Pentax K-50 Specifications

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General

  • Depth
    2.8 in
  • Sensor Resolution
    16.3 Megapixel
  • Enclosure Material
    fiber reinforced polycarbonate
  • Optical Sensor Type
    CMOS
  • Total Pixels
    16,500,000 pixels
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    16,300,000 pixels
  • Optical Sensor Size
    15.7 x 23.7mm
  • Sensor Dust Reduction
    Yes
  • Sensor Features
    Special Protect (SP) coating
  • Image Processor
    PRIME M
  • System
    TTL contrast and phase detection
  • Auto Focus Points (Zones) Qty
    11
  • AE/AF Control
    Subject-tracking AF
  • Digital Video Format
    H.264
  • Image Recording Format
    DNG (RAW) + JPEG
  • Max Video Resolution
    1920 x 1080
  • Interfaces Provided
    composite video/audio
  • Manufacturer
    Pentax

Exposure & White Balance

  • Light Sensitivity
    ISO 100-51200
  • Exposure Metering
    multi-segment
  • Exposure Metering Zones
    77
  • Exposure Modes
    shutter & aperture priority
  • Shooting Programs
    surf & snow
  • Special Effects
    Pastel
  • White Balance
    presets
  • White Balance Presets
    cloudy
  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/6000 sec
  • Min Shutter Speed
    30 sec
  • Exposure Compensation
    ±5 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
  • Exposure Range
    EV 0-22 ( ISO 100 )

Camera Flash

  • Type
    Built-in flash
  • Guide Number (m / ISO 100)
    12
  • Red Eye Reduction
    Yes
  • Features
    wireless off-camera control
  • Flash Modes
    red-eye reduction

Display

  • Display Format
    921,000 pixels
  • Display Form Factor
    Built-in

Environmental Parameters

  • Min Operating Temperature
    14 �F
  • Max Operating Temperature
    104 �F

Lens System

  • Optical Zoom
    3.1
  • Lens Series
    DA AL WR Pentax KAF
  • Special Functions
    zoom
  • Lens Aperture
    f/3.5-5.6
  • Min Focal Length
    18 mm
  • Max Focal Length
    55 in
  • Focal Length Equivalent to 35mm Camera
    27.5 - 84mm
  • Min Focus Distance
    9.8 mm
  • Focus Adjustment
    manual
  • Zoom Adjustment
    manual
  • Max View Angle
    76 degrees
  • Group Qty
    8
  • Element Qty
    11
  • Filter Size
    52 mm
  • Lens Included
    DA 18-55mm WR lens
  • Features
    weatherproof

Miscellaneous

  • Protection
    dust resistant
  • Color
    black
  • Color Category
    black

Viewfinder

  • Viewfinder Type
    optical
  • Viewfinder Type
    Optical - fixed eye-level pentaprism
  • Field Coverage
    100%

Memory / Storage

  • Supported Memory Cards
    SD Memory Card
  • Image Storage
    RAW 4928 x 3264 � JPEG 4928 x 3264 � JPEG 4224 x 2816 � JPEG 3456 x 2304 � JPEG 2688 x 1792
  • Video Capture
    H.264 - 1920 x 1080 - 30 fps � H.264 - 1920 x 1080 - 25 fps � H.264 - 1920 x 1080 - 24 fps � H.264 - 1280 x 720 - 60 fps � H.264 - 1280 x 720 - 50 fps � H.264 - 1280 x 720 - 30 fps � H.264 - 1280 x 720 - 25 fps � H.264 - 1280 x 720 - 24 fps � H.264 - 640 x 480 - 30 fps � H.264 - 640 x 480 - 25 fps � H.264 - 640 x 480 - 24 fps

Additional Features

  • Continuous Shooting Speed
    6 frames per second
  • Self Timer Delay
    12 sec
  • Flash Terminal
    hot shoe
  • Features
    High ISO NR

Connections

  • Memory Card Slot
    SD card
  • Type
    Hi-Speed USB, composite video/audio output
  • Qty
    1

