Pentax K-1 36.4MP Full Frame DSLR Camera Body

Product Code: PX19568

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Pentax K-1 36.4MP Full Frame DSLR Camera Body

Product Code: PX19568

Availability:Out of stock

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Final Price: $1,896.95


  • 36.4 effective MP, AA Filterless Full Frame CMOS sensor
  • Prime IV Engine
  • SRII five-axis Shake Reduction System
  • Max ISO – 204,800
  • 33 Point Auto-Focus System
  • Optical Viewfinder with 100% FOV
  • 3.2-inch Cross-Tilt LCD
  • APS-C Crop Mode for maximum lens flexibility and compatibility
  • Built-in GPS and ASTRO TRACER Functions
  • Built-in Electronic Compass
  • Wi-Fi Camera Control and Image Transfer
  • Professional H.264 Full HD video
  • Dual SD card slots
  • Fully weather sealed

The Pentax K-1 is Pentax’s first full frame camera with a 36.4MP CMOS sensor that can shoot at a spectacular 204800 ISO for detailed photos in any light. The camera does not sacrifice image quality and captures super high resolution images with excellent gradation even at high ISOs. The camera has a 5-axis movable sensor for in-camera image stabilization that works with modern or vintage lenses and an innovative pixel-shift mode for taking super-high resolution pictures. Photographers who will be shooting sports or wildlife were not neglected in the search for better image quality – the K-1 shoots at a respectable 4.4fps with focus tracking.

36.4MP DSLR CMOS and PRIME IV Image Processing Engine
The K-1 features a 36.4MP full frame CMOS sensor with a Prime IV Image processor allowing 14 bit RAW format image recording as well as high sensitivity shooting up to ISO 204800. The high sensitivity delivers astonishingly detailed images even in low light with minimal noise. The camera isn’t just a landscape camera and can handle 4.4 fps continuous shooting or 6.5 fps in APS-C crop mode with the AF speed to match and satisfy action shooters.
The K-1 also has a few brand new features that utilize the moveable sensor. The Pixel shift resolution function takes four sequential shots all shifted by one pixel in each direction and combines them to improve color resolution and reduce noise by image averaging in camera with no post processing necessary. The movable sensor is capable of horizon correction, which automatically rotates the sensor to make the horizon level in your photos. The movable sensor is even capable of acting like an anti-aliasing filter by vibrating the sensor during exposure to prevent moire. Built-in 5-axis shake reduction helps to cancel out camera shake by up to five stops with any lens in use – even vintage lenses. The moveable sensor even allows you to manually shift the sensor up/down, left/right and slightly rotate it for delicate composition when using a tripod.

Camera Body
The compact K-1 comes extensively weather sealed and rated for freezing temperatures down to 14°F. The magnesium alloy camera body features a 3.2 inch (8.1cm) LCD with a unique cross tilt system that is capable of tilting upward 90°, down 44°, left and right 35° all the while staying in line with the lens. The K-1 is well suited for use in the dark with easy to use brightness controls and has LEDs mounted near the controls, lens release and access points to offer another level of functionality. The K-1 has an SLR optical viewfinder with 100% image coverage and 0.7x magnification.
A smart function dial has been fitted to the K-1 to change frequently used functions without going into the LCD menus.
Dual SD card slots are available, either for backup or additional storage so you can choose to save 2 copies of your photos on separate cards for redundancy OR to have double the storage for long photo sessions.
The K-1 is compatible with almost all Pentax 35mm lenses. Photographers with older Pentax lenses can use their favorite glass with this camera. Vintage mechanical lenses work fine, and APS-C lenses work with the K-1 by employing its crop mode that is clearly shown in the viewfinder.

SAFOX 12 AF System
The K-1 utilizes a 33 point autofocus system, with 25 cross type sensors and 3 center sensors with the precision necessary to use with a F2.8 or faster lens wide open. The 25 cross type sensors focus down as far as -3EV for use in very dim light. The 86,000 pixel RGB metering sensor offers 77 segment metering and supports the AF system with scene analysis and subject detection.

