Pentax K2000 Review

 
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Model Name: Pentax K2000 
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General
Model Number: K2000 
Camera Format: SLR 
Currently Manufactured: No 
Retail Price: $699.95
Street Price: $555.99
Date Available: 2008-11-15
Tripod Mount: Yes 
Weight: 18.5 oz (524 g)
includes batteries
Weight With Batteries? Yes
Weight Includes Kit Lens? No
Size: 4.8 x 3.6 x 2.7 in.
(122 x 92 x 69 mm)
Waterproof: No
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CCD 
Sensor Manufacturer:  
Total Megapixels: 10.8
Effective Megapixels: 10.2 
Sensor Format: APS-C 
Sensor Size (dia.): 1.11"
Focal Length Multiplier: 1.5
Color Filter Type: RGBG 
Self-Cleaning:  
Sensor-shift Stabilized: Yes 
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 3872 x 2592 (10.0 MP, Other),
3008 x 2000 (6.0 MP, 3:2),
1824 x 1216 (2.2 MP, 3:2)
Image File Format: JPEG (EXIF 2.21), RAW (.PEF, .DNG) 
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: smc Pentax DA L 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 AL
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 27 - 84 mm
Zoom Ratio: 3.00x
Aperture Range: f/3.5 - 22 (W), f/5.6 - 38 (T) 
Normal Focus Range:  
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: TTL phase-matching 5-point wide autofocus system (Auto, Wide, Spot) 
Face Detection:  
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes 
Manual Focus: Yes 
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: Yes 
Viewfinder Type: SLR type; eye-level pentamirror, 96% coverage, 0.85x mag., TBA eyepoint, -2.5 to +1.5 diopter 
Display
LCD Viewfinder:  
LCD Size (inches): 2.7
LCD Resolution: 230,000 dots
Touchscreen:  
Articulating LCD: No 
Max Playback Zoom: 16.0x
Exposure
ISO Settings: Auto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200
Auto ISO Mode: Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent (W, D, N), Flash, Custom 
Shutter Speed Range: 30 - 1/4000
Bulb Mode: Yes 
Exposure Compensation: +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: 16-segment Multi, Center-weighted, Spot 
Program AE: Yes 
Aperture Priority: Yes 
Shutter Priority: Yes 
Full Manual Exposure: Yes 
Creative Exposure Modes: Auto Picture (Portrait, Night Portrait, Landscape, Macro, Action), Picture (Portrait, Landscape, Macro, Action, Night Scene Portrait, Standard Flash-Off), Scene (Night Scene, Surf & Snow, Food, Sunset, Kids, Pet, Candlelight, Museum, Stage Lighting [2MP], Night Snap [2MP]), Sensitivity Priority 
Self Timer: 2 or 12 seconds
Time Lapse:  
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes 
Flash Modes: On, Off, Red-eye, Wireless 
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): 11.0 m / 36.1 ft.
Flash Range Description: Depends on lens 
Max Flash Sync: 1/180 
Flash Exp Compensation:  
Ext Flash Connection: Hot Shoe 
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC 
Memory Included (MB):  
File System: FAT32 
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: IR 
Other Connection: AC adapter available 
Power
Battery Form Factor: 4 x AA 
Usable Battery Types: Lithium, Alkaline disposables; NiMH rechargeables 
Batteries Included: 4 x AA disposables
Battery Charger Included: No 
CIPA Rating: Unknown
Software
Included Software: CD-ROM 
OS Compatibility: Windows XP/Vista, MacOS-X 10.3+ 
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: CCD-shift Shake Reduction. US$699.95 price includes Pentax K2000 body, DA L 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 AL kit lens and AF 200FG flash. 

 


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