Pentax KP 24MP DSLR Camera Body (Silver)

Product Code: PX16038

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Pentax KP 24MP DSLR Camera Body (Silver)

Product Code: PX16038

Availability:Out of stock

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$1,096.95
Final Price: $996.95

Highlights

  • 24.3 Megapixel APS-C CMOS Sensor
  • Prime IV engine with accelerator unit
  • Max ISO 819200
  • Pixel Shift Resolution
  • Compact Size to carry anytime, anywhere
  • 27 Point AF, -3 EV

Introducing the newest compact and portable DLSR camera – the PENTAX KP.

The world is full of wonders, like the beautiful, breathtaking scenes and exciting, delightful moments you come across. The PENTAX KP captures these once-in-a-lifetime moments, faithfully and beautifully.

Its compact body is packed with state-of-the-art technologies including a high-performance optical viewfinder. It is also extremely resistant to environmental factors: rain, snow and freezing temperatures. Most of all, it boasts overwhelming image power, supported by approximately 24.3 effective megapixels and a top sensitivity of ISO 819200.

Regardless of time or location, the PENTAX KP is a new-generation DSLR camera that captures the beautiful, fascinating moments, anywhere in the world you might be. It delivers true beauty of the world in high-quality digital images.

24.32 Effective Megapixel APS-C CMOS Sensor
The PENTAX KP features a new-generation 24.32 effective megapixel AA Filter-less APS-C CMOS sensor for outstanding image quality. It delivers well-defined images with true-to-life reproduction of gradation and texture. This new sensor enables shooting in extremely low-light conditions, with super-high-sensitivity to ISO 819200, making the camera ideal for low-light photography.

Compact, dustproof, weather-resistant baody perfect for outdoor photography.
The PENTAX KP’s compact and slim design optimizes performance, operability and portability. It boasts a fully weather and cold proof design to resist water, fog, snow, sand and dust, for top performance in extreme field conditions.

A range of customization features, including an exchangeable grip
The PENTAX KP provides a grip replacement system for easy, quick change of the grip to accommodate the photographer’s shooting style or a mounted lens. It offers a variety of customization functions to simplify and enhance camera operation, including Smart Function for speedy selection and easy setting of desired camera functions using the Fx (Function) and setting dials; and control panel customization to change the panel’s layout to suit the photographer’s preference.

Image Quality

  • 24.3 effective megapixels
  • APS-C AA filter-less CMOS sensor
  • PRIME IV engine w/ accelerator unit
  • Super-high sensitivity ISO 819200
  • Pixel Shift Resolution System w/motion correction function
  • AA Filter Simulator: Moiré reduction using “SR” unit

Functionality

  • Convenient compact size
  • SRII five-axis Shake Reduction System
  • Approx. 100% FOV optical viewfinder (0.95x magnification)
  • SAFOX11 27-point Autofocus
  • 1/6000 high-speed shutter
  • 1/24000 electronic shutter
  • Tiltable LCD monitor
  • Built-in Wi-Fi for use with Image
  • Sync app
  • Full HD movie recording

Operation

  • Intuitive design
  • Exchangeable Grip (3 sizes available)
  • Smart Function Dial
  • Customizable Info Screen control panel, function buttons, user modes and presets
  • Dustproof, weather-resistant body
  • -10°C cold-resistant construction

Model Description

 

Type

TTL autofocus, auto-exposure SLR digital-still camera with built-in retractable P-TTL flash

Lens Mount

PENTAX KAF2 bayonet mount (AF coupler, lens information contacts, K-mount with power contacts)

Compatible Lens

KAF4, KAF3, KAF2 (power zoom not compatible), KAF, KA mount lens

   

Image capture unit

 

Image Sensor

Primary color filter, CMOS.  Size: 23.5 x 15.6 (mm)

Effective Pixels

Approx. 24.32 megapixels

Total Pixels

Approx. 24.96 megapixels

Dust Removal

Image sensor cleaning using ultrasonic vibrations "DR II"

Sensitivity
(Standard output)

ISO AUTO / 100 to 819200 (EV steps can be set to 1EV, 1/2EV or 1/3EV)

ISO AUTO Setting

ISO Range (Maximum), ISO Range (Minimum)
ISO Sensitivity Options (AUTO, Tv)
Minimum Shutter Speed (AUTO: SLOW/MIDDLE/FAST, TV: 1/6000 to 30 sec.)

