|Sensor:||Type: CMOS with primary color filter and integrated Shake/Dust Reduction sensor-movement system Size: 23.6 x 15.8mm Color depth: 8 bits/channel JPG, 12 bits/channel RAW Effective pixels: 12.4 MP Total pixels: 12.9 MP Recorded resolutions Still: 12M (4288x2848), 10M (3936x2624), 6M (3072x2048), 2M (1728x1152) Movie (resolution/FPS): 1280x720p / 25 (16:9), 640x480p / 25 (4:3) Quality levels: ??? Best, ?? Better, ? Good Dust Removal: Image sensor movement combined with SP coating (Dust Alert available)||Lens Mount:||Type/construction: PENTAX KAF2 bayonet stainless steel mount Usable lenses: PENTAX KAF3, KAF2, KAF, KA (K mount, 35mm screwmount, 645/67 med format lenses useable w adapter and/or restrictions) SDM function: Yes Power zoom function: n/a|
|Focus System:||Type - TTL phase-difference 11 point (9 cross) wide autofocus system (SAFOX VIII+); Focus modes - AF Single (w/ focus lock), AF Type: TTL phase-matching 11 point (9 cross) wide autofocus system (SAFOX IX) Focus modes: AF Auto, AF Single (w focus lock), AF Continuous (available in Action mode including Auto Picture Action, Kids, Pet, Stage Lighting, Night Snap, P/A/S/M/B/Sv), Manual Focus point adjustment: 11 point auto, 5 point auto, AF point select, center/spot AF assist: Yes, via dedicated AF assist lamp with SAFOX IX system||Viewfinder:||Type: Pentamirror Coverage (field of view): Approx 96% Magnification: Approx 0.85X (w 50mm F1.4 at infinity) Standard focusing screen: Natural-Bright-Matte II Diopter adjustment: -2.5 to 1.5 Depth of field preview: Optical & Digital (available via programmable Green button)|
|LCD Monitor:||LCD MONITOR Type: 3.0" TFT color LCD monitor w adjustable brightness Resolution: 921,000 dots Wide angle viewable: Yes LIVE VIEW Type: TTL by CMOS image sensor Field Of View: 100% Display Modes: Magnification (2-6X in AF, 2-10X in MF), grid pattern, bright/dark indication, histogram Autofocus: Contrast w Face Detection (up to 16 faces), contrast, phase difference||Built-in Flash:||Type: Retractable P-TTL auto/manual popup flash Guide number: 12 (100/m), 16 (200/m) Coverage: 28mm wide angle (equivalent to 35mm) Flash modes: On, off, redeye, slow sync, slow sync w redeye, slow sync w trailing curtain, wireless Flash exposure compensation: -2 to 1 EV (1/2 steps)|
|External Flash:||Type: Hot shoe (P-TTL, high speed sync), wireless w PENTAX dedicated flash Synchronization speed: 1/180s||Storage Media:||Internal memory: n/a Removable memory: SD, SDHC|
|Interfaces:||Ports: USB 2.0 hi-speed, AV out Video out: NTSC, PAL Printer interfaces: n/a Infrared Connection: Infrared Connection in/out (IrSimple)||Power Supply:||Power source: Rechargeable Li-Ion battery D-LI109, AA BATTERY HOLDER D-BH109 (optional) for 4X AA batteries Recordable images: Approx 560 (470 w 50% flash, CIPA), Approx 1600 (1000 w 50% flash, CIPA) with AA Lithium Batteries Playback time: Approx. 620 min Movie recording time: Approx. 25 min (based on card capacity and resolution setting) AC adapter available: Yes|
|Physical Specifications:||Body dimensions (W x H x D): 4.9 x 3.8 x 2.7" Body weight Without battery or removable memory: 19.2 oz Loaded and ready: 21 oz Construction material(s): Fiber reinforced plastic polymer covers around a rugged stainless steel chassis Weather resistant: n/a Operating temperature: 32-104°F||Language Support:||English, French, German, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, Dutch, Danish, Swedish, Finnish, Polish, Czech, Hungarian, Turkish, Greek, Russian, Korean, Traditional Chinese, Simplified Chinese, Japanese|
