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Pentax P30 (International Version Of P3) 35mm Camera Body

***Lens not included
Pentax Cameras
KEH Model# 250965

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Pentax P30 (International Version Of P3) 35mm Camera Body Description


(2- MS76) Pentax KA bayonet lens mount. Pentax P30 outside North America. - Black finish only. - Compact body design, economic and simple to use. - New features include: AE lock, Program AE mode favors higher shutter speeds than previous program mode Pentax cameras. - Original P3 would not accept standard cable release. It was later modified to do so. - P3 specifications: * Manual metering and program AE only. GPD metering cell. * Program auto-flash is not TTL. * Centerweighted metering pattern. * LED metering display. * AE Lock. * Dedicated hot shoe. * Electronically controlled, vertical moving metal blade shutter by Seiko (MFC-E7). * Shutter speed range 1 sec - 1/1000 plus B and 1/100x. * Stepless shutter speeds in AE modes. * Flash sync at 1/100. * Self timer. * ISO/ASA film speed range: 25-1600, auto DX only. * Manual film advance and rewind. * Body grip. * DOF preview in manual mode. * VF info includes: shutter speed, metering function, flash ready signal. -> NO motordrive or autowinder compatibility. Recommended flash: AF series dedicated flash. - A and P series cameras should be used with SMC Pentax A lenses (KA mount) modified with electrical contacts for full body/lens communication in new Program and Shutter priority AE metering modes. - K mount (SMC-M) lenses can be used, but only in Manual or Aperture Priority AE modes.


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Brand Name Pentax
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Physical Characteristics

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)