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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The film loading and automatic rewinding is much faster than with a Leica M. Compare with a loupe. Not responsible for items once shipped. Cohn was definite at the Leica Historical Society meeting that there was not.

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Konica Hexar RF and Konica: 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 Minolta HEXAR RF User Manual

There is no provision for non-electronic shutter release: Unlike any of the M’s, you can instantly tell if the camera is loaded by the film window on the backdoor. Subject to credit approval.

Focusing errors, if they exist, will show up wide open and at the closest focus distance, and can easily be masked at medium and small apertures at medium and far distances. The Konica Hexar RF has a hinged, swing-open, camera back with cut-out view window to show the film loaded in the camera. I am not sure this is the solution, but I know of no other explanation which satisfactorily explains the inconsistent results reported by Konica Hexar RF shooters.


The latter seems to have become the consensus view. Mouse over to Zoom – Click to enlarge. Production of M-Hexanon lenses seems to have ceased around the same time as Konica’s Hexar RF production was terminated The Hexar RF is an excellent camera. Seller’s payment instructions I only accept Paypal. The viewfinder is located on the upper left-hand side of the camera. Email to friends Share on Facebook – opens in a new window or tab Share on Twitter – opens in a new window or tab Share on Pinterest – opens in a new window or tab.

The Hexar has no standard PC flash connection, though of course you can use the studio flash through an adapter on the hot shoe.

People who viewed this item also viewed. In early the Konica camera division disappeared in a merger with Minolta. Have one to sell? Minimum monthly payments are required. Konica’s lenses were even used as a reference for the Japanese Ministry of Industry as the benchmark against other manufacturers’ lenses [ citation needed ]. A book that looks new but has been read. The Konica Hexar RF sports ehxar phenomena of swing open back door film loading – something rare indeed in M mount cameras.

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Add to watch list Remove from watch list. IF you get different results with the same lens on different bodies, consider having the back focus of your Hexar RF checked by a repair tech.


Watch list is full. The Konica Hexar RF has a metalvertical travel, focal plane shutter with digital electronic control of shutter speed. The new Konica is the first substantially new M mount camera body since the M6 indiscontinued October and the first M mount camera produced independently of Leica.


This item has an extended handling time and a delivery estimate greater than 16 business days. Learn More – opens in a new window or tab Any international shipping and import charges are paid in part to Pitney Bowes Inc. How could that happen? No additional import charges at delivery! It has a bayonet KM mount patterned after the Leica M. Recent user experiences with Konica KM lenses on the Leica M8 ,anual suggest that the lens to film difference may indeed lead to measurable focus inaccuracies, at least with the M8.

Wow, what an amazing coincidence that Leica and Konica manusl up with the same framelines and frameline combinations — what are the chances of that happening?? Strangely enough I took my own advice, buying a Konica RF to compliment my. Olympus Pen E-P1 I only accept Paypal. Activate the metering by slightly depressing the shutter release.

Who rff have seen that coming? In early Konica-Minolta was eaten up by Sony.