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Pentax K20D specifications

Street price  • Body only: £730 / $1300
 • Kit with 18-55 mm lens: £800 / N/A
Body build • High-impact plastic with metal sub-structure
• Dust and weather resistant seals throughout
Sensor* • 14.6 million effective pixels*
• 15.1 million total pixels*
• 23.4 x 15.6 mm CMOS sensor
• RGB Color Filter Array
• Built-in low-pass filter
• 3:2 aspect ratio
Shake Reduction • Sensor-shift system
• Permanent magnets and electronic magnet coils
• Can compensate in x, y direction and rotational
Dust removal* • SP coating
• Dust removal by shaking sensor (using SR unit)
• Dust alert mode to help locate dust*
Image processor • PRIME
• "14-bit ADC"
• DDR2 buffer RAM
Image sizes* • 4672 x 3104 (14.5 MP)*
• 3872 x 2592 (10.0 MP)
• 3008 x 2000 (6.0 MP)
• 1824 x 1216 (2.2 MP)
Image formats*

• JPEG (EXIF 2.21) - Premium* / Best / Better / Good
• RAW (PEF or DNG) + JPEG

Lens mount • Pentax KAF2 bayonet mount
• Pentax KAF3, KAF2, KAF or KA mount lenses
• Pentax K mount lenses with restrictions
FOV crop 1.5x
Focusing • 11-point TTL sensor (SAFOX VIII)
• Center 9-points are sensitive to both horiz and vert. detail
• AF working range: -1 to 18 EV (at ISO 100, F1.4 lens)
Focus modes • AF Single (AF-S)
• AF Continuous (AF-C)
• Manual focus
AF point selection • Single Area AF
• Dynamic Area AF
• Auto Area AF
AF assist Stroboscopic flash
Metering • 16 segment sensor
• Metering range: EV 0.0 - 21 EV (ISO 100, 50 mm F1.4)
Metering modes

• Multi-segment
• Center-weighted average
• Spot

AE lock • Button
• Locked for twice the meter operating time or as long as the shutter half-pressed
AE bracketing • 3 or 5 frames, +/- 0.5, 1.0, 1.5, 2.0 (1/2 EV steps)
• 3 or 5 frames, +/- 0.3, 0.7, 1.0, 1.3, 1.7, 2.0 (1/3 EV steps)
Other bracketing • White balance
• Sharpness
• Saturation
• Contrast
• Hue
Exposure compen. • +/- 2.0 EV in 1/3 EV steps
• +/- 3.0 EV in 1/2 EV steps
Sensitivity*

• Auto (user defined range)
• ISO 100 - 3200 in 1, 0.5 or 0.3EV steps*
• Up to ISO 6400 as a custom function*

Shutter • Vertical-run focal-plane shutter
• 30 - 1/4000 sec
• 1/3 or 1/2 EV steps
• Flash X-Sync: 1/180 sec
• Bulb
Aperture values • 1/3 or 1/2 EV increments
• Actual aperture range depends on lens used
• Ability to use lens aperture ring
Preview function * • Live view with magnify option*
• Depth-of-field Optical (lens stopped down)
• Digital (shot taken without saving, previewed on LCD)
White balance • Auto
• Daylight
• Shade
• Cloudy
• Fluorescent (Daylight, Neutral, White)
• Tungsten
• Flash
• Manual
• Color temperature (3 memories) - Kelvin or Mired
WB shift • Blue (-7) To Amber (+7)
• Magenta (-7) to Green (+7)
Color space • sRGB
• Adobe RGB
Custom image settings* • Bright
• Natural
• Portrait
• Landscape
• Vibrant
(All with adjustment for Saturation, Hue, Contrast and Sharpness)
• Monochrome
(with adjustment for Filter type, Toning, Contrast and Sharpness)
Image parameters • Saturation: -3 to +3
• Hue: -3 to +3
• Contrast: -3 to +3
• Sharpness: -3 to +3 (Fine sharpening option)
Viewfinder • Eye-level pentaprism
• 95% frame coverage
• Magnification: 0.95x (with 50 mm F1.4 lens at infinity)
• Dioptre adjustment: -2.5 to +1.5 dioptre
• Natural Bright Matte II focusing screen
Viewfinder info • AF points
• Focus confirmation dot
• Flash ready
• Shutter speed
• Aperture
• E-dial enabled
• AE lock
• Remaining shots/ISO sensitivity (custom function)
• EV compensation
• Flash compensation
• Manual focus
• Shake Reduction
• Metering / EV bar
Flash

• Manual release pop-up
• P-TTL with serial control
• Guide number approx 11 (ISO 100)
• FOV coverage up to 18 mm
• Flash sync speed: 1/180 sec
• Flash compensation -2.0 to +1.0 EV in 1/3 or 1/2 EV increments
• ISO range: ISO 100 to 6400

External flash* • Hot shoe with X-contact
• X-Sync socket*
• Designed for Pentax dedicated flashes
• Modes: Auto, Red-eye reduction, High-speed sync, Wireless sync
Shooting modes

• Auto (Green mode)
• Hyper-program (P)
• Sensitivity priority (Sv)
• Shutter priority (Tv)
• Aperture priority (Av)
• Shutter & Aperture priority (TAv)
• Hyper-manual (M)
• Bulb (B)
• Flash X-Sync (X)
• User defined (USER)

Drive modes* • Single
• Continuous Hi: 3 fps, up to 38 Best JPEG frames, 14 images RAW, 16 DNG*
• Continuous Lo: 2.3 fps, JPEG (Best) until card is full
• Burst mode: 21 fps 1.6MB JPEG, 115 frames*
• Self-timer: 2 or 12 sec (automatic mirror-up)
• Remote control: immediate, 3 sec delay
LCD monitor* • 2.7 " TFT LCD*
• 230,000 pixels*
• -7 to +7 brightness level adjustment
• Color adjustable, 15 steps G-M, 15 steps A-B*
• 32x zoom playback*
Live view* • TTL using imaging sensor*
• 4 or 8x enlargement*
• Grid view*
Instant review • Off, 1 sec, 3 sec, 5 sec
• Histogram on/off
• Bright / Dark areas on/off
Other features • Multiple exposure (2 to 9 images, with Auto EV adjust)
• Orientation sensor
• Status LCD illumination
Playback rotation • On
• Off
Playback features • Single image, no overlay
• Single image, basic overlay
• Single image with histogram (brightness or RGB)
• Single image with detailed shooting info and histogram
• 4 / 9 / 16 image index
• Folder view
• Image magnification up to 32x*
• Optional blinking low- / high-lights
• 2 image compare mode*
Playback retouching* • RAW to JPEG (with parameters)
• Filters: B&W, Sepia, Color, Soft, HDR*. Slim, Brightness
Custom functions* 36 functions*
Menu languages

• English
• French
• German
• Spanish
• Portuguese
• Italian
• Swedish
• Dutch
• Russian
• Korean
• Traditional Chinese
• Simplified Chinese
• Japanese
• Czech
• Polish
• Danish
• Finnish
• Hungarian
• Turkish

Firmware User upgradable
Battery grip Optional D-BG2
Connectivity

• USB 2.0 Hi-Speed
• Video out
• DC-IN

Storage • Secure Digital (SD) / Secure Digital HC (SDHC)
• FAT / FAT32
Power • Lithium-Ion D-LI50 rechargeable battery (supplied & charger)
• Optional AC adapter
Dimensions 142 x 101 x 70 mm (5.6 x 4.0 x 2.8 in)
Weight • No battery: 715 g (1.6 lb)
• With battery: 800 g (1.7 lb)
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