The Pentax K2000D SLR Digital Camera offers an easy-to-use interface and incorporates award winning Pentax imaging technology that make it an easy to use introductory Digital SLR that not only captures impressive images at a resolution of 10.2 megapixels, but can actually help the user to learn the fundamentals of photography. With a 10.2 megapixel APS-C size CCD the K2000D delivers outstanding image reproduction, and the sensor-shift Shake Reduction system is compatible with any Pentax lens ever produced, including the latest digital specific lenses.
The camera's Auto Picture and Scene modes offer shooting ease, while advanced modes, such as the Sv mode, allow photographers to grow with the camera. All of these impressive features are controlled by the cameras PRIME image processing engine, which maximizes image properties and allows custom adjustment of image parameters.
Dust Reduction and Dust Alert features eliminate the need of time consuming retouching, and the cameras 2.7 inch high resolution, wide view LCD panel allows easy review of pictures, while including enlarged menu lettering. And all of these features are contained in a compact and dependable yet lightweight body that allows photographers to easily and comfortably handle the camera.
10.2 effective megapixels
10.2 megapixel CCD sensor offers superior image resolution with maximum control over noise.
Ultra-compact, lightweight design
One of the smallest and lightest available designs makes the K2000 perfect for spontaneity. Easy one-handed operation with a comfortable carrying weight makes transitioning from a point and shoot trouble-free.
PENTAX Auto Picture
Expect the right exposures with the settings you want. Auto Picture mode automatically calculates photographic factors to pick the best picture mode, optimizing the camera settings for any situation.
Ten intuitive Scene modes offer point-and-shoot ease by further optimizing the camera for common situations and subjects.
2.7 inch LCD monitor
A 2.7 inch high-resolution, wide-view LCD monitor beautifully displays your pictures, and provides intuitive, easy-to-read menus.
PENTAX-developed body-based Shake Reduction
With body-based Shake Reduction, the PENTAX SLR system will stabilize your shots, providing maximum flexibility with no compromise in optical quality. It increases your handheld shooting shutter speed range by 2.5 to 4 stops for blur-free pictures, and is compatible with every PENTAX lens ever produced.
Leave the manual at home. The dedicated and reprogrammable Help Button on the K2000 is like having a built-in user’s guide. It clearly explains camera settings to ease the transition from compact photography to DSLR mastery.
Dust Alert function
Dust Reduction and Dust Alert features eliminate the need for time-consuming retouching by minimizing dust and determining if and where any dust remains after the system is activated.
Pentax Real IMage Engine (PRIME)
PRIME image processing engine maximizes image properties and allows custom adjustment of image parameters, such as truer color tones, a wider dynamic range, and natural-looking high ISO images.
Full backward lens compatibility
PENTAX has manufactured over 25 million lenses in the last six decades; all DSLR bodies offer backward compatibility with every one.* Whichever lens is used, whether a most recent lens or a classic screwmount, it will faithfully capture the image desired.
*With adapter for screwmount and 645/67 lenses.
Custom IMage modes
Custom IMage modes, with six preset options, offer superior control of how the PRIME processor develops images, and can be further modified to meet your needs. Get beautifully processed images in any shooting condition.
AA battery compatibility
Approximately 1,650 images can be taken when using AA size lithium batteries due to their energy-saving design. (Four Energizer lithium batteries are included with each camera.) Plus, AA power can be found anywhere in the world.
Pentax AF-200FG Flash
- Compact design with a guide number of 66 at ISO 100/ft (20 at ISO 100/m).
- Simple mode dial operation offers P-TTL with pre-flash to assure proper exposure.
- exposure compensation can be set to -0.5 and -1 EV in P-TTL mode through dial.
- Full manual mode allows for more creative control.
- Flash coverage for focal lengths as wide as 28mm (in the 35mm format).
- Built-in, flip down diffuser covers focal lengths down to 24mm (in the 35mm format).