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PENTAX K-3

Specifications
Sensor Type: CMOS w primary color filter and integrated Shake/Dust Reduction sensor movement system

Size: 23.5 x 15.6mm

Color depth: 8 bits/channel JPG, 14 bits/channel RAW

Effective pixels: 23.35 MP

Total pixels: 24.71 MP



Recorded resolutions

Still: Jpeg –

L (24M:6016x4000),

M (14M: 4608x3072),

S (6M: 3072x2048),

XS (2M: 1920x1280)

RAW – L (24M:6016x4000)

Quality levels: ★★★ Best, ★★ Better, ★ Good, RAW (14-bit)



Movie (resolution/FPS):

Full HD (1920x1080, 60i/50i/30p/25p/24p)

HD (1280x720, 60p/50p/30p/25p/24p)

Dust Removal: DR II (ultrasonic vibration to low pass filter) with Dust Alert function
Lens Type/construction: PENTAX KAF2 bayonet stainless steel mount

Usable lenses: PENTAX KAF3, KAF2, KAF, and KA (K mount, 35mm screwmount, 645/67 med format lenses useable w adapter and/or restrictions)

SDM function: Yes

Power zoom function: Yes (power zoom only)
Focus System Type: SAFOX 11 TTL phase-matching - 27 point (25 cross type focus points in the center)

Focus modes: AF Single (w focus lock, focus/shutter priority selectable), AF Continuous (w focus/FPS priority selectable), Manual

Focus point adjustment: Spot, Select, Expanded Area (S, M, L), Zone select, Auto (27 AF points)
Viewfinder Type: Pentaprism

Coverage (field of view): 100%

Magnification: 0.95X (w 50mm F1.4 at infinity)

Standard focusing screen: Natural-Bright-Matte III (interchangeable)

Diopter adjustment: -2.5m to 1.5m

Depth of field preview: Optical (diaphragm stop-down), Digital
LCD Monitor Type: 3.2” TFT color LCD with brightness/saturation/color adjustment AR coating and air-gapless glass.

Resolution: 1037K dots

Wide angle viewable: Yes
Flash Type: Retractable P-TTL popup flash

Guide number: 13m (ISO 100)

Coverage: 28mm wide angle (equiv 35mm)

Flash modes: Auto, On, Redeye, Slow Sync, Slow Sync + Redeye, Trailing Curtain Sync, High-speed sync, Wireless, Manual

Flash exposure compensation: -2 to 1 EV (1/2 steps)
External Flash Type: Hotshoe (P-TTL), high speed sync and wireless w PENTAX dedicated flash, X-Sync Socket

Synchronization speed: 1/180 sec
Storage Media Internal memory: n/a

Removable memory: SD, SDHC, SDXC, EyeFi, FLU
Interface(s) Ports: USB 3.0 hi-speed, AV out, HDMI out, DC in, cable switch, 3.5mm stereo microphone, X-sync socket

Video out: HD (via HDMI), NTSC, PAL

Printer interfaces: n/a
Power Supply Power source: Rechargeable Li-Ion battery D-LI90, D-BG5 Battery Grip (optional) with trays for 2nd D-Li90 battery or 6x AA batteries

Recordable images: Approx 720 (approx 560 w 50% flash, CIPA)

Playback time: Approx 370 min

Movie recording time: Approx 25 min (automatic overheat shutdown protection)

AC adapter available: Yes - (optional) K-AC132
Physical Specs Body dimensions (W x H x D): 5.17in x 3.94in x 3.05in

Body weight

Without battery or removable memory: 25.2 oz

Loaded and ready: 28.2 oz

Construction material(s): Magnesium alloy shell over metal chassis

Weather resistant: Yes (92 special sealing parts)

Operating temperature: 14-104°F (-10 to 40°C)
Language Support English, French, German, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, Dutch, Danish, Swedish, Finnish,

Polish, Czech, Hungarian, Turkish, Greek, Russian, Korean, Chinese

(Simplified/Traditional), Japanese
Image Stabilization Type: Sensor-Shift Shake Reduction with rotational compensation (3.5EV TBD)

Electronic level function: Yes, verification via viewfinder and LCD panel
Metering System Type: TTL open aperture metering using 86K pixel RGB sensor

Sensitivity range: EV -3 to 20 (ISO 100, 50mm F1.4)

Multi-Segment: Yes

Center weighted: Yes

Spot: Yes

Exposure compensation: +/- 5 EV (1/3 and 1/2 steps)

Exposure lock: Yes

Exposure bracketing: Yes (2, 3, or 5 frames, up to +/- 2 EV in 1/3 or 1/2 steps)
ISO Sensitivity Auto: ISO 100-51200 (1, 1/2, 1/3 steps), Auto ISO range selectable,

Bulb mode: Auto ISO n/a

Manual: 100-51200 (1, 1/2, 1/3 steps),
White Balance AUTO WB, Multi Auto WB,

Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Fluorescent Light (D: Daylight Color, N:Daylight White, W:Cool White, L:Warm White), Tungsten Light, Flash, CTE,

Manual mode(s): Yes, Manual WB (up to 3 settings), Color Temperature Configuration (up to 3 settings), Copying the white balance setting of a captured image* WB fine adjustment available in all modes
Shutter Type: Electronically controlled, vertical-run, focal plane shutter

Shutter speed: 1/8000 to 30 sec (1/3 or 1/2 EV steps), Bulb
Capture Modes Mode selection: Green, Hyper Program (P), Sensitivity Priority (Sv), Shutter Priority (Tv), Aperture Priority (Av), Shutter & Aperture Priority (TAv), Metered Manual, Bulb, X-Speed, USER (3 presets).

