Q10 Red

  • Highly compact, stylish addition to the Q-mount system
  • Improved 12.4 megapixel backlight CMOS sensor with SR
  • Full 1080p30 video with h.264 compression

COMPACT PORTABILITY, LIFE-SIZE CAPABILITY

Portability meets capability with the introduction of the Q10 to the world’s smallest and lightest interchangeable lens system. Featuring exceptional image quality and an upgraded auto focus system and the Q10 will capture detailed, blur and dust free images all while comfortably fitting in your pocket. With the Q, you no longer need to sacrifice capability for portability.

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  • World’s Smallest and Lightest Interchangeable Lens System

    The Q10 with its stylish design, bold color options and compact size adds to the world’s smallest and lightest interchangeable lens system.

  • Fast Autofocus

    An upgraded auto focus algorithm and image sensor contribute to faster and more accurate auto focus performance than previous models.

  • HDR Capture

    In-camera HDR capture mode shoots 3 images of varying exposures, blending them to bring out the details in even the darkest shadows and brightest highlights of extreme contrast shots.

  • 3 Inch LCD Monitor and fast capture

    Easily capture or review images and video using the Q10’s large 3 inch LCD monitor. The high quality LCD features HVGA resolution with 460,000 dots, as well as viewing angles up to 170 degrees horizontally and vertically.

  • Bokeh Control

    Enjoy effortless bokeh control with the Q10’s bokeh control filter. Traditionally controlled through a DSLR lens’s aperture, bokeh is the out of focus portion of the background that helps to emphasize the subject, drawing the viewer’s eyes to the most important part of the photo. The Q10 assists the experienced and casual photographer alike by offering a fine degree of extra control over image bokeh via an in-camera filter operation.

  • User Modes for Creativity

    Powerful USER modes allow the creative photographer to save a series of favorite camera settings, filters, and custom image modes for instant reuse.

  • HDMI Port

    A built-in micro HDMI port is perfect for outputting high resolution images and video, with sound, to modern HDTVs.

  • RAW File Processing

    The Q10 includes SILKYPIX Developer Studio 3 software for powerful and flexible RAW file processing. In-camera RAW image development is also supported.

  • Q Mount Lens System

    The Q10 accepts the PENTAX Q-mount lens system for convenient interchangeability with a variety of specialty Q lenses. Choose from a selection of prime, zoom, fisheye lenses, and more to suit just about any photographic need.

  • Traditional DSLR Modes

    Experienced photographers will enjoy the power and flexibility of traditional DSLR shooting modes such as Program, Aperture/Shutter Priority, and Metered Manual exposure control. Yet casual shooters will appreciate the highly convenient automatic modes such as the set-it-and-forget-it PENTAX Auto Picture and 21 scene modes

  • 1080p HD Video

    Shoot high quality motion video with stunning full 1080p HD clarity at 30 frames per second. The Q10 efficiently processes the full HD video using high quality h.264 compression for superior color and detail. Explore creative video effects through the use of custom image modes, digital video filters, and interval shooting; or select from a variety of Q-mount lenses to realize your perfect artistic vision.

  • 5 FPS

    Capture even the fastest action with five frames per second continuous shooting mode, ideal for sporting events, children at play, or any fast action situation.

  • Smart Effects Mode

    Smart Effects modes enhance digital photography by applying a series of effects to images to achieve high quality finishing. Brilliant Color, Vintage Color, Warm Fade, Bold Monochrome, and Water Color are just some of the Smart Effects available, which can also be assigned to the Q10’s Quick Dial.

  • 1/2000 to 30 Second Shutter Speeds

    Shutter speeds range from 1/2000 to 30 seconds, perfect for freezing fast action or capturing long nighttime exposures. Bulb mode adds flexibility for low light photography and motion effects.

  • SD, SDHC, SDXC compatible

    The Q10 is compatible with the latest generation SD, SDHC, and SDXC memory cards for ultra-high capacity storage as well as outstanding image file portability.

