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K-x

Digital SLR Cameras: K-x

K-x Main Specifications
Type TTL autofocus, auto-exposure digital SLR digital-still camera with built-in retractable P-TTL auto pop-up flash
Effective Pixels approx. 12.4 megapixels
Image Sensor Total pixels approx. 12.9 megapixels
Type CMOS with a primary color filter
Size 23.6mm x 15.8mm
Recorded Pixels Still Picture JPEG: [12M] 4288x2848 pixels, [10M] 3936x2624 pixels, [6M] 3072x2048 pixels, [2M] 1728x1152 pixels
RAW: [12M] 4288x2848 pixels
Movie [0.9M] 1280x720, 16:9, [0.3M] 640x416, 3:2
Sensitivity ( Standard output sensitivity ) Auto, Manual: 200-6400 (1EV steps or 1/2EV steps or 1/3EV steps)
Bulb mode: up to ISO1600, Could be expanded to ISO 100-12800
Recording Format Still Picture RAW (Original/DNG), JPEG (Conforms to Exif 2.21), Conforms to DCF (Design rule of Camera File system) 2.0
Movie Motion JPEG (AVI) 24FPS
Image Formats JPEG - Baseline (starstarstar: Best, starstar: Better, star: Good)
RAW (12bit) (PEF, DNG )
RAW+JPEG: available
Storage Media SD memory card , SDHC memory card
White Balance Auto, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten Light, Fluorescent Light (W, D, N, L (Light Bulb) ), Flash, CTE, Manual setting, with WB fine adjustment
Viewfinder Type Fixed molded penta-mirror type
Focusing screen Natural-Bright-Matte II focusing screen
Field of view approx. 96%
Magnification approx. 0.85X (with 50mm F1.4 lens, infinity, -1m-1)
Diopter adjustment approx. -2.5 - +1.5m-1
Live View Type TTL by Image sensor
Display Enlargement (2X, 4X, 6X in case of AF mode, 2X, 4X, 6X, 8X, 10X in case of MF mode), Grid pattern, white/black out warning display, Histogram display
Autofocus Mode Contrast detection + Face detection / Contrast detection / Phase difference detection
Monitor Type TFT color LCD monitor, Brightness adjustable, Wide angle view
Size 2.7 inch
Dots approx. 230,000 dots
Preview Method Optical/Digital preview *This function can be allocated to green button through Menu.
Playback Single frame, 4-image display, 9-image display, 16-image display, 36-image display, Zoom display (up to 16 times, scrolling possible), Image comparison, Rotating, Folder, Calendar, Slideshow, Histogram, Bright/Dark area, Resize, Trimming, Index
Digital Filter Rec. mode: Toy camera, High contrast, Soft, Star burst, Retro, Extract color, Fish eye, Custom
Playback: Toy camera, High contrast, Soft, Star burst, Retro, Extract color, Illustration(Pastel, Water color), Fish Eye, HDR, B&W, Sepia, Color, Slim, Miniature, Brightness, Base Tweaking, Custom
Focusing System Type TTL phase difference detection, 11-point wide autofocus system (SAFOX VIII)
Focus Mode AF.A(auto), AF.S(single, with focus lock), AF-C(continuous)*, Manual focus
* Auto Picture and Picture mode: only when the Action mode is selected.
* Scene mode: only when the Kids, Pet, Stage lighting and Night snap mode are selected.
* P/Sv/Tv/Av/M/B: AF.A, AF.S or AF.C selectable
Focus Point 5-point auto, 11-point auto, AF point 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
Exposure Range EV1-21.5 (Standard Output Sensitivity 200 50mmF1.4)
Modes (1) Auto Picture mode (2) Picture mode (3) Scene mode (4) Program AE (5) Sensitivity-Priority AE (6) Shutter-Priority AE (7) Aperture-Priority AE (8) Metered Manual (9) Bulb
Picture mode: Portrait, Landscape, Macro, Action, Night scene portrait, Standard Flash-Off
Scene mode: Night Scene, Surf & Snow, Food, Sunset, Kids, Pet, Candlelight, Museum, Stage lighting*, Night snap* *The image is fixed to only JPEG.
Exposure Compensation ±3EV (0.5EV steps or 0.3EV 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 This function can be allocated to AF button in Menu.
Shutter Shutter Type Electronically controlled vertical-run focal plane shutter
Shutter Speed Auto: 1/6000 - 30 sec. and bulb, Manual: 1/6000 - 30 sec., and bulb
Drive Modes Continuous shooting Single-frame , Continuous (Hi, Lo), Self-timer (12s, 2s), Remote control (0s, 3s), Auto bracket
approx. 4.7 fps, sequence: 17 frame (JPEG and Continuous (Hi)) 5 frame (RAW)
approx. 2 fps , sequence: until the memory card becomes full (JPEG and Continuous (Lo)) 11 frame (RAW)
Built-in flash Type Built-in retractable P-TTL pop-up flash
Guide number approx. 16 (Standard Output Sensitivity 200/m) 12 (Standard Output Sensitivity 100/m)
Angle of view coverage 28mm wide-angle (equivalent to 35mm)
Flash Exposure
Compensation
-2 EV - +1EV (1/2EV steps)
Flash Synchronization Hot shoe, sync-speed: 1/180 sec., P-TTL, high-speed-sync, wireless-sync with PENTAX dedicated flash
Image Stabilizer Type Image sensor shift mechanism, Max 4 steps
Dust Removal Type Image sensor moving mechanism and SP Coating
Time World Time 75 cities (28 time zones)
Data Folder Folder Name Date (100_MMDD•••), PENTX (100PENTX, 101PENTX•••)
Power Sources Four AA (lithium, alkaline, and rechargeable Ni-MH) batteries
Optional AC adapter also available.
Battery Life Number of recordable images (Lithium) approx. 1900 (Normal Recording)*2 , 1100 (50% use Flash)*1
Playback time approx. 680 minutes*2
Number of recordable images (Ni-MH 1900mAh) approx. 640 (Normal Recording)*2 , 420 (50% use Flash)*1
Playback time approx. 390 minutes*2
Number of recordable images (Alkaline) approx. 210 (Normal Recording)*2 , 130 (50% use Flash)*1
Playback time approx. 350 minutes*2
Interfaces USB/Video
USB 2.0 (HI-SPEED)
Video Output Compatible with NTSC and PAL formats
Lens Mount PENTAX KAF2 bayonet mount
Usable Lens PENTAX KAF3-, KAF2-, KAF-, and KA-mount lenses.

