9/28/2011

Pentax K-5 SLR Digital Camera Operating Manual and Product Specification


Pentax K-5 is a TTL autofocus, auto-exposure SLR Digital Camera with built-in retractable P-TTL flash. Feaatures 16.3 megapixels with CMOS image sensor shift, Pentax K-5 using large 3.0 inches Wide viewing angle TFT color LCD and utilizes rechargeable Lithium-Ion Battery D-LI90 as the power management.

Pentax K-5 SLR Digital Camera Operating Manual provides guidance that is needed, not only by the owner, but also by novice photographers and technicians are concerned with this digital camera. Inside this manual, you will find information about the names and functions of working parts, display indicators, how to change settings functions, basic operations, shooting operation and settings, playback functions, connecting to the computer to troubleshooting. Once you understand the Pentax K-5 SLR Digital Camera Operating Manual, you are expected to save the manual.

Pentax K-5 SLR Digital Camera Product Specification


Street price• $1600 body only, $1750 with 18-55mm kit lens
• £1200 with 18-55mm kit lens, £1300 with 18-55mm and 50-200mm, £1700 with 18-135mm
Body build• Magnesium/steel alloy with stainless steel sub-structure
• Dust and weather resistant seals throughout
Sensor*• 16.3 million effective pixels*
 total pixels TBC
• 23.4 x 15.6 mm CMOS sensor
• RGB Primary Color Filter
• 3:2 aspect ratio
• 4-channel data read-out
Shake Reduction• Sensor-shift system
• Max 4 Stops
Dust removal• Supersonic vibration
• SP coating
• Dust removal by shaking low pass filter
• Dust alert mode to help locate dust
Image processor• PRIME II
Image sizes (Still)*• 4928 x 3264 (16.3 MP)*
• 3936 x 2592 (10.0 MP)
• 3072 x 2048 (6.0 MP)
• 1728 x 1152 (2.2 MP)
Image formats (Still)• JPEG (EXIF 2.21) - Premium/ Best/Better/Good
• RAW (PEF or DNG) + JPEG
Image sizes (Movie)*• 1920 x 1080p (16:9 25fps)*
• 1280 x 720p (30/25fps)
• 640 x 480 (30/25fps)
Image format (Movie)• Motion JPEG (AVI)
Lens mount• Pentax KAF2 bayonet mount
• Pentax KAF3, KAF2, KAF or KA mount lenses
• Pentax K mount lenses with restrictions
FOV crop1.5x
Focusing*• 11-point TTL Phase Difference detection sensor (SAFOX IX+)*
• Center 9-points are sensitive to both horiz and vert. detail
• AF working range: -1 to 18 EV (at ISO 100, F1.4 lens)
Focus modes• AF Single (AF-S) (with focus lock)
• AF Continuous (AF-C)
• AF Auto (AF-A)
• Manual focus
AF point selection• Select
• Center
• Auto Area AF
AF assist*Built-in AF illuminator lamp
Metering• TTL Open Aperture
• 77- segment sensor (coupled with lens and AF information)
• Metering range: EV 0 - 22 EV (ISO 100, 50 mm F1.4)
Metering modes• Multi-segment
• Center-weighted average
• Spot
AE lock• Button
• Locked for twice the meter operating time or as long as the shutter half-pressed
AE bracketing• 3 or 5 frames, +/- 0.5, 1.0, 1.5, 2.0 (1/5 EV steps)
• 3 or 5 frames, +/- 0.3, 0.7, 1.0, 1.3, 1.7, 2.0 (1/3 EV steps)
Other bracketing• White balance
• Saturation
• Hue
• High/Low Key Adjustment
• Contrast
• Sharpness
Exposure compen.• +/- 5.0 EV in 1/3 EV steps
• +/- 5.0 EV in 1/2 EV steps
Sensitivity*• Auto (user defined range) 
• ISO 100 - 12800* in 1, 0.5 or 0.3EV steps
• Up to ISO 51,200* as a custom function
• Bulb Mode: Up to 1600
Shutter• Vertical-run focal-plane shutter
• 30 - 1/8000 sec
• 1/3 or 1/2 EV steps
• Flash X-Sync: 1/180 sec
• Bulb
Aperture values• 1/3 or 1/2 EV increments
• Actual aperture range depends on lens used
• Ability to use lens aperture ring
Preview function• Live view with magnify option
• Depth-of-field Optical (lens stopped down)
• Digital (shot taken without saving, previewed on LCD)
White balance• Auto
• Daylight
• Shade
• Cloudy
• Fluorescent (Daylight Color, Daylight White, Pure White, Warm White)
• Tungsten
• Flash
• CTE
• Manual
• Color temperature (3 memories) - Kelvin or Mired
WB shift• Blue (-7) To Amber (+7)
• Magenta (-7) to Green (+7)
Color space• sRGB
• Adobe RGB
Custom image settings*• Bright
• Natural
• Portrait
• Landscape
• Vibrant
• Muted
• Bleach bypass
• Reversal film
Adjustment for Saturation, Hue, High/Low Key Adjustment, Contrast, Sharpness.