Built in WiFi allows you to wirelessly connect your phone or tablet to the K-1 for transferring images or use as a wireless controller. When using your phone for remote control the phone shows what the camera sees to take the guesswork out of group shots or make extremely low or high angle shots convenient.

The K-1 captures Full HD video at 1080/30p or 60i frame rates and features focus peaking for accurate focus when shooting video. Video can filmed at HD 720p at 60fps or shot using an APS-C lens/setting. The camera has a built in stereo microphone and users looking for more control can add an external microphone or adjust it manually using the built in mic-in and headphone jacks for monitoring.

The built-in GPS allows you geotag your files so you can keep track of where photos were taken. In addition to GPS location the system is also able to record which direction the camera was pointed and the time of capture as part of the EXIF information for extremely detailed information for astrophotography and other scientific applications. For dedicated astrophotographers, an Astro tracer function calculates camera position along with the movement of stars in the sky to eliminate star trails during long exposures.


Primary color filter, CMOS, Size: 35.9 x 24.0mm, Effective pixels: 36.40 MP, Total pixels: 36.77 MP
Recorded resolution photo: [35mm Full Frame]
JPG: L (36M): 7360x4912, M (22M): 5760x3840, S (12M): 4224x2816, XS (2M): 1920x1280
RAW: (36M): 7360x4912
Recorded resolution photo: [APS-C size]
JPG: L (15M): 4800x3200, M (12M): 4224x2816), S (8M): 3456x2304, XS (2M): 1920x1280
RAW: (15M): 4800x3200
Movie (resolution/FPS):
Full HD (1920x1080) @ 60i/50i/30p/25p/24p, HD (1280x720) @ 60p/50p
Quality levels: Best, Better, Good, RAW (14-bit) PEF, DNG, RAW + JPEG


Type/construction: PENTAX KAF2 bayonet mount (AF coupler, lens info contacts, K-mount w/ power contacts). Usable lens series: KAF3, KAF2 (power zoom compatible), KAF, KA mount lens


Type: TTL: Phase-matching autofocus
Focus Sensor: SAFOX 12, 33 point (25 cross type focus points in the center)
Brightness Range: EV -3 to 18 (ISO100 @ normal temperature)
AF mode: Single AF (AF.S), Continuous (AF, C)
AF point selection: Spot, Select, Expanded Area (S, M, L), Zone select, Auto (33AF Points)
AF assist light: dedicated LED AF assist light


Type: Pentaprism finder
Coverage (field of view): 100%
Magnification: approx. 0.70X (50mm F1.4 at infinity)
Eye relief length: approx. 20.6mm (from the view window), Approx 21.7 mm (from the center of lens)
Focusing screen: Natural-Bright-Matte III focusing screen
Diopter adjustment: approx. -3.5m to +1.2m-1
Viewfinder overlay: AF Points, Grid Display, Electronic Level, AF Frame, Spot Metering
Frame, Crop


Type: wide viewing angle TFT color LCD, Air-gapless glass, Flexible tilt
Size: 3.2 inch (3:2 Aspect)
Resolution: 1037K dots
Adjustment: brightness, saturation and colors adjustable
Outdoor View Setting: adjustable ±2 step


Type: TTL method using image sensor
Focusing mechanism: Contrast detection (Face Detection, Tracking, Multiple AF points, Select,
Spot), Focus peaking : On/Off
Display: field of view approx 100%, magnified view (up to 16x), grid display (4x4 grid, golden
section, scale display, square 1, square 2, grid color: black/white), histogram, bright area
warning, composition adjustment


Reception frequency: L1 1575.42MHz
Recorded information: latitude, longitude, altitude, time (UTC), direction
Geodesics: World Geodetic System (WGS84)
GPS logging: KML format, logging interval 5/10/15/30 sec./1min., logging duration: 1
24hr (Up to 9 hrs at logging Interval 5 sec, up to 18 hrs. at logging interval 10 sec.)


