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Pentax K-3 Digital SLR Camera Body, Black {24 M/P}

***Lens not included
Pentax Cameras
KEH Model# 362761

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Pentax K-3 Digital SLR Camera Body, Black {24 M/P} Description


The New Standard of Performance

Benchmarked as the most advanced enthusiast DSLR available, featuring unparalleled technology and specifications, the PENTAX K-3 will set your photography free with the new standard of imaging performance and unsurpassed user-flexibility. The K-3 touts 24 effective mega-pixels in an APS-C sensor, continuous shooting at an incredible 8.3 frames per second, and champions the world's first selectable anti-aliasing filter, giving the user the ability to easily toggle anti-aliasing functionality on or off, for supreme resolution and zero limitation. Power your pictures using the new top-tier SAFOX11 autofocus module, and go beyond wireless functionality with the new FLU card SDHC technology for complete remote camera control, and image transfer. Complete, and capable for every serious photographer, also enjoy professional H.264 video capture, dual memory card slots, and the distinguished PENTAX weather sealing in a stunning magnesium alloy body. Harness the summit of the K-mount with the PENTAX K-3.

Key Features

  • 24 Megapixel APS-C format CMOS image sensor
  • Pentax KAF3 Mount, compatible with earlier K mounts including KAF2, KAF, & KA
  • Image sensor shift SR (Shake Reduction) system works with all lenses
  • Self cleaning sensor with dust detection, location highlighted on monitor
  • 6016x4000 max resolution
  • AA (Anti-Aliasing) filter free design for increased detail
  • Two Anti-Aliasing filter simulation modes move sensor minutely for moiré & false color reduction*
  • ISO settings up to 51,200
  • Large bright pentaprism 100% coverage viewfinder with diopter correction
  • Interchangeable viewfinder focus screens
  • Accurate high precision 27 point AF sensor system is shock resistant
  • 25 cross type focusing points and 3 extra sensitive sensors around center
  • 86,000 pixel RGB aware light metering sensor and Real-time Scene Analysis System
  • Multi-pattern, Spot and Center weighted metering options
  • Continous shooting at up to 8.3fps
  • High endurance long life shutter
  • Dedicated motors for mirror, shutter, and aperture actuation
  • Full HD video capture, up to 1080p30 (progressive) or 1080i60 (interlaced)
  • 3.2inch 3:2 aspect ratio 1.037 million dot LCD monitior
  • Live View, 3 grid line options: golden section, 16 segment, and repro scale
  • Artificial horizon
  • Rugged magnesium alloy body with environmental sealing & cold weather rating
  • Well planned comprehensive exterior controls
  • Convenient Sv (Sensitivity Priority) and custom U (User) modes on locking dial
  • 3 customizable buttons, customizable dials
  • Auto level sensor leveling up to 2°, manual sensor leveling options
  • P-TTL hotshoe and pop-up flash, conventional studio flash sync socket
  • USB 3.0, micro HDMI and AC adapter connectivity
  • Dedicated 3.5mm mic and headphone jacks
  • 14 Bit RAW files recording in PEF or DNG formats, RAW+JPEG option
  • Dual UHS-I SDXC card slots, compatible with Eye-Fi and Flu Card Wi-Fi cards

Available accessories include: O-RC1 Waterproof Remote Control, CS-205 Cable Release Switch, K-AC132J AC Adapter, D-BG5 Battery Grip, extra D-LI90 batteries, D-BC90 Battery Charger, O-GPS1 Astrotracer GPS Unit, Pentax AF540FGZ II Flash, Pentax AF360FGZ II Flash, ML-60 AF Cross-Lined Matte Screen, MF-60 Standard Screen, MI-60 AF Scale Matte Screen, ME-60 All-Surface Matte Screen, and Pentax WR (Weather Resistant and AW (All Weather) lenses.

*More effective at shutter speeds of 1/1000s or lower.

