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Pentax K-30 DSLR Camera Body Only (Blue)


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Manufacturer # 15698

Our Stock # 641611013

  • 16-megapixel APS-C CMOS image sensor
  • Rugged coldproof design for sub-freezing use
  • Full 1080p30 HD video features h.264 compression
  • Advanced SAFOX IXi+ autofocus engine
  • Programmable front and rear e-dials for convenience and Pentax Hyper shift operation
  • Sensor-shift Shake/Dust Reduction
  • In-camera HDR shooting modes

Pentax K-30 DSLR Camera Body Only (Blue)Pentax K-30 DSLR Camera Body Only (Blue)
Pentax K-30 DSLR Camera Body Only (Blue) Pentax K-30 DSLR Camera Body Only (Blue) Pentax K-30 DSLR Camera Body Only (Blue) Pentax K-30 DSLR Camera Body Only (Blue) Pentax K-30 DSLR Camera Body Only (Blue)
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Never Take A Raincheck.

Thanks to the K-30, for the first time in a long time location doesn’t matter. Whether it’s a sandy day at the beach or a trek into the wet rainforests of Belize, the K-30 is the ideal DSLR camera to capture your memories regardless of your location or the elements you face. Its weather sealed body and intuitive ergonomics give you the flexibility and comfortability to shoot what you want, when you want and where you want.

  • High-performance 16-megapixel APS-C CMOS image sensor.
  • Full weather sealing for worry-free use in any weather condition.
  • Rugged coldproof design for sub-freezing use (-10°C, 14°F).
  • PRIME M image processing engine, optimized for video, also captures outstanding still images.
  • Full 1080p30 HD video features h.264 compression, flexible exposure control and HDR finishing options.
  • Advanced SAFOX IXi+ autofocus engine features AF assist lamp, light source sensor and improved optical components.
  • Large 3-in. LCD is wide angle viewable, and features 921,000 dots of resolution.
  • Live View focus peaking highlights in-focus surfaces for fast and accurate manual or autofocus.
  • Low-profile glass pentaprism viewfinder achieves a 100% optical field of view.
  • Highly accurate 77 segment metering system for accurate exposure, even in complex lighting.
  • Fast 6 FPS continuous shooting mode and 1/6000 second maximum shutter speed.
  • ISO speeds up to 25600 improve shutter speeds while minimizing noise in low lighting.
  • Programmable front and rear e-dials for convenience and Pentax Hyper shift operation.
  • Sensor-shift Shake/Dust Reduction ensures sharp, dust-free imaging with any mounted lens.
  • Traditional modes combine with automatic modes for powerful, user-friendly operation.
  • In-camera HDR shooting modes feature multiple blending options and pixel alignment.
  • Compatible with both rechargeable Li-Ion and AA batteries (via optional AA battery holder).
  • Highly compact yet durable body with comfortable ergonomics.


