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Digital SLR Cameras: K10D

K10D Specifications
Type TTL autofocus, auto-exposure digital SLR digital-still camera with built-in retractable P-TTL auto pop-up flash
Effective Pixels 10.2 megapixels
Sensor Total pixels: 10.75 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: [10M]3872 x 2592 pixels, [6M] 3008 x 2000 pixels, [2M] 1824 x 1216 pixels
RAW: [10M] 3872 x 2592 pixels
Sensitivity Auto, Manual (100 to 1600 (1/3EV steps or 1/2 EV steps):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)
Compressed: RAW (PEF)
Not compressed: RAW (DNG)
Storage Media SD memory card, SDHC memory card
RAW+JPEG available
Lens Mount PENTAX KAF2 bayonet mount
Usable Lens PENTAX KAF2-, KAF-, and KA-mount lenses.
* Power zoom function available. K-mount lenses usable with restrictions. Screen-mount lenses, 67/645 lenses usable with adapter and with restrictions.
Focusing System Type: TTL Phase-matching 11-point wide autofocus system (SAFOX VIII)
Mode: AF-single (with focus lock); AF-continuous and Manual focus available
Focus Point: Auto, Select, Center
AF assist lamp: Available (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 0 - 21 (at Standard Output Sensitivity 100 with 50mm F1.4 lens)
Modes: (1) Green (2) Program AE (3) Sensitivity-Priority AE (4) Shutter-Priority AE (5) Aperture-Priority AE (6) Shutter and Aperture- Priority AE (7) Metered Manual (8) X speed (9) Bulb
Exposure Compensation: ±3 EV (1/2EV steps), ±2 EV (1/3EV steps)
Auto-bracketing: 3 or 5 frames within range of ±0.5EV, ±1.0EV, ±1.5EV, ±2.0EV (0.5EV steps) or ±0.3EV, ±0.7EV, ±1.0EV, ±1.3EV, ±1.7EV, ±2.0EV (0.3EV steps)
AE Lock: Available
Playback One Shot, Index (9 thumb nails), Enlargement (up to 20X, scroll available), Image Rotation, Folder view, Slideshow , Histogram, Bright/Dark area

Digital Filter: B&W (4 type), Sepia (3 type), Color (18 type), Soft (three-level amount adjustable), Slim (+/- 8 level amount adjustable), Brightness (at playback mode)
White Balance Auto, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy,Tungsten Light, Fluorescent Light (W, D, N), Flash, Manual setting
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 (12 sec., 2 sec.), auto bracket, extended bracket and Multi-exposure

Continuous shooting: Approx. 3 fps, sequence: untill the memory card becomes full (JPEG), 9 frame (RAW), 6 frames (RAW+JPEG)
Viewfinder Type: Pentaprism type
Focusing screen: Natural-Bright-Matte II focusing screen
Field of view: 95%
Magnification: 0.95X (with 50mm F1.4 lens, infinity, -1m-1)
Diopter adjustment: -2.5 - +1.5m-1
Viewfinder Indication: (1) AF frame; (2) Spot metering frame; (3) Focus point indication (high lighted in red)
Viewfinder LCD Indication: (1) Shake Reduction; (2) Flash status; (3) Shutter speed; (4) Aperture; (5) Focus indicatoer; (6) Manual focus; (7) EV bar; (8) EV compensation; (9) Flash exposure compensation; (13) AE lock indicator; (14) ISO warning; (15) Number of recordable images/EV compensation/confirm sensitivity
Mode Dial Indication (1) Green (2) Program AE (3) Sensitivity-Priority AE (4) Shutter-Priority AE (5) Aperture-Priority AE (6) Shutter and Aperture- Priority AE (7) Metered Manual (8) X speed (9) Bulb (10) User
External LCD Panel Indication (1) Shutter speed; (2) Aperture; (3) Flash mode (Flash-On, Red-eye reduction, Auto discharge, Slow-speed sync); (4) Drive mode (Single frame, Continuous, Self-timer, Remote control); (5) EV bar; (6) Auto bracket; (7) Flash exposure compensation (8) EV compensation; (9) Battery level; (10) White balance; (11) ISO warning; (12)RAW / RAW+JPEG; (13) Number of recordable images/EV compensation/PC(Pb); (14) Multi-exposure
LCD Monitor 2.5 inch, low-temperature polysilicon TFT color LCD monitor (Approx. 210,000 pixels), brightness adjustable, Wide angle view
Built-in Flash Type: Built-in retractable P-TTL auto pop-up flash
Guide number: 11(Standard Output Sensitivity 100/m), 15.6 (Standard Output Sensitivity 200/m)
Angle of view coverage: 28mm wide-angle (equivalent to 35mm)
Flash Exposure Compensation: -2 EV to +1 EV(1/2EV steps)
Flash Synchronization Hot shoe, Sync speed: 1/180 sec., P-TTL, High speed-sync, Wireless-sync with PENTAX dedicated flash
Self-timer Electonically controlled type with two-second or 12-second delay. Cancellation possible.
Preview Method Digital Preview / Optical Preview
Custom Function 32 custom-programmable functions available
Time World Time: 71 cities (28 time zones)
Language English, French, German, Spanish, Swedish, Netherlandish, Italian, Russian, Korean, Chinese (Traditional/Simplified), Portuguese, Japanese
PictBridge Print mode: Single image, All images, DPOF, Paper size, Paper type, Paper Quality, Border
Interfaces USB 2.0 (HI-SPEED)
Video Output Compatible with NTSC and PAL formats
Power Sources Rechargeable D-LI50 lithium-ion battery
Optional AC adapter also available.
Dimensions 141.5(W) x 101(H) x 70(D)mm (5.6 x 4.0 x 2.76 inches)
Weight 790g (27.9 oz.) loaded and ready with battery and SD memory card
710g (25.0 oz.) without battery and SD memory card.
Storage capacity
  Recorded Pixels Quality Level 128MB 256MB 512MB 1GB 2GB 4GB
RAW 3872
PEF 7 15 29 59 120 237
DNG 7 15 29 59 120 237
JPEG 3872
26 50 101 202 409 804
44 87 172 345 698 1371
76 149 296 592 1205 2366
43 85 168 337 682 1340
74 145 287 575 1159 2277
128 249 495 990 1982 3893
118 230 457 915 1862 3657
200 390 774 1549 3073 6034
339 662 1313 2627 5121 10057
K10D / System requirements

PENTAX PHOTO Browser 3 / PENTAX PHOTO Laboratory 3

OS: Windows 2000, and XP HomeEdition/Professional
CPU: Pentium 4 or later (Pentium 4 2.0GHz or later)
Memory capacity: 512MB or more (Recommend to 1.0GB or more)
Hard disk capacity: 250MB or more (Recommend to 500MB or more)
Language: English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Russian, Korean, Chinese (Traditional / Simplified), Japanese

OS: Mac OS X 10.2 or later
CPU: PowerPC G4 or later (Recommend to PowerPC G5, Intel CORE can ran at Rosetta)
Memory capacity: 512MB or more (Recommend to 1.0GB or more)
Hard disk capacity: Over 250MB (Over 500MB)
Language: English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Russian, Korean, Chinese (Traditional / Simplified), Japanese

For smooth operation, suggested system requirments are shown in parentheses.

OS: Windows 2000/XP (Home Edition•Professional) was pre-installed

OS: Mac OS X 10.2 or later was pre-installed at Macintosh PC

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