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The Pentax K2000:

Pentax K2000

Entry level DSLR from Pentax. A Limited Edition version in white was also produced.

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Pentax K2000 Specifications:

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Manufacturer: Pentax
Model: K2000
MSRP: $699 (Kit)
Sensor Format, Size: 23.5mm x 15.7mm
Sensor Type: CCD
Automatic Sensor Cleaner: Yes
Total Pixels: 10.75 million
Effective Pixels: 10.2 million
Image Area (pixels): 3872x2592
Max. Frames Per Second: 3.5 frames per second
Video Mode: None
LCD: Type - 2.7 TFT color LCD monitor, adjustable brightness; Resolution - 230,000 dots
Shutter Type: Electronically controlled, vertical run, focal plane shutter
Shutter Speeds: 1/4000 sec. to 30 sec., bulb
ISO Range: 100-3200 ISO
Storage Media: SD, SDHC
Storage System: RAW PEF/DNG, JPG (EXIF 2.21)
File System: DCF 2.0 (design rule for camera file system), DPOF, Print Image Matching III
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 [2M JPG], Night Snap [2M JPG]), Program, Sensitivity Priority, Shutter Priority, Aperture Priority, Metered Manual, Bulb (available in Metered Manual); Green simplified mode available - N/A; P/A/S/M/B - P, A, S, M (extended modes include Sv, Bulb available in Metered Manual)
Metering System: Type - TTL open aperture, 16 segment metering
Multi-segment: 16 segments
Center weighted
Metering Range: EV 0-21 (ISO 100, 50mm f/1.4)
Exposure Compensation: +/- 2 EV (1/2 or 1/3 steps)
Exposure Lock: available as a custom function linked to the help button
Exposure Bracketing: 3 frames, up to +/- 1.5 (1/2 steps) or +/- 1.0 (1/3 steps)
Shutter Release Modes: Single, Continuous (Hi, Lo), Self-Timer (12s, 2s), Remote (0s, 3s), Auto Bracket
White Balance: Auto preset modes - Auto, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Fluorescent (D, N, W), Tungsten, Flash; Manual mode(s)
White Balance Fine Tuning: Yes
Playback Functions: Mode selection - One shot, index (4, 9, or 16 thumbnails, select & delete available), magnification (quick zoom available), image comparison, image rotation, folder view, calendar, slideshow, histogram, bright/dark indication, resize, trimming, DPOF, digital filter, RAW to JPG; Magnification - Up to 16X, scrollable; Digital filters (playback) - Toy Camera, High Contrast, Soft (3), Starburst, Retro, Color Extract, Illustration (Pastel, Watercolor), HDR (3), B&W, Sepia, Color (18), Slim (+/- 8), Brightness (+/- 8), Custom
Interface: USB 2.0 hi-speed, video out; Video out - NTSC, PAL; Printer interfaces - PictBridge
Lens Mount: PENTAX KAF2 Bayonet
Compatible Lenses: PENTAX KAF3, KAF2, KAF, and KA (K mount, 35mm screwmount, 645/67 med format useable w/ adapter and/or restrictions)
Viewfinder: Penta-Mirror; Coverage (field of view) - Approx 96%; Magnification - Approx 0.85X (w/ 50mm f/1.4 at infinity)
Focusing Screen: Natural-Bright-Matte II
Depth-of-field Control: Digital (available as a custom function linked to Help button)
Autofocus System: Type - TTL phase-matching 5 point wide autofocus system (SAFOX)
Focus point adjustment - Auto, Wide, Spot
AF assist - YES, via built-in flash
Maximum Autofocus Areas/Points: 5
Focus Modes: AF Auto, AF Single (w/ focus lock), AF Continuous (available in Action mode including Auto Picture Action, Kids, Pet, Stage Lighting, and Night Snap modes, P/A/S/M/B/Sv), Manual
Focus Lock: Yes
Picture Control: Toy Camera, High Contrast, Soft, Starburst, Retro, Color Extract (N/A). Custom Image Modes includes Bright, Natural, Portrait, Landscape, Vibrant, and Monochrome
Built-in Flash: Retractable P-TTL auto/manual popup flash; Guide number - 11 (100/m)
Flash Sync Speed: 1/180 sec
Flash Control: On, off, redeye, wireless, Flash exposure compensation - -2 to 1 EV in 1/2 steps
Self-timer: 12 sec, 2 sec
Batteries: 4* AA (lithium, NiMH rechargeable, alkaline)
Approx. Dimensions: 4.8 x 3.6 x 2.7
Approx. Weight: 18.5 oz (without batteries)
Supplied Software: Software CD-ROM S-SW84
Supplied Accessories:
  • Software CD-ROM S-SW84
  • DA-L 18-55 Lens
  • AF200FG Flash
  • USB Cable I-USB17
  • Strap O-ST84
  • Hot Shoe Cover FK
  • Eyecup FQ
  • Body Mount Cover
  • 4 AA Energizer Lithium Batteries
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