|Image Stabilization:||Type: Sensor-shift Shake Reduction (4 stops max)||Metering System:||Type: TTL open aperture, 16 segment metering Sensitivity range: EV 1-21.5 (ISO 200, 50mm F1.4) Multi-segment: Yes Center weighted: Yes Spot: Yes Exposure compensation: +/- 3 EV (1/2 or 1/3 steps) Exposure lock: Yes (available via programmable AF/AE-L button) Exposure bracketing: Yes, 3 frames, up to +/- 1.5 (1/2 steps) or +/- 1.0 (1/3 steps)|
|ISO Sensitivity:||Auto: 200-12800 (1, 1/2, 1/3 EV steps), up to 1600 in Bulb, expand to 100-25600 Manual: 200-12800 (1, 1/2, 1/3 EV steps), up to 1600 in Bulb, expand to 100-25600||White Balance*:||Auto preset modes: Auto, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Fluorescent (D, N, W, L), Tungsten, Flash, CTE Manual mode(s): Yes * WB fine adjustment available in all modes|
|Shutter:||Type: Electronically controlled, vertical run, focal plane shutter Shutter speed: 1/6000 to 30 sec, bulb available||Capture Modes:||Mode selection: Auto Picture (Portrait, Landscape, Macro, Action, Night Scene Portrait, Standard Flash Off), Picture (Portrait, Landscape, Macro, Action, Night Scene Portrait, Standard Flash Off), Scene (Night Scene, Surf & Snow, Food, Sunset, Kids, Pet, Candlelight, Museum, Stage Lighting [JPG], Night Snap [JPG], Night Scene HDR [JPG]), Program, Sensitivity Priority, Shutter Priority, Aperture Priority, Metered Manual, Bulb (available in Metered Manual), Movie Custom Image Modes: Bright, Natural, Portrait, Landscape, Vibrant, Muted, Monochrome. Color modes include gamut radar and fine adjustment for saturation, hue, key, contrast, sharpness (regular and fine adj). Monochrome mode includes adjustment for film filter effects (green, yellow, orange, red, magenta, blue, cyan, infrared), toning (sepia warm/cool), key, contrast, sharpness (regular and fine adj). Cross Processing mode available for creative random effect generation. Green simplified mode available: n/a P/A/S/M/B: P, A, S, M, B (in Metered Manual), Sv (Sensitivity Priority) Date stamp: n/a Digital filters (capture): Toy Camera, High Contrast, Soft, Starburst, Retro, Color Extract (6), Fisheye, Custom (8) Data record: Folder name (standard/date)|
|Drive Modes:||Mode selection: Single, Continuous (Hi, Lo), Self Timer (12s, 2s), Remote (0s, 3s), Auto Bracket, HDR Capture (+3, 0, -3 w 2 blend settings), Multi-Exposure Continuous FPS: Approx 6.0 FPS (Continuous Hi: 25 JPG, 12 RAW), 2 FPS (Continuous Lo: unlimited JPG, 36 RAW) Self-timer: Yes (12s, 2s) Remote control: Yes (infrared, 0s, 3s)||Playback Modes:||Mode selection: One Shot (no data, basic data, full data, color channel histogram), Multi Image Display (4, 9, 16, 36 or 81 thumbnails), Calendar Filmstrip, Folder, Magnification (quick zoom available), Select & Delete, Movie Playback (no data, basic data, full data), Bright/Dark Indication Mode pallet: Image Rotation, Digital Filter, Resize, Cropping, Slideshow, Image Comparison, RAW Development, Index Print, Protect, DPOF Magnification: Up to 16X, scrollable Digital filters (playback): Toy Camera, Retro, High Contrast, Extract Color (6), Watercolor, Sketch, Pastel, Miniature, Base Parameter Adj, Monochrome (filter effects, toning), Color (6), Soft, Starburst, Fisheye, Slim, HDR, Posterization, Custom Filter r|
|File Formats:||Still: RAW (PEF, DNG), JPG (EXIF 2.21), DCF 2.0 (design rule for camera file system), DPOF, Print Image Matching III Movie (compression): AVI (motion JPG)||Custom Functions:||Functions available: 22|
|Computer Requirements:||*For device connectivity. Bundled software requirements may vary. Windows: Windows XP/Vista/7, USB 2.0 port Mac: MacOS-X 10.3-10.5, USB 2.0 port||Warranty:||12 Months from Manufacturer|
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