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Digital SLR Cameras: K100D Super

K100D Super
K100D Super Specifications
Type TTL autofocus, auto-exposure digital SLR digital-still camera with built-in retractable P-TTL auto pop-up flash
Effective Pixels 6.1 megapixels
Sensor Total pixels: 6.31 megapixels
Interline interlace CCD with a primary color filter
23.5mm x 15.7mm
Color Depth 8 bit (JPEG) or 12 bit (RAW)
Recorded Pixels JPEG: [6M] 3008 x 2000 pixels, [4M] 2400 x 1600 pixels, [1.5M] 1536 x 1024 pixels
RAW: [6M] 3008 x 2008 pixels
Sensitivity Auto, Manual (200/400/800/1600/3200:Standard Output Sensitivity)
Recording Formats RAW, JPEG (Exif 2.21), DCF (Design rule of Camera File system), DPOF (Digital Print Order Form), PRINT Image Matching III
Image Formats Compressed: JPEG - Baseline (: Best , : Better, : Good)
Non-compressed: RAW
Storage Media SD memory card, SDHC memory card
White Balance Auto, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy,Tungsten Light, Fluorescent Light (W, D, N), Flash, Manual setting
Viewfinder Type: Fixed molded penta-mirror type
Focusing screen: Natural-Bright-Matte II focusing screen
Field of view: 96%
Magnification: 0.85X (with 50mm F1.4 lens, infinity, -1m-1)
Diopter adjustment: -2.5 - +1.5m-1
LCD Monitor 2.5 inch, low-temperature polysilicon TFT color LCD monitor (Approx. 210,000 pixels), brightness adjustable, Wide angle view
Preview Method Digital preview , Optical preview
Playback One Shot, Index (9 thumb nails), Enlargement (up to 12X, scroll available), Image Rotation, Slideshow , Histogram, Bright Portion

Digital Filter: B&W, Sepia, Color (18 type), Soft (three-level amount adjustable), Slim (+/- 8 level amount adjustable), Brightness (at playback mode)
Focusing System Type: TTL Phase-matching 11-point wide autofocus system (SAFOX VIII)

Mode: AF-single (with focus lock); Manual focus. AF-continuous available*
* Auto Picture and Picture mode : only when the Action mode is selected.
* Scene mode : only when the Kids and Pet mode is selected.
* P/Tv/Av/M/B : AF.S or AF.C selectable

Focus Point: Auto, Select, Center

AF assist lamp: avaiable (by Built-in Flash)
Exposure Control Metering System: TTL open-aperture 16-segment metering (coupled with lens and AF information)

Metering Mode: (1) Multi-segment metering (2) Center-weighted metering (3) Spot metering

Metering Range: EV 1 - 21.5 (at Standard Output Sensitivity 200 with 50mm F1.4 lens)

Modes: (1) Auto Picture mode (2) Picture mode (3) Scene mode (4) Program AE (5) Shutter-Priority AE (6) Aperture-Priority AE (7) Metered Manual (8) Bulb
Picture mode: Portrait, Landscape, Macro, Action, Night scene portrait, Standard Flash-Off
Scene mode: Night Scene, Surf & Snow, Text, Sunset, Kids, Pet, Candlelight, Museum

Exposure Compensation: ±2 EV (1/2EV steps or 1/3EV steps)

Auto-bracketing: 3 frames within range of ±0.5EV, ±1.0EV, ±1.5EV (0.5EV steps) or ±0.3EV, ±0.7EV, ±1.0EV (0.3EV steps)

