Pentax K2000 / K-m digital camera
3872 x 2592
2.7" lcd viewer
4 AA batteries
Pentax K2000 review summary
camera date Nov 08  
pixels / class 10.8M  SLR digital camera
overall rating good overall camera rating  10 reviews
image quality good image quality rating  JPEG - / RAW +
ease of use good usability rating  
camera body very good camera body rating  
digital features good digital features rating  
photogr. ctrls good photographic controls rating  
user profile user profile: digital photography enthusiast
Pentax K2000 specifications
lens / zoom  Pentax KAF2-, KAF-, and KA-mount lenses
focus / macro  auto | manual
metering mode  multi-segment, center weighted, spot
aperture  auto | manual
white balance  auto, 7 presets, color temperature
shutter  auto | manual / 30s - 1/4000s, B
exposure  +/- 2EV in 1/2EV or 1/3EV steps
flash / mode  pop up - 5 modes, hot-shoe / GN 11 (m, ISO 100)
viewfinder  ttl optical
iso ratings  100 - 3200 in 1, 1/2, 1/3 steps
image size  3872x2592 / 3008x2000 / 1824x1216
image format  raw, jpeg (exif2.21)
image compr.  good, better, best
lag/cycle times  
remote control  self timer 2s, 12s
video options  
audio options  
connectivity  usb 2.0 (high speed) video (NTSC/PAL)
storage  SD, SDHC
extra features  sensor 23.5mm x 15.7mm
lens factor 1.5
sensor shift dust reduction
histogram display
PictBridge compatible
Pentax K2000 links
Reviews for shutterbugs and professionals
17Apr09 Pentax K2000 review at DigitalCameraInfo
30Mar09 Pentax K-m / K2000 review at TrustedReview
18Mar09 Pentax K-m / K2000 review at
16Feb09 Pentax K2000 review at Steves-digicams
04Feb09 Pentax K-m / K2000 review at
31Jan09 Pentax K-m / K2000 review at dpreview
28Jan09 Pentax K-m dSLR review at PhotoReview
18Jan09 Pentax K2000 review at DigitalCameraReview
01Dec08 Pentax K-m / K2000 review at PhotographyBLOG
05Nov08 Pentax K2000 / K-m review at digitalkamera (de)
News, guides, hints & tips
23Dec08 Lenses for use with the Pentax digital SLRs
10Oct08 Pentax K2000 / K-m press summary
Forum discussions
Pentax UK User Forum Pentax Forum
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Pentax K2000 / K-m announcement clippings

Bundled as a complete kit for the convenience of the customer, the PENTAX K2000 system offers uncomplicated operation for new digital SLR users and family photographers seeking high-quality digital SLR photography for the first time.  Combining PENTAX developed, easy-to-use Auto Picture modes as well as powerful learning functions all housed in one of the smallest, lightest camera bodies in its class, the PENTAX K2000 system is ideal for digital SLR beginners.  Additional features on the newest digital K2000 SLR body include a 10.2 megapixel CCD, a 2.7 inch, 230,000 dot high resolution, wide-view LCD panel, and an ultra compact design that facilitates one handed operation.  The body also features the same PENTAX developed Shake Reduction technology found on more advanced K series digital SLRs. PENTAX Shake Reduction is compatible with more than 25 million PENTAX lenses to deliver sharp images even when handheld at slower shutter speeds.  The K2000 also features the powerful PENTAX developed Auto Picture Mode, which selects from Portrait, Landscape, Macro, Action, and Night Portrait modes to tailor the camera settings for any photographic situation.  The camera also has a comprehensive Dust Removal system to help keep images spotless. A dedicated programmable help button clearly explains current camera settings to guide and teach the user about digital SLR photography.

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