Konica Autorex P

This is the Konica Autorex P, the Japanese market version of the Auto-Reflex P and is one of only two SLRs produced with the ability to switch between full and half-frame exposures on the fly. Unlike the Autorex/Auto-Reflex, the P version does not have auto exposure and is less common as a result.

If you have used any of the Konica SLRs then you are familiar with the layout and feel of the Autorex P. Though slightly less refined, the Autorex P functions as intended with few, if any, quirks (aside from the obvious).

Thanks to the helpful instructions on the bottom of the camera, I had no issue with switching between full and half-frame shots. While the spacing is not the most efficient, the process ensures that frames will never overlap.

MakeKonica
ModelAutorex P
Yearc1965
Format35mm (full and half-frame)
Shutterfocal plane
SpeedB, 1, 2, 4, 8, 15, 30, 60, 125, 250, 500, 1000
LensKonica Hexanon
 f1.8 52mm
Focus0.45m – ∞
Aperturef1.8 – 16
Light MeterNo
RangefinderSLR

Full selection of photos on Fuji Acros 100. Stand-developed HC100 for 30 minutes.

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