Pentax MX-1 Digital Camera
Digital Camera Description
The Pentax MX-1 is a Medium Digital Camera with a 1/1.7" sensor. Its 12 Megapixels CMOS sensor offers an ISO 100-12800 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 Image Stabilization mechanism allows the Pentax MX-1 to compensate for camera shake.
This camera features a hybrid shutter that can expose for 1/8000 to 30s. Bulb exposures of an unspecified duration are possible with this camera. With a fastest shutter-speed of 1/8000, 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 MX-1 features a 25-point Contrast-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. There is no viewfinder on the Pentax MX-1 and no provision to add one.
|Sensor||12 Megapixels CMOS||Sensor Size||8 x 6mm
|Anti-Alias Filter||Yes||Sensor Aspect||4:3 Aspect-Ratio|
|Stabilization||Built-In||Dust-Reduction||N / A|
|Sensitivity||ISO 100 - 12800||Shutter-Speed||1/8000 - 30s|
|Lens||28 - 112mm F/1.8 - 2.5 / 8||Mininum Focus||1cm (w) / 50cm (t)|
|Filter Diameter||Focus System||25-point Contrast-Detect, Assist-lamp|
|Viewfinder Type||None||Viewfinder Size|
|Display Attachment||Tilting||Display Size||920K Pixels 3" LCD 100% Coverage|
|Exposure Modes||P, A, T, M, B||Scene Modes||21Portrait, Flower, Landscape, Blue Sky, Sunset, Night Scene, Handheld Night Snap, Night Scene Portrait, Candlelight, Fire works, Food, Surf&Snow, Pet, Kids, Sport, Digital SR, Text, Candid Capture, Digital Wide, Digital Panorama, Miniature|
|Metering||Multi-Segment, Center-Weighed, Spot||Bracketing||3 Shots ±/ EV|
|Exposure Compensation||±2 EV, 1/3 EV||Flash Compensation|
|White Balance||Auto , Presets, Custom||White Balance Tuning||2 Axis, 19 steps|
|Continuous Drive||Self Timer||Yes *2s, 10s, Triple-Shot, 3s Remote|
|Command Dials||1||DOF Preview||No|
|Digital Level||1 Axis||Tripod Mount||Yes|
|Remote Trigger||Infrared||Eye-Start Sensor||No|
|Interval Timer||No||Multiple Exposure||No|
|Image Formats||JPEG DNG RAW||Flash Ports|
|Built-In Flash||Yes, 12.2 - 8.8m (W-T)||Flash Sync|
|Video Capture||1920x1080 @ 30 FPS 16:9||Sound Input|
|Video Format||Quicktime H.264||WiFi||No|
|Memory||Secure Digital Extended Capacity, Internal Memory||GPS||No|
|Battery||Lithium-Ion||Battery Life||290 *CIPA Standard, 50% flash use.|
|Size||123 x 60 x 52mm (W x H x D)||Weight||391g|
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Pentax MX-1 Highlights
Sensor-Size: 8 x 6mm
Actual size when viewed at 100 DPI
|12 Megapixels Fixed Lens||ISO 100-12800|
|4X Wide Optical Zoom||Shutter 1/8000-30s|
|Built-in Stabilization||Full manual controls, including Manual Focus|
|1 Axis Digital Level||Custom white-balance with 2 axis fine-tuning|
|1920x1080 @ 30 FPS Video Recording||Spot-Metering|
|3" LCD 920K Pixels||Lithium-Ion Battery|
|Secure Digital Extended Capacity|
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