K-5 II S Digital SLR (Body Only) sports an APS-C CMOS sensor producing an effective 16.3 megapixel and do not have an anti-aliasing filter, which ensures the resulting images are sharper and have greater detail than traditional DSLRs with an Optical Low Pass Filter (OLPF). The camera has a 11-point AF system and a pentaprism type viewfinder with 100% frame coverage. A 3 TFT LCD monitor assists in reviewing the images shot with a resolution of 921,000 dots.
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The K-5 II takes greatness to the next level. Its high resolution sensor, highly advanced autofocus system and accurate shake reduction system coupled with its weather sealed cold proof design ensure that this camera is worthy of fixation. With features this rich and robust the K-5 II is sure to feed your photography obsession and take you to the next level.
16.3 megapixel CMOS sensor
High resolution 16.3 megapixel CMOS sensor with integrated Analog to Digital (AD) conversion circuitry captures outstanding image detail with pixels to spare.
Durable magnesium alloy covers surround a rugged stainless steel chassis.
Fully weather sealed
Fully weather sealed and coldproof design resists water, fog, snow, sand, dust, and more, for top performance in extreme field conditions as well as in the studio.
PENTAX body-based Shake Reduction (SR) stabilization system is compatible with every PENTAX lens ever made.
11 point SAFOX X autofocus system
New, highly advanced and accurate 11 point SAFOX X autofocus system offers the widest EV focus range in its class and is ideal for focusing in low conditions, as low as -3EV.
Air-gap-free, scratch resistant, 3 inch LCD
Air-gap-free, scratch resistant, 3 inch LCD with 921,000 dots of resolution offers a premium image review experience by eliminating the gap typically found between the LCD screen and screen cover, giving a brighter and sharper image.
1080p HD video
Capture widescreen HD video with stunning detail at full 1080p resolution and 25 FPS, including sound via a built-in or external 3.5mm stereo microphone jack.
100% field of view
High quality glass pentaprism viewfinder features 100% field of view and 0.92X magnification, for perfect framing accuracy.
An HDMI port outputs high definition images, video and sound to HDTVs.
HDR image capture
Improved in-camera HDR image capture features more blending options and better pixel registration for easier operation without a tripod.
Built-in electronic level
Built-in electronic level now features a tilt scale display in Live View.
Special effects filters
A wide range of in-camera image processing and special effects filters encourages the photographers artistic expression.
High sensitivity 80-51200 ISO range with improved noise performance throughout, including ISO-specific noise reduction.
Speedy 7 FPS framerate captures fast action shots in demanding situations.
77 segment metering system
Highly accurate 77 segment metering system for perfectly exposed images even in difficult lighting.
1/8000 shutter speed
A maximum 1/8000 second shutter speed freezes even the fastest action without subject movement blur.
PENTAX PEF and Adobe DNG files
Native support for both PENTAX PEF and Adobe DNG 14 bit RAW files, including the ability to retrieve RAW data from JPG files if still present in buffer memory.
Customizable RAW/Fx button
Customizable RAW/Fx button allows for easy access to common shooting settings.
SDXC memory card compatibility.
CMOS w primary color filter and integrated Shake/Dust Reduction sensor movement system
23.7 x 15.7mm
8 bits/channel JPG, 14 bits/channel RAW
Still: 16M (4928x3264), 10M (3936x2624), 6M (3072x2048), 2M (1728x1152)
Movie (resolution/FPS): 1920x1080p25, 1280x720p30/25, 640x480p30/25
Quality levels: **** Premium, *** Best, ** Better, * Good
DR II (ultrasonic vibration to low pass filter) with Dust Alert function
PENTAX KAF2 bayonet stainless steel mount
PENTAX KAF3, KAF2, KAF, and KA (K mount, 35mm screwmount, 645/67 med format lenses useable w adapter and/or restrictions)
Power zoom function
SAFOX X TTL phase-difference 11 point (9 cross) wide autofocus system with light wavelength sensor
AF Single (w focus lock, focus/shutter priority selectable), AF Continuous (w focus/FPS priority selectable), Manual
Focus point adjustment
Auto 11 Point, Auto 5 Point, User-Selectable, Center
Yes, via dedicated LED AF assist lamp
Coverage (field of view)
0.92X (w 50mm F1.4 at infinity)
Standard focusing screen
Natural-Bright-Matte III (interchangeable)
-2.5m to 1.5m
Depth of field preview
Optical (diaphragm stop-down), Digital
Type: TTL by CMOS image sensor
Field Of View: 100%
