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Praktica MTL5 - Camera

Praktica MTL5 - Camera

Manual focus 35mm M42 screw-mount SLR camera made by Pentacon from 1983 to 1985. Metal body available in silver.

  • Shutter: Vertical, metal, focal plane, 1s - 1/1000s + B
  • ISO range: 12 - 1600
  • Size: 145 x 98 x 53mm
  • Weight: 580g
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M42 (also known as Pentax Universal) is a screw-type lens mount for SLR cameras. It was originally developed by Carl Zeiss but was adopted by many other manufacturers throughout Europe and Asia. Other notable M42 manufacturers include Praktica, Fujica, Pentax, and Zenit.

M42 is a very simple system with a long flange distance, making adapters simple and common. Many film manufacturers made adapters for mounting M42 lenses to their systems, and they can also be used with modern SLR & mirrorless cameras quite easily. Because it was used by so many companies, there are a huge number of M42 lenses out there, covering every focal length and level of optical quality.

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Praktica MTL5 - Camera Availability & Price History
Date Sold SKU Quality Control Price Image
Available T73803 $12.00 Praktica MTL5
20 Jul 2024 T73156 € 121.80 Praktica MTL5 - Camera Image
30 Jun 2024 T72745 € 129.00 Praktica MTL5 - Camera Image
10 Oct 2023 T52390 € 89.00 Praktica MTL5 - Camera Image
05 May 2023 T40314 € 10.23 Praktica MTL5 - Camera Image
13 Apr 2022 T11981 € 69.00 Praktica MTL5 - Camera Image