Pentax K-30 Specifications

General

  • Depth
    2.8 in
  • Sensor Resolution
    16.3 Megapixel
  • Enclosure Material
    fiber reinforced polycarbonate, stainless steel
  • Optical Sensor Type
    CMOS
  • Total Pixels
    16500000 pixels
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    16300000 pixels
  • Optical Sensor Size
    15.7 x 23.7mm
  • Sensor Dust Reduction
    Yes
  • Sensor Features
    Dust Reduction (image sensor vibration), Special Protect (SP) coating
  • Image Processor
    PRIME M
  • System
    TTL phase detection
  • Auto Focus Points (Zones) Qty
    11
  • Digital Video Format
    AVI, H.264, MJPEG, MOV
  • Image Recording Format
    DNG (RAW), DNG (RAW) + JPEG, JPEG
  • Max Video Resolution
    1920 x 1080
  • Interfaces Provided
    USB 2.0, composite video/audio
  • Manufacturer
    Ricoh

Exposure & White Balance

  • Light Sensitivity
    ISO 100-25600, ISO auto (100-12800)
  • Exposure Metering
    center-weighted, multi-segment, spot
  • Exposure Metering Zones
    77
  • Exposure Modes
    ISO priority, aperture-priority, automatic, bulb, manual, shutter & aperture priority, shutter-priority
  • Shooting Programs
    backlight silhouette, blue sky, night scene, night scene HDR, night scene with portrait, night snapshot, pet, portrait mode, stage, sunset, surf & snow, candle, food, forest, kids, landscape, macro, moving object, museum
  • Special Effects
    Bleach Bypass, Bright, Muted, Natural, Pastel, Portrait, Posterization, Radiant, Retro, Reversal Film, Shading, Sketch, Color Extract, Slim, Soft, Starburst, Tone Expansion, Toy camera, Vibrant, Water Color, Color Invert, Cross Process, Fisheye, High contrast, Landscape, Miniature, Monochrome
  • White Balance
    automatic, custom, presets
  • White Balance Presets
    cloudy, daylight, flash, fluorescent light (cool white), fluorescent light (daylight), fluorescent light (natural white), fluorescent light (warm white), shade, tungsten light
  • 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)

Display

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

Environmental Parameters

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

Camera Flash

  • Type
    pop-up flash
  • Guide Number (m / ISO 100)
    12
  • Red Eye Reduction
    Yes
  • Features
    AF illuminator, flash +/- compensation, wireless off-camera control

Lens System

  • Type
    Zoom lens - 3x zoom - 18 - 55 mm - f/3.5-5.6 DA L AL Pentax KAF
  • Optical Zoom
    3 x
  • Lens Series
    DA L AL Pentax KAF
  • Lens Aperture
    f/3.5-5.6
  • Min Focal Length
    18 mm
  • Max Focal Length
    55 mm
  • Focal Length Equivalent to 35mm Camera
    28 m
  • Min Focus Distance
    9.8 in
  • Focus Adjustment
    automatic, manual
  • Zoom Adjustment
    manual
  • Max View Angle
    76 degrees
  • Group Qty
    9
  • Element Qty
    12
  • Filter Size
    52 mm
  • Lens Brand
    Pentax
  • Lens Included
    DA L 18-55mm AL lens

Miscellaneous

  • Microsoft Certification
    Compatible with Windows 7
  • Protection
    dust-resistant, freezeproof, weatherproof
  • Color
    black
  • Color Category
    black

Memory / Storage

  • Supported Memory Cards
    SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card, SDXC Memory Card
  • 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

Viewfinder

  • Viewfinder Type
    fixed eye-level pentaprism
  • Viewfinder Type
    Optical - fixed eye-level pentaprism

Additional Features

  • Continuous Shooting Speed
    3 frames per second, 6 frames per second
  • Self-Timer Delay
    12 sec, 2 sec
  • Flash Terminal
    hot shoe
  • Features
    AE lock, AF lock, face detection, highlight point display, histogram display, horizon correction, in-camera RAW processing, in-camera movie editing, interval shooting mode, resizing an image, shadow point display, Automatic Pixel Mapping (APM), GPS ready, HDR image enhancement technology, LCD live view mode, RGB primary color filter, cropping an image, depth-of-field preview button, digital image rotation

Connections

  • Memory Card Slot
    SD card

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

  • Technology
    lithium ion
  • Battery Type
    Pentax D-Li109
  • Details
    1 x Li-ion rechargeable battery (included)
  • Battery Life Details
    Photo shooting - 480 shots (D-LI109 battery)
    Photo shooting - 1600 shots (lithium AA batteries)
    Playback - 4.5 hours (D-LI109 battery)
    Playback - 10.3 hours (lithium AA batteries)