Shutter

  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/6000 sec
  • Min Shutter Speed
    30 sec
  • X-sync Speed
    1/180 sec

Microphone

  • Microphone Operation Mode
    mono
  • Microphone Features
    sensitivity control

Battery

  • Battery Type
    Pentax D-Li109
  • Details
    1 x Pentax D-Li109 Li-ion rechargeable battery ( included )
  • Battery Form Factor
    manufacturer specific
  • Manufacturer Battery Name
    Pentax D-Li109

Software

  • Type
    Drivers & Utilities

System Requirements for PC Connection

  • Operating System Support
    Apple Mac OS X 10.5 - 10.8
  • Peripheral Devices
    CD-ROM drive

Header

  • Brand
    Pentax
  • Product Line
    Pentax
  • Model
    K-50
  • Packaged Quantity
    1

Video Input

  • Type
    digital camera
  • Light Sensitivity
    ISO 100-51200
  • ISO (Max)
    51200
  • Digital Video Format
    H.264
  • Image Recording Format
    DNG (RAW) + JPEG
  • Max Video Resolution
    1920 x 1080
  • Interfaces Provided
    composite video/audio
  • Image Processor
    PRIME M
  • Special Effects
    Pastel
  • Face Detection
    Yes
  • Flash Terminal
    hot shoe
  • Self Timer Delay
    12 sec
  • Features
    High ISO NR

Optical System

  • Image Stabilizer
    optical (image sensor shift mechanism)

Lens System Mounting

  • Mounting Type
    Pentax KAF2

Exposure Parameters

  • Exposure Metering
    multi-segment
  • Exposure Metering Zones
    77
  • Exposure Compensation
    ±5 EV range, in 1/2 or 1/3 EV steps
  • Exposure Modes
    shutter & aperture priority
  • Auto Exposure Bracketing
    3 steps in 1/2 or 1/3 EV steps
  • Shooting Programs
    surf & snow

Exposure Range

  • Light Metering Range
    EV 0-22
  • Sensitivity
    ISO 100

White Balance

  • White Balance
    presets
  • White Balance Presets
    cloudy

Auto Focus

  • System
    TTL contrast and phase detection
  • Auto Focus Points (Zones) Qty
    11
  • AE/AF Control
    Subject-tracking AF

Optical Sensor

  • Sensor Resolution
    16.3 Megapixel
  • Optical Sensor Type
    CMOS
  • Optical Sensor Size
    15.7 x 23.7mm
  • Optical Sensor Size (metric)
    15.7 x 23.7 mm
  • Total Pixels
    16,500,000 pixels
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    16,300,000 pixels
  • Sensor Dust Reduction
    Yes
  • Sensor Features
    Special Protect (SP) coating

Dimensions & Weight

  • Width
    5.1 mm
  • Height
    3.8 mm
  • Weight
    20.8 mg

Optical Viewfinder

  • Type
    fixed eye-level pentaprism
  • Field Coverage
    100%
  • Magnification
    0.92x
  • Dioptric Correction Range
    -2.5 to +1.5

Still Image Storage Capacity

  • Image Resolution
    4928 x 3264, 4224 x 2816, 3456 x 2304, 2688 x 1792
  • Still Image Format
    RAW, JPEG

Video Capture

  • Digital Video Format
    H.264
  • Image Resolution
    1920 x 1080, 1280 x 720, 640 x 480
  • Frame Rate
    30 fps, 25 fps, 24 fps, 60 fps, 50 fps

Audio Input

  • Microphone Operation Mode
    mono
  • Microphone Features
    sensitivity control

Supported Battery Details

  • Quantity
    1
  • Form Factor
    Pentax D-Li109
  • Details
    Li-ion rechargeable battery
  • Included
    included

Battery Life Details

  • Usage Mode
    photo shooting, playback
  • Battery Life
    480 shots, 1250 shots, 4.5 hours, 9.3 hours
  • Details
    D-LI109 battery, lithium AA batteries

General

  • Manufacturer
    Pentax

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