This line came to an end in 1987 when Konica abandoned the SLR market.

Konica's AR lens mount kept the same flange-film distance that the earlier Konica F lens mount had (40.5 mm), but it has a larger diameter of 47 mm.

was a Japanese manufacturer of, among other products, film, film cameras, camera accessories, photographic and photo-processing equipment, photocopiers, fax machines and laser printers.

He gave the original shop to his younger brother and launched a new shop, Konishi Honten (Konishi Main Shop) in the Nihonbashi district of Tokyo.

In 1882, Konishi launched a project to produce photography related materials in Japan: those products were imported at that time.

Konica SLR interchangeable lenses were named Hexanon.

The optical quality of most Hexanon lenses is regarded as truly superb, particularly the older fixed-focal length (prime) lenses.

A webcam is a video camera that feeds or streams its image in real time to or through a computer to a computer network.

When "captured" by the computer, the video stream may be saved, viewed or sent on to other networks via systems such as the internet, and emailed as an attachment.The company traces its history back to 1873 (pre-dating Kodak in the photography business) when pharmacist Rokusaburo Sugiura began selling photographic materials at his store in Konishiya Rokubē, the biggest pharmacy trader in Tokyo at that time.In 1878, Rokusaburō succeeded to his family and renamed Rokuemon VI (Rokudaime Rokuemon).Konica was a major producer of 35mm film and related products, including film development processors and printing technology.While never equal to giants like Kodak or Fuji, recognized quality of Konica film ensured general presence on market.(The user could also set the exposure manually on these cameras).