K-3 Premium Silver Edition

$1,599.95

Item Number: PTX 15563

Product Information:

MODEL: K-3
TYPE: Digital SLR
SENSOR
Type:
CMOS w primary color filter and integrated Shake/Dust Reduction sensor movement system
Size: 23.5 x 15.6mm
Color depth: 8 bits/channel JPG, 14 bits/channel RAW
Effective pixels: 23.35 MP
Total pixels: 24.71 MP
Recorded resolutions
Still: Jpeg
â?? L (24M: 6016x4000), M (14M: 4608x3072), S (6M: 3072x2048), XS (2M: 1920x1280) RAW â?? L (24M: 6016x4000)
Movie (resolution/FPS): Full HD (1920x1080, 60i/50i/30p/25p/24p) HD (1280x720, 60p/50p/30p/25p/24p)
Quality levels: * * * Best, * * Better, * Good, RAW (14-bit)
Dust Removal: DR II (ultrasonic vibration to low pass filter) with Dust Alert function
LENS MOUNT
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 usable with adapter and/or restrictions)
SDM function: Yes
Power zoom function: Yes (power zoom only)
FOCUS SYSTEM
Type:
SAFOX 11 TTL phase-matching – 27 point (25 cross type focus points in the center)
Focus modes: AF Single (w focus lock, focus/shutter priority selectable), AF Continuous (with focus/FPS priority selectable), Manual
Focus point adjustment: Spot, Select, Expanded Area (S, M, L), Zone select, Auto (27 AF points)
VIEWFINDER
Type:
Pentaprism
Coverage (field of view): 100%
Magnification: 0.95X (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
LCD MONITOR
Type:
3.2" TFT color LCD with brightness/saturation/color adjustment AR coating and air-gapless glass.
Resolution: 1037K dots
Wide angle viewable: Yes
LIVE VIEW
Type:
TTL by CMOS image sensor
Field of View: approx.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
BUILT-IN FLASH
Type:
Retractable P-TTL popup flash
Guide number: 13m (ISO 100)
Coverage: 28mm wide angle (equiv 35mm)
Flash modes: Auto, On, Redeye, Slow Sync, Slow Sync + Redeye, Trailing Curtain Sync, High-speed sync, Wireless, Manual
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, EyeFi, FLU
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-BG5 Battery Grip (optional) with trays for 2nd D-Li90 battery or 6x AA batteries
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)
AC adapter available: Yes – (optional) K-AC132
PHYSICAL SPECIFICATIONS
Construction material(s):
Magnesium alloy shell over metal chassis
Weather resistant: Yes (92 special sealing parts)
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 CAPTURE
IMAGE STABILIZATION
Type:
Sensor-Shift Shake Reduction with rotational compensation (3.5EV TBD)
Electronic level function: Yes, verification via viewfinder and LCD panel
METERING SYSTEM
Type:
TTL open aperture metering using 86K pixel RGB sensor
Sensitivity range: EV -3 to 20 (ISO 100, 50mm F1.4)
Multi-Segment: Yes
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 100-51200 (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)
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
SHUTTER
Type:
Electronically controlled, vertical-run, focal plane shutter
Shutter speed: 1/8000 to 30 sec (1/3 or 1/2 EV 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 (3 presets).
Custom Image Modes: Bright, Natural, Portrait, Landscape, Vibrant, Radiant, Muted, Bleach Bypass, Reversal Film, Monochrome, Cross Processing, HDR: Auto, HDR1, HDR2, HDR3, Exposure Bracket Value adjustable, Automatic composition correction function
- 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): Extract Color, Toy Camera, Retro, High Contrast, Shading, Invert Color, Unicolor Bold, Bold Monochrome
Data record: Folder name (standard, date), file name (standard, customizable), embed copyright.
DRIVE MODES
Mode selection:
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)
Multi-exposure: Composite Mode (Additive/Average/Bright) Number of Shots (2 to 2000 images), Interval 2000 shots, 2 sec to 24 hrs, time delay available)
Continuous FPS (JPG * * *):
- 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)
Self-timer: Yes (12s, 2s)
Remote control: Yes, infrared (0s, 3s, continuous), cable switch
PLAYBACK MODES
Mode selection:
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.
Digital filters (playback): Base Parameter Adj, Extract Color, Toy Camera, Retro, High Contrast, Shading, Invert Color, Unicolor Bold, Bold Monochrome, Tone Expansion, Sketch, Water Color, Pastel, Posterization, Miniature, Soft, Starburst, Fish-eye, Slim
FILE FORMATS
Still:
RAW (PEF, DNG), JPG (EXIF 2.30), DCF 2.0 compliant
Movie: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264?MOV) - JPEG(AVI) for internal movie record
CUSTOM FUNCTIONS
Functions available:
27
FILE STORAGE MATRIX (BASED ON 4GB MEMORY)
File Storage Matrix (Based on 4GB Memory) JPG RAW Jpeg *** Jpeg ** Jpeg * 24M 74 219 496 973 14M 371 832 1609 6M 821 1081 3352 2M 2011 4161 7099 Movie (H:M:S) 1920x1080 1080x720 60i 00:16:13 60p 00:16:13 50i 00:19:23 00:25:57 00:29:25 30p 00:16:13 30p 00:27:55 25p 00:19:23 25p 00:33:14 24p 00:20:10 24p 00:34:33

COMPUTER SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS*
*For device connectivity. Bundled software requirements may vary.
Windows: Windows 8 (32 bit/64 bit) / Windows 7 (32 bit/64 bit) / Windows Vista (32 bit/64 bit), Windows XP SP3 (32 bit)
Mac: Mac OS X 10.8 / 10.7 / 10.6

  • 24 effective mega-pixels in an APS-C sized CMOS sensor
  • Fastest continuous shooting at 8.3FPS
  • Selectable Anti-Aliasing Filter
  • SAFOX11 Autofocus Module
  • Real Time Scene Analysis with 86,00 pixel sensor
  • FLU, Eye-fi Wireless, and SDX Memory card compatibility
  • Professional H.264 video
  • PENTAX body-based Shake Reduction (SR)
  • Dual SD card slots
  • Pentaprism Optical Viewfinder for 100% FOV and .95 magnification
  • Fully weather sealed
  • Multi-pattern white balance
  • 80-51200 ISO
  • HDMI port
  • HDR Image Capture
  • Magnesium alloy body w stainless steel chassis


WATCH VIDEO


What's in the Box:
  • Li-Ion Battery D-LI90
  • Battery Charger Kit K-BC90
  • Strap O-ST132
  • Hotshoe Cover FK
  • Eyecup FS
  • Body Mount Cover
  • Finder Cap ME
  • Focusing Screen MF-60 Frame Matte
  • PC Socket Cap
  • Silver battery grip
  • Software CD-ROM S-SW140

OPTIONAL ACCESSORIES:
  • Battery Grip D-BG5
  • AC Adapter Kit K-AC132
  • Focusing Screen ML-60 Divided Matte
  • Focusing Screen MI-60 Scale Matte
  • Focusing Screen MF-60 Frame Matte
  • Focusing Screen ME-60 Plain Matte
  • Remote Control WP
  • Remote Control F
  • Cable Switch CS-205
  • Magnifying Eyepiece O-ME53 (1.2X)
  • DSLR Gadget Bag
  • Hand Strap O-ST128 Carbon Black
  • Hand Strap O-ST128 Punching White
  • Hand Strap O-ST128 Leather Beige
  • Strap O-ST1401 Black
  • Strap O-ST1401 Red
  • FLUCARD for PENTAX 16GB O-FC1