Konica Hexanon AR legacy manual focus lenses
a little Konica history
Konica goes back to 1873 when Konishi-ya, the forerunner of Konica, was established in Tokyo.
1960 saw the introduction of the Konica F, the world's first SLR camera with a built-in exposure meter.
their last SLR, the Konica TC-X, was introduced in 1984.
in 2003, Konica merged with Minolta which was then taken over by Sony.
main eras of lenses
All black lenses (except 1000 & 2000mm) with a rubberized, checkered pattern, round focus ring, and with EE lock.
late 1970's onwards
All black (except 1000mm), with EE being changed to AE, better multi-coating, and with some models also designated UC.
photo/konicahexanon.txt · Last modified: 2012/01/15 00:53 by gary