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Pentax K2000 Specifications

Pentax K2000

Pentax K2000 (body only)

Part Number: 17311 Released: April 1, 2009

General

  • Depth
    2.7 in
  • Sensor Resolution
    10.2 Megapixel
  • Enclosure Material
    plastic, stainless steel
  • Optical Sensor Type
    CCD
  • Total Pixels
    10750000 pixels
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    10200000 pixels
  • Optical Sensor Size
    15.7 x 23.5mm
  • Sensor Dust Reduction
    Yes
  • Sensor Features
    Dust Reduction (image sensor vibration), Special Protect (SP) coating
  • Image Processor
    PRIME
  • System
    TTL phase detection
  • Auto Focus Points (Zones) Qty
    5
  • Image Recording Format
    DNG (RAW), JPEG, PEF (RAW)
  • Interfaces Provided
    USB 2.0, composite video/audio
  • Manufacturer
    Ricoh

Camera Flash

  • Type
    pop-up flash
  • Guide Number (m / ISO 100)
    11
  • Red Eye Reduction
    Yes
  • Features
    AF illuminator, flash +/- compensation

Exposure & White Balance

  • Light Sensitivity
    ISO 100-3200, ISO auto (100-3200)
  • Exposure Metering
    center-weighted, multi-segment, spot
  • Exposure Metering Zones
    16
  • Exposure Modes
    ISO priority, aperture-priority, automatic, bulb, manual, program, shutter-priority
  • Shooting Programs
    action, candle, food, kids, landscape, macro, museum, night portrait, night scene, 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, Bright, Color Extract, HDR, High contrast, Illustration, Landscape, Monochrome, Natural, Portrait, Retro, Sepia, Slim, Soft, Starburst, Toy camera, Vibrant
  • White Balance
    automatic, custom, presets
  • White Balance Presets
    cloudy, daylight, flash, fluorescent light (cool white), fluorescent light (daylight), fluorescent light (warm white), shade, tungsten light
  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/4000 sec
  • Min Shutter Speed
    30 sec
  • Exposure Compensation
    ±2 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 0-21 (ISO 100)

Environmental Parameters

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

Display

  • Type
    2.7" LCD display
  • Display Format
    230,000 pixels
  • Display Form Factor
    built-in

Lens System

  • Lens Included
    body only

Miscellaneous

  • Color
    Black

Memory / Storage

  • Supported Memory Cards
    SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card

Viewfinder

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

Additional Features

  • Continuous Shooting Speed
    1.1 frames per second, 3.5 frames per second
  • Self-Timer Delay
    12 sec, 2 sec
  • Flash Terminal
    hot shoe
  • Features
    RGB primary color filter, brightness control, built-in help guide, cropping an image, digital image rotation, highlight point display, histogram display, in-camera RAW processing, resizing an image, saturation control, shadow point display, sharpness control

Connections

  • Memory Card Slot
    SD card

Shutter

  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/4000 sec
  • Min Shutter Speed
    30 sec
  • X-sync Speed
    1/180 sec

Battery

  • Technology
    lithium
  • Battery Type
    AA
  • Details
    4 x AA lithium battery (included)
    4 x AA alkaline battery
    4 x AA NiMH rechargeable battery

Software

  • Type
    Drivers & Utilities

System Requirements for PC Connection

  • Operating System Support
    Apple Mac OS X 10.3 or later, MS Windows Vista, MS Windows XP
  • Peripheral Devices
    USB port

Header

  • Brand
    Pentax
  • Product Line
    Pentax
  • Model
    K2000
  • Packaged Quantity
    1

Video Input

  • Type
    digital camera
  • Digital Camera Type
    SLR
  • Continuous Shooting Speed
    1.1 frames per second, 3.5 frames per second
  • Light Sensitivity
    ISO 100-3200, ISO auto (100-3200)
  • ISO (Max)
    3200
  • Image Recording Format
    DNG (RAW), JPEG, PEF (RAW)
  • Interfaces Provided
    USB 2.0, composite video/audio
  • Image Processor
    PRIME
  • 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, Bright, Color Extract, HDR, High contrast, Illustration, Landscape, Monochrome, Natural, Portrait, Retro, Sepia, Slim, Soft, Starburst, Toy camera, Vibrant
  • 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
    RGB primary color filter, brightness control, built-in help guide, cropping an image, digital image rotation, highlight point display, histogram display, in-camera RAW processing, resizing an image, saturation control, shadow point display, sharpness control

CE System

  • Remote Control
    optional

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
    16
  • Exposure Compensation
    ±2 EV range, in 1/2 or 1/3 EV steps
  • Exposure Modes
    ISO priority, aperture-priority, automatic, bulb, manual, program, shutter-priority
  • Auto Exposure Bracketing
    3 steps in 1/2 or 1/3 EV steps
  • Shooting Programs
    action, candle, food, kids, landscape, macro, museum, night portrait, night scene, night scene with portrait, night snapshot, pet, portrait mode, stage, sunset, surf & snow

Exposure Range

  • Light Metering Range
    EV 0-21
  • 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 (warm white), shade, tungsten light

Auto Focus

  • System
    TTL phase detection
  • Auto Focus Points (Zones) Qty
    5

Dimensions & Weight

  • Width
    4.8 in
  • Height
    3.6 in
  • Weight
    1.15 lbs

Optical Sensor

  • Sensor Resolution
    10.2 pixels
  • Optical Sensor Type
    CCD
  • Optical Sensor Size
    15.7 x 23.5mm
  • Optical Sensor Size (metric)
    15.7 x 23.5 mm
  • Total Pixels
    10750000 pixels
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    10200000 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
    2.7 in
  • Diagonal Size (metric)
    6.9 cm
  • Display Format
    230,000 pixels
  • Features
    contrast control, display brightness control

Camera Memory

  • Internal Storage Type
    none
  • Memory Card Slot
    SD card
  • Supported Memory Cards
    SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card

Camera Specifications

  • Sensors
    dust alert sensor
  • Print Standard
    DPOF support, Exif Print support, PRINT Image Matching, PictBridge support, direct print

Optical Viewfinder

  • Type
    eye-level mirror pentaprism
  • Field Coverage
    96%
  • Magnification
    0.85x
  • Dioptric Correction Range
    -2.5 to +1.5

General

  • Manufacturer
    Ricoh

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Pentax K2000 (body only)

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