Pentax K1000 35mm Camera Body, Chrome

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Description

The Pentax K1000 is an all mechanical manual 35mm film SLR (Single Lens Reflex) SLR.  The K1000 has earned a reputation as a solid reliable camera with only fully manual functions.  The no frills design means the user must figure out what they are doing (if they don't already know).  It's a tool perfect for learning because it requires deliberate thought about setting framing, focus, and exposure.  When a photographer learns how to use a fully manual camera like the K1000 they'll have a fundamental foundation of understanding how any camera works.

Consequently the K1000 remained in production for decades and is one of the most popular cameras of all time.  A special edition K1000 SE was also made which has leather grip surfaces.

Key Features

  • Classic, popular camera perfect for learning the art of photography!
  • All shutter speeds are mechanical
  • Battery only powers the light meter
  • TTL (through-the-lens) manual light metering with a center-weighted pattern
  • Straitforward single-needle light meter display in viewfinder
  • Shutter speeds: 1s-1/1000 second, plus B (Bulb mode for longer exposures)
  • TTL manual metering with a center-weighted pattern
  • Hot shoe and PC sync terminal (X only)
  • Flash sync at shutter speeds 1/60 second and slower
  • ISO range: 20-3200, set manually
  • Threaded shutter release button accepts standard threaded mechanical cable release cables/cords

Available accessories include: Pentax K-Mount lenses, Batteries for the light meter, camera straps, flashes, tripods, and 35mm film.

Additional Information
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Brand Name Pentax
Film Type 35mm roll
Focus Type Manual focus (only)
Lens Mount Pentax K (SMC, SMC-M), Pentax KA (SMC-A), Pentax KA2 (MZ-M, ZX-M), Pentax KAF SMC-F, Pentax KAF SMC-FAJ, Pentax KAF2 (SMC-FA), Pentax KF (SMC-AF, ME F)

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