Flash modes: auto flash discharge, auto flash + red-eye reduction, flash on, flash on
+ red-eye reduction, slow speed sync, slow-speed sync + red-eye, P-TTL, trailing
curtain sync, contrast-control sync*, high-speed sync*, wireless sync
*Contrast-control-sync and high-speed sync requires 2 or more dedicated external flashes
Sync speed: 1/200 sec., flash exposure compensation: -2.0~+1.0 EV


Internal memory: n/a
Dual card slot: sequential use, save to both, separate RAW/JPG, image copy between
slots possible
Removable memory: SD, SDHC and SDXC memory card (conforms to USH-I standards)


Connection port: USB 2.0 (Micro B), external power supply terminal, external cable switch
terminal, X-sync socket, HDMI output terminal (Type D), stereo microphone input terminal,
headphone terminal
USB Connection: MSC/PTP


Standard: IEEE 802.11 b/g/n
Security: authentication, WPA2, Encryption: AES


Battery type: rechargeable lithium-ion battery D-LI90
AC Adapter: AC adapter kit K-AC132 (optional)
Battery life: number of recordable images: approx 760, playback time approx 390 min.
* With a fully-recharged rechargeable lithium-ion battery, tested in compliance with CIPA standard.
Actual results may vary depending on the shooting condition.


Body dimensions approx. 5.37” (W) x 4.33”(H) x 3.37”(D) (excluding protrusions)
Body Weight: 32.6oz (body only), 35.6oz (with battery and 1x SD card)
Construction material(s): magnesium alloy shell over metal chassis
Weather resistant: yes (87 special sealing parts)
Operating temperature: 14-104°F (-10 to 40°C)


English, French, German, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, Dutch, Danish, Swedish,
Finnish, Polish, Czech, Hungarian, Turkish, Greek, Russian


Type: sensor-shift shake reduction (SRII), 5-axis electronic level function: displayed in VF/LCD (Horizontal and vertical)
Horizon correction: SR on: correction up to 1°, SR off: correction up to 2°


Type: TTL open aperture metering using 86K pixel RGB sensor, multi-segment, center weighted and spot metering
Range: EV-3 to 20 (ISO100 at 50mm F1.4)
Exposure Mode: Scene Analyze Auto, Program, Sensitivity Priority, Shutter Priority,
Aperture Priority, Shutter & Aperture Priority, Manual, Bulb, Flash X-sync Speed,
EV compensation: ±5EV (1/2EV steps or 1/3EV steps can be selected)
AE lock: button type (timer type: two times the meter operating time set in custom
setting); continuous as long as the shutter button is halfway pressed


ISO AUTO/100 to 204800 (EV steps can be set to 1EV, 1/2EV or 1/3EV)


AUTO WB, Multi Auto WB, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Fluorescent Light (D: Daylight Color, N: Daylight White, W: Cool White, L: Warm White), Tungsten Light, CTE, Manual WB (up to 3 settings), Color Temperature Configuration (up to 3 settings), copying the white balance setting of a captured image
Fine Adjustment: Adjustable ±7 steps on A-B axis or G-M axis


Electronically controlled vertical-run focal plane shutter (electronic w/ Pixel Shift Resolution)
Shutter speed: auto: 1/8000 to 30 sec., manual: 1/8000 to 30 sec. (1/3 or 1/2EV steps), Bulb


