Pentax K2000 Digital SLR Camera with smcP DA 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 AL Lens

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Pentax K-x Digital SLR Camera

Ricoh Imaging Company, Ltd. 16301
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Pentax K200D Digital SLR Camera

Ricoh Imaging Company, Ltd. 19544
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Pentax K-500 Digital SLR Camera

Ricoh Imaging Company, Ltd. 15507
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Price Best Price: $700.00
Pros
  • Easy to use, with handy help button
  • Very good overall imge quality
  • Body-based image stabilization
  • Easy to use, with handy help button
  • Body-based image stabilization
Cons
  • No auto-orientation sensor
  • Limited control over autofocus
  • No auto-orientation sensor
  • Limited control over autofocus
  • No video recording features
  • No Live View
At A Glance

The K2000 is a beginner-friendly DSLR with body-based stabilization, but autofocus speed and controls are drawbacks.

Specs

Pricing

Part Number 17314 16301 19544 15507

Battery Information

Battery Size Supported AA AA AA Proprietary Battery Size
Battery Built-in No No No No
Battery Included Yes Yes Yes Yes
Number of Batteries Supported 4 4    
Battery Life   1900 Shot   480 Shot
Number of Batteries Supported     4 1
Battery Rechargeable       Yes

Interfaces/Ports

USB Yes Yes   Yes

Display & Graphics

Screen Size 2.70  " 2.70  " 2.50  " 3.00  "
Effective Camera Resolution 10.2  Megapixels 12.4  Megapixels 10.2  Megapixels 16.3  Megapixels
Touchscreen       No
Image Sensor Size       0.93" x 0.62"
Image Sensor Type       CMOS

Exposure

Shortest Shutter Speed 1/4000 Second 1/6000 Second 1/4000 Second 1/6000 Second
Longest Shutter Speed 30 Second 30 Second 30 Second 30 Second

Flash

Flash Modes Auto Flash, Flash OFF, Flash ON, Red-eye Reduction Auto Flash, Flash OFF, Flash ON, Red-eye Reduction Auto Flash, Flash ON, Flash OFF, Red-eye Reduction Auto Flash, Flash ON, Flash OFF, Red-eye Reduction, Rear Curtain Sync, Slow Sync, Wireless Flash

General Information

Manufacturer Ricoh Imaging Company, Ltd. Ricoh Imaging Company, Ltd. Ricoh Imaging Company, Ltd. Ricoh Imaging Company, Ltd.
UPC Code 027075147553 16301BLACK 2034757 15507
Manufacturer Part Number 17314 16301 19544 15507
Brand Name Pentax Pentax Pentax Pentax
Product Name K2000 Digital SLR Camera with smcP DA 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 AL Lens K-x Digital SLR Camera K200D Digital SLR Camera K-500 Digital SLR Camera
Marketing Information

For those new to the world of digital SLR photography, PENTAX provides a rich learning experience in a lightweight, ergonomic package. Discover the DSLR. Welcome the K2000. Shake Reduction system, featuring a 10.2 megapixel CCD, is compatible with any PENTAX lens ever made, and minimizes the effect of camera shake even at slower shutter speeds.

Choose a camera that redefines the entry-level digital SLR category. The PENTAX K-x offers high-end features including Live View, HD video and photographic performance that challenges higher class models.

Affordable, yet technologically advanced. The Pentax K200D, perfect for developing digital SLR users, offers an easy-to-use interface and incorporates award winning Pentax imaging technology. With 10.2 Megapixels, this DSLR features many of the advancements that are incorporated in the Pentax K20D, including a 2.7 inch LCD monitor, Custom Image functions for perfect control over how images are developed, and the Expanded Dynamic Range function. Compatible with any Pentax lens ever produced and featuring Shake Reduction, the Pentax K200D offers a high quality image sensor with the sophisticated PRIME (Pentax Real Image Engine), a user-friendly Dust Removal system including the new Dust Alert feature, 11-point SAFOX VIII auto focus system, sophisticated 16-segment multi-pattern metering and auto sensitivity control up to ISO 1600, all in a weather and dust resistant body.

Beyond Basics

Jump right into digital photography with a comfortable, approachable DSLR, paired with high quality specifications that go above and beyond entry level with the PENTAX K-500-made for families and casual photographers looking for more than just the basics. Everyday photography is made easy with the K-500's wide selection of simple user-modes and creative tools for limitless personalized expressions, taking your images to a whole new level of stunning. The value adds up with a 16 megapixel APS-C CMOS sensor, fast continuous shooting at six frames per second, high sensitivity shooting up to ISO 51200, 100% field of view, innovative in-body shake reduction, and an advanced auto focus module. Make the most out of your memories-capture them with the PENTAX K-500.
Product Model K2000 K-x K200D K-500
Product Type Digital SLR Camera Digital SLR Camera Digital SLR Camera Digital SLR Camera

Image

Maximum Image Resolution 3872 x 2592 4288 x 2428 3872 x 2592 4928 x 3264

Lens

Optical Zoom 3.1  x 3.1  x 3.1  x 3.1  x
Aperture Range f/3.5 to 5.6 f/3.5 to 5.6 f/3.5 to 5.6 f/3.5 to 5.6
Image Stabilization Optical Optical Optical Optical
Autofocus Points 5 11 11 11
Focus Modes Auto, Manual Auto, Manual Auto, Manual Auto, Manual
Minimum Focus Distance 9.84     9.84

Memory

Memory Card Supported Secure Digital (SD) Card, Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC) Card Secure Digital (SD) Card, Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC) Card Secure Digital (SD) Card, Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC) Card Eye-Fi Card, Secure Digital (SD) Card, Secure Digital Extended Capacity (SDXC), Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC) Card

Miscellaneous

Package Contents
  • K2000 Digital SLR Camera
  • smcP DA 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 AL Lens
  • AF200FG Flash
  • USB Cable I-USB17
  • Strap O-ST84
  • Hot Shoe Cover FK
  • Eyecup FQ
  • Body Mount Cover
  • 4 x AA Energizer Lithium Batteries
  • Software CD-ROM S-SW84
  • K-x Digital SLR Camera
  • DA L 18-55 Lens
  • Software CD-ROM S-SW99
  • USB Cable I-USB7
  • Strap O-ST53
  • Hot Shoe Cover FK
  • Eyecup FQ
  • Body Mount Cover
  • 4 x AA Lithium Batteries
  • K200D Digital SLR Camera
  • smc P-DA 18-55mm F3.5-5.6 Lens
  • USB Cable I-USB17
  • