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Pentax K-500

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TTL autofocus, auto-exposure SLR digital-still camera with built-in retractable P-TTL flash and full HD video. 16mp CMOS sensor and 6 frames per second shooting.
Discontinued No Edit
Year announced 2013 Edit
Lens Mounts
  • Pentax KAF2
Effective Magnification 1.5x Edit
Image Sensor
Pixels 16.2Mp (Megapixels) Edit
Pixels (W) 4928 Edit
Pixels (H) 3264 Edit
Sensor Type CMOS Edit
Sensor Size APS-C Edit
Sensor Size (width) No Data Edit
Sensor Size (height) No Data Edit
Aspect Ratio
  • 3:2
LCD Monitor
LCD Monitor 3in Edit
Brightness adjust Yes Edit
Tilting screen No Edit
Live view Yes Edit
Screen resolution 921,000 Edit
Touch Screen No Edit
Focusing modes
  • Autofocus
  • Manual
  • Spot
Exposure Control
Shutter speeds shortest 1/6000sec Edit
Shutter speeds longest 30sec Edit
B-setting Yes Edit
Self Timer 12sec., 2sec Edit
Exp modes
  • Program
  • Aperture-Priority
  • Shutter-Priority
  • Manual
  • Scene modes
AE lock Yes Edit
  • Centre-weighted - Average
  • Multi Pattern
  • Spot
ISO sensitivity 100 - 51200 Edit
White balance
  • Manual
  • Outdoors/Daylight
  • Cloudy
  • Incandescent
  • Fluorescent
  • Shade
  • Flash
  • Auto
Digital filter Yes Edit
Exposure Comp +/-5 Edit
Auto Exposure Bracketing 3 Edit
Viewfinder field of view 100% Edit
Depth of field preview Yes Edit
Interchangable focusing screen Yes Edit
Viewfinder Resolution No Data Edit
Shooting Options
Continuous shooting 6fps Edit
Multiple exposure No Data Edit
Sound recording Yes Edit
Movie mode Yes Edit
Video Resolution
  • 1920x1080
  • 1280x720 720p
  • 640x480 VGA
Video FPS 30/25/24 Edit
Stereo Sound No Edit
Optical Zoom with Video Yes Edit
Flash Guide Number (ISO100/m) 12m Edit
Flash sync speed 1/180 Edit
Flash modes
  • Auto
  • Red eye reduction
  • Wireless
  • Rear Curtain
  • Slow sync
Flash sync socket
  • Hot shoe
Flash compensation +/-2ev Edit
Flash Range No Data Edit
Shooting Performance
Shutter response No Data Edit
Focus speed - Wide No Data Edit
Focus speed - Telephoto No Data Edit
Switch on time to first photo No Data Edit
Shot to shot speed No Data Edit
Shot to shot speed - flash No Data Edit
Continuous shooting - JPEG No Data Edit
Continuous shooting - Flash No Data Edit
Continuous shooting - RAW No Data Edit
Other Features
Number of Custom Functions 23 Edit
Dust removal Yes Edit
Image Stabilisation Yes Edit
Histogram Yes Edit
Thumbnail / Index view Yes Edit
Video out Yes Edit
Slide show mode Yes Edit
Zoom playback 16x Edit
GPS enabled No Edit
HDMI No Edit
USB USB 2 Edit
Firewire No Edit
  • PC
  • MAC
Wi-Fi No Edit
Ethernet No Edit
NFC No Data Edit
Bluetooth No Data Edit
Microphone Socket No Data Edit
Headphone Socket No Data Edit
Card Type
  • SD
  • SDHC
  • SDXC
File Type
  • RAW
  • JPG
  • RAW + JPG
Internal Memory No Data Edit
Power Source
Battery Type D-LI 109 Edit
CIPA Rating 480 Edit
Box Contents
Box Contents Li-ion battery DLI-109, Battery charger D-BC109, AC plug cord D-CO2E, USB cable I-USB7, Strap O-ST53 , Eyecup , Hot shoe cover FK (already mounted) , Body mount cover Edit
Weight 650g Edit
Width 129mm Edit
Height 96.5mm Edit
Depth 70mm Edit

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