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Pentax K-5 II S Digital SLR (Body Only)

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  • CMOS sensor of size 23.7 x 15.7mm producing an effective 16.3 megapixel
  • Latest 11-point Safox X AF system
  • Magnesium alloy body on top of a stainless steel chassis, completely weather sealed
  • Body based Shake Reduction (SR) technology which is compatible with all Pentax lenses
  • Pentaprism viewfinder with 100% Field of View (FOV)
  • 3” LCD monitor with 921,000 dots resolution
  • Burst rate of 7 fps

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 Pentax K-5 II S Digital SLR (Body Only)

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K-5 II S Digital SLR (Body Only) sports an APS-C CMOS sensor producing an effective 16.3 megapixel and do not have an anti-aliasing filter, which ensures the resulting images are sharper and have greater detail than traditional DSLRs with an Optical Low Pass Filter (OLPF). The camera has a 11-point AF system and a pentaprism type viewfinder with 100% frame coverage. A 3” TFT LCD monitor assists in reviewing the images shot with a resolution of 921,000 dots.

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The K-5 II takes greatness to the next level. Its high resolution sensor, highly advanced autofocus system and accurate shake reduction system coupled with its weather sealed cold proof design ensure that this camera is worthy of fixation. With features this rich and robust the K-5 II is sure to feed your photography obsession and take you to the next level.

16.3 megapixel CMOS sensor

High resolution 16.3 megapixel CMOS sensor with integrated Analog to Digital (AD) conversion circuitry captures outstanding image detail with pixels to spare.

Rugged design

Durable magnesium alloy covers surround a rugged stainless steel chassis.

Fully weather sealed

Fully weather sealed and coldproof design resists water, fog, snow, sand, dust, and more, for top performance in extreme field conditions as well as in the studio.

Shake reduction

PENTAX body-based Shake Reduction (SR) stabilization system is compatible with every PENTAX lens ever made.

11 point SAFOX X autofocus system

New, highly advanced and accurate 11 point SAFOX X autofocus system offers the widest EV focus range in its class and is ideal for focusing in low conditions, as low as -3EV.

Air-gap-free, scratch resistant, 3 inch LCD

Air-gap-free, scratch resistant, 3 inch LCD with 921,000 dots of resolution offers a premium image review experience by eliminating the gap typically found between the LCD screen and screen cover, giving a brighter and sharper image.

1080p HD video

Capture widescreen HD video with stunning detail at full 1080p resolution and 25 FPS, including sound via a built-in or external 3.5mm stereo microphone jack.

100% field of view

High quality glass pentaprism viewfinder features 100% field of view and 0.92X magnification, for perfect framing accuracy.

HDMI port

An HDMI port outputs high definition images, video and sound to HDTVs.

HDR image capture

Improved in-camera HDR image capture features more blending options and better pixel registration for easier operation without a tripod.

Built-in electronic level

Built-in electronic level now features a tilt scale display in Live View.

Special effects filters

A wide range of in-camera image processing and special effects filters encourages the photographer’s artistic expression.

80-51200 ISO

High sensitivity 80-51200 ISO range with improved noise performance throughout, including ISO-specific noise reduction.

7 FPS

Speedy 7 FPS framerate captures fast action shots in demanding situations.

77 segment metering system

Highly accurate 77 segment metering system for perfectly exposed images even in difficult lighting.

1/8000 shutter speed

A maximum 1/8000 second shutter speed freezes even the fastest action without subject movement blur.

PENTAX PEF and Adobe DNG files

Native support for both PENTAX PEF and Adobe DNG 14 bit RAW files, including the ability to retrieve RAW data from JPG files if still present in buffer memory.

Customizable RAW/Fx button

Customizable RAW/Fx button allows for easy access to common shooting settings.

SDXC memory card compatibility.

TYPE

Digital SLR

SENSOR

Type

CMOS w primary color filter and integrated Shake/Dust Reduction sensor movement system

Size

23.7 x 15.7mm

Color depth

8 bits/channel JPG, 14 bits/channel RAW

Effective pixels

16.3 MP

Total pixels

16.9 MP

Recorded resolutions

Still: 16M (4928x3264), 10M (3936x2624), 6M (3072x2048), 2M (1728x1152)
Movie (resolution/FPS): 1920x1080p25, 1280x720p30/25, 640x480p30/25
Quality levels: **** Premium, *** Best, ** Better, * Good

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

FOCUS SYSTEM

Type

SAFOX X TTL phase-difference 11 point (9 cross) wide autofocus system with light wavelength sensor

Focus modes

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

Focus point adjustment

Auto 11 Point, Auto 5 Point, User-Selectable, Center

AF assist

Yes, via dedicated LED AF assist lamp

VIEWFINDER

Type

Pentaprism

Coverage (field of view)

100%

Magnification

0.92X (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

Live View

Type: TTL by CMOS image sensor
Field Of View: 100%

Display Modes

Magnification (2-6X AF, 2-10X MF), Grid Overlay (4x4, Golden Ratio, Scale), Bright/Dark Indication, Histogram

