Pentax K-5 Specifications

Pentax K-5 (body only)

Part Number: 14748

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
    15.7 x 23.7mm
  • 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
    Ricoh

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, night snapshot, pet, portrait mode, stage, sunset, surf & snow, kids, landscape, macro, motion, museum, night scene, night scene HDR, night scene with portrait
  • Special Effects
    Black & White Blue filter, Black & White Cyan filter, Color Extract, Custom Effect, Fisheye, HDR, High contrast, Landscape, Miniature, Monochrome, Muted, Natural, Black & White Green filter, Pastel, Portrait, Positive Film, Posterization, Retro, Sepia, Sketch, Slim, Soft, Starburst, Black & White Infrared filter, Toy camera, Vibrant, Water Colour, Black & White Magenta filter, Black & White Orange filter, Black & White Red filter, Black & White Yellow filter, Bleach Bypass, Bright
  • 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)

Environmental Parameters

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

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

Display

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

Lens System

  • Lens Included
    body only

Miscellaneous

  • Microsoft Certification
    Compatible with Windows 7
  • Protection
    dust resistant, freezeproof, weatherproof

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

Viewfinder

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

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, in-camera RAW processing, in-camera movie editing, interval shooting mode, resizing an image, saturation control, shadow point display, sharpness control, 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

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

Battery

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

Software

  • Type
    Drivers & Utilities

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, Color Extract, Custom Effect, Fisheye, HDR, High contrast, Landscape, Miniature, Monochrome, Muted, Natural, Black & White Green filter, Pastel, Portrait, Positive Film, Posterization, Retro, Sepia, Sketch, Slim, Soft, Starburst, Black & White Infrared filter, Toy camera, Vibrant, Water Colour, Black & White Magenta filter, Black & White Orange filter, Black & White Red filter, Black & White Yellow filter, Bleach Bypass, Bright
  • 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, in-camera RAW processing, in-camera movie editing, interval shooting mode, resizing an image, saturation control, shadow point display, sharpness control, 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

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

Exposure Range

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

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

Dimensions & Weight

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

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
    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

General

  • Manufacturer
    Ricoh

Where to Buy

Pentax K-5 (body only)

Part Number: 14748
MSRP: $1,599.95 Low Price: $899.00 See all prices