Pentax K200D

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Pentax K200D[1]
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Type Digital single-lens reflex camera
Sensor CCD image sensor with a primary color filter
Maximum resolution 3,872 × 2,592 (10.2 megapixels)
Recording medium SD, SDHC
Lens Interchangeable Pentax "crippled" KAF2 mount compatible with Pentax auto-aperture lenses; older lenses supported in stop-down metering mode.
Shutter speed range 1/4000 sec – 30 sec, Bulb
ASA/ISO range ISO Auto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600
Exposure metering TTL open-aperture metering with choice of: 16-segment, Center-weighted & Spot meter
Exposure modes Program, Shutter-Speed Priority, Aperture Priority, Manual, Bulb, Auto, Picture modes (Standard, Portrait, Landscape, Macro, Action, Night scene portrait, Standard flash-off)
Rear LCD monitor 2.7", 230,000 pixels
Battery AA (×4), Optional AC adapter
Weight 630 g (22.2 oz) without battery
Made in Philippines

The Pentax K200D is a 10.2 megapixel digital single-lens reflex camera, announced on January 24, 2008, along with the higher-end K20D.[2] It was discontinued in December 2008, giving it the distinction of being one of the shortest-lived DSLR cameras.[3]

The K200D is the successor to the well-reviewed K100D, K110D, and K100D Super 6-megapixel DSLRs from Pentax. The K200D adopts several of the features of the more advanced K10D, namely its 10.2 megapixel CCD sensor and weather-sealed body.

The MSRP of the Pentax K200D is $620 for the body only, or $699 with an updated 18-55mm II f/3.5-5.6 kit lens.


Two Pentax K200D cameras with Sigma 18-250mm lenses. The camera body came in multiple colours, including grey.

The Pentax K200D has 60 seals for weather/dust resistance. It uses non-proprietary AA batteries like previous Pentax entry-level offerings.

The K200D's lens mount is the Pentax K-mount; so it is compatible with lenses dating as far back as 1973 without the use of adaptors.

The K200D's on-board flash can be used to wirelessly control Pentax or compatible flashes as a Master (The on board flash fires during the capture), or as a Controller (The on board flash does not fire during the capture). This supports P-TTL, but can also be used to fire the external flashes in Auto or Manual Mode.

The K200D utilizes a 2.7" LCD screen with a total pixel count of 230,000.


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