Pentax K20D DSLR Camera
Digital Camera Description
The Pentax K20D is a Semi-Professional DSLR with an APS-C sensor and a Pentax K lens mount. Its 15 Megapixels CMOS sensor offers an ISO 100-3200 sensitivity range which is expandable to ISO 100-6400. This makes it possible to shoot hand-held in relatively low-light. With 15 MP of resolution, sharp prints are possible up to at 240 DPI.
A builtin 2-Axis Image Stabilization mechanism allows the Pentax K20D to compensate for camera shake with any mounted lens.
This camera features a mechanic shutter that can expose for 1/4000 to 30s. Bulb exposures of an unspecified duration are possible with this camera. With a fastest shutter-speed of 1/4000, fast action can easily be frozen. Night photography is possible using this digital camera due to its long exposure capability. This camera model offers Full Manual Controls.
The Pentax K20D features a 11-point Phase-Detect AF system. Autofocus can continuously adjust according to subject distance. Manual Focus is also available.
Dual controls-dials offer direct access to most exposure parameters which makes this digital camera suitable for advanced photographers. The weatherproof construction of this digital camera protects it against adverse weather, dust and moisture. Framing on the Pentax K20D is performed via a large reflex optical viewfinder with 0.95X magnification and 95% coverage. This magnification is equivalent to 0.6X on a Full-Frame camera.
|Sensor||15 Megapixels CMOS||Sensor Size||24 x 16mm
|Anti-Alias Filter||Yes||Sensor Aspect||3:2 Aspect-Ratio|
|Sensitivity||ISO 100 - 3200 *Expanded range: 100-6400||Shutter-Speed||1/4000 - 30s|
|Lens Mount||Pentax K KAF2 Mount||Crop Factor||1.5X|
|Filter Diameter||N / 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||0.95X - 95% Coverage|
|Display Attachment||Fixed||Display Size||230K Pixels 2.7" LCD 100% Coverage *Color tunable, adjustable brightness and anti-reflective coating|
|Exposure Modes||P, A, T, M, B, S, TA, X, H||Scene Modes||None|
|Metering||Multi-Segment, Center-Weighed, Spot||Bracketing||5 Shots ±2 EV|
|Exposure Compensation||±3 EV, 1/2 or 1/3 EV||Flash Compensation||-2..+1 EV, 1/2 EV|
|White Balance||Auto , Presets, Custom||White Balance Tuning||2 Axis, 15 steps|
|Continuous Drive||3 FPS, 38 JPEG, 16 RAW *Unlimited JPEG @ 2.3 FPS, 21 FPS @ 2 MP||Self Timer||Yes *12s, 2s using shutter and 3s using remote with autmatic mirror lockup and stabilization off|
|Command Dials||2||DOF Preview||Yes|
|Digital Level||Tripod Mount||Yes|
|Remote Trigger||Infrared||Eye-Start Sensor||No|
|Interval Timer||No||Multiple Exposure||Yes|
|Image Formats||JPEG DNG RAW||Flash Ports||Hot-Shoe Sync-Port|
|Built-In Flash||YesControls wireless flashes (GN 11)||Flash Sync||1/180s|
|Video Capture||Sound Input|
|Memory||Secure Digital High Capacity||GPS||No|
|Battery||Lithium-Ion||Battery Life||530 *CIPA Standard, 50% flash use.|
|Introduced||2008-01-23, DiscontinuedYES||Construction||*Magnesium alloy shell over stainless steel chassis|
|Size||142 x 101 x 70mm (W x H x D)||Weight||800g|
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Pentax K20D Highlights
Sensor-Size: 24 x 16mm
Actual size when viewed at 100 DPI
|15 Megapixels DSLR||ISO 100-6400|
|Pentax K Mount|
|2-Axis Built-in Stabilization||Full manual controls, including Manual Focus|
|Custom white-balance with 2 axis fine-tuning|
|Built-in Dust Reduction||Hot-Shoe & Sync-Port|
|3 FPS Drive, 38 Images||Lithium-Ion Battery|
|2.7" LCD 230K Pixels||Secure Digital High Capacity|
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