35mm film SLR released by Pentax in 1985. It uses manual focus lenses with the KA-mount bayonet. They use a manual film advance lever. The electronic shutter is in speeds of 1 to 1/1000 sec. It has program, manual, X and B exposure modes. Metering is ‘aperture-priority’, which means one sets the aperture in response to the lighting conditions and a meter in the view finder indicates when the aperture is correct.The meter is a center-weighted type with a range of 1 to 18 EV.
It is compatible with DX Encoding film with a ISO range of 25 to 1600. It is powered by two 1.5v SR44 or LR44 button batteries.
This is a beautifully reliable, sturdy yet lightweight camera from a renowned manufacturer which is easy to take anywhere as it is neither too big nor too heavy. The P30 is perfect for an experienced film camera-user or for someone wanting to get into analogue film photography.
The camera is shown with a 50 mm Pentax lens. The body can be bought separately for £25. The lens can be bought separately (£25) or the camera with the lens can be bought for £45. Reason for sale: I now have too many cameras to use!