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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Imagine starting with a Leica M6, adding AE exposure with AE yexar, motorized film advance and rewind, a great finder shutter speed display, and an electronic metal shutter with a wider shutter range: In early Konica-Minolta was eaten up by Sony. The lenses are supplied with caps and leather pouch. Film is automatically advanced to the next frame and the shutter cocked after each shutter activation. 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 Hdxar to watch list.

It was introduced to the market on 13 October Canon EOS 10 The chassis of the Hexar RF appears to be identical to that used by the Contax G2with different top and bottom plates and similar but not identical film transport and shutter mechanisms. User reports of the Konica lenses mnual turned out to be impressive. This trick is a lot more difficult if not almost impossible if you have to manually advance the hexsr.


Konica Hexar RF

This is a nice feature, but a lot depends upon the display and how well it was done. This item will be shipped through the Global Shipping Program and includes international tracking.

Shutter release modes and film advance are controlled by a 4-position switch surrounding the top-mounted shutter release button. So far, I have received different answers from every Konica employee I have discussed the issue with.

For the similarly named auto-focus camera, see Konica Hexar AF. This item will ship to United Statesbut the seller has not specified shipping options. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Ask yourself a few questions before you buy into that line of thinking: Information in this document is subject to change without notice.

Konica Minolta HEXAR RF User Manual

Konica Hexar RF Rarities. How is the Hexar RF working out so far? It’s fast and easy, worth the price of batteries in my opinion.

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Canon Hedar Apparently identical lens mount. Konica USA seems to give me a different answer every time I talk with them. Seller assumes all responsibility for this listing.

If Konica can put together beautiful packaging like this on the standard Hexar RF, why can’t Leica do it on the higher priced standard Leica M6?

Please enter a klnica ZIP Code. More amazing is that the internal design seems to be a obvious copy hexxar the Leica M. This near clone of the M6 finder at least from the standpoint of bare specifications is a first. While all of excellent quality, all are definitely a bit darker than the Leica M or Voigtlander Bessa R.


The memory lock is obtained by pressing down the shutter release. The item you’ve selected was not added to your cart. The new M6 motor introduced at Photokina is supposed to be much improved, yet the M6 with motor is obviously much larger, heavier, and more expensive than a Hexar RF with built in motor.

Konica Hexar RF – Wikipedia

A book that looks new but has been read. There is no provision for non-electronic shutter release: Recent user experiences with Konica KM lenses on the Leica M8 digital suggest that the lens to film difference may indeed lead to measurable focus inaccuracies, at least with the M8.

The brightline framelines that show in the viewfinder are selected from one of three frameline pairings, depending on the lens or lens adapter mounted on the camera:. Payment must be made within 7 days of auction close or negative feedback will result. See all condition definitions – opens in a new window or tab The sad truth is that the Rangefinder market is considered such a small marketing niche very little development money has been put into the breed over the last three decades to develop new features.

Interest will be charged to your account from the purchase date if the balance is not paid in full within 6 months. Very minimal wear and tear. Noticeably Better Finder in terms of brightness and clarity.

Will ship within 10 business days of receiving cleared payment – opens in a new window or tab. The shutter speed dial is ideally positioned at the corner of the camera to be movable while the camera is still held to the photog’s eye.


May be very minimal identifying marks on the inside cover.

I know of no other interchangeable lens 35mm rangefinder with AE that has metered manual. Feel and fit are up to Leica standards. I have no other info. Views Read View source View history. Refer to eBay Return policy for more details.

manuall Some displays are great and stand out in any light, others can be hard to see. Report item – opens in a new window or tab. Add to watch list.