The is a fully manual 35mm film SLR camera. It takes K-mount (Pentax bayonet) lenses. It has a cast alloy chassis with plastic covers. It has a hot-shoe flash socket, internal light meter (activated by pushing the shutter release button halfway) manual film advance, and a screw thread for the remote shutter release cord. It has a flash sync terminal and a self-timer, but no automatic exposure capability. The V3000s was manufactured in China in 1994 for distribution by Vivitar. It is a derivative of the Yashica FX-3. In the late 1990s, the V3000s received an update and became V3000. There is no apparent difference between the two models other than color.
Lens: Vivitar 50mm 1:1.7. ISO range: 25 – 3200. Shutter speed range: 1/2000 to 1s + Bulb (flash sync indicated at 1/125). Viewfinder: eye-level pentaprism, 3 LED exposure display. Focusing: horizontal split image with microprism collar. Meter: TTL, center-weighted averaging. Self-timer: mechanical, 10 sec delay.