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Pentax K-7 - Specifications

Product data
Article Number 17531
Release date May 20, 2009
Camera Type Digital Single Lens Reflex camera with video mode
Type 23.4mm x 15.6mm CMOS with a primary colour filter
Total Pixels approx. 15.07 megapixels
Effective Pixels approx. 14.6 megapixels
Still RAW: 4672 x 3104 (14MP)
JPEG: 4672x3104 (14MP), 3936x2624 (10MP), 3072x2048(6MP), 1728x1152 (2MP)
Movie 1536x1024 (3:2), 1280x720 (16:9),  640x416 (3:2)
Colour Depth 8 bit (JPEG) or 12 bit (RAW)
Sensitivity Auto, Manual : 100-3200 (1EV steps or 1/2EV steps or 1/3EV steps) can be expand to ISO6400
*Bulb mode : up to ISO1600
Shake Reduction Image sensor shift mechanism
Max 4 stops
Sensor Cleaning Image sensor cleaning function by supersonic vibration Dust alert also available
White Balance Auto, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Fluorescent Light ( D, N, W, L), Tungsten Light, Flash, CTE, Manual setting , with WB fine adjustment
Mount PENTAX KAF2 bayonet mount
Usable lenses PENTAX KAF‚R, KAF2-, KAF-, and KA-mount  lenses.
* Power zoom function available. K-mount lenses usable with restrictions. S-mount lenses, 67/645 lenses usable with adapter and with restrictions.
Focusing System
Type TTL phase difference detection with AF assist lamp
Functions  11-point wide autofocus system (SAFOX VIII+) Auto, Select, CentreAF-single (with focus lock) AF-continuous, Manual
AF assist Spot beam lamp available
Type Pentaprism type
Field of View approx. 100%
Magnification approx. 0.92x (with 50mm F1.4 lens, infinity, -1m-1)
Focusing screen Natural-Bright-Matte III
Diopter adjustment approx. -2.5 - +1.5m-1
Type 3.0", 921,000 dots, TFT colour LCD monitor. Brightness adjustable, Colour adjustable, Wide angle view, AR Coating
Playback One Image, Two Images, Index (4 or 9 or 16 or 32 or 81 thumb nails), Enlargement (up to 32X, scroll available)
External LCD Panel
Indication ISO, Battery level, Electronic level, Shots remaining, Drive mode, Shutter speed, Aperture value, Flash indicator, EV compensation
Type Electronically controlled vertical-run focal plane shutter
Speed 1/8000 - 30 sec. and bulb
X-Synchronization Hot shoe, X-sync socket, sync-speed: 1/180 sec., P-TTL, high-speed-sync, wireless-sync with PENTAX dedicated flash
Exposure system
Metering TTL open-aperture 77-segment metering (coupled with lens and AF information)Multi-segment metering
Centre-weighted metering
Spot metering
Exposure Modes Green
Program AE
Sensitivity-Priority AE
Shutter-Priority AE
Aperture-Priority AE
Shutter and Aperture Priority AE
Metered Manual
X speed
Metering Range EV 0-22 (at Standard Output Sensitivity 100 with 50mm F1.4 lens)
Auto Exposure Lock available
Compensation ±5 EV
Auto Bracketing 3 or 5 frames within range of ±0.5EV, ±1.0EV, ±1.5EV, ±2.0EV (0.5EV steps) or ±0.3EV, ±0.7EV, ±1.0EV, ±1.3EV, ±1.7EV, ±2.0EV (0.3EV steps)
Type Built-in retractable P-TTL pop-up flash
Guide Number approx. 13 (Standard Output Sensitivity 100/m)
Angle of View Coverage 28mm wide-angle (equivalent to 35mm)
Exposure Compensation -2 EV - +1EV (1/2EV steps)
Exposure Parameters
Modes Single-frame, Continuous (Hi, Lo), Self-timer (12s, 2s), Remote control (0s, 3s), Remote Continuous Shooting, Exposure Bracketing, Exposure Bracketing+Self-timer, Mirror Lock-up Shooting, Mirror Lock-up Shooting+Remote control
Digital Filter Toy Camera*, Monochrome, Retro*, Colour, High Contrast*, Soft*, Extract Colour*, Star Burst*, Water Colour, Fish-eye*, Pastel, Slim, Miniature, HDR, Base Tweaking, Custom* *Available in record mode
Options Image Rotation, Folder view, Slideshow, Histogram, Resize, Cropping, Bright/Dark area, Calendar view, Index view
External SD / SDHC memory card
Storage Capacity Capacity with 1GB memory card RAW (14MP): 40 JPEG:
(14MP) 73 @ ****, 117 @ ***, 206 @ **, 408 @ *
(10MP) 102 @ ****, 163 @ ***, 289 @ **, 564 @ *
(6MP) 167 @ ****, 267 @ ***, 468 @ **, 902 @ *
(2MP) 516 @ ****, 805 @ ***, 1373 @ **, 2518 @ *
File Format RAW (Original/DNG), JPEG (Conforms to Exif 2.21), Conforms to DCF (Design rule of Camera File system) 2.0Still:*(Good), **(Better), ***(Best), ****(Excellent)
Movie: *(Good), **(Better), ***(Best)Motion JPEG (AVI) 30fpsYes.Built in microphone + external input
Special Features
Features 75 cities (28 time zones)
Interface USB2.0(Hi-Speed)AV output, HDMI output Compatible with NTSC and PAL formats
Source Rechargeable D-LI90 lithium-ion battery Optional AC adapter also available
Performance Recordable images: approx. 980 (Normal Recording)*2 , approx. 740 (50% use Flash)*1
Playback time: approx. 440 minutes*2 *1 Recording capacity shows approximate number of shots recorded during CIPA-compliant testing.  Actual performance may vary depending on operating conditions
*2 According to the result of PENTAX in-house testing
Height 96.5mm
Width 130.5mm
Depth 72.5mm
Weight 670g without battery and SD memory card
750g loaded and ready with battery and SD memory card
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