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Item#: 9SIA1K51BY4725

PENTAX K-3 15530 Black 23.35 MP Digital SLR Camera - Body

  • CMOS 23.35 MP
  • 3.2" 1037K LCD
  • 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)
  • PENTAX KAF2 Bayonet Mount

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Model

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Brand
PENTAX
Model
K-3
Part
15530

Details

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Color
Black
Package Type
Body Only

Image Sensor

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Image Sensor
CMOS
Image Sensor Size
23.5 x 15.6mm
Gross Pixels
24.71 MP
Effective Pixels
23.35 MP
Color Filter System
Primary color filter
Dust Cleaning System
DR II (ultrasonic vibration to low pass filter) with Dust Alert function
Image Stabilization
Sensor-Shift Shake Reduction with rotational compensation (3.5EV TBD)
Resolution
Jpeg:
L (24M: 6016x4000),
M (14M: 4608x3072),
S (6M: 3072x2048),
XS (2M: 1920x1280)

RAW:
L (24M: 6016x4000)

White Balance

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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

Viewfinder

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Viewfinder Type
Pentaprism
Coverage
100%
Magnification
0.95X (w 50mm F1.4 at infinity)
Dioptric Adjustment
-2.5m to 1.5m
Focusing Screen
Natural-Bright-Matte III (interchangeable)
Depth-of-Field Preview
Optical (diaphragm stop-down), Digital

LCD Monitor

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LCD
3.2" 1037K
Brightness Adjustment
Yes

Focus

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Focus Type
SAFOX 11 TTL phase-matching - 27 point (25 cross type focus points in the center)
Focusing Modes
AF Single (w focus lock, focus/shutter priority selectable), AF Continuous (w focus/FPS priority selectable), Manual
Focusing Point Selection
Spot, Select, Expanded Area (S, M, L), Zone select, Auto (27 AF points)

Exposure

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Exposure Compensation
+/- 5 EV (1/3 and 1/2 steps)
Metering System
TTL open aperture metering using 86K pixel RGB sensor
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)

Shutter

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Shutter Type
Electronically controlled, vertical-run, focal plane shutter
Shutter Speed
1/8000 to 30 sec (1/3 or 1/2 EV steps), Bulb
Self-timer
Yes (12s, 2s)

Flash

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Flash Type
Retractable P-TTL popup flash
Flash Mode
Auto, On, Redeye, Slow Sync, Slow Sync + Redeye, Trailing Curtain Sync, High-speed sync, Wireless, Manual
Flash Range
28mm wide angle (equiv 35mm)
Flash Exposure Compensation
-2 to 1 EV (1/2 steps)
External Flash
Hotshoe (P-TTL), high speed sync and wireless w PENTAX dedicated flash, X-Sync Socket

Drive System

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Drive Modes
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)
Continuous Shooting Speed
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)

Function

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Playback
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.
Customization
27 Functions

Recording System

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Image Type
RAW (PEF, DNG), JPG (EXIF 2.30), DCF 2.0 compliant
Recording Media
SD, SDHC, SDXC, EyeFi, FLU

Movie

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Movie Format
MPEG-4 AVC/H.264(MOV) - JPEG(AVI) for internal movie record
Movie Recording
Full HD (1920x1080, 60i/50i/30p/25p/24p)
HD (1280x720, 60p/50p/30p/25p/24p)

Lens

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Compatible Lenses
PENTAX KAF3, KAF2, KAF, and KA (K mount, 35mm screwmount, 645/67 med format lenses useable w adapter and/or restrictions)
Lens Mount
PENTAX KAF2 Bayonet Mount

Interface

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USB
USB 3.0
A/V Out
Yes
HDMI
Yes

Power Source

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Battery
Rechargeable Li-Ion battery D-LI90
Battery Life
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)

Dimensions & Weight

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Dimensions
5.17in x 3.94in x 3.05in
Weight
Without battery or removable memory: 25.2 oz.
Loaded and ready: 28.2 oz.

Package Contents

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Package Contents
K-3 DSLR Camera
Li-Ion Battery D-LI90
Strap O-ST132
Eyecup FS
Finder Cap ME
PC Socket Cap
Battery Charger Kit K-BC90
Hotshoe Cover FK
Body Mount Cover
Focusing Screen MF-60 Frame Matte
Software CD-ROM S-SW140

Group

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Type
Body Only
Grip Color
Black
Body Color
Black
Warranty, Returns, And Additional Information
  • Warranty
  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 1 year
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 1 year
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