20 Most Recent Pentax ME Super 35mm SLR Camera - Page 8 Questions & Answers


Where to find manual shutter release?

Try Adorama and B&H.
4/14/2012 3:55:28 PM • Pentax... • Answered on Apr 14, 2012

Need to find manual for Pentax Espio 120 Mi

The Espio 120mi was called the IQ-Zoom 120mi in some parts of the world. You may download a copy of the IQ-Zoom 120mi manual here.
4/4/2012 5:41:37 PM • Pentax... • Answered on Apr 04, 2012

Winder stuck

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New batteries for sf7 camera

The SF7 uses a 2CR5 or equivalent battery. If you can't find one at a local electronics store, you may order it online here.
2/17/2012 11:15:09 PM • Pentax... • Answered on Feb 17, 2012

Recently after putting the film in and taking pics

Probably.  Most cameras give you a mark to which you pul out the film leader.  
If your cam is one of the power load/wind/rewind models then you must pull the leader right up to the mark
If is one of the older ones with an advance lever, then you can watch the rewind crank to see if it revolves when you wind on.  If it does not, then you have not engaged the film in the take-up spool properly.
10/8/2011 4:08:10 AM • Pentax... • Answered on Oct 08, 2011

What does the E mean

If you go to http://www.pentaximaging.com/support/manuals-and-literature/ you can find the manual for your camera. From my experience the E on a Pentax camera means the film isn't loaded properly. Hope this helps.
5/11/2011 7:09:19 PM • Pentax... • Answered on May 11, 2011

PENTAX IQZoom with an AF ZOOM MACRO LENS. for 35

Here's a link for your IQZoom Instruction manual:
Hope this helps.
3/26/2011 12:21:12 AM • Pentax... • Answered on Mar 26, 2011

My Pentax IQZoom 115v overexposes

First, here's a link to a free download of your camera's manual in case you've lost yours.

On page 16 of the manual, it states that in addition to using DX film of ISO 100 to ISO 400:

1) Color negative film is recommended.
2) Non-DX film cannot be used - but then says if it is used, set the film to ISO 100.
3) ISO 400 film is recommended.

Page 25 and forward detail exposure Modes. This should be your next area of interest in the manual. If you are unable to to solve the problem at this point, there may be an issue with the aperture of the lens being stuck open - or the shutter remaining open for too long. Either way, it will probably need to be serviced professionally to get it working again. You might consider replacing this camera as repair costs may exceed the value of the camera.

I hope this helps and good luck! Please rate my reply - thank you.
3/23/2011 4:29:55 PM • Pentax... • Answered on Mar 23, 2011

Got this camera and the reload switch wont move

Sounds like it's jammed. This is a job for a camera store to fix.
3/3/2011 10:22:12 PM • Pentax... • Answered on Mar 03, 2011

Batteries were left in my pentax manual camera

If this is a Pentax SLR type camera then it might be worth saving but id it's a point and shooter then personally in my opinion it's not worth the repair. If you managed to get the door open the batteries will have corroded all the connections and a repair would be a staggering price. Don't get that stuff on your hands face clothing cause it's an acid that is leaking out and has seized the door shut.
1/20/2011 11:13:09 PM • Pentax... • Answered on Jan 20, 2011

I need an instruction manual for a PENTAX PC-505.

Here is a list of free downloadable manuals on the web for you

8/18/2010 10:59:09 AM • Pentax... • Answered on Aug 18, 2010

How do I open the back of a honerwell

Try lifting up the film rewind knob and pull the back cover. Maybe the back cover is stuck with the old gummy light shield.
6/15/2010 8:14:01 PM • Pentax... • Answered on Jun 15, 2010

Jessops Memory Card Erased

Format the card in the camera to restore the folders and prepare it for use in the camera.

I sure hope you're not actually doing this on a Pentax film camera...
5/27/2010 6:55:42 PM • Pentax... • Answered on May 27, 2010

Screen is black and film won't load

If it's a 35mm film camera and you see nothing through the viewfinder, then as long as the lens cap has been removed, your camera has a locked up mirror.

You don't give any clues which exact model you have, but if it's one of the later electronic autofocus models with automatic film advance then the additional detail that the film isn't loading confirms that your camera simply has no power. Replace the batteries and all should be well.

If your camera does not have automatic film advance then you still almost certainly have flat batteries and just need to learn how to correctly load and wind the film.
2/28/2010 2:38:35 PM • Pentax... • Answered on Feb 28, 2010

How to make date etc appear on back of photos

The date usually only appears on the front. However, most retail photo labs (i.e. walmart) can add custom backprinting to your photos. You can usually only add one line of text for entire order and custom pricing would probably make this a little bit expensive. On that note, the date you have your film developed/printed is usually printed on the back of each print for free, as this is default setting for the lab's printer.
2/18/2010 4:20:58 AM • Pentax... • Answered on Feb 18, 2010

I have an old Pentax me super and have STUPIDLY

Generic caps can be found at large oufits B&H in New York, Helix camera in Chicago.
I find original caps on Ebay sometimes
1/14/2010 9:21:09 PM • Pentax... • Answered on Jan 14, 2010
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