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  • The Pentax K1000 was an economy version of the Pentax KM (no self-timer). It was a manual-focus, manual exposure camera with match-needle light meter. It had a horizontal-running rubberized cloth mechanical focal plane shutter (1s to 1/1000s). It was made from 1976 to the 1990s. The Pentax ME was a manual-focus, automatic-only, aperture-priority (A) camera, with no shutter-speed dial. It had a Seiko MFC vertical-running metal electronic focal plane shutter (8s to 1/1000s). It was made from 1976 to 1981. (ref. "McKeown's Price Guide to Antique & Classic Cameras")

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