Carmarthen Cameras - Pentax 100 Year Open Day - Saturday 9th November

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Carmarthen Camera Centre Ltd

Carmarthen Camera Centre

Zion Chapel

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SA31 1QX

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Pentax Event Celebrating 100 Years of Pentax

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This November, Pentax will celebrate their 100th anniversary!

Since Pentax's conception in 1919 they have enjoyed some significant mile-stones:

  • 1952 - ASAHIFLEX I

Japan's first single-lens mirror camera

  • 1957 - ASAHI PENTAX

First SLR equipped with a "pentaprism" viewfinder and a 42mm screw mount

  • 1964 - ASAHI PENTAX SP

SPOTMATIC model produced with "Super Takumar 70-150 mm f / 4.5" optics, the company's first zoom lens.

  • 1975 - Creation of the “K-mount” bayonet " which is still used on current PENTAX SLRs
  • 1980 - PENTAX LX

Premium model designed for pro use & offering dust & weather resistant housing for as a first. A bestseller for over 20 years.

  • 1985 - Series P

Entry-level consumer models with Program and Auto Exposure (AE) modes.

  • 2006 - PENTAX K10D

We are witnessing a significant change in the DNA of a PENTAX SLR cameras with seals and sensor stabilisation. These characteristic are still key components of the brand's DNA today.

  • 2016 -PENTAX K-1

First full frame 35mm camera.

  • 2019

Time to celebrate with Pentax fans!

What should the fans expect …..

A celebration (of course)

The opportunity to share their experiences with us ….

& other Pentax users

Exclusive offers. (Some amazing EXCLUSIVE instore deals)

A full range of product to try out

Advice from Pentax Expert Antonio Pisani

Limited edition brochure

Giveaways!

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Carmarthen Camera Centre Ltd

Carmarthen Camera Centre

Zion Chapel

Carmarthen

SA31 1QX

United Kingdom

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