Magnification (2-6X AF, 2-10X MF), Grid Overlay (4x4, Golden Ratio, Scale), Bright/Dark Indication, Histogram
Yes, Contrast + Face Detection, Contrast Detection, Phase Difference
3.0 TFT color LCD with brightness/color adjustment and AR coating
Wide angle viewable
Retractable P-TTL popup flash
13m (ISO 100)
28mm wide angle (equiv 35mm)
On, Redeye, Slow Sync, Slow Sync + Redeye, Trailing Curtain Sync, Wireless
Flash exposure compensation
-2 to 1 EV (1/2 steps)
Hotshoe (P-TTL), high speed sync and wireless w PENTAX dedicated flash, X-Sync Socket
SD, SDHC, SDXC (via firmware update)
USB 2.0 hi-speed, AV out, HDMI out, DC in, cable switch, 3.5mm stereo microphone, X-sync socket
HD (via HDMI), NTSC, PAL
Rechargeable Li-Ion battery D-LI90, D-BG4 Battery Grip (optional) for 2nd D-LI90 battery or 6X AA batteries
Approx 980 (approx 740 w 50% flash, CIPA)
Approx 440 min
Movie recording time
Approx 25 min (automatic overheat shutdown protection)
AC adapter available
Body dimensions (W x H x D)
5.2 x 3.8 x 2.9
Without battery or removable memory: 23.3 oz
Loaded and ready: 26.1 oz
Magnesium alloy shell over stainless steel chassis
Yes (77 weather protection seals)
14-104°F (-10 to 40°C)
Sensor-Shift Shake Reduction with rotational compensation (4 stops max)
Electronic level function
Yes, verification via viewfinder and LCD panel
TTL open-aperture 77 segment metering
EV 0 to 22 (ISO 100, 50mm F1.4)
Yes (77 segments)
+/- 5 EV (1/3 and 1/2 steps)
Yes (2, 3, or 5 frames, up to +/- 2 EV in 1/3 or 1/2 steps)
ISO 100-12800 (1, 1/2, 1/3 steps), expandable to ISO 80-51200, Bulb mode up to ISO 1600, auto ISO range selectable
100-12800 (1, 1/2, 1/3 steps), expandable to ISO 80-51200, Bulb mode up to ISO 1600
Auto preset modes
Auto, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Fluorescent (D, N, W, L), Tungsten, Flash, CTE
Yes, 3 manual and 3 Kelvin temperature presets available, copy WB settings from a captured image available
* WB fine adjustment available in all modes
Electronically controlled, vertical-run, focal plane shutter
1/8000 to 30 sec (1/3 or 1/2 steps), Bulb
Green, Hyper Program (P), Sensitivity Priority (Sv), Shutter Priority (Tv), Aperture Priority (Av), Shutter & Aperture Priority (TAv), Metered Manual, Bulb, X-Speed, USER (5 presets), Movie
Custom Image Modes
Bright, Natural, Portrait, Landscape, Vibrant, Muted, Monochrome, Reversal Film, Bleach Bypass
- All include gamut radar and fine adjustment of saturation, hue, high/low key, contrast, and sharpness (regular and fine adjustment scales). Monochrome mode includes adjustments for filter effects (green, yellow, orange, red, magenta, blue, cyan, infrared), toning (sepia, warm/cool), high/low key, contrast, and sharpness (regular, fine, and extra sharp adjustment scales).
Green simplified mode available
P, A, S, M, B (extended modes Sv, TAv)
Digital filters (capture)
Toy Camera, Retro, High Contrast, Extract Color, Soft, Starburst, Fisheye, Custom
Folder name (standard, date), file name (standard, customizable), embed copyright
Single, Continuous (Hi, Lo), Self-Timer (12s, 2s), Remote (0s, 3s, continuous), Auto Bracketing (standard, timer, remote), MLU (standard, remote), HDR Capture (+3, 0, -3 with 5 blend settings and pixel alignment), Multi-Exposure (2-9 shots), Interval (999 shots, 1 sec to 24 hrs, time delay available)
- Continuous Hi: Approx 7.0 FPS (30 JPG, 20 RAW)
- Continuous Lo: Approx 1.6 FPS (unlimited JPG, 10 RAW)
Yes (12s, 2s)
Yes, infrared (0s, 3s, continuous), cable switch
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), Calendar Filmstrip, Folder, Magnification, Select & Delete, Movie Playback (no data, basic data, full data), Save RAW Data From JPG (if available in buffer memory)
Image Rotation, Digital Filter, Resize, Cropping, Slideshow, Save as Manual WB, RAW Development, Index Print, Protect, DPOF, Movie Edit, Extract JPG from Movie
Up to 32X, scrollable, quick magnification)
Digital filters (playback)
Toy Camera, Monochrome (filter, toning), Retro, Color, High Contrast, Soft, Extract Color, Starburst, Sketch, Watercolor, Fisheye, Pastel, Slim, Miniature, HDR, Posterization, Base Parameter Adj, Custom
Still: RAW (PEF, DNG), JPG (EXIF 2.21), DCF 2.0 compliant, DPOF, PIM III
Movie (compression): AVI (Motion JPG)
*For device connectivity. Bundled software requirements may vary.
Windows XP (SP3 or later)/Vista/7, (can be run as 32-bit in x64 Win) USB 2.0 port
MacOS-X 10.4.11, 10.5 or 10.6 USB 2.0 port
- USB Cable I-USB7
- Li-Ion Battery D-LI90
- Strap O-ST132
- Eyecup FR
- Finder Cap for ME
- PC Socket Cap
- AV Cable I-AVC7
- Battery Charger Kit K-BC90
- Hotshoe Cover FK
- Body Mount Cover
- Focusing Screen MF-60 Frame Matte
- Software CD-ROM S-SW132