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10-20-2019, 07:12 AM - 1 Like   #31
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QuoteOriginally posted by Gerbermiester Quote
If this is a shopped image, it's a very good one.
The DoF K1000 photo is not photo-shopped, Scout's Honor.
DoF Preview is functional on this K1000.

It has been speculated that this camera was a KM, with a K1000 top cover installed and the Self-timer removed.
I can't think why anyone would go to that much trouble.
Through the leather cover I can not feel a hole in the chassis where the self-timer would have been.

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10-27-2019, 08:07 PM   #32
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While we can't rule out it could be genuine (prototype?, limited run?), almost 45 years is long enough for somebody to run into non working KM, KX, K2 and K1000 units and make a Frankenstein out of parts.
While different, back in college I worked at the computer center. They took me to this room where there were dozens of non-working PCs from all over campus. I spent weeks cannibalizing and making as many working units as possible.



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