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Type
Camera Type

Digital-still SLR camera, chassis made of highly rigid stainless steel.
Weather-resistant construction with 81 special seals

 

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Sensor
Type CMOS with primary color filter-
Size 23.7 x 15.7mm-
Total Pixels approx. 16.49MP-
Effective Pixels approx. 16.28 MP-
Still

JPEG:16M(4928x3264), 12M(4224x2816), 8M(3456x2304), 5M(2688x1792)
4 quality level of JPEG (★ good, ★★ better, ★★★ best)

RAW:16M(4928x3264)
RAW (12bit): DNG

RAW (DNG), JPEG (Exif 2.3), DCF2.0 compliant

RAW and JPEG simultaneously recordable

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Movie

Full HD (1920x1080, 16:9, 30fps/25fps/24fps)

HD (1280x720, 16:9, 60fps/50fps/30fps/25fps/24fps)

VGA (640x480, 4:3, 30fps/25fps/24fps)

Quality levels ★★★(Best), ★★(Better), ★(Good)

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Sensitivity AUTO/100 to 51200 (EV steps can be set to 1EV, 1/2EV, or 1/3EV)-
Shake Reduction Sensor shift Shake Reduction-
Sensor Cleaning Dust Removal: SP coating and CMOS sensor operations-
White Balance

Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Fluorescent Light (D: Daylight Color, N:Daylight White, W: Cool White, L: Warm White), Tungsten, Flash, CTE, Manual, Color

Adjustable ±7 steps on A-B axis or G-M axis

Auto: Method using a combination of the CMOS image sensor and the light source detection sensor

Manual: Configuration using the display screen (up to 3 settings can be saved),
Color Temperature settings, Copying the white balance setting of a captured image

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Lens
Mount PENTAX KAF2 bayonet mount (AF coupler, lens information contacts, K-mount with power contacts)-
Usable lenses KAF3, KAF2 (power zoom not compatible), KAF, KA mount lenses-
Focusing System
Type SAFOX IXi+ with TTL, phase-matching autofocus-
Functions

Auto: 5 points, Auto: 11 points, Select(Expanded Area AF available), Spot

Brightness Range: EV-1 to 18 (ISO 100)

AF Mode: 

Auto AF (AF.A), Single AF (AF.S), Continuous AF (AF.C)
Focus priority or shutter priority mode for AF.S
Focus priority or FPS priority mode for AF.C

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AF assist Dedicated LED AF assist light-
Viewfinder
Type

Pentaprism Finder

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Field of View

Approx. 100%

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Magnification

Approx. 0.92x (50mm F1.4 at infinity)

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Focusing screen

Interchangeable Natural-Bright-Matte III focusing screen

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Indication

Eye-Relief Length: Approx. 21.7mm (from the view window), Approx 24.5mm (from the center of lens)

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Diopter adjustment

Approx. -2.5m to + 1.5m-1

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Screen
Type

3’’ (7.6cm), TFT color LCD monitor, wide angle viewing,
With AR coating
Brightness and colors adjustable

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Resolution Approx. 921k dots-
Playback Single frame, Multi-image display (4/9/16/36/81 seg.), Display magnification (up to 16x, scrolling & quick magn.), rotating, histogram, bright/dark area warning, copyright display, calendar filmstrip, display, folder display, slideshow, Eye-Fi transfer-
Liveview
LiveView

Type: TTL method using CMOS image sensor

Focusing Mechanism: Contrast detection + Face Detection, Tracking, Select, Spot

Display: Field of View approx. 100%, Magnified view (2x, 4x, 6x), Grid display (4x4 Grid, Golden Section, Scale display), Bright/dark area warning, Histogram

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Shutter
Type Electronically controlled vertical-run focal plan shutter-
Speed Auto: 1/6000 to 30 sec., Manual: 1/6000 to 30 sec. (1/3EV step or 1/2EV step), Bulb.-
X-Synchronization Sync Speed : 1/180 sec.-
Exposure system
Metering TTL open aperture, 77 segmented metering, center-weighted and spot metering-
Exposure Modes

Program, Sensitivity Priority, Shutter Priority, Aperture Priority, Shutter & Aperture Priority, Manual, Bulb

Auto Picture mode: automatically selects from Standard, Portrait, Landscape, Macro, Moving Object, Night Scene Portrait, Night Scene, Blue Sky, Forest

