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Type
Camera Type TTL autofocus, auto-exposure digital SLR digital-still camera with built-in retractable P-TTL auto pop-up flash-
Sensor
Type High sensitivity CMOS sensor with a primary colour filter-
Size 23.6mm x 15.8mm-
Effective Pixels approx. 12.4 megapixels-
Still JPEG: [12M] 4288x2848 pixels, [10M] 3936x2624 pixels, [6M] 3072x2048 pixels, [2M] 1728x1152 pixels
3 levels of quality in JPEG (good, better, best)
RAW: [12M] 4288x2428 pixels
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Movie HD TV: 1280x720 (16:9) at 25fps
VGA: 640x480 (4:3) at 30 or 25fps
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Sensitivity Auto, Manual: ISO 200 to 12800 (1/3EV, 1/2EV or 1EV steps)
Extended sensitivity: from ISO 100 to 25600
Bulb mode: up to ISO1600, Could be expanded to ISO 100-12800
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Shake Reduction Sensor-shift Shake Reduction
Compatible with ALL PENTAX lenses
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Sensor Cleaning Dust Removal mechanism:
Image sensor moving mechanism, SP Coating and Dust alert function
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White Balance Auto, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Fluorescent light (D, N, W, L), Tungsten light, Flash, CTE, Manual (configuration on monitor)-
Lens
Mount PENTAX KAF2 bayonet mount-
Usable lenses PENTAX KAF3-, KAF2-*, KAF-, and K-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
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Focusing System
Type SAFOX IX autofocus system with TTL phase-matching detection-
Functions Focus modes: AF.A(auto), AF.S(single, with focus lock), AF-C(continuous)
11 AF points (9 cross type in the center)
5-point or 11-point Auto, Select or Center
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AF assist available (at front)
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Viewfinder
Type Penta-mirror-
Field of View approx. 96%-
Magnification approx. 0.85x (with FA 50mm F1.4 lens, at infinity)-
Focusing screen Natural Bright Matte III focusing screen-
Diopter adjustment approx. -2.5 - +1.5m-1-
Screen
Type 3" (7.62cm) TFT colour LCD monitor with AR coating
Adjustable brightness and contrast
Scratch resistant protective glass
170° wide-angle viewing, horizontally and vertically
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Resolution Approx. 921 000 dots-
Playback

Single image or index view (up to 81 images), Image comparison, Magnification (up to 16x, scroll available), Rotation, Calendar view, Folder view, Histogram, Slideshow, Bright/Dark area warning, Resize, Cropping, Copyright and detailed Exif information display

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Shutter
Type Electronically controlled vertical-run focal plane shutter-
Speed Auto and Manual : 1/6000 - 30 sec. + Bulb-
X-Synchronization Hot shoe, sync-speed: 1/180 sec., P-TTL, high-speed-sync, wireless-sync with PENTAX dedicated flash-
Exposure system
Metering TTL open-aperture 16-segment metering (coupled with lens and AF information)
Metering modes: Multi-segment metering, Centre-weighted metering or Spot metering
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Exposure Modes Program (P), Sensitivity-Priority (Sv), Shutter-Priority (Tv), Aperture-Priority (Av), Metered Manual (M) including Bulb, Video
Picture modes: AutoPicture, Portrait, Landscape, Macro, Moving Object, Night scene portrait, Flash off
Scene modes: Night scene, Surf & Snow, Food, Sunset, Kids, Pet, Candlelight, Museum, Stagelight, Night snap, Night scene HDR*

*In Stagelight, Night snap and Night scene HDR, image format is fixed to JPEG
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Metering Range EV1-21.5 (Standard ISO 200 with FA 50mm f/1.4 lens)-
Auto Exposure Lock Assignable to AF/AE-L button through the menu-
Compensation ± 3EV (selectable EV steps: 1/3 or 1/2 steps)-
Auto Bracketing 3 frames-
Flash
Type Built-in retractable P-TTL auto pop-up flash-
Guide Number approx. 16 (Standard Output Sensitivity 200/m), approx. 12 (Standard Output Sensitivity 100/m)-
Modes Auto, manual (on/off), red eye reduction, slow-speed sync, rear curtain sync, high-speed sync and wireless sync with PENTAX dedicated external flash
Synchronization: 1/180 sec., high speed, P-TTL, wireless
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Angle of View Coverage Wide-angle lens, equivalent to 28mm in 35mm format-
Exposure Compensation from -2 EV to +1EV (1/3EV steps)-
Exposure Parameters
Modes One shot, Self-timer (2 or 12 sec), Continuous shooting (Hi, Lo),Remote control (0, 3 sec), Interval up to 999 pictures, Exposure bracketing (3 frames)-
Digital Filter Rec. mode: Toy Camera, Retro, High-contrast, Extract color, Soft, Starburst, Fish-eye, Custom
Playback: see next paragraphs
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Movie
Recording HDTV: 1280x720 (16:9) at 25fps
VGA: 640x480 (4:3) at 30 or 25fps
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Editing Movie editing available-
Playback
Digital Filter In Playback mode: Toy Camera, Monochrome, Retro, Color, High Contrast, Soft, Extract Color, Star Burst, Sketch, Water Color, Pastel, Miniature, Slim, HDR, Posterization, Base Parameter Adjustment, Custom-
Storage
External Compatible with SD and SDHC memory cards-
File Format

Still images:
RAW 12 bits (PEF, DNG), JPEG (Exif 2.21), DCF 2.0
RAW and JPEG simultaneously recordable
JPEG:3 levels of quality (good, better, best)
Color space: sRGB, Adobe RGB

Movies:
AVI (Motion JPEG) with monaural sound


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File Name Date (100_MMDD…), PENTX (100PENTX...)-
Special Features
Features World Time: 75 cities (28 time zones)-
Language English, French, German, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, Dutch, Danish, Swedish, Finnish, Polish, Czech, Hungarian, Turkish, Greek, Russian, Korean, Chinese (Traditional/Simpl.), Japanese-
Interface
Interface AV output, compatible with NTSC and PAL
USB 2.0 mini-B (Hi-Speed)
IrSimple Infrared in/out connection, DC power input
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Power
Source Main: Rechargeable D-LI109 Lithium-ion battery

Optional: 4 AA batteries (Lithium, Ni-MH, rechargeable, alcaline), with optional AA battery adapter D-BH109**
Optional AC adapter K-AC109E also available
** CR-V3 and Oxyride do not comply with this adapter
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Performance Approx. 470 shots*** and 300 min in play mode w/ D-LI109
Approx. 1000 shots*** and 620 min in play mode w/ AA batteries
with 50% flash. Tested in compliance with CIPA standard. Actual result may vary according to the shooting conditions/circumstances 
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Body
Height 97mm-
Width 125mm-
Depth 68mm-
Weight 544 g body only, 598 g loaded and ready with Li-ion battery and SD card, 625 g loaded and ready with AA batteries and SD card-
Compatibility
PC Windows XP SP2, VistaTM and 7-
Mac OS X 10.3.9 or above-
Accessories
Included Software PENTAX Digital Camera Utility 4-
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