AE Lock: availiable
Shutter Type: Electronically controlled vertical-run focal plane shutter
Speed: 1/4000 - 30 sec. and bulb
Drive Modes Single-frame advance, continuous advance, self-timer, auto bracket and remote control
Continuous shooting: about 2.8fps , sequence 5frame (JPEG) 3frame (RAW)
Built-in Flash Type: Built-in retractable P-TTL auto pop-up flash
Guide number: 15.6 (Standard Output Sensitivity 200/m)
Angle of view coverage: 28mm wide-angle (equivalent to 35mm)
Flash Exposure Compensation: ±2 EV (1/2EV steps)
Flash Synchronization Hot shoe, sync-speed: 1/180 sec., P-TTL, high-speed-sync, wireless-sync with PENTAX dedicated flash
Shake Reduction Type: Image sensor shift mechanism
Dust Removal Type: Image sensor moving mechanism and SP coating
Time World Time: 70 cities (28 time zones)
Data Folder Folder Name: Standard (100PENTX, 101PENTX...) , Date (100_MMDD...)
Power Sources Four AA (lithium, alkaline, and rechargeable Ni-MH) batteries, two CR-V3 lithium batteries.
Optional AC adapter also available.
Battery Life Number of recordable images: approx. 730 (Normal Recording) , 630 (50% use Flash)
Playback time: approx. 700 minutes
Input/Output terminals USB/Video , DC input , Cable switch
Interfaces USB 2.0 (HI-SPEED)
Video Output Compatible with NTSC and PAL formats
PictBridge Printer: "PictBridge" supported
Modes: Single image, All images, DPOF, Paper Size, Paper Type, Paper Quality, Border
Paper Size: Card, L, 2L, Post Card, 100x150, 4"x6", 8"x10", Letter, 11"x17", A4, A3, Printer Setting
Paper Type: , , , Printer Setting
Paper Quality: , , , Printer Setting
Border: With, Without, Printer Setting
Lens Mount PENTAX KAF2 bayonet mount
Usable Lens PENTAX KAF2-, KAF-, and KA-mount lenses.
* Power zoom function not available. K-mount lenses usable with restrictions. S-mount lenses, 67/645 lenses usable with adapter and with restrictions.
Dimensions 129.5(W) x 92.5(H) x 70(D)mm (5.1 x 3.6 x 2.8 inches)
Weight 570g (20.1 oz.) without battery and SD memory card.
645g (22.8oz.) loaded and ready with two CR-V3 lithium batteries and SD memory card
665g (23.5oz.) loaded and ready with four AA batteries and SD memory card
Included accessories USB cable I-USB17 , Video cable I-VC28 , Strap O-ST53 , ME Viewfinder cap , AA alkaline battey 4pcs. , CD-ROM S-SW53, Eyecup FO , Hot shoe cover FK
Bundle software PENTAX PHOTO Browser 3 , PENTAX PHOTO Laboratory 3
Language English, French, German, Spanish, Swedish, Netherlandish, Italian, Russian, Korean, Chinese (Traditional/Simplified), Japanese
Viewfinder Indication (1) AF frame; (2) Spot AF frame; (3) Focus point indication (high lighted in red)
Viewfinder LCD Indication (1) Flash information; (2) Picture mode (Standard, Portrait, Landscape, Macro, Action, Night scene portrait); (3) AF.C (AF-continuous); (4) Shutter speed; (5) Aperture value; (6) Exposure compensation factor; (7) SCN (Scene); (8) Manual focus; (9) Sensitivity warning; (10) Auto exposure lock signal; (11) Exposure frame number (12) Shake Reduction information
Mode Dial Indication (1) Auto Picture mode; (2) Portrait mode; (3) Landscape mode; (4) Macro mode (5) Action mode (6) Night scene portrait mode; (7)Standard Flash-Off mode; (8) Scene mode(SCN); (9) Program AE; (10) Shutter-Priority AE;(11) Aperture-Priority AE; (12) Metered Manual; (13) Bulb
External LCD Panel Indication (1) Shutter speed; (2) Aperture value; (3) Flash Information (Auto, Flash-On, Flash-Off, Red-eye reduction); (4) Single frame advance/Continuouse advance; (5) Self-timer; (6) Remote control; (7) Metering Information; (8) Focus point indicator; (9) Auto bracketing; (10) White balance information; (11) Battery information; (12) Exposure compensation factor; (13) Exposure frame number
Self-timer Electonically controlled type with two-second or 12-second delay. Cancellation possible.
Custom Function 19 custom-programmable functions available
K100D Super Storage capacity
  Recorded Pixels Quality Level 128MB 256MB 512MB 1GB 2GB 4GB
RAW 3008
- 11 22 46 90 185 364
JPEG 3008
34 78 167 330 682 1348
70 149 311 607 1237 2455
117 242 498 966 1975 3886
51 111 234 459 938 1849
96 201 415 807 1654 3254
161 330 674 1397 2665 5240
106 220 453 880 1800 3542
173 354 722 1397 2787 5479
271 549 1115 2151 4384 8614
K100D Super / System requirement

Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows VistaTM was pre-installed.
The computer should be equipped with built-in USB ports

Application software:
<PENTAX PHOTO Browser 3 / PENTAX PHOTO Laboratory 3>
OS : Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows Vista
CPU : Pentium 4 or later (Recommend to Pentium 4 2.0GHz or later)
Memory : 512MB or more (Recommend to 1.0GB or more)
Monitor : 1024×768 or over (Recommend to 1280×1024 or over) with 24bit full colour
Free HDD space : 250MB or more (Recommend to 500MB or more)

Mac OS X 10.2 or later was pre-installed at Macintosh PC
The computer should be equipped with built-in USB ports

Application software:
<PENTAX PHOTO Browser 3 / PENTAX PHOTO Laboratory 3>
OS : Mac OS X 10.2 or later
CPU : PowerPC G4 or later
(Recommend to Intel CORE, PowerPC G5. Universal Binary )
Memory : 512MB or over (Recommend to 1.0GB or over)
Monitor : 1024×768 or over (Recommend to 1280×1024 or over) with 24bit full colour
Free HDD space : 250MB or more (Recommend to 500MB or more)

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  • Design and Specifications are subject to change without notice
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