Optional switch to Fine Sharpness and separate Highlight and Shadow contrast adjustment.
• Monochrome Adjustment for Filter type, Toning, Contrast and Sharpness
Viewfinder• Eye-level pentaprism
• 100% frame coverage
• Magnification: 0.92x (with 50 mm F1.4 lens at infinity,-1m-1)
• Dioptre adjustment: -2.5 to +1.5 dioptre
• Natural Bright Matte II focusing screen
Viewfinder info• AF points
• Focus confirmation dot
• Flash ready
• Shutter speed
• Aperture
• E-dial enabled
• AE lock
• Remaining shots/ISO sensitivity (custom function)
• EV compensation
• Flash compensation
• Manual focus
• Shake Reduction
• Metering / EV bar
Flash• Manual release pop-up
• P-TTL with serial control
• Guide number approx 13 (ISO 100)
• FOV coverage up to 28 mm
• Flash sync speed: 1/180 sec
• Flash compensation -2.0 to +1.0 EV in 1/2 EV increments
• ISO range: ISO 100 to 12800• Modes: Auto,manual (on/off), red eye reduction, slow-speed sync, rear curtain sync, high speed sync and wireless sync with PENTAX dedicated external flash
External flash• Hot shoe with X-contact
• X-Sync socket
• Designed for Pentax dedicated flashes
Shooting modes• Auto (Green mode)
• Program AE (P)
• Sensitivity priority (Sv)
• Shutter priority (Tv)
• Aperture priority (Av)
• Shutter & Aperture priority (TAv)
• Metered Manual (M)
• Bulb (B)
• Flash X-Sync (X)
Drive modes*• Single
• Continuous Hi: 7 fps, up to 40 Best JPEG frames, 15 images RAW*
• Continuous Lo: 3.3 fps, JPEG until card is full, 17 images RAW*
• Self-timer: 2 or 12 sec
• Remote control: immediate, 3 sec delay
• Remote Continuous Shooting
• Exposure Bracketing
• Exposure Bracketing + Self-Timer
• Mirror Lock-Up
• Mirror Lock-Up + Remote Control
LCD monitor• 3.0 " TFT LCD
• 921,000 dots
• Brightness level adjustment
• Color adjustable, 15 steps G-M, 15 steps A-B
Live view• TTL using imaging sensor
• 2x,4x,6x in AF mode or 2x, 4x, 6x, 8x, 10x in MF mode
• Grid view
• Live histogram
• Blinking low-/high-lights
Instant review• Off, 1 sec, 3 sec, 5 sec
• Histogram on/off
Other features• Multiple exposure (2 to 9 images, with Auto EV adjust)
• Orientation sensor
• Status LCD illumination
• DRE (dynamic range enlargement)*
• Automatic distortion/chromatic aberration correction*
• Automatic leveling, Composition adjustment (vertical and horizontal range:±1.5mm)
• RAW/Flex button (One push RAW+, Exposure bracketing, Digital preview, Composition adjustment, Electronic level display)*
Playback rotation• On
• Off
Playback features• Single image, no overlay
• Single image, basic overlay
• Single image with histogram (brightness or RGB)
• Single image with detailed shooting info and histogram
• 4 / 9 / 16 image index
• Folder view
• Image magnification up to 32x
• Optional blinking low-/ high-lights
• 2 image compare mode
Playback retouching• RAW to JPEG (with parameters)
• Filters: B&W, Sepia, Color, Soft, HDR. Slim, Brightness, Toy Camera*, Retro*, High contrast*, Extract color*, Soft*, Starburst*, Fish-eye*, Custom*
Custom functions*40 functions*
Menu languages• English
• French
• German
• Spanish
• Portuguese
• Italian
• Swedish
• Dutch
• Russian
• Korean
• Traditional Chinese
• Simplified Chinese
• Japanese
• Czech
• Polish
• Danish
• Finnish
• Hungarian
• Turkish
FirmwareUser upgradable
Battery gripOptional D-BG4
Connectivity• USB 2.0 Hi-Speed
• HDMI
• Video out
• DC-IN
Storage• Secure Digital (SD) / Secure Digital HC (SDHC)
Power• Lithium-Ion D-LI90 rechargeable battery (supplied & charger)
• Optional AC adapter
Dimensions131 x 97 x 73 mm (5.1 x 3.8 x 2.9 in)
Weight• No battery: 670 g (1.4 lb)
• With battery: 750 g (1.6 lb)

* denotes a change in specification over the Pentax K-7


If you are looking for Pentax K-5 SLR Digital Camera Operating Manual, please download it from their official website that the link is below.

Pentax K-5 SLR Digital Camera Operating Manual


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