Custom Image Modes: Bright, Natural, Portrait, Landscape, Vibrant, Radiant, Muted, Bleach Bypass, Reversal Film, Monochrome, Cross Processing,

HDR: Auto, HDR1, HDR2, HDR3, Exposure Bracket Value adjustable, Automatic composition correction function

- All include gamut radar and fine adjustment of saturation, hue, high/low key, contrast, and sharpness (regular and fine adjustment scales). Monochrome mode includes adjustments for filter effects (green, yellow, orange, red, magenta, blue, cyan, infrared), toning (sepia, warm/cool), high/low key, contrast, and sharpness (regular, fine, and extra sharp adjustment scales).

Green simplified mode available: Yes

P/A/S/M/B: P, A, S, M, B (extended modes Sv, TAv)

Date stamp: n/a

Digital filters (capture): Extract Color, Toy Camera, Retro, High Contrast, Shading, Invert Color, Unicolor Bold, Bold Monochrome

Data record: Folder name (standard, date), file name (standard, customizable), embed copyright.
Drive Modes Mode selection: Single, Continuous (H,M,L), Self-Timer (12s, 2s), Remote (0s, 3s, continuous), Exp. Bracketing (standard, timer, remote), Mirror up (standard, remote), HDR Capture (3 shots at 1EV, 2EV, or 3EV, 3 blend settings plus Auto, pixel alignment)

Multi-exposure: Composite Mode (Additive/Average/Bright) Number of Shots (2 to 2000 images), Interval 2000 shots, 2 sec to 24 hrs, time delay available)

Continuous FPS (JPG ★★★)

- Continuous H: Approx 8.3 FPS (60 JPG, 23 RAW)

- Continuous M: Approx 4.5 FPS (100 JPG, 32 RAW)

- Continuous L: Approx 3.0 FPS (200 JPG, 52 RAW)

Self-timer: Yes (12s, 2s)

Remote control: Yes, infrared (0s, 3s, continuous), cable switch
Playback Modes Mode selection: Single frame, multi-image display (6,12, 20, 35, 80 segmentation), display magnification (up to 16, 100% display and quick magnification available), rotating, histogram (Y histogram, RGB histogram), bright area warning, Auto Image Rotation, detailed info, Copyright Information (Photographer, Copyright holder), Folder Display, Calendar Filmstrip Display, Slide Show Mode pallet: Image Rotation, Digital Filter, Resize, Cropping, Slideshow, Save as Manual WB, RAW Development, Index Print, Protect, Movie Edit, Extract JPG from Movie, Magnification: up to 16X, scrollable, quick magnification.

Digital filters (playback): Base Parameter Adj, Extract Color, Toy Camera, Retro, High Contrast, Shading, Invert Color, Unicolor Bold, Bold Monochrome, Tone Expansion, Sketch, Water Color, Pastel, Posterization, Miniature, Soft, Starburst, Fish-eye, Slim
File formats Still: RAW (PEF, DNG), JPG (EXIF 2.30), DCF 2.0 compliant Movie: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264(MOV) - JPEG(AVI) for internal movie record
Custom Functions Functions available: 27
Computer Requirements *For device connectivity. Bundled software requirements may vary.

Windows: Windows 8 (32 bit/64 bit) / Windows 7 (32 bit/64 bit) / Windows Vista (32 bit/64 bit), Windows XP SP3 (32 bit)

Mac: Mac OS X 10.8 / 10.7 / 10.6
Battery Life Power source: Rechargeable Li-Ion battery D-LI90, D-BG5 Battery Grip (optional) with trays for 2nd D-Li90 battery or 6x AA batteries

Recordable images: Approx 720 (approx 560 w 50% flash, CIPA)

Playback time: Approx 370 min

Movie recording time: Approx 25 min (automatic overheat shutdown protection)

AC adapter available: Yes - (optional) K-AC132
Dimensions 5.17in x 3.94in x 3.05in
Weight Body weight

Without battery or removable memory: 25.2 oz

Loaded and ready: 28.2 oz
Operating Temperature Operating temperature: 14-104°F (-10 to 40°C)
Operating Humidity Weather resistant: Yes (92 special sealing parts)
Accessories
Accessories Package Contents: Li-Ion Battery D-LI90, Strap O-ST132, Eyecup FS, Finder Cap ME, PC Socket Cap, ***K-3 Premium Silver Edition sold with special battery grip and strap, Battery Charger Kit K-BC90, Hotshoe Cover FK, Body Mount Cover, Focusing Screen MF-60 Frame Matte, Software CD-ROM S-SW140