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Pentax K100D - Specifications

Product data
Article Number 19016
Release date May 23, 2006
Camera Type TTL autofocus, auto-exposure digital SLR digital-still camera with built-in retractable P-TTL auto pop-up flash
Type 23.5 x 15.7mm Interline interlace CCD with a primary colour filter
Total Pixels 6.31 megapixels
Effective Pixels 6.1 megapixels
Still JPEG: [6M] 3008 x 2000 pixels, [4M] 2400 x 1600 pixels, [1.5M] 1536 x 1024 pixels RAW: [6M] 3008 x 2008 pixels
Colour Depth 8 bit (JPEG) or 12 bit (RAW)
Sensitivity Auto, Manual (ISO: 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200)
White Balance Auto, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy,Tungsten Light, Fluorescent Light (W, D, N), Flash, Manual setting
Mount PENTAX KAF bayonet mount
Usable lenses PENTAX KAF2-, KAF-, and KA-mount  lenses * Power zoom function not available. K-mount lenses usable with restrictions. S-mount lenses, 67/645 lenses usable with adapter and with restrictions
Focusing System
Type TTL Phase-matching 11-point wide autofocus system (SAFOX VIII)
Functions Auto, Select, CentreAF-single (with focus lock), Manual focus, AF-continuous available* * Auto Picture and Picture mode: only when the Action mode is selected.  Scene mode: only when the Kids and Pet mode is selected.  P/Tv/Av/M/B: AF.S or AF.C selectable
Applicable Illumination Range EV1 - EV19 (at ISO 200 with 50mm F1.4 lens)
AF assist AF assist lamp avaiable via Built-in Flash
Type Fixed molded penta-mirror
Field of View 96%
Magnification 0.85X (with 50mm F1.4 lens, infinity, -1m-1)
Focusing screen Natural-Bright-Matte II focusing screen
Indication (1) AF frame; (2) Spot AF frame; (3) Focus point indication (high lighted in red); (5) Shutter speed; (6) Aperture value; (7) Exposure compensation factor; (8) Manual white balance; (9) Focus mode; (10) Sensitivity warning; (11) Auto exposure lock signal; (12) AF.C(AF-continuous); (13) SR information
Diopter adjustment -2.5 - +1.5m-1
Type 2.5 inch, low-temperature polysilicon TFT colour LCD monitor (Approx. 210,000 pixels), brightness adjustable, Wide angle view
Playback One Shot, Index (9 thumb nails), Enlargement (up to 12X, scroll available), Image Rotation, Slideshow , Histogram, Bright Portion
External LCD Panel
Indication (1) Shutter speed; (2) Aperture value; (3) Flash Information  (Auto, Flash-On, Flash-Off, Red-eye reduction); (4) Single frame advance/Continuouse advance; (5) Self-timer; (6) Remote control; (7) Metering Information; (8) Focus point indicator; (9) Auto bracketing; (10) AUTO/ manual white balance information; (11) Battery information; (12) Exposure compensation factor; (13) Exposure frame number
Type Electronically controlled vertical-run focal plane shutter
Speed 1/4000 - 30 sec. and bulb
X-Synchronization With RTF and via hot shoe.  Sync speed: 1/180 sec. set automatically with RTF or PENTAX dedicated flash unit at recharge completion
Exposure system
Metering TTL open-aperture 16-segment metering (coupled with lens and AF information)(1) Multi-segment metering (2) Center-weighted metering (3) Spot metering
Exposure Modes (1) Auto Picture mode (2) Picture mode (3) Scene mode (4) Program AE (5) Shutter-Priority AE (6) Aperture-Priority AE (7) Metered Manual (8) Bulb Picture mode: Portrait, Landscape, Macro, Action, Night scene portrait, Standard Flash-Off.  Scene mode: Night Scene, Surf&Snow, Text, Sunset, Kids, Pet, Candlelight, Museum
Metering Range EV 1 - 21.5 (at Standard Output Sensitivity 200 with 50mm F1.4 lens)
Auto Exposure Lock available
Compensation ±2 EV (1/2EV steps or 1/3EV steps)
Auto Bracketing 3 frames within range of  ±0.5EV,  ±1.0EV, ±1.5EV (0.5EV steps) or ±0.3EV,  ±0.7EV, ±1.0EV (0.3EV steps)
Type Built-in retractable P-TTL auto pop-up flash
Guide Number 15.6 (Standard Output Sensitivity 200/m)
Angle of View Coverage 28mm wide-angle (equivalent to 35mm)
Exposure Compensation ±2 EV (1/2EV steps)
Exposure Parameters
Modes Single-frame advance, continuous advance*, self-timer**, auto bracket and remote control.  *Approx. 2.8 fps, JPEG (up to 5frames), RAW(up to 3frames.).  **Electonically controlled with two-second or 12-second delay.  Cancellation possible
Digital Filter B&W, Sepia, Colour (18 type), Soft (three-level amount adjustable), Slim (+/- 8 level amount adjustable), Brightness (at playback mode)
External SD memory card
File Format JPEG (Exif 2.21), RAW, DCF (Design rule of Camera File system), DPOF (Digital Print Order Form), PRINT Image Matching IIIJPEG : ***Best, **Better, *Good.  RAW: Non-compressed
Special Features
Features 70 cities (28 time zones)
Language English, French, German, Spanish, Swedish, Netherlandish, Italian, Russian, Korean, Chinese (Traditional/Simplified), Japanese
Format Single image print, All images print, DPOF auto print
Interface USB 2.0 (HI-SPEED)Compatible with NTSC and PAL formats
Source 4x AA (lithium, alkaline, and rechargeable Ni-MH)  batteries or 2x CR-V3 lithium batteries. Optional AC adapter also available
Height 92.5mm
Width 129.5mm
Depth 70mm
Weight 560g w/o battery and memory card
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