Pentax is a Japan optics company and is well known for cameras, sport optics and a lot more. Pentax K200D is a straight replacement of their own product Pentax K100D. Pentax K200D is a Digital Single Lens Reflex (DSLR) camera having 10.2 Megapixel sensor. Pentax K200D has a Penta-Mirror optical viewfinder with diopter adjustment. This camera measures 133.5mm x 95mm x 74mm (5.25 x 3.74 x 2.9 in).It has a 2.7-inch LCD screen with 230K pixels. This camera is weather and dust proof.
The body of this camera is made up of plastic and stainless steel chassis. Pentax K200D comes with an interchangeable lens of high quality. It contains Pentax K-mount and it accepts K-, KA-, KAF- and KAF2 lenses. This camera includes 23 custom functions.
It has an auto picture mode but it is little different from other traditional auto picture mode. It has 14 scene presets with some on the dial and several on the scene menu. Based on the scene, this camera will move to appropriate settings. The settings are portrait, landscape, macro, sports, normal and more. The image sizes will be 3872 x 2592 pixels, 3008 x 2000 pixels and 1824 x 1216 pixels.
In the auto mode, the user can adjusts ISO, metering mode, white balance and more. The sensitivity priority mode let the user to set the ISO value by using the scroll wheel. The camera will automatically calculate the shutter speed and aperture. The shutter speed will be 30-1/4000 seconds. To the left of the screen it has the menu, delete, info and playback keys and at the right of the monitor it has a four-way controller with center OK button, a function key and an on/off switch for the image stabilizer.
The other features of this camera are a flash up button, a dial for adjusting menus and AE-Lock. On the right side of the camera it has Secure Digital (SD) card slot and at the left side it has connections for USB, DC-in and for a remote. Without lithium batteries, the body of this camera weighs 625g (22.1 ounces) and with lithium batteries the whole camera weighs 950g (33.4 ounces). This Camera can be handled with less shake. The image quality is brilliant. With plenty of photographic options, built-in stabilization and sensor facilities, this camera turned out as a perfect camera.
Thu, 10 Dec 2009 18:45:26 +0000
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