Another way to look at the Hexar RF is as a grown up Minolta CLE with AE lock, metered manual, a wider shutter speed range, and motorized. Konica Hexar RF -. – View and. Download Konica Minolta. HEXAR RF user manual online. HEXAR RF Digital. Camera pdf manual. The Konica Hexar RF is a 35 mm rangefinder camera which was sold by Konica. . The manual rewind button, release catch for the camera back and cable.

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If you own a Hexar RF, or plan to buy one, I suggest taking it to a Leica repairman, and have them check the film plane and focusing accuracy, just to be sure — ideally with both Konica and Leica mount lenses.

Konica USA offered to adjust the rangefinder of my camera, but admitted this would not ef a complete solution. Seller does not offer returns. Shipping cost cannot be calculated. Sony NEX 7 Compare ef a loupe. Ask yourself a few questions before you buy into that line of thinking: Just guessing, I can probably load the RF 3 to 4 times in the time it takes me to load a M.

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Body construction is a cast- aluminium chassis with titanium top and bottom plates, finished in flat black, with a rubberised cover and slightly raised hand-grip.

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Unfortunately top Konica management saw it as a prestige “flagship” item for Japan’s oldest camera maker, instead of a camera system which could be successfully marketed for a profit. Very minimal wear and tear.

I like the Leica. I know of no other interchangeable lens 35mm rangefinder with AE that has metered manual. Body price is about half of a M6. Digital will never catch on anyway. The smaller image size of the framelines make it better suited for 50mm lenses and shorter in my opinion. More amazing is that the internal design seems to be a obvious copy of the Leica M. See terms – opens in a new window or tab. Image not available Photos not available for this variation.

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Konica never stated in any press release that its lenses were compatible with the Leica bodies, possibly to avoid costly law suits for trademark violation. See all condition definitions – opens in a new window mnaual tab Konica Minolta has since announced [10] “Konica Minolta ceased the entire customer services for Konica Minolta cameras and related rr, as of 31 December The Konica adds up to faster operation without the added bulk and weight of a M6 motor or of a Rapidwinder.

This near clone of the M6 finder at least from the standpoint of bare specifications is a first.

Production of the Konica Hexar RF camera was discontinued, without official announcement, some time before the end of The focusing ring on all three is heavily ribbed and very convenient. The standard top and bottom covers are Titanium- a very nice touch. An M7 like that would be worthy of the name. Fastest ,onica Film Loading and rewinding by far.


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Olympus Pen E-P1 On the other hand, the 28 and 35 framelines are more usable for glasses wearers than any Leica M camera except the. Over the past decade, many jonica have been added to the internet suggesting these rumors if not entirely inaccurate are at least over blown.

Konica Hexar RF

On manual, the suggested shutter speed stays lit, while the manually set shutter speeds blinks in Red. In early Konica-Minolta was eaten up by Sony.

Read more about the condition. Some displays are great and stand out in any light, others can be hard to see. This trick is a lot more difficult if not almost impossible if you have to manually advance the film. The Konica Hexar RF is a rangefinder 35mm film camera introduced in Seller assumes all responsibility for this listing. AE stands for automatic center weighted aperture control.

The camera was discontinued without official notice that I am aware of by the end of