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Pentax K-x 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-x
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 - 6400 *Expanded range: 100-12800 Shutter-Speed 1/6000 - 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 0.85X - 96% Coverage
Display Attachment Fixed Display Size 2.7" LCD 230K Pixels 100% Coverage
Exposure ModesP, A, S, T, M, B Scene Modes 16Portrait, Landscape, Macro, Action, Night Scene Portrait, Standard Flash Off, Night Scene, Surf & Snow, Food, Sunset, Kids, Pet, Candlelight, Museum, Stage Lighting, Night Snap
MeteringMulti-Segment, Center-Weighed, Spot Bracketing 3 Shots ±3/2 EV
Exposure Compensation ±3 EV, 1/3 EV 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 4.7 FPS, 17 JPEG, 5 RAW *2 FPS Unlimited JPEG Self Timer Yes *12s, 2s using shutter and 3s using remote with autmatic mirror lockup and stabilization off
Command Dials 1 DOF Preview Yes
Protection Dust Reduction Yes
Digital Level None 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 16) Flash Sync 1/180s
Video Capture 1280x720 @ 24 FPS 16:9 Sound Input None
Video Format M-JPEG WiFi No
Memory Secure Digital High Capacity GPS N / A
Battery Standard AA Battery Life 1100 *CIPA Standard, 50% flash use.
Introduced 2009-09-17, DiscontinuedYES Construction
Size 123 x 92 x 68mm (W x H x D) Weight 580g

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Pentax K-x Facts

SLR digital camera
12 Megapixels DSLRISO 100-12800
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
4.7 FPS Drive, 17 ImagesHot-Shoe
1280x720 @ 24 FPS Video RecordingStandard AA
2.7" LCD 230K PixelsSecure Digital High Capacity
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