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Asahi Photo - Pentax Repair Specialist

Asahi Photo is a UK based repairer of PENTAX cameras, specialising in 35mm Film Cameras and Medium Format, they also repair lenses and offer camera servicing too.

Posted: 02/05/2024 - 14:22

Asahi Photo is a UK based camera and lens repair company specialising in Pentax film cameras which is undertaken by our Pentax trained & qualified technicians.

Over 35 Years of experience

We have over 35 years of experience and are able to offer a service on almost all Pentax 35mm Film and Pentax Medium Format cameras, including associated lenses. Our Technicians have been trained by Pentax to expertly carry our repairs and calibrations using Pentax approved test equipment to Pentax’s high repair standard. We are also trusted by other repair companies and camera shops for our Pentax repair service.

We also undertake some repairs on the digital models K-30, K-50, K-70, K-S1 & K-S2 cameras along with sensor cleaning service on all digital models.

Why use Asahi Photo for your Pentax camera repair?

  • 35 Years Of Experience
  • Pentax Trained Technicians
  • Excellent Customer Service
  • All Work Guaranteed
  • Fast Turn Around
  • Insured & Tracked Delivery Service

What we do...

Our Pentax Trained Technicians are here to help, we carry thousands of Genuine Pentax Spare parts and are able to undertake all repairs from minor to full strip downs. Our years of experience means that if your camera is possible to repair, we will get it back to you in perfect working order.

Fault Diagnosis
Before sending your camera to us or visiting us in person, we recommend contacting us for a free fault diagnosis and instructions on sending your equipment.

Camera Repairs
Our team can carry out repairs on both film and digital Pentax cameras, including a professional 6×7 service.

Lens Repairs
Slow, sticking aperture, stiff focus, fungus and lens cleaning service available, contact us for more information.

Our Guarantee & Shipping
All our work is guaranteed and postal returns are fully insured. If you are sending your camera to us, we urge you to make sure you use adequate packaging. We also highly recommend that you send your camera by recorded delivery and include your own insurance.

International Repairs
We are happy to accept international repair’s however please note you will be responsible for any import duties and taxes. Please contact the courier company you will be using and clearly sate in customs declaration you are sending the camera for repair. To save weight and cost we require the camera body only lens and prism not required unless faulty.

Trade Enquiries
We already carry out Pentax camera repairs for other camera repair companies. If you are interested in a one off repair or indeed us working with you on an ongoing basis, contact us with your requirements.

Frequently Asked Questions

Would you say that primarily you repair film era camera and lenses?
Yes we specialise in film cameras and carry parts in stock for Spotmatic, K1000, MX, ME Super, LX and other Pentax film cameras  including Pentax 6x7, 67ii medium format range. We also offer a repair service on the MZ5 which suffers from the mirror box gear failure. That's the main focus of our business repairing film cameras and lenses from that era, however if you have something outside that remit please get in touch it might be something we can help you with.

Do do list a few digital models, why is the list restricted to a handful?
Due to parts availability we only undertake repairs on certain digital models.

For older digital models that have suffered aperture block failure, do you repair these?
Yes we do repair cameras suffering from aperture block failure.

What's the best way of people approaching you for repairs?
Ideally through our contact form on our website, or via email, alternative give us a call on 020 85606856 to discuss repairs in detail.

Do you offer a guarantee on your repairs for a period of time, typically what is this?
Yes we offer a 6 months parts & labour guarantee on repairs. On the Pentax 6x7 range we offer a 3 month warranty.

Do you do lens restorations, dust / light fungus removal, if so what era models do you consider fixing?
Yes we will consider all lenses, please contact us.

How do you ship your repaired items back to the customers, do you use a specific carrier with insurance and tracking?
Yes we use Royal Mail Special Delivery which includes insurance and tracking.

Do you use genuine Pentax/Ricoh parts?
Yes we only use Genuine Pentax OEM Parts.

Can customers buy parts from you, to make repairs themselves?
We can supply certain parts such as battery covers and rewind knobs, for anything else please contact us and we will try and help.

Do you sell reconditioned Pentax cameras/lenses?
Yes we do sell serviced second-hand cameras and lenses.

Contact Us

You can contact us through these methods:

Asahi Photo
6 Albany Parade
High Street

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