Pentax K-5 (body only)

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Specs

General

  • Depth
    2.9 in
  • Sensor Resolution
    16.3 Megapixel
  • Enclosure Material
    magnesium alloy, stainless steel
  • Optical Sensor Type
    CMOS
  • Total Pixels
    16930000 pixels
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    16280000 pixels
  • Optical Sensor Size
    APS-C (15.7 x 23.7 mm)
  • Sensor Dust Reduction
    Yes
  • Sensor Features
    Dust Reduction (image sensor vibration), Special Protect (SP) coating
  • Image Processor
    PRIME II
  • System
    TTL contrast and phase detection
  • Auto Focus Points (Zones) Qty
    11
  • Digital Video Format
    AVI, MJPEG
  • Image Recording Format
    DNG (RAW), JPEG, PEF (RAW), RAW + JPEG
  • Max Video Resolution
    1920 x 1080
  • Interfaces Provided
    HDMI, USB 2.0, composite video/audio
  • Manufacturer
    Pentax

Display

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

Environmental Parameters

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

Exposure & White Balance

  • Light Sensitivity
    ISO 100-12800, ISO 80-51200, ISO auto (100-12800), ISO auto (80-51200)
  • 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
    candle, food, kids, landscape, macro, motion, museum, night scene, night scene HDR, night scene with portrait, night snapshot, pet, portrait mode, stage, sunset, surf & snow
  • Special Effects
    Black & White Blue filter, Black & White Cyan filter, Black & White Green filter, Black & White Infrared filter, Black & White Magenta filter, Black & White Orange filter, Black & White Red filter, Black & White Yellow filter, Bleach Bypass, Bright, Color Extract, Custom Effect, Fisheye, HDR, High contrast, Landscape, Miniature, Monochrome, Muted, Natural, Pastel, Portrait, Positive Film, Posterization, Retro, Sepia, Sketch, Slim, Soft, Starburst, Toy camera, Vibrant, Water Color
  • White Balance
    automatic, custom, presets
  • White Balance Presets
    2500K - 10000K (100K steps), cloudy, daylight, flash, fluorescent light (cool white), fluorescent light (daylight), fluorescent light (warm white), shade, tungsten light
  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/8000 sec
  • Min Shutter Speed
    30 sec
  • Exposure Compensation
    ±5 EV range, in 1/2 or 1/3 EV steps
  • Auto Exposure Bracketing
    5 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
    pop-up flash
  • Guide Number (m / ISO 100)
    13
  • Red Eye Reduction
    Yes
  • Features
    AF illuminator, flash +/- compensation, wireless off-camera control

Lens System

  • Lens Included
    body only

Miscellaneous

  • Microsoft Certification
    Compatible with Windows 7
  • Protection
    dust-resistant, freezeproof, weatherproof
  • Included Accessories
    USB cable, audio / video cable, battery charger, body cap, carrying strap, eyecup, eyepiece cover, shoe cap

Viewfinder

  • Viewfinder Type
    eye-level mirror pentaprism
  • Viewfinder Color Support
    Color
  • Viewfinder Type
    Optical - eye-level mirror pentaprism

Memory / Storage

  • Supported Memory Cards
    SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card, SDXC Memory Card
  • Video Capture
    AVI - 1920 x 1080 - 25 fps
    AVI - 1280 x 720 - 30 fps
    AVI - 1280 x 720 - 25 fps
    AVI - 640 x 480 - 30 fps
    AVI - 640 x 480 - 25 fps

Additional Features

  • Continuous Shooting Speed
    2 frames per second, 7 frames per second
  • Self-Timer Delay
    12 sec, 2 sec
  • Flash Terminal
    PC terminal, hot shoe
  • Features
    Dynamic Range Enlargement (DRE), HDR image enhancement technology, RGB primary color filter, cropping an image, depth-of-field preview button, digital image rotation, digital noise reduction, face detection, highlight point display, histogram display, in-camera RAW processing, in-camera movie editing, interval shooting mode, resizing an image, saturation control, shadow point display, sharpness control

Connections

  • Memory Card Slot
    SD card

Shutter

  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/8000 sec
  • Min Shutter Speed
    30 sec
  • X-sync Speed
    1/180 sec

