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Pentax Digital SLR Camera Archives

Pentax digital SLR cameras are built to a high standard and although many of the cameras listed below have now been discontinued, they can often be found for low prices in secondhand camera shops as well as Amazon and Ebay. In addition there are a huge amount of secondhand Pentax K mount lenses available at reasonable prices from Pentax and independent lens makers such as Sigma, Tokina and Tamron. 

Pentax Digital SLR Cameras 2006 - 2009

Pentax K-x Digital SLR Camera

- Pentax K-x DSLR available in October 2009 for $649 inc. lens.
- 12.4 megapixel sensor & image stabilization. Dust reduction.
- Pentax K-mount with 1.5x conversion.
- 2.7" LCD (230k pixels). Live View. Flash sync. at 1/180.
- Pentax Prime II image processor. Full manual controls.
- Shutter speeds 30 - 1/6000. ISO from 100 to 12,800.
- Jpeg and 2 RAW support - PEF & DNG. SD/SDHC cards.
- High dynamic range option which combines 3 images into 1.
- Available in 4 colors - black, white, red and navy.
- HD movies at 1280 x 720 at 24 fps using Motion Jpeg.
- Shoots at 4.7 fps. Viewfinder has 0.80x mag & 96% coverage
- 4 AA batteries. Weight 515g. Size 122.5 x 91.5 x 67.5mm

Pentax K7 Digital SLR Camera

- Pentax K7 DSLR available in July 2009 for $1299.95 body.
- New 14.6 megapixel CMOS sensor. Dust reduction system.
- Lens mount Pentax KAF2, KAF3, KAF, KA and restricted K.
- Compact weather sealed body against dust, water & cold.
- 3 inchLCD with 921,000 pixels. High dynamic range option.
- Viewfinder 100% coverage. 92% magnification.
- Shoots at 5.2 fps. Multiple exposure. Time lapse.
- Live view with contrast and phase detect AF. RAW & Jpeg.
- Sensor shift image stabilization. SD/SDHC cards.
- HD movies at 1280 x 720 30 fps. External mic for stereo sound. Uses M-JPEG codec. HDMI port.
- Shutter speeds 30 to 1/8000. X-sync 1/180. Flash sync port.
- Body 131 x 97 x 73mm. Weight 750g inc. battery.

Pentax K2000 Digital SLR Camera

- Pentax K2000 DSLR kit available November 2008 for $699.
- Beginner's Digital SLR. 10.2 megapixel sensor.
- Optical viewfinder with .85x magnification & 96% coverage.
- Pentax KA, KAF, KAF2 and KAF3 mount. 2.7" 230k LCD.
- Dust reduction & sensor shift image stabilization.
- Full manual controls. RAW & Jpeg formats. Shoot at 3.5 fps.
- Hotshoe. X-sync at 1/180. Shutter 30 sec to 1/4000 + bulb.
- Multi, center and spot metering. SD / SDHC memory cards.
- Pentax K2000 weight 525g. Size 123 x 92 x 68mm.

Pentax K20D Digital SLR Camera

- K20D DSLR Available April 2008 body only.
- Newly developed 14.6 megapixel CMOS sensor.
- Dust and water resistant body.
- Built in Sensor shift image stabilization. Compatible with millions of Pentax K mount lenses. Bright glass viewfinder.
- Hotshoe. Full manual controls. Shoot jpegs at 3 fps. 2.7" LCD.
- RAW, DNG and JPEG support. SD/SDHC memory cards.
- ISO 100 - 3200. Shutter 30 sec - 1/4000. 1/180 flash sync.
- Sophisticated dust removal system.
- Weight 800g inc. batteries. Size 141 x 101 x 70mm.

Pentax K200D Digital SLR Camera

- K200D Available March 2008 with 18-55 Mk II lens.
- 10.2 megapixel CCD.
- CCD-shift image stabilization for all Pentax K mount lenses.
- Unique Weather & dust resistant body for this class of camera. - Hotshoe. Full manual controls. Built in flash. RAW format.
- Compatible with all Pentax lenses.
- ISO 100 to 1600. Shutter speed 30 sec - 1/4000 plus bulb.
- High resolution 230k 2.7" LCD. No live view.
- Weight 690 g inc. batteries. Size 133 x 95 x 74mm.

Pentax K100D Super Digital SLR Camera

- Available August 2007.
- 6.1 megapixel CCD.
- Built in CCD-shift image stabilization.
- Dust removal system for cleaning sensor.
- Hotshoe. Full manual controls. Built in flash. RAW format.
- Compatible with all Pentax lenses.
- ISO 200 to 3200. Shutter speed 30 - 1/4000.
- High resolution 210k 2.5" LCD.
- Weight 646 g inc. batteries. Size 129 x 91 x 71mm.

Pentax K10D Digital SLR Camera

- Available November 2006.
- 10.2 megapixel CCD.
- Weather resistant body. Copes with dust and rain.
- Hotshoe. Full manual controls. Shoot jpegs at 3 fps. 2.5" LCD.
- Compatible with all Pentax lenses.
- Built in CCD-shift image stabilization for use on all lenses.
- Sensor has anti-dust coating & CCD shift for dust removal.
- Weight 793 g inc. batteries. Size 142 x 101 x 70mm.