Image Stabilizer

Sensor-shift shake reduction (SRII) 5 Axis, 5 Steps

AA Filter Simulator

Moiré reduction using SR unit.  OFF/Type1/Type2/Bracket (2 frames)/Bracket (3 frames)

   

File formats

 

File format

RAW (PEF/DNG), JPEG (Exif 2.3), DCF2.0 compliant

Recorded Pixels

JPEG: L(24M:6016x4000), M(14M:4608x3072), S(6M:3072x2048), XS(2M:1920x1280)
RAW: (24M:6016x4000)

Quality Level

RAW (14bit): PEF, DNG
JPEG: ??? (Best), ?? (Better), ? (Good), RAW + JPEG simultaneous capturing available

Color Space

sRGB, AdobeRGB

Storage Medium

SD, SDHC and SDXC Memory Card (Conforms to USH-I standards)

Storage Folder

Folder Name: Date (100_1018,101_1019...) or  User assigned folder name (Default "PENTX")

Recording File

File Name: "IMGP****" or User assigned file name
File name numbering: Sequential, Reset

   

Viewfinder

 

Type

Pentaprism Finder

Coverage (FOV)

Approx. 100%

Magnification

Approx. 0.95x (50mmF1.4 at infinity)

Eye-Relief Length

Approx. 20.5mm (from the view window), Approx. 22.3mm (from the center of lens)

Diopter adjustment

Approx. -2.5m to + 1.5m-1

Focusing Screen

Interchangeable Natural-Bright-Matte III focusing screen

 

Live view

 

Type

TTL method using image sensor

Autofocus

AF Method: Contrast detection
AF Mode: Single AF (AF.S, Continuous AF (AF.C)  *Continuous AF (AF.C) is available with the dedicated lens.
AF Active Area: Face detection, Tracking, Multiple AF points, Select, Spot
Focus Peaking: Highlight Edge/Extract Edge/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, Highlight Alert,  Composition Adjustment

   

LCD monitor

 

Type

Tiltable TFT color LCD monitor featuring an air-gapless structure, tempered-glass front panel

Size

3.0 inch (aspect ratio 3:2)

Dots

Approx. 921K dots

Adjustment

Brightness,  Saturation and Colors adjustable

Outdoor View Setting

Adjustable ±2 step

Night Vision LCD Display

ON/OFF

   

White Balance

 

Type

TTL method using image sensor

White Balance

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

   

Autofocus System

 

Type

TTL: Phase-matching autofocus

Focus Sensor

SAFOX 11, 27 point (25 cross type focus points in the center)

Brightness Range

EV-3 to 18 (ISO 100 / at normal temperature)

AF mode

Single AF (AF.S), Continuous AF (AF.C),  Auto select AF (AF.A)

AF Point Selection

Auto (27 AF points), Zone select, Select, Expanded Area (S, M, L), Spot

AF Assist Light

Dedicated LED AF assist light

 

 

 

Metering

 

Type

TTL open aperture metering using 86K pixel RGB sensor, Multi-segment, Center-weighted and Spot metering

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, USER1, USER2, USER3, USER4, USER5

EV Compensation

±5EV (1/2EV steps or 1/3EV steps can be selected)

AE Lock

Can be assigned to the AF/AE-L button,Fx1 button,Fx2 button,Fx3 button

   

Shutter

 