Software

  • Type
    Drivers & Utilities

System Requirements for PC Connection

  • Operating System Support
    Apple Mac OS X 10.4 or later, MS Windows 7, MS Windows Vista, MS Windows XP SP3
  • Peripheral Devices
    CD-ROM drive, USB port

Header

  • Brand
    Pentax
  • Product Line
    Pentax
  • Model
    K-30
  • Packaged Quantity
    1

Video Input

  • Type
    digital camera
  • Digital Camera Type
    SLR
  • SLR Enhanced Functionality
    Live View mode, movie recording
  • Continuous Shooting Speed
    3 frames per second, 6 frames per second
  • Light Sensitivity
    ISO 100-25600, ISO auto (100-12800)
  • ISO (Max)
    25600
  • Digital Video Format
    AVI, H.264, MJPEG, MOV
  • Image Recording Format
    DNG (RAW), DNG (RAW) + JPEG, JPEG
  • Max Video Resolution
    1920 x 1080
  • High-Definition Video Support
    1080p
  • Interfaces Provided
    USB 2.0, composite video/audio
  • Image Processor
    PRIME M
  • Special Effects
    Bleach Bypass, Bright, Muted, Natural, Pastel, Portrait, Posterization, Radiant, Retro, Reversal Film, Shading, Sketch, Color Extract, Slim, Soft, Starburst, Tone Expansion, Toy camera, Vibrant, Water Color, Color Invert, Cross Process, Fisheye, High contrast, Landscape, Miniature, Monochrome
  • Face Detection
    Yes
  • Flash Terminal
    hot shoe
  • Self-Timer Delay
    12 sec, 2 sec
  • Image Stabilizer
    optical (image sensor shift mechanism)
  • Built-in Optical Image Stabilizer
    Yes
  • Lens Mounting Type
    Pentax KAF2
  • Features
    AE lock, AF lock, face detection, highlight point display, histogram display, horizon correction, in-camera RAW processing, in-camera movie editing, interval shooting mode, resizing an image, shadow point display, Automatic Pixel Mapping (APM), GPS ready, HDR image enhancement technology, LCD live view mode, RGB primary color filter, cropping an image, depth-of-field preview button, digital image rotation

Optical System

  • Image Stabilizer
    optical (image sensor shift mechanism)

Lens System Mounting

  • Mounting Type
    Pentax KAF2

Exposure Parameters

  • Exposure Metering
    center-weighted, multi-segment, spot
  • Exposure Metering Zones
    77
  • Exposure Compensation
    ±5 EV range, in 1/2 or 1/3 EV steps
  • Exposure Modes
    ISO priority, aperture-priority, automatic, bulb, manual, shutter & aperture priority, shutter-priority
  • Auto Exposure Bracketing
    3 steps in 1/2 or 1/3 EV steps
  • Shooting Programs
    backlight silhouette, blue sky, night scene, night scene HDR, night scene with portrait, night snapshot, pet, portrait mode, stage, sunset, surf & snow, candle, food, forest, kids, landscape, macro, moving object, museum

Exposure Range

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

White Balance

  • White Balance
    automatic, custom, presets
  • White Balance Presets
    cloudy, daylight, flash, fluorescent light (cool white), fluorescent light (daylight), fluorescent light (natural white), fluorescent light (warm white), shade, tungsten light

Auto Focus

  • System
    TTL phase detection
  • Auto Focus Points (Zones) Qty
    11

Optical Sensor

  • Sensor Resolution
    16.3 pixels
  • Optical Sensor Type
    CMOS
  • Optical Sensor Size
    15.7 x 23.7mm
  • Optical Sensor Size (metric)
    15.7 x 23.7 mm
  • Total Pixels
    16500000 pixels
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    16300000 pixels
  • Sensor Dust Reduction
    Yes
  • Sensor Features
    Dust Reduction (image sensor vibration), Special Protect (SP) coating

Dimensions & Weight

  • Width
    5 in
  • Height
    3.8 in
  • Weight
    20.81 oz

Camera Display

  • Type
    LCD display
  • Display Form Factor
    built-in
  • Diagonal Size
    3 in
  • Diagonal Size (metric)
    7.6 cm
  • Display Format
    921,000 pixels
  • Features
    display brightness control, display color control

Camera Memory

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

Camera Specifications

  • Sensors
    digital level meter
  • Print Standard
    DPOF support, Exif Print support, PRINT Image Matching, direct print

Optical Viewfinder

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

General

  • Manufacturer
    Ricoh