  • External Viewfinder Available for Purchase

    Compose images and video either with the Q10’s LCD monitor or using a shoe-mounted viewfinder attachment available as an optional accessory for the 01 Prime Lens. The External Viewfinder O-VF1 makes an excellent accessory to the Q10, offering outstanding compositional framing, even in the brightest sunlight where viewing an LCD screen is traditionally a challenge.

Type

Digital Hybrid ILC

Sensor

Type: 1/2.3” Backlit CMOS w/ primary color filter
Effective pixels: 12.4MP
Total pixels: 12.76MP
Recorded Resolutions (Pixels)
Still: JPEG
[4:3]12M(4000x3000),9M(3456x2592),5M(2688x2016),3M(1920x1440)
[3:2]10M(4000x2664),8M(3456x2304),5M(2688x1792),2M(1920x1280)
[16:9]9M(4000x2248),6M(3456x1944),4M(2688x1512),2M(1920x1080)
[1:1]9M(2992x2992),6M(2592x2592),4M(2016x2016),2M(1440x1440)
RAW: [4:3] 12M(4000x3000)
Movie: Full HD (1920x1080, 16:9, 30fps), HD (1280x720, 16:9, 30fps), VGA (640x480, 4:3, 30fps)
Quality Levels: RAW (12bit): DNG, JPEG: ★★★ (Best), ★★ (Better), ★ (Good)
RAW and JPEG simultaneously recordable

Lens

Type: Lens-interchangeable SL digital-still camera
Usable lenses: Q-mount lenses, K-mount lenses (w/ Adapter Q for K Lens).

Focus System

Type: Contrast detection AF
Autofocus Method: Face Detection, Tracking, AF Select (25 Points), Select, Spot
Focus Method: AF / MF Switching
Brightness Range: EV1 to 18(ISO100)
AF Assist Light: Dedicated LED Lamp
Manual Focus Assist: OFF/x2/x4

Viewfinder

External Viewfinder O-VF1 available for purchase

LCD Monitor

Type: 3.0-inch TFT color LCD monitor, wide angle viewing
LCD resolution: 460,000 dots
Adjustable: Brightness and Color
Field of View: approx. 100%,
Display info: Grid display (4x4 Grid, Golden Section, Scale display),
Bright/dark area warning, Histogram

Flash

Type: Built-in retractable P-TTL flash
Guide number: approx. 4.9 (ISO100/m) / approx. 7 (ISO200/m)
Angle of view: coverage: wide angle-lens, equivalent to 28mm in 35mm format
Flash modes: P-TTL, Red-eye Reduction, Slow-speed Sync, Trailing Curtain Sync
Sync Speed: Lens shutter: 1/2000 seconds, Electronic shutter: 1/13 seconds
Flash Exposure Compensation: –2.0 to +1.0 EV

External Flash

Type: Hotshoe P-TTL
Synchronization speed: 1/250 sec

Storage Media

Removable memory: SD, SDHC, SDXC

Interfaces

Ports: USB 2.0 (high-speed compatible) / AV output terminal, HDMI output terminal (Type D)
Video out: NTSC, PAL
USB Connection: MSC / PTP

Power Supply

Power source: Rechargeable Lithium-ion Battery D-LI68
Number of recordable images: approx. 250 images (with 50% flash usage),
approx. 270 images (without flash usage)
Playback time: approx. 160 minutes
* Using a new lithium-ion battery at 23 °C, (tested in compliance with CIPA standard).
AC adapter: K-AC115 (optional

Physical Specs

Dimensions (W x H x D): Approx. 4”(W) x 2.3”(H) x1.3” (D)
Weight:
Without battery or removable memory: approx. 6.35oz (180g)
Loaded and ready: approx. 7oz (200g)
Construction material(s): Reinforced polycarbonate plastic
Operating temperature: 32-104°F

Language Support

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

Image Stabilization

Still: Sensor shift Shake Reduction

Metering System

Type: TTL image sensor metering, segment metering, center-weighted metering, spot
metering
Exposure compensation: EV1 - 17 (ISO 100, F1.9 lens), +2EV using the Electronic Shutter
setting or using the built-in ND filter

