The Pentax K1000 is descendent from the equally legendary Spotmatic series. It is a stricktly manual exposure, focus and winding camera. Robust construction, simplicity and ease of use have made it a top choice for use by students of photography.
The K1000 accepts all lenses that are compatible with the Pentax K-mount bayonet lens mount. .
A classic, solidly constructed all-manual 35mm SLR camera
Pentax 28-80mm f/3.5-4.5 Takumar A lens accepts 58mm filters and accessories
Straightforward and simple controls
Pentax K-Mount Bayonet (accepts all varieties - KM, KA, etc)
Center Weighted Average
Exp. Metering Range
EV 3-18 with f/2 lens at ISO 100
1/1000-1 Second, Bulb, Sync 1/60 Second
Manual Set 20-3200
Manual only - there are no electronic winding options for K1000 cameras.
Fixed plain matte screen
Accepts any standard ISO mechanical cable release (optional)
Under/Over Exp. Indicator
(1) SR44 1.55v silver or (1) LR44 1.5v alkaline
5.6x3.7x1.9" WHD body only
2 lbs 1.9 oz with 28-80mm f/3.5-4.5 lens
Pentax K1000 SE 35mm SLR Manual Focus Camera with Takumar 28-80mm f/3.5-4.5 A Lens