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K100D Super DSLR Body with 18-55mm lens kit
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Pentax K100D Super DSLR Body with 18-55mm lens kit

Condition: Brand new, USA Warranty
User-friendly DSLR full-featured, yet affordable! Includes Lens Kit

User-friendly DSLR ? full-featured, yet affordable!

Includes 18-55mm Lens

Now PENTAX brings the advanced innovation of higher-end digital SLRs to the affordable K100D Super. Building on PENTAX developed Shake Reduction, PENTAX adds an original Dust Removal system to help keep the CCD surface dust-free and full compatibility with SDM lenses. With the arrival of the K100D Super, PENTAX raises the bar and delivers a full-featured and technologically advanced SLR at a very reasonable price.


  • Shake Reduction
  • 6.1 megapixel APS-C size CCD
  • 11-point auto focus (9 cross-type sensors)
  • Dust Removal system to help keep the CCD surface dust-free
  • Compatibility with SDM lenses Auto Sensitivity equivalent to ISO 200 to 3200
  • Auto Picture Mode and Scene Modes
  • 2.5 inch LCD monitor viewable from a wide angle
  • 16-segment multi-pattern metering
  • Ultra-compact stainless-steel chassis and fiber reinforced polycarbonate housing
  • Penta-mirror viewfinder with 0.85X magnification and 96 percent field of view
  • Top shutter speed of 1/4000, 1/180 second flash sync. and bulb setting
  • 2.8 frames/sec capture rate



Type: Digital SLR
Sensor: Type - Interline interlace CCD with primary color filter and integrated shake reduction sensor movement system; Size - 23.5x15.7mm; Color depth - 8 bit/channel (JPG), 12 bit/channel (RAW); Effective pixels - 6.31MP; Total pixels - 6.1MP; Recorded resolutions - 3008x2000 (6M), 2400x1600, 1536x1024; Quality levels - ***, **, *, RAW; Dust removal - Image sensor movement combined with SP coating
Lens Mount: Type/construction - Pentax KAF2 bayonet stainless steel mount; Usable lenses - KAF2, KAF, KA (K mount, 35mm screwmount, 645/67 med format usable w/ adapter and/or restrictions); SDM function - YES; Power zoom function - n/a
Focus System: Type - TTL phase-matching 11 point wide autofocus system (SAFOX VIII); Focus modes - AF single w/ focus lock and manual (AF continuous available in various camera modes); Focus point adjustment - auto, user-selectable, center; AF assist - YES, via built-in flash
Viewfinder: Type - Penta-mirror; Coverage (field of view) - 96%; Magnification - 0.85x (w/ 50mm f/1.4 at infinity); Standard focusing screen - Natural-Bright-Matte II; Diopter adjustment - -2.5 to 1.5; Depth-of-field preview - Optical diaphragm stop-down (digital preview available via custom function)
LCD Monitor: Type - 2.5? TFT color LCD monitor; Resolution - 210,000 pixels; Wide angle viewable - YES, approx 140? horizontal and vertical
Built-in Flash: Type - Retractable P-TTL auto-popup flash; Guide number - 15.6 (200/m); Coverage - 28mm (35mm equiv); Flash modes - Auto, Manual, Auto w/ Redeye, Manual w/ Redeye; Flash exposure compensation - +/- 2 EV (in 1/2 steps)
External Flash: Type - P-TTL (high speed sync, wireless P-TTL available w/ Pentax dedicated flash units); Synchronization speed - 1/180s
Storage Media: Internal memory - n/a; Removable memory - SD, SDHC
Interfaces: Ports - USB 2.0 hi-speed, video out, DC input, cable switch; Video out - NTSC, PAL; Printer interfaces - PictBridge
Power Supply: Power source - CR-V3 (2x), AA (4x lithium, alkaline, NiMH rechargeable); Recordable images - Approx 730 (630 with 50% flash use); Playback time - Approx 700 minutes; AC adapter available - YES, optional
Physical Specifications: Body dimensions (W x H x D) - 5.1 x 3.6 x 2.8?; Body weight: Without battery or removable memory - 20.1 oz, Loaded and ready - 22.8 oz (CR-V3), 23.5 (AA); Construction material(s) - Plastic polymer shell wrapped around a rugged stainless steel chassis; Operating temperature - 32-104 degrees F
Language Support: English, French, German, Spanish, Swedish, Netherlands, Italian, Russian, Korean, Chinese (traditional & simplified), Japanese
Image Stabilization: Type - Body-based, magnetic, free-floating CCD-shift shake reduction
Metering System: Type - TTL open-aperture 16 segment metering; Sensitivity range - EV 1-21.5 (ISO 200, 50mm f/1.4); Multi-segment - YES; Center weighted - YES; Spot - YES; Exposure compensation - +/- 2 EV (in 1/3 or 1/2 steps); Exposure lock - YES; Exposure bracketing - YES
ISO Sensitivity: Auto - 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200 (auto range selectable); Manual - 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200
White Balance: Auto preset modes - Auto, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent (W, D, N), Flash; Manual mode(s) - YES
Shutter: Type - Electronically controlled vertical-run focal plane shutter; Shutter speed - 1/4000 to 30s with bulb
Capture Modes: Mode selection - Auto Picture Mode, Picture Mode (Portrait, Landscape, Macro, Action, Night Scene Portrait, Flash Off), Scene Mode (Night Scene, Surf & Snow, Text, Sunset, Kids, Pet, Candlelight, Museum), Program AE, Shutter Priority AE, Aperture Priority AE, Metered Manual, Bulb; Green simplified mode available - YES; P/A/S/M/B - P, A, S, M, B; Date/time stamp - n/a; Digital filters (capture) - n/a
Drive Modes: Mode selection - Single frame, continuous advance, self-timer auto bracket, remote; Continuous FPS - 2.8 FPS (5 JPG, 3 RAW); Self-timer - YES, 2s or 12s; Remote control - YES, infrared and cable switch supported
Playback Modes: Mode selection - One shot, index (9 thumbnails), magnification, image rotation, slideshow, histogram, bright/dark indicators; Magnification - 12x, scrollable; Digital filters (playback) - B&W, sepia, color (18 filters), soft (3 levels), slim (+/- 8 levels), brightness
File Formats: Still - RAW, JPG (EXIF 2.21), DCF (design rule for camera file system), DPOF, Print Image Matching III
Custom Functions: Functions available - 19
Computer Requirements: For device connectivity. Bundled software requirements may vary. Windows - Windows Vista/XP/2000, USB port; Mac - MacOS 10.2 or later, USB port

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