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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This article is about the manual-focus camera. A button to manually trigger film rewind is also provided. With some features that no Leica M had until the introduction of the Leica M7 in Some displays are great and stand out in any light, others can be hard to see. It’s simple, easy, and fast.


Not a company to be left out in the cold with all the new limited edition millennium coming out, Konica announced the Konica Hexar RF Limited. I don’t mean the kit, I mean the higher level of quality packaging. 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. Shutter release modes and film advance are controlled by a 4-position switch surrounding the top-mounted shutter release button.


An M7 like that would be worthy of the name. The Konica Hexar RF has a hinged, swing-open, camera back with cut-out view window to show the film loaded in the camera. Add to watch list. Batteries are always a concern: It would be to Konica’s advantage to deny it and put the question to rest, IF there was no problem. Those gold contacts in the film chamber set the automatic DX film speed from the film cartridge, but you do have the option of manually setting the film speed.

The memory lock is obtained by pressing down the shutter release.

Konica is not helping the situation. Despite rumors to the contrary, the answer seems that it was not.

So far, I have received different answers from every Konica employee I have discussed the issue with. User reports of the Konica lenses have turned out to be impressive. How is the Hexar RF working out so far? Fastest M Film Loading and rewinding by far. AE stands for automatic center weighted aperture control. Flash operation is manual-only: Shipping hfxar cannot be calculated.

Body construction is a cast- aluminium chassis with titanium top and bottom plates, finished in flat black, with a rubberised cover and rrf raised hand-grip.

A half frame Konica Hexar RF was produced in very small numbers and never officially exported. Aperture priority exposure with mahual lock.


The Konica adds up to faster operation without the added bulk and weight of a M6 motor or of a Rapidwinder. I know of no other interchangeable lens 35mm rangefinder with AE that has metered manual. All articles with unsourced statements Articles with unsourced statements from Konic Commons category link is on Wikidata. Rumored monthly production is only cameras.

Konica Minolta HEXAR RF User Manual

This means that most are held by collectors or those willing to pay “collectible” prices. Non-responsible for items once shipped. Konica Minolta has since announced [10] “Konica Minolta ceased the entire customer services for Konica Minolta cameras and related products, as of 31 December The most obvious change would be adding a Leica made finder with.

Konica made no comment on the issue, and continued to refer konca their lens mount by their own name, with no reference to Leica. Eventually this will turn into a relatively low manua, camera if Konica does not increase the ad budget.

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