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Pentax K-P Body

£1,099.99 £999.99

The PENTAX KP is designed as a high-performance, high-resolution model which expands the scope of digital SLR photography, from ordinary daily scenes to serious outdoor shooting in demanding weather conditions. Within its compact, slim body featuring an internal structure that has been completely redesigned from scratch, it features a new-generation CMOS image sensor and a high-performance imaging engine to deliver extremely high-resolution, rich-gradation images assured by its 24.32 effective megapixels. It also incorporates other advanced features including a five-axis shake-reduction system, which provides a compensation effect of five shutter steps. The PENTAX KP is designed to be highly dependable in the harsh environmental conditions found in outdoor photography, as it incorporates reliable features such as a dust-proof, weather-resistant structure and cold-proof performance at temperatures as low as -10°C. It also provides a range of customisation features, such as a grip replacement system to personalise the camera’s grip to accommodate the photographer’s shooting style or a mounted lens, and a control panel to allow a flexible panel layout to meet the photographer’s preference. Thanks to these advanced features, the PENTAX KP assures flexible, delay-free response to a wide variety of scenes and subjects, making it the preferred choice of many discerning photographers.

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Description

Pentax KP Body Only

The PENTAX KP is designed as a high-performance, high-resolution model which expands the scope of digital SLR photography, from ordinary daily scenes to serious outdoor shooting in demanding weather conditions. Within its compact, slim body, it features a new-generation CMOS image sensor and a high-performance imaging engine to deliver extremely high-resolution, rich-gradation images assured by its 24.32 effective megapixels. It also incorporates other advanced features including a five-axis shake-reduction system, which provides a compensation effect of five shutter steps.

Perfect Pictures

  • 24MP APS-C CMOS sensor for high resolution images
  • Incredible range of sensitivity from ISO 100-819200 allowing capture of images in low light settings with minimal noise
  • Built in Shake Reduction with 5 axis image stabilisation
  • Pixelshift resolution for finer detail and capture of full colour information
  • Perfectly Equipped
  • Pentaprism viewfinder with 100% coverage for clear and accurate views
  • 3” Tiltable TFT colour LCD monitor featuring an air-gapless screen and a tempered glass front panel
  • SAFOX 11 with 27 point focus points (25 cross types in the centre)
  • Built-in pop up P-TTL flash
  • AE and AF memory button (individual setting)
  • Electronic shutter up to1/24000
  • Bracketing for Depth of field, Motion and Metering
  • Multi Exposure (Composite Modes: Additive, Average and Bright)
  • Interval Shooting for Images and Video
  • Continuous Shooting up to 7.0 frames per second (approx.)
  • Function Dial with 6 functions (3 individual Custom functions, 3 options), 3 Function buttons and 5 User presets
  • Custom Image Function for unique picture enhancement
  • Filter effects for application during or after shooting
  • In camera RAW Development
  • ‘Scene Analyze’ for perfect exposure and picture results

Functionality

  • Compatible with all PENTAX Lenses (A and M-Series with limitation)
  • 67 Seals – Dust and Water protected, and cold resistant down to -10°
  • Dust Removal II: Sensor Cleaning System
  • Built in Wireless for remote control of a variety of camera functions

 Specifications

Imaging
Lens Mount Pentax K
Camera Format APS-C / (1.5x Crop Factor)
Pixels Actual: 24.96 Megapixel
Effective: 24.32 Megapixel
Max Resolution 24.32 MP: 6016 x 4000
Sensor Type / Size CMOS, 23.5 x 15.6 mm
File Formats Still Images: JPEG, RAW
Movies: MOV, MPEG-4 AVC/H.264
Bit Depth 14-Bit
Dust Reduction System Yes
Memory Card Type SD
SDHC
SDXC
Image Stabilization Sensor-Shift, 5-Way
Focus Control
Focus Type Auto & Manual
Focus Mode Automatic (A), Continuous-Servo AF (C), Single-servo AF (S)
Autofocus Points Phase Detection: 27 (25 Cross-Type)
Viewfinder/Display
Viewfinder Type Pentaprism
Viewfinder Eye Point 20.5 mm
Viewfinder Coverage 100%
Viewfinder Magnification Approx. 0.95x
Diopter Adjustment -2.5 to +1.5 m
Display Screen 3″ Rear Screen Tilting LCD (921,000)
Screen Coverage 100%
Exposure Control
ISO Sensitivity Auto, 100-819200
Shutter Type: Electronic & Mechanical
Speed: 1/24000 – 30 Seconds
Remote Control CS-310 Cable Switch (Optional)
Mirror Lock-Up Yes
Metering Method Center-Weighted Average Metering, Multi-Zone Metering, Spot Metering
Exposure Modes Modes: Aperture Priority, Auto, Bulb, Manual, Program, Sensitivity Priority, Shutter Priority, Shutter/Aperture Priority, User
Metering Range: EV -3.0 – EV 20.0
Compensation: -5 EV to +5 EV (in 1/3 or 1/2 EV Steps)
Buffer/Continuous Shooting Up to 7 fps at 24 MP for up to 28 Frames in JPEG Format
Up to 7 fps at 24 MP for up to 8 Frames
Up to 3 fps at 24 MP for up to 70 Frames in JPEG Format
Up to 3 fps at 24 MP for up to 15 Frames
Up to .8 fps at 24 MP for up to 100 Frames in JPEG Format
Up to .8 fps at 24 MP for up to 100 Frames
White Balance Modes Auto, CTE, Cloudy, Daylight, Fluorescent (Cool White), Fluorescent (Day White), Fluorescent (Daylight), Fluorescent (Warm White), Multi Auto WB, Shade, Tungsten
Flash
Flash Modes Auto
Auto/Red-Eye Reduction
Flash On
Flash On w/ Red-Eye Reduction
Manual
Second-Curtain Sync
Slow Sync
Wireless
Built-in Flash Yes
Guide No. 19.69′; (6 m) ISO100 at 28 mm position
Max Sync Speed Mechanical Shutter:1 / 180 Second
Flash Compensation -2 EV to +1 EV (in 1/3 EV steps)
Dedicated Flash System P-TTL
External Flash Connection Hot Shoe
AV Recording
Video Recording Yes, NTSC/PAL
File Size 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
1280 x 720 (HD)
Video Format 1920 x 1080i at 50, 60 fps (H.264)
1920 x 1080p at 25, 30 fps (H.264)
1280 x 720p at 50, 60 fps (H.264)
Aspect Ratio 16:9
Exposure Control Auto
Manual
Focus Auto
Manual
Continuous Auto
Max Video Clip Length 1920 x 1080: 25 Minutes
Audio Recording Built-In Mic: With Video (Stereo)
Performance
Self Timer 12 Seconds, 2 Seconds
Interval Recording Yes
Connectivity 1/8″ Microphone, Micro-USB
Wi-Fi Capable Yes
Power
Battery 1 x D-LI190 Rechargeable Lithium-Ion Battery Pack
AC Power Adapter K-AC167U (Optional)
Operating/Storage Temperature Operating
14 to 104°F (-10 to 40°C)
Humidity: 0 – 85%
Physical
Dimensions (W x H x D) 5.2 x 4.0 x 3.0″ / 13.2 x 10.2 x 7.6 cm
Weight 1.41 lbs / 639.56 g body only

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