Autofocus

Yes, Contrast + Face Detection, Contrast Detection, Phase Difference

LCD MONITOR

Type

3.0” TFT color LCD with brightness/color adjustment and AR coating

Resolution

921,000 dots

Wide angle viewable

Yes
Live View

FLASH

Type

Retractable P-TTL popup flash

Guide number

13m (ISO 100)

Coverage

28mm wide angle (equiv 35mm)

Flash modes

On, Redeye, Slow Sync, Slow Sync + Redeye, Trailing Curtain Sync, Wireless

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 (via firmware update)

INTERFACES

Ports

USB 2.0 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-BG4 Battery Grip (optional) for 2nd D-LI90 battery or 6X AA batteries

Recordable images

Approx 980 (approx 740 w 50% flash, CIPA)

Playback time

Approx 440 min

Movie recording time

Approx 25 min (automatic overheat shutdown protection)

AC adapter available

Yes (optional)

PHYSICAL SPECS

Body dimensions (W x H x D)

5.2 x 3.8 x 2.9”

Body weight

Without battery or removable memory: 23.3 oz
Loaded and ready: 26.1 oz

Construction material(s)

Magnesium alloy shell over stainless steel chassis

Weather resistant

Yes (77 weather protection seals)

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 (4 stops max)

Electronic level function

Yes, verification via viewfinder and LCD panel

METERING SYSTEM

Type

TTL open-aperture 77 segment metering

Sensitivity range

EV 0 to 22 (ISO 100, 50mm F1.4)

Multi-segment

Yes (77 segments)

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 100-12800 (1, 1/2, 1/3 steps), expandable to ISO 80-51200, Bulb mode up to ISO 1600, auto ISO range selectable

Manual

100-12800 (1, 1/2, 1/3 steps), expandable to ISO 80-51200, Bulb mode up to ISO 1600

WHITE BALANCE

Auto preset modes

Auto, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Fluorescent (D, N, W, L), Tungsten, Flash, CTE

Manual mode(s)

Yes, 3 manual and 3 Kelvin temperature presets available, copy WB settings from a captured image available
* 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 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 (5 presets), Movie

Custom Image Modes

Bright, Natural, Portrait, Landscape, Vibrant, Muted, Monochrome, Reversal Film, Bleach Bypass
- 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)

Toy Camera, Retro, High Contrast, Extract Color, Soft, Starburst, Fisheye, Custom

Data record

Folder name (standard, date), file name (standard, customizable), embed copyright

DRIVE MODES

Mode selection

Single, Continuous (Hi, Lo), Self-Timer (12s, 2s), Remote (0s, 3s, continuous), Auto Bracketing (standard, timer, remote), MLU (standard, remote), HDR Capture (+3, 0, -3 with 5 blend settings and pixel alignment), Multi-Exposure (2-9 shots), Interval (999 shots, 1 sec to 24 hrs, time delay available)

Continuous FPS

- Continuous Hi: Approx 7.0 FPS (30 JPG, 20 RAW)
- Continuous Lo: Approx 1.6 FPS (unlimited JPG, 10 RAW)

Self-timer

Yes (12s, 2s)

Remote control

Yes, infrared (0s, 3s, continuous), cable switch

PLAYBACK MODES

Mode selection

One Shot (no data, basic data, full data, color channel histogram, bright/dark indication, copyright info), Multi Image Display (4, 9, 16, 36, 81 thumbnails), Calendar Filmstrip, Folder, Magnification, Select & Delete, Movie Playback (no data, basic data, full data), Save RAW Data From JPG (if available in buffer memory)

Mode pallet

Image Rotation, Digital Filter, Resize, Cropping, Slideshow, Save as Manual WB, RAW Development, Index Print, Protect, DPOF, Movie Edit, Extract JPG from Movie

Magnification

Up to 32X, scrollable, quick magnification)

Digital filters (playback)

Toy Camera, Monochrome (filter, toning), Retro, Color, High Contrast, Soft, Extract Color, Starburst, Sketch, Watercolor, Fisheye, Pastel, Slim, Miniature, HDR, Posterization, Base Parameter Adj, Custom

FILE FORMATS

Still: RAW (PEF, DNG), JPG (EXIF 2.21), DCF 2.0 compliant, DPOF, PIM III
Movie (compression): AVI (Motion JPG)

CUSTOM FUNCTIONS

Functions available

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COMPUTER REQUIREMENTS

*For device connectivity. Bundled software requirements may vary.

Windows

Windows XP (SP3 or later)/Vista/7, (can be run as 32-bit in x64 Win) USB 2.0 port

Mac

MacOS-X 10.4.11, 10.5 or 10.6 USB 2.0 port

  • USB Cable I-USB7
  • Li-Ion Battery D-LI90
  • Strap O-ST132
  • Eyecup FR
  • Finder Cap for ME
  • PC Socket Cap
  • AV Cable I-AVC7
  • Battery Charger Kit K-BC90
  • Hotshoe Cover FK
  • Body Mount Cover
  • Focusing Screen MF-60 Frame Matte
  • Software CD-ROM S-SW132