Pentax K2000 Digital SLR Camera

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Pentax K2000 Digital SLR Camera

The K2000 system equips new digital SLR photographers in one step. Bundled as a kit, the system consists of the new PENTAX K2000 body, the smc PENTAX DA L 18-55mm F3.5-5.6 AL lens, and the PENTAX AF200FG Auto Flash. Featuring PENTAX Auto Picture modes and powerful learning functions, such as a dedicated help button, the K2000 is one of the smallest, lightest camera bodies in its class. Additional features include a 10.2 megapixel CCD, a 2.7 inch, 230,000 dot-high resolution, wide view LCD panel, and an ultra compact design that facilitates one handed operation. The body also features the PENTAX developed Shake Reduction and Dust Reduction. In all, the PENTAX K2000 system is, quite simply, ideal for digital SLR beginners.

Type: Auto-exposure digital SLR still camera with TTL auto focus, built-in retractable P-TTL auto flash, CCD Shift Shake Reduction, Dust Reduction and Dust Alert

Sensor: Interline interlace CCD with primary color filter and integrated shake/dust reduction sensor movement system
- 10.2 megapixels
- 8 bits/channel (JPEG) or 12 bit/channel (RAW)

Resolution (Recorded Pixels): 10M (3872x2592), 6M (3008x2000), 2M (1824x1216)

ISO Sensitivity: Auto 100-3200 ISO (1, 1/2, 1/3 steps)
- Bulb up to 1600
- Manual 100-3200 ISO (1, 1/2, 1/3 steps)

File Formats: RAW PEF/DNG, JPEG (Exif 2.21), DCF 2.0 (design rule for camera file system)

DPOF (Digital Print Order Format) PRINT Image Matching III

Lens Mount: PENTAX KAF3 bayonet stainless steel mount compatible with PENTAX KAF3, KAF2, KAF AND KA mount lenses
- SDM function
- K-mount lenses usable with restrictions
- S-mount lenses usable with adapter and with restrictions
- 67/645 lenses usable with adapter and with restrictions

Focusing System: TTL phase-matching 5-point wide autofocus system
- AF Auto, AF Single (with focus lock), AF Continuous, Manual
- Focus point adjustment (auto, wide, spot)
- AF assist via built-in flash

Exposure Control: TTL open-aperture metering with choice of 16-segment, Center-weighted and Spot metering