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I own a pentax k1000 and was wondering how much it would go for in very good condition has leather case and flash also a carry box

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They run between $20 and $150 on Ebay, which is where most people go to buy old film cameras.

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SOURCE: Pentax K1000 back door change

I don't have the solution, but it may be in the Pentax K1000 Service Manual that you can get here : http://www.robertstech.com/manuals.htm

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I have a Pentax k1000, and was given a few vivitar and olypus lenses. They do not fit the camera. What can I do?????


Vivitar makes lenses with a variety of mounts. Lenses with the Pentax K-mount can be used on the K1000, lenses with other mounts can not.

Olympus lenses will not mount onto a Pentax camera.

You can sell the lenses, give them to someone with the appropriate camera(s), or use them as paperweights.

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I have a pentax k1000 35mm slr camera. the light meter wont move from the middle even when I put the camera up towards light and change the aperture size. I took it to a shop quickly and I was told that It...


The light meter has failed.

You can usually get it repaired (it's even possible to do so on a DIY basis if you're fairly handy, just search "k1000 meter repair", click here for one immediate possible fix), but it may be cheaper and easier to obtain a handheld light meter instead.

If you do get it repaired then at the same time get a full CLA service (Clean, Lubricate, Adjust) and have the gooey foam light seals replaced. Some repairers may try to charge extra for the latter one-off job, but usually do it for free when you smile and politely point out that you can take your business elsewhere.

Although simple and very basic, a good clean K1000 in a freshly serviced and fully functional condition is one of the only Pentax 35mm SLR's which is still worth reasonable money simply due to high demand for them. If you choose to keep it then it should be good for many more years of flawless service.

I hope that I've helped, please rate my answer.

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I lost the battery cap of my K1000 on vacation...I replaced the battery and taped it snugly in place with a bandaid. It hasn't budged in a year! Just find a good strong tape and tape over the battery.

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Will no longer recognize 4gb sd cards


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are you sure the camera is a Pentax K1000.
the K1000 is a manual 35mm film camera, the only electronics in it are for the light meter. plus a circuit for the flash connections.

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Pentax K1000 back door change


I don't have the solution, but it may be in the Pentax K1000 Service Manual that you can get here : http://www.robertstech.com/manuals.htm

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Black bar on rt. side of photos.


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is this black bar on all the time or only when using flash? if only when using flash then your shutter speed is to high. for flash on the K1000 the shutter speed must be 1/60th sec. or slower.
if the black bar is there all the time then the shutter must be adjusted, cleaned and lubed.take or send your K1000 to a camera repair shop for an estimate first as there are no new part available,

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