Pentax K-x DSLR Camera
Digital Camera Description
The Pentax K-x is a Entry-Level DSLR with an APS-C sensor and a Pentax K lens mount. Its 12 Megapixels CMOS sensor offers an ISO 200-6400 sensitivity range which is expandable to ISO 100-12800. This makes it possible to shoot hand-held in relatively low-light. With 12 MP of resolution, sharp prints are possible up to at 240 DPI.
A builtin 2-Axis Image Stabilization mechanism allows the Pentax K-x to compensate for camera shake up to 4-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-x features a 11-point Phase-Detect AF system. Autofocus can continuously adjust according to subject distance. Manual Focus is also available.
A single control-dial on this camera makes it easy to use semi-automatic modes by adjusting the current exposure parameter directly This camera does not feature any seals to protect it against adverse weather, dust and moisture. Care must be taken, just like with most electronics. Framing on the Pentax K-x is performed via a medium reflex optical viewfinder with 0.85X magnification and 96% coverage. This magnification is equivalent to 0.54X on a Full-Frame camera.
|Sensor||12 Megapixels CMOS||Sensor Size||24 x 16mm
|Anti-Alias Filter||Yes||Sensor Aspect||3:2 Aspect-Ratio|
|Stabilization||2-Axis , 4-Stops||Dust-Reduction||Yes|
|Sensitivity||ISO 200 - 6400 *Expanded range: 100-12800||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 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||230K Pixels 2.7" LCD 100% Coverage|
|Exposure Modes||P, 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|
|Metering||Multi-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|
|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|
|Built-In Flash||Yes (GN 16)||Flash Sync||1/180s|
|Video Capture||1280x720 @ 24 FPS 16:9||Sound Input|
|Memory||Secure Digital High Capacity||GPS||No|
|Battery||Standard AA||Battery Life||1100 *CIPA Standard, 50% flash use.|
|Size||123 x 92 x 68mm (W x H x D)||Weight||580g|
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Pentax K-x Highlights
Sensor-Size: 24 x 16mm
Actual size when viewed at 100 DPI
|12 Megapixels DSLR||ISO 100-12800|
|Pentax K Mount|
|2-Axis Built-in Stabilization, 4-Stop Improvement||Full manual controls, including Manual Focus|
|Custom white-balance with 2 axis fine-tuning|
|Built-in Dust Reduction||Spot-Metering|
|4.7 FPS Drive, 17 Images||Hot-Shoe|
|1280x720 @ 24 FPS Video Recording||Standard AA Battery|
|2.7" LCD 230K Pixels||Secure Digital High Capacity|
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