Scene Mode: Portrait, Landscape, Macro, Moving Object, Night Scene Portrait, Sunset, Blue Sky, Forest, Night Scene, Night Scene HDR*, Night Snap, Food, Pet, Kids, Surf & Snow, Backlight Silhouette, Candlelight, Stage Lighting, Museum

*JPEG only

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Metering Range EV0 to 22 (ISO100 at 50mm F1.4)-
Auto Exposure Lock Can be assigned to the AF/AE-L button from the menu-
Compensation ± 5EV (1/2EV step or 1/3EV can be selected)-
Auto Bracketing 3 frames-
Flash
Type

Built-in retractable P-TTL auto pop-up flash

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Guide Number

approx. 12 (ISO 100/m)

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Modes

P-TTL, Red-eye Reduction, Slow-speed Sync, Trailing Curtain Sync
High-Speed Sync and Wireless Sync are also available with PENTAX dedicated external flash

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Angle of View Coverage

Angle of view: coverage: wide angle-lens, equ. to 28mm in 35mm format

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Exposure Compensation –2.0 to +1.0 EV-
Exposure Parameters
Modes

Drive Modes

Mode Selection:

Single frame, Continuous (Hi, Lo), Self-timer (12sec., 2sec.), Remote Control (0 sec., 3 sec.), Auto Bracketing (3 frames)

Continuous shooting :

Approx. 6 fps, JPEG (JPEG, Cont. Hi)
Approx. 3 fps, JPEG (JPEG, Cont. Lo)

Capture Functions

Custom Image: Bright, Natural, Portrait, Landscape, Vibrant, Radiant, Muted, Bleach Bypass, Reversal Film, Monochrome, Cross Processing

Noise Reduction: Slow Shutter Speed NR, High-ISO NR

Dynamic Range Setting: Highlight Correction, Shadow Correction

Lens Correction: Distortion Correction, Lateral Chromatic Aberration Correction

Digital Filter: Extract Color, Toy Camera, Retro, High Contrast, Shading, Invert Color, Color

HDR Capture:  Auto, HDR 1, HDR 2, HDR 3, Automatic composition correction function, Exposure Bracket Value: ±1EV, ±2EV, ±3EV

Multi-exposure: Number of shots: 2-9, Exposure adjusted automatically

Horizon Correction: SR On: correction up to 1 degrees, SR Off: correction up to 1.5 degrees

Composition Adjustment: Adjustment range of ±1mm up, down, left or right (0.5mm when rotated), Rotating range of 1 degrees

Interval Shooting: Shooting interval: 3 sec. to 24 hr., Number of shots: up to 999 images, Start Interval setting: immediately, from the set time

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Digital Filter Monochrome, Extract Color, Toy Camera, Retro, High Contrast, Shading, Invert Color, Color, Tone Expansion, Sketch Filter, Water Color, Pastel, Posterization, Miniature, Soft, Starburst, Fish-eye, Slim, Base Parameter Adjustment-
Movie
Recording

Recorded pixels:
Full HD (1920x1080, 16:9, 30fps/25fps/24fps),
HD (1280x720, 16:9, 60fps/50fps/30fps/25fps/24fps),
VGA (640x480, 4:3, 30fps/25fps/24fps)

Quality levels: ★★★(Best), ★★(Better), ★(Good)

File Format: MPEG–4 AVC/H.264

Sound: Built-in monaural microphone, Recording Sound Level

Recording Time: Up to 25 minutes; automatically stops recording if the internal temperature of the camera becomes high

Custom Image: Bright, Natural, Portrait, Landscape, Vibrant, Radiant, Muted, Bleach Bypass, Reversal Film, Monochrome, Cross Processing

Digital Filter: Extract Color, Toy Camera, Retro, High Contrast, Invert Color, Color

Interval Movie: Recording interval: 3 sec., 5 sec., 10 sec., 30 sec., 1 min., 5min., 10 min., 30 min., 1 hr., Recording time: 4 sec. to 99 hr.,
Start Interval setting: immediately, from the set time

*The File format is Motion JPEG(AVI)

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Editing Divide or delete selected frames, Capturing a JPEG still picture from a movie-
Playback
Digital Filter Monochrome, Extract Color, Toy Camera, Retro, High Contrast, Shading, Invert Color, Color, Tone Expansion, Sketch Filter, Water Color, Pastel, Posterization, Miniature, Soft, Starburst, Fish-eye, Slim, Base Parameter Adjustment-
Options