  • Type: CMOS w primary color filter, integrated Shake/Dust Reduction sensor movement system
  • Size: 23.7 x 15.7mm (APS-C)
  • Color depth: 8 bits/channel JPG, 12 bits/channel RAW
  • Effective pixels (total pixels): 16.3 MP (16.5 MP)
  • Dust Removal: Sensor movement w SP coating on low pass filter
  • Pixel mapping: Yes
Image Stabilization (Shake Reduction)
  • Type: Sensor-shift SR
Lens Mount
  • Type/construction: PENTAX KAF2 bayonet stainless-steel mount
  • Usable lenses: PENTAX KAF3, KAF2, KAF and KA (K mount, 35mm screwmount, 645/67 med format lenses useable w adapter and/or restrictions)
  • SDM function: Yes
  • Power zoom function: n/a
Focus System
  • Type: SAFOX IXi+ TTL phase-detection 11 point (9 cross) wide autofocus system w light wavelength sensor and diffraction lens
  • Sensitivity range: EV -1 to 18 (ISO 100)
  • Focus modes: AF.A (auto), AF.S (single, w focus lock, focus/shutter priority selectable), AF.C (continuous, w focus/FPS priority selectable), Manual
  • Focus point adjustment: Auto 11 pt, Auto 5 pt, User-Selectable (w Expanded Area AF), Center
  • AF assist: Yes via dedicated LED AF assist lamp
  • Focus peaking: Yes (n/a while video is actively recording)
Metering System
  • Type: TTL open aperture 77 segment metering
  • Sensitivity range: EV 0 to 22 (ISO 100, 50mm F1.4)
  • Metering patterns (multi, center, spot): Multi 77, Center, Spot
  • Exposure compensation: &plusmn 5 EV (1/3 and 1/2 steps)
  • Exposure lock: Yes
  • Exposure bracketing: 3 frames
  • Type: Electronically controlled, vertical-run, focal plane shutter
  • Shutter speed: 1/6000 to 30 sec (1/3 or 1/2 steps), Bulb
  • Type: Pentaprism
  • Coverage (field of view): 100%
  • Magnification: 0.92X (w 50mm F1.4 at infinity)
  • Standard focusing screen: Natural-Bright-Matte III (interchangeable)
  • Diopter Adjustment: -2.5m to 1.5m
  • Depth of Field Preview: Optical (diaphragm stop-down), digital
Lcd Monitor
  • Type: 3.0-in. TFT color LCD w brightness/color adjustment
  • Resolution: 921,000 dots
  • Wide-angle Viewable: Yes
Live View
  • Type: TTL by CMOS image sensor
  • Field of View: 100%
  • Display Modes: Magnification (2-6X), Grid Overlay (4x4, Golden Ratio, Scale), Bright/Dark Indication, Histogram
  • Autofocus: Contrast detection AF (face detection, tracking, select, spot)
  • Type: Retractable P-TTL popup flash
  • Guide Number: 12m (ISO 100)
  • Coverage: 28mm wide angle equivalent
  • Flash Modes: On, Redeye, Slow Sync, Slow Sync + Redeye, Trailing Curtain Sync, Wireless
  • Flash Exposure Compensation: -2 to 1 EV
  • Type: Hotshoe (P-TTL), high speed sync and wireless w Pentax dedicated flash
  • Synchronization Speed: 1/180 sec
Storage Media
  • Internal Memory: n/a
  • Removable Memory: SD, SDHC, SDXC
  • Ports: USB 2.0 hi-speed, AV out, cable switch
  • Video Out: NTSC, PAL
  • Microphone: Built-in monaural
Power Supply
  • Power Source: Rechargeable Li-Ion battery D-LI109 (included), AA battery holder D-BH109 for 4 AA batteries (sold separately)
  • Recordable images: Li-Ion approx 480 (410 w 50% flash, CIPA)
  • Playback time: Li-Ion approx 270 min
  • Movie recording time: 25 min max time per clip
  • AC adapter available: Yes (sold separately)
Physical Specifications
  • Body dimensions (W x H x D): 5.1 x 3.8 x 2.8-in. Body Weight
  • Without battery or removable memory: 20.8 oz
  • Loaded and Ready: 22.9 oz (Li-Ion)
  • Primary construction material(s): Reinforced polycarbonate over stainless-steel chassis
  • Operating temperature: 14-104&degF (-10&deg to 40&degC)
  • Ruggedized features: Fully weather sealed throughout body, coldproof
Image Capture
  • Recorded Resolutions: 16M (4928x3264), 12M (4224x2816), 8M (3456x2304), 5M (2688x1792)
  • Quality Levels: * * * Best, * * Better, * Good
  • File Formats: RAW (DNG), JPG (EXIF 2.3), DCF 2.0 compliant, DPOF, PIM III
  • Color Space: sRGB, AdobeRGB
Iso Sensitivity
  • Auto: 100-12800 (1/1, 1/2, 1/3 steps), expandable to 100-25600, auto range selectable
  • Manual: 100-12800 (1/1, 1/2, 1/3 steps), expandable to 100-25600
White Balance
  • Type: Image sensor detection w light wavelength sensor assist
  • Auto preset modes: Auto, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Fluorescent (D, N, W, L), Tungsten, Flash, CTE
