With an excellent dust-proof, weather-resistant, ergonomic design and stability, the dSLR K10D (released in September 2006) is not a point and shoot camera: there are a lot custom settings, and you will have to find the ones that are the most important to your style. Pentax K10D brings some unique features and exposure modes into a very thoughtful and ergonomic design, like vibrating CCD sensor provides built-in Dust Reduction and Shake Reduction. At high ISO, the image quality, however, is pour.
The K10D allows you to develop images shot as RAW to a JPEG with a wide range of selectable adjustments; size, compression, white balance, digital exposure compensation (+/-2 EV), tone, saturation, sharpness and contrast directly on-camera.
Lenses compatible with this camera are the PENTAX-DA 70mm F2.4, PENTAX K-, KA-, KAF- and KAF2-mount lenses; screw-mount lenses (with an adapter); and 645- and 67-system lenses (with an adapter). Some functions may not be applicable with certain lenses.
• Shooting Modes: Auto, Program, Sensitivity priority, Shutter priority, Aperture priority, Shutter speed and Aperture priority, Manual
• Metering: 16 area multi-segment, centre-weighted or spot
• White balance: Auto, 6 presets, Manual and a Kelvin scale
• Flash (pop-up) Modes: Flash on, Flash on + red eye, Slow-speed sync, slow-sync + red eye and trailing curtain sync
• Effects: image tone, saturation, contrast, sharpness
• 2.5 inch LCD
• 10.2 megapixel
• ISO 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600
• Shutter Speed: 30-1/4000 sec
• Exposure Compensation: +/- 3EV
• File Formats: JPEG, RAW (PEF, DNG)
• Self-timer: 2, 12 sec, IR remote and IR remote with 3 sec delay.
• Memory Storage: SD memory card
• Li-ion rechargeable battery
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