Pentax KP

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Pentax KP
Pentax KP jm26505.jpg
Overview
TypeDigital single-lens reflex camera
Lens
LensInterchangeable Pentax KAF3 and KAF2 mount compatible with Pentax auto-aperture lenses; older lenses supported in stop-down metering mode
Sensor/medium
SensorAPS-C 23.5 × 15.6 mm CMOS sensor
Maximum resolution24.32 megapixels (6016×4000)
ASA/ISO rangeISO 100–819,200 in 1, ½, or ⅓ EV steps
Recording medium1 slots for SD/SDHC/SDXC; dedicated Flucard for wireless tethering available
Exposure/metering
Exposure modesGreen (fully automatic), program, aperture priority, shutter priority, sensitivity priority, aperture and shutter priority, manual, bulb, five User presets.
Exposure metering86,000-pixel RGB metering sensor with Real-Time Scene Analysis System
Metering modesMulti-segment, Center-weighted, Spot
Flash
FlashOnboard pop-up flash; hot shoe for P-TTL flash units with high-speed sync support; PC socket for studio flashes; 1/180 s X-sync speed
Shutter
Shutter speed rangeMechanical shutter: 1/6000 to 30 sec, Bulb; Electronic shutter: 1/24000 to 30 sec
Continuous shootingUp to 7 fps
Viewfinder
ViewfinderEye-level pentaprism, 100% coverage, 0.95× magnification
General
Rear LCD monitor3.0″, 921,000 dots
BatteryD-LI109 lithium-ion rechargeable battery
Dimensions131.5×101×76 mm
WeightWith battery: 703 g (24.8 oz)
Without battery: 643 g (22.7 oz)
Made in Philippines

The Pentax KP is a 24 megapixel compact APS-C digital SLR camera announced by Ricoh on January 25, 2017. It features a PRIME IV image processor with an "image accelerator unit" that supports its operation up to ISO 819,200. It has a 1/6000s conventional and 1/24,000s electronic shutter (available in Live View). In terms of bracketing modes, it adds depth of field and shutter speed bracketing.[1][2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Pentax KP Officially Announced - Pentax Announcements". PentaxForums.com. Retrieved 2017-01-26.
  2. ^ "Ricoh announces Pentax KP with new Shake Reduction system and 24MP sensor: Digital Photography Review". Dpreview.com. Retrieved 2017-01-26.

External links[edit]