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Pentax K-7 Digital Camera

15 Megapixels15 MegapixelsSingle Lens ReflexSingle Lens ReflexStabilization: Compensates for tiny involuntary movements of the camera.Stabilization: Compensates for tiny involuntary movements of the camera.Automatic Level: Corrects for some degree of tilt to keep the horizon level.Automatic Level: Corrects for some degree of tilt to keep the horizon level.Continuous DriveContinuous Drive720p HD Video: 1280 x 720 resolution or more but less than 1920 x 1080.720p HD Video: 1280 x 720 resolution or more but less than 1920 x 1080.Manual Controls: Both fully-manual (M) and semi-automatic modes (T and V).Manual Controls: Both fully-manual (M) and semi-automatic modes (T and V).Custom White-Balance: Specifies exactly what should be white to the camera.Custom White-Balance: Specifies exactly what should be white to the camera.Action Photography: Shutter speeds of 1/1500 or more.Action Photography: Shutter speeds of 1/1500 or more.Night Photography: Reaches shutter-speeds longer than 4 seconds.Night Photography: Reaches shutter-speeds longer than 4 seconds.Hotshoe: Allows external flash units to be attached.Hotshoe: Allows external flash units to be attached.Spot MeteringSpot MeteringDepth-Of-Field Preview: Improve perception of DOF before shooting.Depth-Of-Field Preview: Improve perception of DOF before shooting.Weatherproof - Seals protect from dust, humidity and light splashing.Weatherproof - Seals protect from dust, humidity and light splashing.Accepts Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC) and SD memory.Accepts Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC) and SD memory.Neocamera detailed reviewNeocamera detailed reviewDiscontinued: No longer produced by the manufacturer. May still be in stock or found used.Discontinued: No longer produced by the manufacturer. May still be in stock or found used.

Model Specifications

BrandPentax ModelK-7
Sensor 15 Megapixels CMOS Sensor Size 24 x 16mm
Anti-Alias Filter Yes Sensor Aspect 3:2 Aspect-Ratio
StabilizationYes Dust-ReductionYes
Sensitivity ISO 100 - 3200 *Expanded range: 100-6400 Shutter-Speed 1/8000 - 30s
Lens MountPentax K KAF2 MountCrop Factor1.5X
Filter DiameterN / A Focus System 11-point Phase-Detect, Assist-lamp *SAFOX VIII+ TTL Phase-Detect with 11 points including 9 cross-type
Viewfinder Type Reflex OVF Viewfinder Size 0.92X - 100% Coverage
Display Attachment Fixed Display Size 3" LCD 920K Pixels 100% Coverage *Color tunable, adjustable brightness and anti-reflective coating
Exposure ModesP, A, T, M, B, S, TA, X, H Scene Modes
MeteringMulti-Segment, Center-Weighed, Spot Bracketing 5 Shots ±2 EV
Exposure Compensation ±5 EV, 1/3 or 1/2 EV Flash Compensation -2..+1 EV, 1/2 EV
White Balance Auto , Presets, Custom White Balance Tuning 2 Axis, 15 steps
Continuous Drive 5.2 FPS, 40 JPEG, 14 RAW *Unlimited JPEG @ 3.3 FPS Self Timer Yes *12s, 2s using shutter and 3s using remote with autmatic mirror lockup and stabilization off
Command Dials 2 DOF Preview Yes
Protection Weatherproof to -10C Dust Reduction Yes
Digital Level 1 Axis, Automatic Leveling1° correction with AS on, 2° otherwise. Tripod Mount Yes
Remote Trigger Infrared Eye-Start Sensor No
HDR Yes Orientation Sensor Yes
Interval Timer Yes Multiple Exposure Yes
Image Formats JPEG DNG RAW Flash Ports Hot-Shoe Sync-Port
Built-In Flash YesControls wireless flashes (GN 13) Flash Sync 1/180s
Video Capture 1536x1024 @ 30 FPS 3:2 *Also HD 720p, Mono internal mic, Stereo external input Sound Input Stereo
Video Format M-JPEG AVI WiFi No
Memory Secure Digital High Capacity GPS N / A
Battery Lithium-Ion Battery Life 740 *CIPA Standard, 50% flash use.
Introduced 2009-05-20, DiscontinuedYES Construction *Magnesium alloy shell over stainless steel chassis
Size 131 x 97 x 73mm (W x H x D) Weight 750g

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Pentax K-7 Facts

SLR digital camera
15 Megapixels DSLRISO 100-6400
Pentax K Mount
1.5X FLM

Sensor-Size: 24 x 16mm

APS-C Sensor

Actual size when viewed at 100 DPI

Shutter 1/8000-30s
Built-in StabilizationFull manual controls, including Manual Focus
100% Coverage
Large Viewfinder
Custom white-balance with 2 axis fine-tuning
Auto Horizon Correction
1 Axis Digital Level
Spot-Metering
Weatherproof down to -10CHot-Shoe & Sync-Port
Built-in Dust ReductionStereo audio input
5.2 FPS Drive, 40 ImagesLithium-Ion
1536x1024 @ 30 FPS Video RecordingSecure Digital High Capacity
3" LCD 920K Pixels
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