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Pentax K100 SLR Camera

RM699.00

The Pentax K1000 is one of photography's greatest, most popular and longest-lived cameras. It is simple. It does exactly what it needs to do, and nothing more.

Package Includes:

  • One (1) Pentax K1000 SLR Camera
  • One (1) SMC Pentax-M 1:2 50mm lens
  • One (1) pack of Film
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The Pentax K1000 (originally marked the Asahi Pentax K1000) is an interchangeable lens, 35 mm film, single-lens reflex (SLR) camera, manufactured by Asahi Optical Co., Ltd. from 1976 to 1997, originally in Japan. The K1000’s extraordinary longevity makes it a historically significant camera.

The Pentax K1000 is completely mechanical and needs no battery to run, except for one tiny 20¢ A76 cell to run its light meter.The K1000’s inexpensive simplicity was a great virtue and earned it an unrivaled popularity as a basic but sturdy workhorse. The Pentax K1000 eventually sold over three million units.

Design

Exactly like Apple, simplicity is the K1000’s greatest strength. All the irrelevant foolishness that chokes fancier cameras, and especially digital cameras, never gets in the way of a great picture with the K1000. While DSLR shooters are standing there cursing at their cameras when they can’t figure out why it won’t take the picture when they press the shutter, the K1000 just keeps shooting.

 

Samples of Pentax K1000 films

All 35mm films are available from major film company. Various options from Fuji Velvia 50, llford XP2/HP5, Kodak Tri-X/T-Max, etc. Available both in slide and Black & White film.

Photo 2

Film photography is a way of feeling, of touching, of loving. What you have caught on film is captured forever . . . it remembers little things, long after you have forgotten everything. 35mm film SLR camera is more than a medium for factual communication of ideas. It is a creative art.

Model

Pentax K1000 SLR Camera

Color

Chrome body Black Skin

Lens

SMC Pentax-M 50mm 1:2 lens

Warranty

30 days

Condition

Cameras are refurbished to make it to be in good appearance. Some may have experienced some small signs of wear, but mechanisms and overall condition are good.

Shipping

Free shipping within Malaysia

The Pentax K1000 and K2 DMD followed in 1976. The K2/K2 DMD was the top-of-the-line model with aperture priority. The 1000 in the K1000's name was a direct reference that its top shutter speed was superior to Asahi Optical's previous bottom-of-the-line Pentax Spotmatic SP 500 of 1971. The spartan viewfinder had 91% coverage.