ISO Sensitivity

AUTO: ISO 100 to 6400 (1/3 EV steps)
Bulb mode: up to ISO 1600

White Balance

Auto TTL by CMOS image sensor
Preset: Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Fluorescent Light (D: Daylight Color, N: Daylight White,
W: Cool White, L: Warm White), Tungsten, Flash, CTE, Manual
Manual: Configured on the monitor
Fine Adjustment: Adjustable ±7 steps on A-B axis or G-M axis

Shutter

Type: Lens shutter: 1/2000 - 30 seconds
(1/3EV step, 1/8000 - 30 seconds when Electronic Shutter setting is enabled), Bulb
*Shooting at 1/8000 - 2 seconds with Electronic Shutter and Bulb shooting are not available
when using a lens that has no lens shutter.

Capture Modes

Mode selection: Auto Picture, Program, Manual, USER, Movie, Blur Correction, Av, Tv,
Scene: (Portrait, Landscape, Macro, Moving Object, Night Scene Portrait, Sunset, Blue Sky,
Night Scene, Night Scene HDR, Night Snap, Forest, Surf & Snow, HDR, Backlight Silhouette,
Kids, Pet, Quick Macro, Food, Candlelight, Stage Lighting, Museum).
Green simplified mode available: Yes
Face detection available: Yes
Digital filters (capture) - Image Tone:( Bright, Natural, Portrait, Landscape, Vibrant, Radiant, Muted, Bleach Bypass, Reversal Film, Monochrome, Cross Processing)
Dynamic Range Adjustment: (Highlight and Shadow correction)
Interval Shooting: Shooting interval: 1 sec. to 24 hr., Start Interval setting: immediately from the
set time. Number of shots: up to 999 images

Drive Modes

Mode selection: Single frame, Continuous (Hi, Lo), Self-timer (12s, 2s), Remote Control (0 sec.,
3 sec., continuous), Auto Bracketing (3 frames, remote control)
Continuous Shooting: Approx. 5 fps, JPEG (12M / ★★★ / Continuous Hi): up to 5 frames,
Approx. 1.5 fps, JPEG (12M / ★★★ / Continuous Lo): up to 100 frames
Self-timer: Yes (12 sec, 2 sec)
Remote control: Yes (Instant, 3 sec. Delay, Continuous)

Playback Modes

Playback View: Single frame, multi-image display (4, 9, 20, 42, 90 segmentation), display
magnification (up to 16x, scrolling and quick magnification available), rotating, histogram (Y
histogram, RGB histogram), bright/dark area warning, detailed information.
Digital Filters: Monochrome, Toy Camera, High Contrast, Shading, Slim, HDR, Invert Color,
Extract Color, Color, Water Color, Posterization, Fish-eye, Retro, Soft, Sketch Filter, Miniature,
Frame Composite, Starburst, Base Parameter Adjustment
RAW Development: File Format (JPEG), Aspect Ratio, Color Space, Custom Image, White
Balance, Sensitivity, High-ISO NR, Shadow Correction, Distortion Correction.
Edit: Resize, Cropping (aspect ratio adjustment available), Index, Movie Editing (divide or
delete selected frames), Capturing a JPEG still picture from a movie, Red-eye Edit, Saving
buffer as a RAW file

File Formats

Still: RAW (DNG), JPEG (Exif 2.3), DCF2.0 compliant
Movie: MOV AVC/H.264 (.mov)
Sound: Built-in monaural microphone

Custom Functions

Functions available: 13

Computer Requirements

*For device connectivity. Bundled software requirements may vary.
Windows: Windows XP/Vista/7, USB port
Mac: Mac OS-X 10.4, 10.5, 10.6, USB port

  • USB Cable I-USB7
  • Battery Charger D-BC68P
  • Strap O-ST131
  • Hot Shoe Cover FK
  • Rechargeable Lithium-Ion Battery D-LI68
  • AC Plug Cord D-CO2U
  • Software CD ROM S-SW131
  • Body Mount Cover Q

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