Microphone

  • Microphone Operation Mode
    mono

Software

  • Type
    Drivers & Utilities

Battery

  • Technology
    lithium ion
  • Battery Type
    Pentax D-Li90 lithium ion - manufacturer-specific
  • Details
    1 x Pentax D-Li90 Li-ion rechargeable battery (included)

System Requirements for PC Connection

  • Operating System Support
    Apple Mac OS X 10.3 - 10.6, MS Windows 7, MS Windows Vista, MS Windows XP
  • Peripheral Devices
    CD-ROM drive, USB port

Header

  • Brand
    Pentax
  • Product Line
    Pentax
  • Model
    K-5
  • Packaged Quantity
    1

CE System

  • Remote Control
    optional

Video Input

  • Type
    digital camera
  • Digital Camera Type
    SLR
  • SLR Enhanced Functionality
    Live View mode, movie recording
  • Continuous Shooting Speed
    2 frames per second, 7 frames per second
  • Light Sensitivity
    ISO 100-12800, ISO 80-51200, ISO auto (100-12800), ISO auto (80-51200)
  • ISO (Max)
    51200
  • Digital Video Format
    AVI, MJPEG
  • Image Recording Format
    DNG (RAW), JPEG, PEF (RAW), RAW + JPEG
  • Max Video Resolution
    1920 x 1080
  • High-Definition Video Support
    1080p
  • Interfaces Provided
    HDMI, USB 2.0, composite video/audio
  • Image Processor
    PRIME II
  • Special Effects
    Black & White Blue filter, Black & White Cyan filter, Black & White Green filter, Black & White Infrared filter, Black & White Magenta filter, Black & White Orange filter, Black & White Red filter, Black & White Yellow filter, Bleach Bypass, Bright, Color Extract, Custom Effect, Fisheye, HDR, High contrast, Landscape, Miniature, Monochrome, Muted, Natural, Pastel, Portrait, Positive Film, Posterization, Retro, Sepia, Sketch, Slim, Soft, Starburst, Toy camera, Vibrant, Water Color
  • Face Detection
    Yes
  • Flash Terminal
    PC 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
    Dynamic Range Enlargement (DRE), HDR image enhancement technology, RGB primary color filter, cropping an image, depth-of-field preview button, digital image rotation, digital noise reduction, face detection, highlight point display, histogram display, in-camera RAW processing, in-camera movie editing, interval shooting mode, resizing an image, saturation control, shadow point display, sharpness control

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
    5 steps in 1/2 or 1/3 EV steps
  • Shooting Programs
    candle, food, kids, landscape, macro, motion, museum, night scene, night scene HDR, night scene with portrait, night snapshot, pet, portrait mode, stage, sunset, surf & snow

Exposure Range

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

Optical System

  • Image Stabilizer
    optical (image sensor shift mechanism)

Lens System Mounting

  • Mounting Type
    Pentax KAF2

White Balance

  • White Balance
    automatic, custom, presets
  • White Balance Presets
    2500K - 10000K (100K steps), cloudy, daylight, flash, fluorescent light (cool white), fluorescent light (daylight), fluorescent light (warm white), shade, tungsten light

Auto Focus

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

Optical Sensor

  • Sensor Resolution
    16.3 megapixels
  • Optical Sensor Type
    CMOS
  • Optical Sensor Size
    APS-C (15.7 x 23.7 mm)
  • Optical Sensor Size (metric)
    15.7 x 23.7 mm
  • Total Pixels
    16930000 pixels
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    16280000 pixels
  • Sensor Dust Reduction
    Yes
  • Sensor Features
    Dust Reduction (image sensor vibration), Special Protect (SP) coating

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
    color control, contrast control, display brightness control, display color control, display contrast 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, dust alert sensor
  • Print Standard
    DPOF support, Exif Print support, PRINT Image Matching

Optical Viewfinder

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

Dimensions & Weight

  • Width
    5.2 in
  • Depth
    2.9 in
  • Height
    3.8 in
  • Weight
    1.46 lbs

General

  • Manufacturer
    Pentax