Pentax K100D Review

 
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Model Name: Pentax K100D 
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Device Forum URL: Forum
Manufacturer URL: Mfr. Website
General
Model Number: K100D 
Camera Format: SLR 
Currently Manufactured: No 
Retail Price: $699.95
Street Price: $499.99
Date Available: 2006-07-31
Tripod Mount: Yes 
Weight: 22.4 oz (635 g)
includes batteries
Weight With Batteries? Yes
Weight Includes Kit Lens? No
Size: 5.1 x 3.6 x 2.8 in.
(130 x 93 x 70 mm)
Waterproof: No
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CCD 
Sensor Manufacturer:  
Total Megapixels: 6.3
Effective Megapixels: 6.1 
Sensor Format: APS-C 
Sensor Size (dia.): 0.00"
Focal Length Multiplier: 1.5
Color Filter Type: RGBG 
Self-Cleaning:  
Sensor-shift Stabilized: No 
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 3008 x 2008 (6.0 MP, Other),
2400 x 1600 (3.8 MP, 3:2),
1536 x 1024 (1.6 MP, 3:2)
Image File Format: JPEG (EXIF v2.21), RAW 
Video Capture
Movie Mode: No 
Movie Resolution: n/a
Movie Frame Rate: n/a
Movie Audio: n/a 
Movie File Format: n/a 
Optics
Lens Mount: PENTAX KAF; KAF2, KAF, KA lens 
Kit Lens: Pentax 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 SMC P-DA
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 27 - 83 mm
Zoom Ratio: 3.00x
Aperture Range: f/3.5 - 22 (W), f/5.6 - 38 (T) 
Normal Focus Range: 25 cm to Infinity
9.8 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range:  
Optical Image Stablization: No
Digital Zoom: No 
Digital Zoom Values: n/a
Filter Thread: 52mm
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes 
Auto Focus Type: 11-point TTL phase-matching (SAFOX VIII) 
Face Detection:  
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes 
Manual Focus: Yes 
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: Yes 
Viewfinder Type: SLR type; Eye-level Pentamirror 
Display
LCD Viewfinder:  
LCD Size (inches): 2.5
LCD Resolution: 210,000 dots
Touchscreen:  
Articulating LCD:  
Max Playback Zoom: 12.0x
Exposure
ISO Settings: Auto, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200
Auto ISO Mode: No
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten light, Fluorescent light, Flash, Manual 
Shutter Speed Range: 30 - 1/4000
Bulb Mode: Yes 
Exposure Compensation: +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: 16-segment, Center-weighted, Spot  
Program AE:  
Aperture Priority: Yes 
Shutter Priority: Yes 
Full Manual Exposure: Yes 
Creative Exposure Modes: Night Scene, Surf & Snow, Text, Sunset, Kids, Pet, Candlelight, Museum 
Self Timer: 2 or 12 seconds
Time Lapse:  
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes 
Flash Modes: Auto, Flash-off, Flash-on, Auto + Red-eye reduction, Flash-on + Red-eye reduction 
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): 11.0 m / 36.1 ft.
Flash Range Description: 15.6m (at ISO 200) 
Max Flash Sync: 1/180 
Flash Exp Compensation: +/- 2.0EV in 0.5EV steps
Ext Flash Connection: Hot Shoe 
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD 
Memory Included (MB):  
File System: FAT16 
DCF Compliant: Yes 
Connectivity
Composite Video Out: Yes 
NTSC/PAL Switchable: Yes 
Video Usable as Viewfinder: No 
HD Video Out:  
HD Video Connection:  
Built-In Wi-fi: No 
Computer/Printer: USB 2.0 High Speed
PictBridge Compliant: Yes 
DPOF Compliant: Yes 
Remote Control: Yes 
Remote Control Type: Remote Control F 
Other Connection: DC input 
Power
Battery Form Factor: 4 x AA or 2 x CR-V3 
Usable Battery Types: Alkaline or Lithium disposable, NiMH rechargeable 
Batteries Included: 4 x AA Alkaline disposable
Battery Charger Included: No 
CIPA Rating: 300
Software
Included Software: Software (CD ROM) S-SW53 
OS Compatibility: Windows 2000 / XP Home / XP Pro; Mac OS 10.2+ 
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: Ships in a bundle with the Pentax smc 18-55mm lens. 

 


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