The Konica Hexar AF has many talents, most of them hidden Now, before people go and get their knickers in a twist, I do sell all of the cameras. The Hexar AF has to be hands down one of the best made 35mm film AF focusing for Infrared films — adjustable for Kodak or Konica IR films. I have now sold my Konica Hexar AF, but to be honest, I regret it somehow. Although I enjoy my new Leica M very much, the Hexar AF is just.
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Hey Bro…this is a camera I have often thought about getting since it was introduced. Like Liked by 1 person. Apparently there konia some kind of patent infringement, and Konica had to remove the silence. Every features can be unlock for every version of the hexar with some kind of firmware procedure to know this procedure search for the charles clemens’ comment in the Richard Caruana’s review. Light is metered through a sensor on the front of the camera body rather than using TTL metering koniva a sensor inside the filter ring.
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Konica Hexar AF
Post was not sent – check your email addresses! The Hexar AF was sold as a luxurious point and shoot with a fabulous lens the lens is often compared to a leica summicron. Just like being used to the low budget Craigslist layout, I konic used to the old school Photo.
Instax SQ10 Hybrid Camera! Automatic flash exposure is available when used with this HX unit, in variable-aperture automatic mode when set to [P]rogram mode useful for fill-flash,onica automatic flash mode when set to [A] or [M] modes or manual mode when the flash is set to “P-full”. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: The Hexar AF relies on active-infrared focus.
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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Perhaps it was my copy of the Summicron but the Hexar lens appeared slightly sharper probably more contrasty than the Summicron, the bokeh less funky, which kind of makes sense since it is of a much newer vintage than the Leica. The Hexar AF is capable of excellent sharpness and lovely tones in black and white. In the Hexar Silver replaced earlier models, finished in a silver color and with “silent mode” disabled at the factory, apparently due to a dispute over intellectual property.
Not buy one, though — too rich for my blood! I got my first Hexar AF in after reading an excellent and extensive review of the Hexar on a once great website called Photo. He remembers only 20 AutoDates being officially imported into the US. I’ve never seen a camera before where the frame counter can disappear — it can be a bit irritating if you are near the end of the roll. The Konica Hexar was sold either “body only” or as a set with HX flash unit.
Thanks Jim, always honored to see on of my reviews on your list! The viewfinder is located on the far upper left-hand side of the camera when seen from the rear in a position similar to that traditionally used for rangefinder cameras.
The Konica Hexar enjoys something of a “cult status” among film camera aficionados because of the quality of its lens, rangefinder -style ergonomics and interesting and useful operating modes notably its “silent mode”. If you do have an original Hexar with the old software, get it updated as soon as you can.
The lens accepts lens filters of 46mm komica however, camera settings must be manually adjusted to compensate for any reduction in light transmission caused by the filter. Construction is of cast- aluminiumfinished in flat black or silver later modelwith a raised plastic hand-grip.
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The relatively large size of the camera may also be a contributing factor to it being perceived as a traditonal rangefinder. The Konica Hexar is a 35 mm fixed- lensfixed focal length autofocus camera which was produced through the s.
At f2 you obviously get the best bokeh. Number of bids and bid amounts may be slightly out of date. When the end of a film is reached or the manual rewind button pressedthe film is wound back into the film canister, with a brief pause to allow the film to be removed “leader out” if desired. Thanks Buz, always nice to hear from you my friend!!
Wide open though the lens overall is still very sharp. As with “silent mode” enablement, this ” firmware change” is not without risk and all steps must be completed exactly correctly. Thanks for your support! Konica cameras Products introduced in The Hexar is similar in form to a Leica M mount camera with equivalent lens and handgrip fitted.
In autofocus mode, a central indicator in the viewfinder shows the point the camera will attempt to focus on and a lamp in the viewfinder indicates that focus has been achieved when the shutter release is half pressed. Makes me want to try one.