  • Manual mode(s): 3 manual and 3 Kelvin temperature presets, copy WB settings from a captured image available
  • WB fine adjustment: &plusmn7 steps A-B axis or G-M axis
Capture Modes
  • Mode selection: Hyper Program (P), Sensitivity Priority (Sv), Shutter Priority (Tv), Aperture Priority (Av), Shutter &
  • Aperture Priority (TAv), Hyper Manual (M), Bulb (B), User (U1, U2), Scene (SCN), Auto Picture (AUTO), Movie
  • Auto Picture modes: Standard, Portrait, Landscape, Macro, Moving Object, Night Scene Portrait, Night Scene, Blue Sky, Forest
  • Scene modes: Portrait, Landscape, Macro, Moving Object, Night Scene Portrait, Sunset, Blue Sky, Forest, Night Scene, Night Scene HDR (JPG), Night Snap, Food, Pet, Kids, Surf & Snow, Backlight Silhouette, Candlelight, Stage Lighting, Museum Custom Image modes: Bright, Natural, Portrait, Landscape, Vibrant, Radiant, Muted, Bleach Bypass, Reversal Film, Monochrome, Cross Processing
  • Green simplified mode available: n/a
  • Face detection available: Yes
  • PASMB: P, A, S, M, B (extended modes Sv, TAv)
  • Date stamp: n/a
  • Digital filters (capture): Extract Color, Toy Camera, Retro, High Contrast, Shading, Invert Color, Color
  • Dynamic range adjustment: Highlight, shadow
  • Digital level: Viewfinder (horizontal), LCD (horizontal, vertical), SR auto-level function
  • File/Folder customization: Folder name (standard, date), embed copyright
Drive Modes
  • Mode selection: Single, Continuous (Hi, Lo), Self-Timer (12s, 2s), Remote (0s, 3s), Auto Bracketing (3 frames) Continuous FPS
  • Continuous Hi: Approx 6.0 FPS (30 JPG, 8 RAW)
  • Continuous Lo: Approx 3.0 FPS (unlimited JPG, 10 RAW)
  • Multi-exposure: 2-9 shots, auto exposure adjustment
  • Interval: 999 shots, 3 sec to 24 hr interval, time delay
  • HDR: Auto, HDR 1, HDR 2, HDR 3, pixel alignment, exposure bracket &plusmn1-3 EV (1/1 steps)
  • Cable switch: Yes (available separately)
Playback Modes
  • Mode selection: One Shot (no data, basic data, full data, color channel histogram, bright/dark indication, copyright info), Multi Image Display (4, 9, 16, 36, 81 thumbnails), Magnification (up to 16X, scrollable, quick magnification), Image Rotation, Calendar Filmstrip, Display, Folder, Slideshow, Select & Delete, Movie Playback (no data, basic data, full data), Save RAW Data From JPG (if available in buffer memory)
  • Mode pallet: Image Rotation, Digital Filter, Resize, Cropping, Slideshow, Save as Manual WB, RAW Development, Index Print, Image Comparison, Protect, DPOF, Movie Edit, Extract JPG from Movie
  • Digital filters (playback): Monochrome, Extract Color, Toy Camera, Retro, High Contrast, Shading, Invert Color, Color, Tone Expansion, Sketch Filter, Watercolor, Pastel, Posterization, Miniature, Soft, Starburst, Fisheye, Slim, Base Parameter Adj
Video Capture
  • Recorded resolutions/FPS: 1920x1080p30/25/24, 1280x720p60/50/30/25/24, 640x480p30/25/24
  • Quality Levels: * * * Best, * * Better, * Good
  • File Formats (compression): MOV MPEG-4 AVC (h.264)
  • Sound: Audio gain adj
Capture Modes
  • Custom Image modes: Bright, Natural, Portrait, Landscape, Vibrant, Radiant, Muted, Bleach Bypass, Reversal Film, Monochrome, Cross Processing
  • Digital filters (capture): Extract Color, Toy Camera, Retro, High Contrast, Invert Color, Color
  • Interval movie: 3 sec to 1 hr interval, 4 sec to 99 hr record time, time delay (AVI, MJPG)
  • Movie editing functions: Movie Divide, Delete Selected Frames
File Storage Matrix (Cross-Sample Based On 2gb Memory)
  • File Storage Matrix (Based on 2GB Memory) STIL RAW *** ** * 16M (3:2) 76 214 379 749 12M (3:2) 289 512 1007 8M (3:2) 429 758 1463 5M (3:2) 706 1229 2363 Video (H:M:S) *** ** * 1080p30 00:08:19 00:10:38 00:12:03 720p60 00:08:19 00:10:38 00:12:03 720p30 00:14:24 00:18:20 00:20:45 480p30 00:21:18 00:27:00 00:30:30
Custom Functions
  • Functions available: 23
Language Support
  • English, French, German, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, Dutch, Danish, Swedish, Finnish, Polish, Czech, Hungarian, Turkish, Greek, Russian, Korean, Traditional/Simplified Chinese, Japanese

- K-30 DSLR Camera
- USB Cable I-USB7
- Li-Ion Battery D-LI109
- Battery Charger Kit K-BC109
- Strap O-ST53
- Hotshoe Cover FK
- Eyecup FR
- Body Mount Cover
- Finder Cap for ME
- Focusing Screen MF-60 Frame Matte
- Software CD-ROM S-SWxxx