Delete: Delete single image, delete all images, select & delete, delete folder, delete instant review image

RAW Development: File Format (JPEG), Image Capture Settings(Aspect Ratio, Recorded Pixels, Quality Level, Color Space), Lens Correction(Distortion Correction, Lateral Chromatic Aberration Correction), Custom Image, White Balance, Sensitivity, High-ISO NR, Shadow Correction

Edit: Resize, Cropping (Aspect ratio and Slant adjustment available), Index, Movie Editing (Divide or delete selected frames), Capturing a JPEG still picture from a movie, Saving the RAW file data in the buffer memory

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Storage
External

Compatible with SD, SDHC, and SDXC Memory Card (Eye-Fi card compatible)

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File Format

RAW (DNG), JPEG (Exif 2.3), DCF2.0 compliant

Image sizes :

JPEG : 16M(4928x3264),12M(4224x2816),8M(3456x2304),5M

RAW :[3:2]16M(4928x3264)


Quality level RAW (12bit): DNG


JPEG: ★★★ (Best), ★★ (Better), ★ (Good)


Color space : sRGB, Adobe RGB

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File Name

Date (100_1018, 100_1019...)/PENTX (100PENTX, 101PENTX...) PENTX can be changed by user

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Special Features
Features

World time : 75 cities, 28 time zones

Digital Filters :  Monochrome, Extract Color, Toy Camera, Retro, High Contrast, Shading, Invert Color, Color, Tone Expansion, Sketch Filter, Water Color, Pastel, Posterization, Miniature, Soft, Starburst, Fish-eye, Slim, Base Parameter Adjustment

Custom Functions : 22 items

Mode Memory : 12 items

Electronic level  : Displayed in viewfinder (horizontal direction only); displayed on LCD monitor (horizontal direction and vertical direction)

USER Mode: Up to 2 settings can be saved

Button/Dial Customization: 

RAW/Fx Button (One Push File Format, Exposure Bracketing, Optical preview, Digital Preview, Composition Adjustment, Select AF Point),
AF/AE-L button (Enable AF1, Enable AF2, Cancel AF, AE Lock)
Various settings for the action of the e-dials in each exposure mode can also be saved.

Text Size: Standard, Large

AF Fine Adjustment: ±10 step, Uniform adjustment, Individual adjustment (up to 20 can be saved)

Copyright Information: Names of "Photographer" and "Copyright Holder" are embedded to the image file.

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Language English, French, German, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, Dutch, Danish, Swedish, Finnish, Polish, Czech, Hungarian, Turkish, Greek, Russian, Korean, Traditional Chinese, Simplified Chinese, and Japanese-
Interface
Interface

USB2.0 (high-speed compatible) / AV output terminal, USB MSC/PTP, 

Video Output Format: NTSC/PAL

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Power
Source

Rechargeable Lithium-ion Battery D-LI 109

With AA Battery Holder D-BH109 (optional), four AA batteries (Lithium, Ni-MH rechargeable, alkaline) can be used

AC Adapter Kit K-AC128 (optional)

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Performance


Rechargeable Lithium-ion Battery D-LI109:

Number of recordable images: approx. 410 images (with 50% flash usage), approx. 480 images (without flash usage)

Playback time: approx. 270 minutes

* Using a new lithium-ion battery under the temperature at 23 °C, Tested in compliance with CIPA standard. Actual results may vary depending on the shooting conditions/circumstances.

AA Lithium batteries:

Number of recordable images:approx. 710 images (with 50% flash usage), approx. 1250 images (without flash usage)

Playback time: approx. 560 minutes

* Using 4x new Energizer Ultimate Lithium Batteries under the temperature at 23 °C, Tested in compliance with CIPA standard. Actual results may vary depending on the shooting conditions/circumstances.

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Body
Height 96.5mm-
Width 129.0mm-
Depth

70.0mm

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Weight

Approx. 650 g (loaded and ready with the dedicated battery and SD Memory Card), Approx. 590 g (body only)

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Compatibility
PC

Windows XP (SP3), Vista, 7 and 8

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Mac 10.8 or above-
Accessories
Included Software

SILKYPIX Developer Studio 3.0 LE

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Kit Content

USB Cable I-USB7
Strap O-ST132
Rechargeable Lithium-ion Battery D-LI109
Battery Charger D-BC109
Software (CDROM) S-SW138

Mounted on the camera:
Hot shoe cover FK
Body Mount Cover

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