General Description

This is a manual focus only body. It was derived from the MZ-5n /ZX-5n by omitting auto focus, internal flash, TTL flash metering, and by replacing the metal bayonet by a plastic one.

Product Variations
Exact Name MZ-M ZX-M
Color silver-black silver-black
Year of Introduction 1997 1997
Catalog Number 05530 05534
Sold with Case

Technical Specifications

Lens Mount KA2
Mount Limitations
Self-Timer 12 sec
Mirror Lock-Up
Cable Release cable release F
Infra-Red Release
Additional Features DOF preview
Width x Height x Depth 135 x 90.5 x 55 mm
Weight 320 g
Exposure System
Exposure Modes Av, M, P, Tv
Metering Modes with K and M Lenses center-weighted
Metering Modes with A and newer Lenses 2-segment
Meter Material SPD
Exposure Compensation (Step) +/-3 (1/2 EV steps)
Exposure Lock yes
Meter Range 1 ~ 21 EV
Manual ISO Range 6 ~ 6400 ASA
Film DX Range 25 ~ 5000 ASA
Construction electronic (vertical)
Material metal
Shutter Speeds 30 ~ 1/2000, B
Mechanical Speeds
Magnification [Coverage] 0.77x [92%]
Aperture Indication LED
Shutter-Speed Indication LED
Interchangeable Screens
Power Source
Batteries 2 x CR2
External Battery Pack Fg (uses 4 AA-size batteries)
Continuous Shooting
Continuous Shooting 2 frames per second
Flash System
Command Protocol(s) analog
Features P, S
Synchronization Speed(s) 1/100 ~ 30, B
Built-In Flash
Fitting Case(s) soft case: FKS,
soft case: FKM,
soft case: FKL