2001

Contents of SPOTMATIC magazine 2001

Number 30 - October 2001

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page   2 1981-2001: 20 years of autofocus SLRSLR
Acronym of "Single Lens Reflex". See also "Reflex"
page   4 The Facts about the Asahi Pentax Spotmatic
page   7 Autofocus LX?
page   8 On test:
SMC Pentax-FA* 24mm f/2 AL [IF]
SMC Pentax-FA 24-90mm f/3.5-4.5 AL [IF]
SMC Pentax-FA 28-105mm f/4-5.6
SMC Pentax-FA 35mm f/2 AL
SMC Pentax-FA* 85mm f/1.4 [IF]
SMC Takumar 100mm f/4 Macro
page 22 On test: Flash AF 400T
page 25 Haskins in the web: calendars and books
page 26 Pentax MZ-S: Designers' Story
page 31 The 645N becomes the 645NII
page 32 Pentax launches the Optio 430
Two more lenses for the Pentax 67II
page 33 Two special package cameras
Paper-craft of Asahi classic cameras
page 34 Sales&Wants
Authors: Dario Bonazza, Dino Fadelli, Carlo Lastrucci.

Number 29 - July 2001

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page   2 Michele Alboreto in 1976: picture by Ermanno Barchiesi
page   4 Spotmatics with two switches
page   5 Megahouse Sharan Spotmatic
page   6 Asahi-Zeiss partnership and more information about the 15mm f/3.5
page   9 eBay auctions of mid-2001
page 10 DDD and HCB
page 12 Two events involving AOHC members
page 13 6th Pentax Day: report and pictures
page 27 AOHC activities in Portugal
page 29 Pentax news. Optio 330, EI-100 and more
page 30 Is Pentax changing digital partnerships?
page 31 On test: Pentax MZ-S
page 39 Sales&Wants
Authors: E. Barchiesi, D. Bonazza, P. Cook, P. Oliveira, O. Togo.

Number 28 - April 2001

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page   4 Setting up the Universasl Repronar for a LX
page   8 Round-table discussion on Pentax K-series cameras
page 15 LX discontinued
page 16 More on pentaprism Asahiflex prototypes
page 17 eBay auctions of early 2001
page 18 On test: Tamron 17mm vs. SMC Pentax-A 15mm
page 24 Philips-Pentax partnership
page 25 Camera shows 2001
page 28 New 2001 products: MZ-S and accessories
page 30 New 2001 products: lenses
page 32 New 2001 products: compact cameras
page 32 New 2001 products: digital cameras
page 34 Sales&Wants
Authors: AOCo, D. Bonazza, P. Cook, C. Lastrucci, Hiroki Yamashita.

Number 27 - January 2001

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page   2 Gallery: pictures by Renato Franchini and Gérard Ducornet
page   4 A new vision on the history of the Asahiflex
page 11 eBay auctions: Winter 2000-01
page 12 The story of my  MX
page 13 More LX prototypes!
page 14 Practical test of the S-M-C Takumar 85-210 f/4.5 zoom lens
page 17 On test: SMC Pentax-M 85 f/2, SMC Pentax-FA* 85 f/1.4, SMC Pentax-FA 77 f/1.8 Limited
page 22 Novegro Photo Cine 2000
page 24 Yearly AOHC CD-ROM
page 24 AOHC meetings 2001
page 25 Brief news and products
page 26 Sales&Wants
page 26 New "Akt & Foto" magazine
Authors: E. Barchiesi, D. Bonazza, P. Cook, P. Jonkman, C. Lastrucci.

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