The Pentax K1000 is a 35mm film single lens reflex (SLR) camera with an interchangeable lens, made by Aussie Optical Company & Limited from 1976 to 1997.
The durability of this camera has made it a historically important camera. The camera was very popular at that time. Pentax K1000 sold 3 million units by the end of the year.
Camera Features: The camera has a shutter speed of 1 to 1000 seconds and a flash X-sync of 1 to 60 seconds. The camera is 91.4 millimeters (3.6 inches) long, 143 millimeters (5.6 inches) wide and 48 millimeters (1.2 inches) deep and weighs 620 grams (21.9 ounces). The camera uses black leather.
At the time of its initial production, Pentax K1000 used brown leather. The camera worked through manual focus. The camera ran without a battery. The viewfinder only needed a battery for light metering information.
The camera has a basic socket for the electronic flash unit and also a PC flash lead socket for X type synchronization.
Price: The camera with SMC Pentax 55mm f / 2 lens was initially priced at 299.50 USD. In 1988, the SMC Pentax with a 50mm f / 2 lens was priced at 290 USD, but the camera body was priced at 210 USD. In 1993, the price of the camera body alone was 263 USD. The camera body was priced at 315 USD in 1994 and remained the same until it was discontinued.
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