Custom image: Auto Select, Bright, Natural, Portrait, Landscape, Vibrant, Radiant,
Muted, Flat, Bleach Bypass, Reversal Film, Monochrome, Cross Processing
Cross Process: Random, Preset 1-3, Favorite 1-3
Digital filter: Extract Color, Replace Color, Toy Camera, Retro, High Contrast, Shading,
Invert Color, Unicolor Bold, Bold Monochrome
Clarity: adjustable ±4 steps
Skin tone: Type 1/Type 2
HDR: Auto, HDR1, HDR2, HDR3, Advanced HDR, Exposure bracket value adjustable,
Automatic composition correction function
Lens Correction: distortion correction, peripheral illumin. correction, lateral correction,
aberration correction, diffraction correction
D-RANGE compensation: highlight correction, shadow correction
Composition adjust: ±1.5mm up, down, left or right (1mm when rotated); 1 degree of range


Mode selection
Still image: single frame, continuous (H, M, L), self-timer (12s, 2s, continuous), remote control (0s., 3s., continuous), bracketing (2, 3 or 5 frames), mirror-up (possible to use with remote ctrl), multi-exposure (possible to use with continuous, self-timer or remote ctrl), interval shooting, interval composite, interval movie record, star stream
Movie: remote control *bracketing, interval shooting, interval composite, interval movie record and star stream are possible to use with self-timer/remote control.
Continuous shooting (approximates)
[35mmFull Frame]
Max. 4.4 fps, JPEG ( L: ??? at Continuous H): up to 70 fr., RAW: up to. 17 fr.
Max. 3.0 fps, JPEG L: ??? at Continuous M): up to 100 fr., RAW: up to 20 fr.
Max. 0.7 fps, JPEG ( L: ??? at Continuous L): up to 100 fr., RAW: up to 100 fr.
[APS-C size]
Max. 6.5 fps, JPEG ( L: ??? at Continuous H): up to 100 fr., RAW: up to approx. 50 fr.
Max. 3.0 fps, JPEG L: ??? at Continuous M): up to 100 fr., RAW: up to 70 fr.
Max. 1.0 fps, JPEG ( L: ??? at Continuous L): up to 100 fr., RAW: up to 100 fr.
Multi-exposure: composite mode (additive/average/bright) # of shots(2 to 2000 images)
Interval shooting:
[Interval shooting] interval: 2s. to 24h./ standby interval: 1sec. to 24hrs., number of images: 2 to 2000, start interval: now/self-timer/remote control/set time
[Interval composite] interval: 2sec. to 24hrs./ standby interval: 1sec. to 24hrs., number of images: 2 to 2000, start interval: now/self-timer/remote control/set time, composite mode: additive/average/bright, save process: on/off
[Interval movie] recorded pixels: 4K/FullHD/HD, file format: motion JPEG (AVI), interval:2sec. to 24hrs./standby interval: 1sec. to 24hrs., number of shots: 8 to 2000 images (8 to 500 images at 4K), start interval: now/self-timer/remote control/set time
[Star stream] recorded pixels: 4K/FullHD/HD, file format: motion JPEG (AVI), interval:2sec. to 24hrs./ standby interval: 1sec. to 24hrs., number of shots: 8 to 2000 images (8 to 500 images at 4K), start interval: now/self-timer/remote control/set time, fade-out: off/low/medium/high


Single frame, multi-image display (6,12, 20, 35, 80 segmentation), display magnification (up to 16, 100% display and quick magnification available), grid display (4x4 grid, golden section, scale display, square 1, square 2, grid color: black/white ), rotating, histogram (Y histogram, RGB histogram), bright area warning, auto image rotation, detailed information, copyright information (photographer, copyright holder), GPS information (latitude, longitude, altitude, coordinated universal time) , orientation, folder display, calendar filmstrip display, slide show


Still: RAW (PEF, DNG), JPG (EXIF 2.30), DCF 2.0 compliant
Movie: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 (MOV) - JPEG(AVI) for internal movie record

K-1 36.4MP cameraD-LI90E Battery

D-BC90 Battery Charger

Finder Cap

AC Plug Cord

S-SW162 Software


Hotshoe Cover

Body Mount Cap

Synchro Terminal cap

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