Type

Electronically controlled vertical-run focal plane shutter / Electronic shutter

Shutter Speed

Mechanical shutter: Auto: 1/6000 to 30 sec., Manual: 1/6000 to 30 sec. (1/3EV steps or 1/2EV steps), Bulb (Timed exposure setting possible from 10 sec. to 20min.)
Electronic shutter:  Auto: 1/24000 to 30 sec., Manual: 1/24000 to 30 sec. (1/3EV steps or 1/2EV steps)

   

Drive Modes

 

Mode Selection

[Still Image] Single Frame, Continuous (H, M, L), Self-timer (12s, 2s, Continuous), Bracketing (2, 3 or 5 frames), Depth of Field Bracketing (3frames), Motion Bracketing (3frames), Mirror-up,  Multi-Exposure, Interval Shooting, Interval Composite,  Interval Movie Record, Star Stream

* Bracketing, Interval Shooting, Interval Composite, Interval Movie Record and Star Stream are possible to   

   use with Self-timer
* Depth of Field Bracketing is available in Av mode. Depth of Field Bracketing is possible to use with Self- timer
* Motion Bracketing is available in Tv mode. Motion Bracketing is possible to use with Self-timer
* Multi-Exposure is possible to use with Continuous Shooting or Self-timer

Continuous Shooting

Max. approx. 7.0 fps, JPEG (L: ??? at Continuous H): up to approx. 28 frames, RAW: up to approx. 8 frames, RAW+: up to approx. 7 frames
Max. approx. 3.0 fps, JPEG (L: ??? at Continuous M): up to approx. 70 frames, RAW: up to approx. 15 frames, RAW+: up to approx. 10 frames
Max. approx. 0.8 fps, JPEG (L: ??? at Continuous L):  up to approx. 100 frames, RAW: up to approx. 100 frames, RAW+: up to approx. 25 frames
*ISO100
*Continuous shooting speed slows down with Electronic shutter or High sensitivity

Multi-Exposure

Composite Mode(Additive/Average/Bright)
Number of Shots (2 to 2000 times)

 

 

 

Drive Modes Continued…

Interval Shooting

[Interval Shooting] Interval: 2s. to 24h./ Standby Interval: Min.?1s. to 24h., Number of shots: 2 to 2000 times, Start Interval: Now/Self-timer/Set Time

 

 

 

[Interval Composite] Interval: 2s. to 24h./ Standby Interval: Min.?1s. to 24h., Number of shots: 2 to 2000 times, Start Interval: Now/Self-timer/Set Time, Composite Mode: Additive/Average/Bright, Save Process: ON/OFF

 

 

 

[Interval Movie] Recorded Pixels: 4K/Full HD/HD, File Format: Motion JPEG (AVI), Interval:2s. to 24h./ Standby Interval: Min?1s. to 24h., Number of shots: 8 to 2000 times (8 to 500 times at 4K),

 

Start Interval: Now/Self-timer/Set Time

 

 

 

[Star Stream] Recorded Pixels: 4K/Full HD/HD, File Format: Motion JPEG (AVI), Interval:2s. to 24h./ Standby Interval: Min?1s. to 24h., Number of shots: 8 to 2000 times (8 to 500 times at 4K), Start Interval: Now/Self-timer/Set Time, Fade-out: OFF/Low/Medium/High

 

   

 

Flash

 

 

Built-in Flash

Built-in retractable P-TTL flash, GN: approx. 6.0 (ISO100/m), Angle of view of 28mm lens (35mm format equivalent)

 

Flash Modes

Auto Flash Discharge (Scene Analyze Auto), Auto Flash + Red-eye Reduction (Scene Analyze Auto) Flash On, Flash On+ Red-eye Reduction, Slow-speed Sync, Trailing Curtain Sync, Manual Flash Discharge (Full-1/128), Wireless (Controller)

 

Sync Speed

1/180sec.

