Pentax K-5 Digital SLR Camera (Body Only) (Black)

Pentax K-5 Digital SLR Camera (Body Only) (Black)

Pentax K-5 Digital SLR Camera (Body Only) (Black)

B&H # PEK5B MFR # 14748
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Product Highlights

  • High Resolution 16.3MP CMOS Sensor
  • Speedy 7 FPS Captures Fast Action Shots
  • High Sensitivity 80-51200 ISO Range
  • Responsive, Accurate 11-Pt Autofocus
  • 1080p HD Video at 25 FPS
  • 3" LCD With 921,000 Dots of Resolution
  • Fully Weather-Sealed and Coldproof
  • Magnesium Alloy & St Steel Chassis
  • Highly Accurate 77-Segment Metering
  • Shake Reduction Image Stabilization
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Overview
  • 1Description

Pentax steps up and delivers a top-of-the-line APS-C camera--the K-5 Digital SLR Camera (Body Only) (Black), featuring a low-noise 16.3MP CMOS high resolution sensor, sensitivity up to a best-in-class ISO 51200, 7 frames-per-second shooting capability and a responsive, high-precision 11-point auto-focus system. With the free firmware update to Version 1.01, the number of consecutive RAW and high ISO shots able to be captured in high speed mode before buffer slowdown has been improved from 8 frames to approximately 20 frames. A high performing PRIME II imaging engine produces rich-gradation, very high resolution digital images. Plus, full HD video at 1920 x 1080 pixels.

The K-5 makes advances in plenty of other areas as well, such as faster autofocusing speed, and an upgraded High Dynamic Range (HDR) function that can even be used without a tripod. A bright, clear 3" LCD display with 921,000 dots resolution makes it easy to compose and review your images, or use the bright viewfinder for composition, secure in the knowledge that the highly accurate 77-segment metering system will deliver the goods every time. Shake Reduction image stabilization makes it possible to shoot at 2.5 to 4 shutter speeds slower without seeing camera shake in your photos. A lens is not included.

And all of this photo goodness is packed into a body of sturdy, lightweight magnesium alloy on a chassis of stainless steel. The 77 special seals in the body give you a dustproof, weather-resistant and cold-resistant camera, for reliable operation in harsh conditions, at temperatures as low as 14°F (-10°C). An extremely reliable shutter unit provides a top shutter speed of 1/8000 second and is tested to 100,000 shutter releases. A stellar performer.

High resolution 16.3 megapixel CMOS sensor w/ integrated AD conversion circuitry
High sensitivity 80-51200 ISO range with improved noise performance
Speedy 7 FPS captures fast action shots
Highly responsive and accurate 11 point SAFOX IX+ autofocus system with dedicated AF assist lamp and light wavelength sensor
Widescreen 1080p HD video at 25 FPS, with sound via built-in or external 3.5mm stereo microphone jack
Large 3" LCD with 921,000 dots of resolution
Fully weather sealed and coldproof design
Durable magnesium alloy covers surround a rugged stainless steel chassis
Highly accurate 77 segment metering system
Pentaprism viewfinder with 100% field of view and 0.92X magnification
Pentax body-based Shake Reduction (SR) stabilization system
A maximum 1/8000 second shutter speed
HDMI port outputs high definition images and video (and sound)
Native support for both PENTAX PEF and Adobe DNG 14-bit RAW files
Improved in-camera HDR image capture
A wide range of in-camera image processing and special effects filters
Customizable RAW/Fx button
Built-in electronic level with tilt scale display
SDXC memory card compatibility (via firmware update)
In the Box
Pentax K-5 Digital SLR Camera (Body Only) (Black)
  • USB Cable I-USB7
  • AV Cable I-AVC7
  • Strap O-ST53
  • ME Viewfinder Cap
  • Rechargeable Lithium-ion Battery D-LI90
  • Battery Charger D-BC90
  • AC Plug Cord
  • Software (CD-ROM)
  • 1-Year Limited Warranty
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    Specifications
    Imaging
    Lens Mount Pentax K
    Camera Format APS-C / (1.5x Crop Factor)
    Pixels Actual: 16.9 Megapixel
    Effective: 16.3 Megapixel
    Max Resolution 16 MP: 4928 x 3264
    Aspect Ratio 4:3
    Sensor Type / Size CMOS, 23.7 x 15.7 mm
    File Formats Still Images: DNG, JPEG, RAW
    Movies: AVI, MJPEG
    Bit Depth 14-bit
    Memory Card Type SD
    SDHC
    SDXC
    Focus Control
    Focus Type Auto
    Focus Mode Single-servo AF (S), Continuous-servo AF (C), Manual Focus (M)
    Autofocus Points 11
    Viewfinder/Display
    Viewfinder Type Pentaprism
    Viewfinder Coverage 100%
    Viewfinder Magnification Approx. 0.92x
    Diopter Adjustment - 2.5 to +1.5 m
    Display Screen 3" Rear Screen   LCD (921,000)
    Screen Coverage 100%
    Exposure Control
    ISO Sensitivity 100-12800 (Extended Mode: 80-51200)
    Shutter Type: Electronic
    Speed: 30 - 1/8000 
    Remote Control Optional
    Metering Method Spot metering, Center-weighted average metering, Multi-zone metering
    Exposure Modes Modes: Aperture Priority, Manual, Program, Shutter Priority
    Compensation: -5 EV to +5 EV (in 1/3 EV steps)
    White Balance Modes Auto, Cloudy, Daylight, Flash, Fluorescent, Fluorescent (Day White), Fluorescent (Natural White), Fluorescent (White), Kelvin, Manual, Shade, Tungsten
    Flash
    Flash Modes Flash On
    Red-eye Reduction
    Second-curtain Sync
    Slow Sync
    Slow Sync/Red-eye Reduction
    Built-in Flash Yes
    Guide No. 42.65' (13 m) ISO100 
    Max Sync Speed 1 / 180 seconds
    Flash Compensation -2 EV to +1 EV (in 1/2 EV steps)
    External Flash Connection Hot Shoe, Wireless
    AV Recording
    Video Recording Yes, NTSC/PAL
    File Size 1920 x 1080p (Full HD)
    1280 x 720p (HD)
    640 x 480p (SD)
    Frame Rate @ 1920 x 1280: 25 fps
    @ 1280 x 720: 30 fps, 25 fps
    @ 640 x 480: 30 fps, 25 fps
    Audio Recording Optional External Mic: With Video, Stereo
    Performance
    Continuous Shooting Up to 7 fps
    Self Timer 2 seconds, 12 seconds
    Interval Recording Yes
    Connectivity 1/8" Microphone
    AV Output
    DC Input
    HDMI C (Mini)
    USB 2.0
    Wi-Fi Capable Yes
    Power
    Battery 1x D-LI90 Rechargeable Lithium-ion Battery Pack, 7.2 VDC, 1860 mAh
    Operating/Storage Temperature 14 to 104°F (-10 to 40°C)
    Physical
    Dimensions (WxHxD) 5.2 x 3.8 x 2.9" / 13.2 x 9.6 x 7.4 cm
    Weight 23.3 oz / 661 g Without battery or memory card
    Packaging Info
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 8.2 x 6.5 x 5.1"
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