Pentax K-x Specifications

General

  • Packaged Quantity
    1
  • Enclosure Color
    Black
  • Optical Sensor Type
    CMOS
  • Total Pixels
    12,900,000 pixels
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    12,400,000 pixels
  • Optical Sensor Size
    15.8 x 23.6mm
  • Sensor Dust Reduction
    Yes
  • Sensor Features
    Special Protect (SP) coating, Dust Reduction (image sensor vibration)
  • Optical Zoom
    3 x
  • Image Processor
    PRIME II
  • Image Stabilizer
    Optical (image sensor shift mechanism)
  • Auto Focus
    TTL contrast and phase detection
  • Auto Focus Points (Zones) Qty
    11
  • Digital Video Format
    AVI, MJPEG
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG, RAW, RAW + JPEG
  • AV Interfaces
    Composite video/audio
  • Manufacturer
    Pentax

Exposure & White Balance

  • Light Sensitivity
    ISO 200-6400, ISO 100, ISO 12800, ISO auto (200-6400)
  • Exposure Metering
    Multi-segment, Center-weighted, Spot
  • Exposure Metering Zones
    16
  • Exposure Modes
    ISO priority, Program, Bulb, Shutter-priority, Manual, Aperture-priority
  • Shooting Programs
    Candle, Food, Pet, Macro, Kids, Portrait mode, Landscape, Action, Night snapshot, Night scene with portrait, Sunset, Stage, Museum, Night scene, Surf & snow
  • Special Effects
    Color Extract, Starburst, High contrast, Toy camera, Fisheye, Soft, Black & White, Monochrome, Retro
  • White Balance
    Automatic, Presets, Custom
  • White Balance Presets
    Daylight, Tungsten light, Shade, Cloudy, Fluorescent light (daylight), Fluorescent light (warm white), Fluorescent light (cool white), Flash
  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/6000 sec
  • Min Shutter Speed
    30 sec
  • Exposure Compensation
    ±3 EV range, in 1/2 or 1/3 EV steps
  • Auto Exposure Bracketing
    3 steps in 1/2 or 1/3 EV steps
  • X-sync Speed
    1/180 sec

Lens System

  • Focal Length Equivalent to 35mm Camera
    27 - 82.5 mm
  • Focus Adjustment
    Manual, Automatic
  • Min Focus Range
    9.8 in
  • Max View Angle
    76 degrees
  • Zoom Adjustment
    Manual
  • Filter Size
    52 mm
  • Lens System Mounting
    Pentax KAF2
  • Features
    Aspherical lens

Lens System (2nd)

  • Focal Length Equivalent to 35mm Camera
    82.5 - 450mm
  • Min Focus Range
    4.6 ft
  • Focus Adjustment
    Automatic, Manual
  • Filter Size
    58 mm
  • Features
    ED glass

Camera Flash

  • Camera Flash
    Pop-up flash
  • Guide Number (m / ISO 100)
    12
  • Flash Modes
    Fill-in mode, Slow synchro, Auto mode, Flash OFF mode
  • Features
    Wireless off-camera control, Flash +/- compensation, AF illuminator

Additional Features

  • Continuous Shooting Speed
    2 frames per second, 4.7 frames per second
  • Self Timer Delay
    2 sec, 12 sec
  • Flash Terminal
    Hot shoe
  • Additional Features
    Digital image rotation, AF lock, DPOF support, Dynamic Range Enlargement (DRE), RGB primary color filter, AE lock, Digital noise reduction, Histogram display, Highlight point display, Shadow point display, Sharpness control, Display brightness control, USB 2.0 compatibility, Depth-of-field preview button, PRINT Image Matching, Automatic Pixel Mapping (APM), Cropping an image, Dust Alert, Date/time stamp, 720p HD movie recording

Viewfinder

  • Field Coverage
    96%
  • Magnification
    0.85x
  • Dioptric Correction Range
    -2.5 to +1.5

Display

  • Display Features
    Built-in

Microphone

  • Microphone Operation Mode
    Mono

Connections

  • Memory Card Slot
    SD card

Software

  • Software
    Pentax Photo Browser, Pentax Photo Laboratory, Drivers & Utilities

System Requirements for PC Connection

  • Operating System Support
    MS Windows XP, MS Windows 7, Apple Mac OS X 10.3 - 10.5, MS Windows Vista
  • Peripheral Devices
    USB port, CD-ROM drive

Miscellaneous

  • Microsoft Certifications
    Certified for Windows Vista
  • Included Accessories
    Carrying strap, USB cable, Lens cap, Eyecup, Body cap, Shoe cap
  • Body Material
    Fiber-reinforced plastic polymer, Stainless steel

Memory / Storage

  • Memory Card Slot
    SD card
  • Supported Memory Cards
    SDHC Memory Card, SD Memory Card

Dimensions & Weight

  • Width
    4.8 in
  • Depth
    2.7 in
  • Height
    3.6 in
  • Weight
    1.1 lbs

Environmental Parameters

  • Min Operating Temperature
    32 °F
  • Max Operating Temperature
    104 °F

General

  • Manufacturer
    Pentax