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Pentax K-r Digital Camera

12 Megapixels12 MegapixelsSingle Lens ReflexSingle Lens ReflexHigh ISO: ISO 6400 or more is available at full-resolution.High ISO: ISO 6400 or more is available at full-resolution.Stabilization: Compensates for tiny involuntary movements of the camera.Stabilization: Compensates for tiny involuntary movements of the camera.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.Runs on standard AA batteriesRuns on standard AA batteriesAccepts Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC) and SD memory.Accepts Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC) and SD memory.Discontinued: 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-r
Sensor 12 Megapixels CMOS Sensor Size 24 x 16mm
Anti-Alias Filter Yes Sensor Aspect 3:2 Aspect-Ratio
StabilizationYes Dust-ReductionYes
Sensitivity ISO 200 - 12800 *Expanded range: 100-25600 Shutter-Speed 1/6000 - 30s
Lens MountPentax K KAF2 MountCrop Factor1.5X
Filter DiameterN /A Focus System 11-point Phase-Detect, Assist-lamp *SAFOX IX with 9 cross-type points.
Viewfinder Type Reflex OVF Viewfinder Size 0.85X - 96% Coverage
Display Attachment Fixed Display Size 3" LCD 920K Pixels 100% Coverage
Exposure ModesP, A, T, S, M, B Scene Modes15HDR, Portrait, Landscape, Macro, Night, Flash Off, Surf&Snow, Food, Sunset, Kids, Pet, Candlelight, Museum, Stage, Night HDR
MeteringMulti-Segment, Center-Weighed, Spot Bracketing 3 Shots ±3/2 EV
Exposure Compensation ±3 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 6 FPS, 25 JPEG, 12 RAW *2 FPS Unlimited JPEG or 12 RAW. Self Timer Yes *2s, 12s, Remote 3s
Command Dials 1 DOF Preview Yes
Protection Dust Reduction Yes
Digital Level Tripod Mount Yes
Remote Trigger Infrared Eye-Start Sensor No
HDR Yes Orientation Sensor Yes
Interval Timer No Multiple Exposure Yes
Image Formats JPEG DNG RAW Flash Ports Hot-Shoe
Built-In Flash Yes (GN 12) Flash Sync 1/180s
Video Capture 1280x720 @ 25 FPS 16:9 Sound Input
Video Format M-JPEG WiFi No
Memory Secure Digital High Capacity GPS No
Battery Standard AA & Lithium-Ion Battery Life 1000 *CIPA Standard, 50% flash use.
Introduced 2010-09-09, DiscontinuedYES Construction Standard
Size 125 x 97 x 68mm (W x H x D) Weight 625g

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Pentax K-r Facts

SLR digital camera
12 Megapixels DSLRISO 100-25600
Pentax K Mount
1.5X FLM

Sensor-Size: 24 x 16mm

APS-C Sensor

Actual size when viewed at 100 DPI

Shutter 1/6000-30s
Built-in StabilizationFull manual controls, including Manual Focus
96% Coverage
Medium Viewfinder
Custom white-balance with 2 axis fine-tuning
Built-in Dust ReductionSpot-Metering
6 FPS Drive, 25 ImagesHot-Shoe
1280x720 @ 25 FPS Video RecordingStandard AA & Lithium-Ion
3" LCD 920K PixelsSecure Digital High Capacity
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