KEH Specifications

  • Megapixels: 23.35 
  • Sensor Size/Type: APS-C (23.5 x 15.6mm) / CMOS
  • Resolution: (maximum:) 6016 x 4000 
  • ISO Sensitivity: Auto, 100-51200
  • File Formats: DNG, JPEG, RAW, AVI, MOV, MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 
  • Lens Mount: Pentax K
  • Shutter Speeds: 30 sec. - 1/8000 sec., Bulb Mode
  • Continuous Shooting (fps): 8.3 fps
  • Flash: built-in
  • Exposure Modes: Aperture Priority, Bulb, Green, Hyper Program, Metered Manual, Sensitivity Priority, Shutter Priority, Shutter/Aperture Priority, User, X-Speed 
  • White Balance: Auto, CTE, Cloudy, Color Temperature, Daylight, Flash, Fluorescent (Cool White), Fluorescent (Day White), Fluorescent (Daylight), Fluorescent (Warm White), Manual, Multi Auto WB, Shade, Tungsten 
  • Self Timer: 2 or 12 sec.
  • Video: Yes
  • Frame Rate (AV recording): 24 - 60 fps 
  • Video Clip Length: 25 min.
  • Viewfinder: Pentaprism 
  • Viewfinder Coverage: 100%
  • Display Screen: 3.2 in. 1,037k-Dot LCD Monitor 
  • Memory Card Type: SD, SDHC, SDXC 
  • Battery: 1x D-LI90  Rechargeable Lithium-Ion Battery Pack, 7.2VDC, 1860mAh
  • Dimensions: 5.2 x 3.9 x 3.1 in.
  • Weight: (WITH battery and memory card:) 816g
  • Manufacturer's Model #: 15530


Physical Characteristics

Lens Mount Pentax K (SMC, SMC-M), Pentax KA (SMC-A), Pentax KA2 (MZ-M, ZX-M), Pentax KAF SMC-F, Pentax KAF SMC-FAJ, Pentax KAF2 (SMC-FA), Pentax KAF2 (SMC-DA, SMC-DFA)

General information

Manufacturer Part Number 15530
Manufacture GTIN 27075274204
Brand Name Pentax
Product information
Image Sensor Size
0.93" x 0.61"
Maximum Frame Rate
60 fps
Number of Batteries Supported
Battery Built-in
Battery Rechargeable
Display Screen Type
Image Sensor Type
Total Camera Resolution
24.7 Megapixel
Minimum Diopter Adjustment
Maximum Diopter Adjustment
Longest Shutter Speed
30 Second
Shortest Shutter Speed
1/8000 Second
Built-in Flash
USB Standard
USB 2.0
Analog Video Out
External Flash Mount
Hot Shoe
External Flash
Product Model
Exposure Control
  • Program AE
  • Aperture Priority AE
  • Shutter Priority AE
  • Manual
Aspect Ratio
Display Resolution
1037000 Pixel
White Balance Modes
  • Auto WB
  • Multi Auto WB
  • Daylight
  • Shade
  • Cloudy
  • Fluorescent Light (D: Daylight Color, N:Daylight White, W:Cool White, L:Warm White)
  • Tungsten Light
  • Flash
  • CTE
  • Manual WB (u
Maximum Video Resolution
1920 x 1080
Effective Camera Resolution
23.4 Megapixel
HD Movie Mode
Digital Zoom
Screen Size
Built-in Devices
  • Speaker
  • Microphone
Platform Supported
  • PC
  • Mac
Recording Formats
  • Full HD
  • Black
  • Weather Resistant
  • Dust Resistant
  • Continuous Shooting Mode
  • Live View
  • Orientation Sensor
  • Time Lapse Function
  • External Flash Shoe
  • Face Detection
Focus Modes
  • Auto
  • Manual
Language Supported
  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Spanish
  • Portuguese
  • Italian
  • Dutch
  • Danish
  • Swedish
  • Finnish
  • Polish
  • Czech
  • Hungarian
  • Turkish
  • Greek
  • Russian
  • Korean
  • Chinese (Simplified and Traditional)
  • Japanese
Video Formats
  • MPEG-4 AVC
  • H.264
  • MOV
  • AVI
Image Formats
  • JPEG
  • RAW
Memory Card Supported
  • Eye-Fi Card
  • Secure Digital (SD) Card
  • Secure Digital Extended Capacity (SDXC)
  • Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC) Card
  • Flucard
Image Stabilization
  • Digital
  • Optical
ISO Sensitivity
  • Auto
  • ISO 100
  • ISO 51200
Self Timer
  • 2 Second
  • 12 Second
Built-in Flash Modes
  • Auto Flash
  • Flash OFF
  • Flash ON
  • Slow Sync
  • High Speed Sync
  • Front Curtain Sync
  • Red-eye Reduction
  • Wireless Sync
  • Flash Exposure Compensation
External Flash Modes
  • Auto Flash
  • Flash ON
  • Flash OFF
  • Rear Curtain Sync
  • Red-eye Reduction
  • High Speed Sync
  • Slow Sync
  • Wireless Flash
  • Flash Exposure Compensation