 

Flash Exposure Compensation

-2.0~+1.0EV

 

External Flash

P-TTL, Leading Curtain Sync, Trailing Curtain Sync, Contrast-control-sync, High-speed sync, Wireless sync

 

* Contrast-control-sync requires two or more dedicated external flash

 

   

 

Capture Settings

 

 

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 step

 

Skin Tone

Type1, Type2, OFF

 

HDR

Auto, HDR1, HDR2, HDR3, Advanced HDR, OFF,  Exposure bracket value adjustable, Automatic composition correction function

 

Pixel Shift Resolution

ON/OFF

 

*Motion Correction ON/OFF

 

Capture Settings Continued

Lens Correction

Distortion Correction, Peripheral Illumination Correction, Lateral Chromatic Aberration Correction, Diffraction Correction

D-RANGE Compensation

Highlight Correction, Shadow Correction

Noise Reduction

Slow Shutter Speed NR, High-ISO NR

Horizon Correction

SR ON: Correction up to 1.0 degrees, SR OFF: Correction up to 1.5 degrees

Composition Adjustment

Adjustment range of ±1mm up, down, left or right ( ±0.5mm when rotated); Rotating range of  ±1 degree

Electronic Level

Displayed in viewfinder : Horizontal direction only, Displayed on LCD monitor: Horizontal and vertical direction

Program Line

AUTO, Normal, Hi-speed Priority, DOF Priority (Deep), DOF Priority (Shallow), MTF Priority

   

Movie

 

File Format

MPEG-4 AVC/H.264(MOV)

Recorded Pixels

Full HD(1920x1080, 60i/50i/30p/25p/24p)
HD (1280x720, 60p/50p)

Auto Focus

AF Method: Contrast detection
AF mode: Single AF (AF.S), Continuous AF (AF.C)  * Continuous AF (AF.C) is available with the dedicated lens.
AF area: Multiple AF points, Select, Spot
Focus Peaking: Highlight Edge/Extract Edge/OFF

Sound

Built-in stereo microphone, external microphone (Stereo recording compatible)
Recording Sound Level adjustable

Recording Time

Up to 25 minutes or 4GB; automatically stops recording if the internal temperature of the camera becomes high.

Custom Images

Auto Select, Bright, Natural, Portrait, Landscape, Vibrant, Radiant, Muted, Flat, Bleach Bypass, Reversal Film, Monochrome, Cross Processing

Cross Processing

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

   

Playback

 

Playback View

Single-frame,  Multi-image display (6,12, 20, 35, 80 segmentation), Display magnification (up to 16x, Quick Zoom view 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,

Delete

Delete single image, delete all, select & delete, delete folder, delete instant review image

   
   

Playback Continued

 

Digital Filter

Base Parameter Adj, Extract Color, Replace Color, Toy Camera, Retro, High Contrast, Shading, Invert Color, Unicolor Bold, Bold Monochrome, Tone Expansion, Sketch, Water Color, Pastel, Posterization, Miniature,  Soft, Starburst, Fish-eye, Slim, Monochrome

RAW Development

RAW file select:
Select Single Image, Select Multiple Images, Select a folder

RAW Development Parameter:
White Balance, Custom Image,  Sensitivity, Clarity, Skin Tone, Digital filter, HDR, Pixel Shift Resolution, Shadow Correction, High-ISO NR, Distortion Correction, Peripheral Illumin. Corr., Lateral Chromatic Aberration Correction, Diffraction Correction, Color Fringe Correction, File Format (JPEG/TIFF), Aspect Ratio, JPEG Recorded Pixels, JPEG Quality, Color Space

Edit

Image Rotation, Color Moiré Correction, Resize, Cropping (Aspect ratio and Slant adjustment available),
Movie Edit (Divide or delete selected frames), Capturing a JPEG still picture from a movie, Saving RAW data in buffer memory, Image Copy

   

Customization

 

USER Mode

Up to 5 settings can be saved

Function Dial

C1, C2, C3
 (ISO Sensitivity,  EV Compensation, Bracket Value, Custom Image, AF Mode, AF Active Area, Focus Peaking, Program Line, Shutter Mode Selection, Recorded Pixels, AA Filter Simulator, Grid Display, LCD Display Options, Image Magnification, Outdoor View Setting)

