K-5 IIs

  • AA-filterless design achieves superior resolution
  • Advanced 11 point SAFOX X autofocus
  • 16.3 megapixel CMOS
  • Air-gap-free 3 inch LCD w 921,000 dots

STAY OBSESSED: LESS IS MORE.

With the K-5 IIs, less really is more. Featured without an anti-aliasing filter to achieve superior resolution for highly detailed imagery, the K-5 IIs is feature rich and ready for nearly any environment, thanks to its weather sealed and coldproof design. With the K-5 IIs, less is more, and the proof really is in the details.

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  • 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.

  • 80-51200 ISO

    High sensitivity 80-51200 ISO range with improved noise performance throughout, including ISO-specific noise reduction.

  • 7 FPS

    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.

  • Anti Aliasing filterless design

    Anti Aliasing filterless design achieves superior resolution for rich, detailed imagery at supreme resolution where camera settings, lens selection and shooting conditions are controlled to prevent moiré.

  • 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.

  • HDMI port

    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 photographer’s artistic expression.

Type

Digital SLR

Sensor

Type: CMOS w primary color filter and integrated Shake/Dust Reduction sensor movement system
Size: 23.7 x 15.7mm
Color depth: 8 bits/channel JPG, 14 bits/channel RAW
Effective pixels: 16.3 MP
Total pixels: 16.9 MP
Recorded resolutions
Still: 16M (4928x3264), 10M (3936x2624), 6M (3072x2048), 2M (1728x1152)
Movie (resolution/FPS): 1920x1080p25, 1280x720p30/25, 640x480p30/25
Quality levels: **** Premium, *** Best, ** Better, * Good
Dust Removal: DR II (ultrasonic vibration to filter) with Dust Alert function

Lens

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: Yes

Focus System

Type: SAFOX X TTL phase-difference 11 point (9 cross) wide autofocus system with light wavelength sensor
Focus modes: 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
AF assist: Yes, via dedicated LED AF assist lamp

Viewfinder

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” TFT color LCD with brightness/color adjustment and AR coating
Resolution: 921,000 dots
Wide angle viewable: Yes

Flash

Type: Retractable P-TTL popup flash
Guide number: 13m (ISO 100)
Coverage: 28mm wide angle (equiv 35mm)
Flash modes: On, Redeye, Slow Sync, Slow Sync + Redeye, Trailing Curtain Sync, Wireless
Flash exposure compensation: -2 to 1 EV (1/2 steps)

External Flash

Type: Hotshoe (P-TTL), high speed sync and wireless w PENTAX dedicated flash, X-Sync Socket
Synchronization speed: 1/180 sec

Storage Media

Internal memory: n/a
Removable memory: SD, SDHC, SDXC (via firmware update)

Interfaces

Ports: USB 2.0 hi-speed, AV out, HDMI out, DC in, cable switch, 3.5mm stereo microphone, X-sync socket
Video out: HD (via HDMI), NTSC, PAL
Printer interfaces: n/a

Power Supply

Power source: Rechargeable Li-Ion battery D-LI90, D-BG4 Battery Grip (optional) for 2nd D-LI90 battery or 6X AA batteries
Recordable images: Approx 980 (approx 740 w 50% flash, CIPA)
Playback time: Approx 440 min
Movie recording time: Approx 25 min (automatic overheat shutdown protection)
AC adapter available: Yes (optional)

Physical Specs

Body dimensions (W x H x D): 5.2 x 3.8 x 2.9”
Body weight
Without battery or removable memory: 23.3 oz
Loaded and ready: 26.1 oz
Construction material(s): Magnesium alloy shell over stainless steel chassis
Weather resistant: Yes (77 weather protection seals)
Operating temperature: 14-104°F (-10 to 40°C)

Language Support

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

Image Stabilization

Type: Sensor-Shift Shake Reduction with rotational compensation (4 stops max)
Electronic level function: Yes, verification via viewfinder and LCD panel

Metering System

Type: TTL open-aperture 77 segment metering
Sensitivity range: EV 0 to 22 (ISO 100, 50mm F1.4)
Multi-segment: Yes (77 segments)
Center weighted: Yes
Spot: Yes
Exposure compensation: +/- 5 EV (1/3 and 1/2 steps)
Exposure lock: Yes
Exposure bracketing: Yes (2, 3, or 5 frames, up to +/- 2 EV in 1/3 or 1/2 steps)

ISO Sensitivity

Auto: ISO 100-12800 (1, 1/2, 1/3 steps), expandable to ISO 80-51200, Bulb mode up to ISO 1600, auto ISO range selectable
Manual: 100-12800 (1, 1/2, 1/3 steps), expandable to ISO 80-51200, Bulb mode up to ISO 1600

White Balance

Auto preset modes: Auto, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Fluorescent (D, N, W, L), Tungsten, Flash, CTE
Manual mode(s): Yes, 3 manual and 3 Kelvin temperature presets available, copy WB settings from a captured image available
* WB fine adjustment available in all modes

Shutter

Type: Electronically controlled, vertical-run, focal plane shutter
Shutter speed: 1/8000 to 30 sec (1/3 or 1/2 steps), Bulb

Capture Modes

Mode selection: 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: Yes
P/A/S/M/B: P, A, S, M, B (extended modes Sv, TAv)
Date stamp: n/a
Digital filters (capture): Toy Camera, Retro, High Contrast, Extract Color, Soft, Starburst, Fisheye, Custom
Data record: Folder name (standard, date), file name (standard, customizable), embed copyright

Drive Modes

Mode selection: 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 FPS
- Continuous Hi: Approx 7.0 FPS (30 JPG, 20 RAW)
- Continuous Lo: Approx 1.6 FPS (unlimited JPG, 10 RAW)
Self-timer: Yes (12s, 2s)
Remote control: Yes, infrared (0s, 3s, continuous), cable switch

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), Calendar Filmstrip, Folder, Magnification, 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, Protect, DPOF, Movie Edit, Extract JPG from Movie
Magnification: 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

File Formats

Still: RAW (PEF, DNG), JPG (EXIF 2.21), DCF 2.0 compliant, DPOF, PIM III
Movie (compression): AVI (Motion JPG)

Custom Functions

Functions available: 27

Computer Requirements

*For device connectivity. Bundled software requirements may vary.
Windows: Windows XP (SP3 or later)/Vista/7, (can be run as 32-bit in x64 Win) USB 2.0 port
Mac: 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

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