* Power zoom function is not available. K-mount lenses usable with restrictions. S-mount lenses, 67/645 lenses usable with adapter and with restrictions.

Dimensions approx. 122.5(W) x 91.5(H) x 67.5(D)mm (4.8 x 3.6 x 2.7 inches)
Weight approx. 515g (18.2 oz.) without battery and SD memory card
approx. 580g (20.5 oz.) loaded and ready with lithium battery and SD memory card
approx. 615g (21.7 oz.) loaded and ready with alkaline battery and SD memory card
Included accessories USB cable I-USB7 , Strap O-ST53 , AA lithium battey 4pcs. , CD-ROM S-SW99
Eyecup FQ , Hot shoe cover FK, Body mount cover
Bundle software PENTAX Digital Camera Utility 4.0

*1 Recording capacity shows approximate number of shots recorded during CIPA-compliant testing. Actual performance may vary depending on operating conditions.
*2 According to the result of PENTAX in-house testing.

K-x Storage capacity
  RAW RAW JPEG
Recorded Pixels 4288
×2848
4288
×2848
4288×2848 3936×2624
Quality Levels PEF DNG starstarstar starstar star starstarstar starstar star
128MB 6 6 17 31 61 21 37 73
256MB 12 12 35 61 120 41 72 142
512MB 24 24 69 122 239 81 144 282
1GB 48 48 138 244 479 163 289 564
2GB 98 98 281 495 975 332 585 1138
4GB 194 192 553 973 1915 652 1149 2234
6GB 295 293 841 1479 2912 991 1747 3398
8GB 394 392 1126 1980 3898 1327 2339 4548
12GB 595 591 1699 2987 5880 2002 3528 6560
16GB 794 789 2266 3985 7844 2671 4706 9151
32GB 1593 1583 4547 7994 15735 5358 9441 18358
  JPEG
Recorded Pixels 3072×2048 1728×1152
Quality Levels starstarstar starstar star starstarstar starstar star
128MB 34 60 116 104 177 325
256MB 67 118 227 203 346 634
512MB 133 234 450 402 686 1258
1GB 267 468 902 805 1373 2518
2GB 543 945 1807 1617 2793 5121
4GB 1068 1856 3549 3176 5485 10057
6GB 1623 2823 5397 4829 8341 15292
8GB 2173 3778 7224 6463 11164 20468
12GB 6278 5699 10896 9749 16840 30873
16GB 4573 7602 14535 13005 22463 41182
32GB 8772 15251 29157 26088 45061 82612

Movie

Recorded Pixels
0.9M(1280×720, 16 : 9) 0.3M(640×416, 3 : 2)
Quality Levels starstarstar starstar star starstarstar starstar star
128MB 00:00’22" 00:00’32" 00:00’45" 00:01’16" 00:01’47" 00:02’27"
256MB 00:00’44" 00:01’02" 00:01’28" 00:02’29" 00:03’28" 00:04’47"
512MB 00:01’28" 00:02’04" 00:02’54" 00:04’56" 00:06’53" 00:09’29"
1GB 00:02’56" 00:04’08" 00:05’49" 00:09’52" 00:13’47" 00:19’00"
2GB 00:05’49" 00:08’23" 00:11’46" 00:20’05" 00:27’41" 00:37’56"
4GB 00:11’45" 00:16’29" 00:23’07" 00:39’26" 00:54’21" 01:14’29"
6GB 00:17’53" 00:25’04" 00:35’09" 00:59’58" 01:22’39" 01:53’16"
8GB 00:23’56" 00:33’33" 00:47’03" 01:20’16" 01:50’38" 02:31’36"
12GB 00:36’06" 00:50’36" 01:10’58" 02:01’04" 02:46’52" 03:48’41"
16GB 00:48’10" 01:07’30" 01:34’40" 02:41’30" 03:42’36" 05:05’03"
32GB 01:36’37" 02:15’25" 03:09’54" 05:23’58" 07:26’33" 10:11’56"

The maximum file size is 4GB for movie.
The maximum length is 25 minutes for movie.


smc PENTAX-DA L 55-300mmF4-5.8ED Specifications
Focal Length 55-300mm (Equivalent to 84.5-460mm in 35mm format)
Aperture F4-5.8
Minimum Aperture F22-32
Lens Construction 12 elements in 8 groups
Angle of View 29 - 5.4° (wiith PENTAX D-SLR camera body)
Minimum Focusing Distance 1.4m (4.6 ft.)
Maximum Magnification 0.28x
Filter Diameter 58mm
Diaphragm control Fully Automatic
Number of Diaphragm Blades 6
Lens hood PH-RBG58mm (Optional)
Lens cap O-LC58
Lens case S80-160 (Optional)
Maximum Diameter & Minimum Length 71mm x 111.5mm (2.8 inch x 4.4 inch)
Weight approx. 425 g (15.0 oz.)
Remarks SP (Super Protect) Coating

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  • Designs and specifications are subjects to change without notice
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