* Recorded Pixels: [Still Image]  L, M, S or XS selectable  [Movie]  Full HD or  HD selectable

Custom Functions

24 items

Mode Memory

18 items

Button Customization

Fx1 Button (EV Compensation, ISO Sensitivity, Preview, AE Lock, Change AF Area, One Push File Format, Electronic Level, Wi-Fi, Outdoor View Setting, Night Vision LCD Display, Operation Control Lock)
Fx2 Button (EV Compensation, ISO Sensitivity, Preview, AE Lock, Change AF Area, One Push File Format, Electronic Level, Operation Control Lock)
Fx3 Button (EV Compensation, ISO Sensitivity, Preview, AE Lock, Change AF Area, One Push File Format, Electronic Level, Operation Control Lock)
AF/AE-L button (AF1, AF2, Cancel AF, AE Lock)
Various settings for the action of the e-dials in each exposure mode can also be saved.

AF Customization

AF.S: Focus-priority/ Release-priority
1st Frame Action in AF.C: Release-priority/Auto/Focus-priority
Action in AF.C Continuous: Focus-priority, Auto, FPS-priority
Hold AF Status: OFF, Low, Medium, High
AF in Interval Shooting: Locks focus at 1st exposure, Adjusts focus for each shot

       

 

Customization Continued

Control Lock

Type1: Disables exposure control operations in standby mode
Type2: Disables the control functions of  OK button, MENU button and  Four-way controller in standby mode

Text Size

Standard, Large

World Time

World Time settings for 75 cities (28 time zones)

Language

English, French, Germany, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, Dutch, Danish, Swedish, Finnish, Polish, Czech, Hungarian, Turkish, Greek, Russian, Korean, Traditional Chinese, Simplified Chinese, Japanese

AF Fine Adjustment

±10 step, Uniform adjustment, Individual adjustment (up to 20 can be saved)

Indicator Lamps

Self-timer (ON/OFF), GPS (ON/OFF)

Copyright Information

Names of "Photographer" and "Copyright Holder" are embedded to the image file.
Revision history can be checked using the provided software.

   

Power Supply

 

Battery Type

Rechargeable Lithium-ion Battery D-LI109

AC Adapter

AC Adapter Kit K-AC167(Optional)

Battery Life

Number of recordable images:
(with 50% flash usage): approx. 390 images, (without flash usage): approx.: 420 images
Playback time: Approx. 270 minutes
* With a fully-charged Rechargeable Lithium-ion Battery under the temperature at 23°C. Tested in compliance with CIPA standard.
Actual results may vary depending on the shooting condition.

   

Interfaces

 

Connection Port

USB2.0 (micro B), External power supply terminal, Stereo microphone input / Cable switch input ( ø3.5mm connector)

USB Connection

MSC/PTP (SlimPort compatible)

Video output

USB terminal
* SlimPort-HDMI adapter required

   

Wireless LAN

 

Standards

IEEE 802.11b/g/n (Standard wireless LAN protocol)

Frequency (Center Frequency)

2412MHz to 2462MHz (channels: Ch.1 to Ch.11)

Security

Authentication:  WPA2, Encryption:  AES

   

Operating Environment

Temperature

-10°C~40°C (14°F~104°F)

Humidity

85% or less (no condensation)

 

 

Dimensions and Weight

Dimensions: Body Only

Approx. 5.18" (W) x 3.97"(H) x 2.99" (D) (excluding protrusions)

Weight

Approx. 1.54lbs (Including dedicated battery and SD Memory Card)
Approx. 1.41lbs (body only)

  • Pentax KP Body
  • Strap O-ST162
  • Rechargeable Lithium-ion Battery D-LI109
  • Battery Charger D-BC109
  • AC plug cord
  • Software (CD-ROM) S-SW167
  • Grip S O-GP167 (on Camera)
  • Digital Camera Utility 5

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