Pentax K-30 DSLR Camera
Digital Camera Description
The Pentax K-30 is a Professional DSLR with an APS-C sensor and a Pentax K lens mount. Its 16 Megapixels CMOS sensor offers an ISO 100-12800 sensitivity range which is expandable to ISO 100-25600. This makes it possible to shoot hand-held in very low-light. With 16 MP of resolution, sharp prints are possible up to at 240 DPI.
A builtin 3-Axis Image Stabilization mechanism allows the Pentax K-30 to compensate for camera shake up to 3-Stops beyond hand-holding with any mounted lens.
This camera features a mechanic shutter that can expose for 1/6000 to 30s. Bulb exposures of an unspecified duration are possible with this camera. With a fastest shutter-speed of 1/6000, 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 K-30 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. This particular model is also freezeproof down to -10C. Framing on the Pentax K-30 is performed via a large reflex optical viewfinder with 0.92X magnification and 100% coverage. This magnification is equivalent to 0.61X on a Full-Frame camera.
|Sensor||16 Megapixels CMOS||Sensor Size||24 x 16mm
|Anti-Alias Filter||Yes||Sensor Aspect||3:2 Aspect-Ratio|
|Stabilization||3-Axis , 3-Stops||Dust-Reduction||Yes|
|Sensitivity||ISO 100 - 12800 *Expanded range: 100-25600||Shutter-Speed||1/6000 - 30s|
|Lens Mount||Pentax K KAF2 Mount||Crop Factor||1.5X|
|Filter Diameter||N / A||Focus System||11-point Phase-Detect, Assist-lamp *SAFOX IXi+, 11-points, 9 Cross-type. Focus Peaking.|
|Viewfinder Type||Reflex OVF||Viewfinder Size||0.92X - 100% Coverage *Interchangeable Natural-Bright-Matte-III focus screen.|
|Display Attachment||Fixed||Display Size||920K Pixels 3" LCD 100% Coverage *Adjustable color & brightness.|
|Exposure Modes||P, A, T, M, B, S, TA||Scene Modes||19Portrait, Landscape, Macro, Moving Object, Night Scene Portrait, Sunset, Blue Sky, Forest, Night Scene, Night Scene HDR (JPG), Night Snap, Food, Pet, Kids, Surf & Snow, Backlight Silhouette, Candlelight, Stage Lighting, Museum|
|Metering||Multi-Segment, Center-Weighed, Spot||Bracketing||3 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||6 FPS, 30 JPEG, 8 RAW||Self Timer||Yes *2s, 12s, 3s Remote|
|Command Dials||2||DOF Preview||Yes|
|Protection||Weatherproof to -10C||Dust Reduction||Yes|
|Digital Level||2 Axis, Automatic Leveling±2° with SR off, ±1° with SR on.||Tripod Mount||Yes|
|Remote Trigger||Infrared||Eye-Start Sensor||No|
|Interval Timer||Yes||Multiple Exposure||Yes|
|Image Formats||JPEG DNG RAW||Flash Ports||Hot-Shoe|
|Built-In Flash||Yes (GN 12)||Flash Sync||1/180s|
|Video Capture||1920x1080 @ 30 FPS 16:9||Sound Input|
|Memory||Secure Digital Extended Capacity||GPS||No|
|Battery||Standard AA & Lithium-Ion||Battery Life||1000 *CIPA Standard, 50% flash use.|
|Size||130 x 97 x 71mm (W x H x D)||Weight||650g|
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Pentax K-30 Highlights
Sensor-Size: 24 x 16mm
Actual size when viewed at 100 DPI
|16 Megapixels DSLR||ISO 100-25600|
|Pentax K Mount|
|3-Axis Built-in Stabilization, 3-Stop Improvement||Full manual controls, including Manual Focus|
|Custom white-balance with 2 axis fine-tuning|
|Auto Horizon Correction|
2 Axis Digital Level
|Weatherproof down to -10C||Hot-Shoe|
|Built-in Dust Reduction||Standard AA & Lithium-Ion Battery|
|6 FPS Drive, 30 Images||Secure Digital Extended Capacity|
|1920x1080 @ 30 FPS Video Recording|
|3" LCD 920K Pixels|
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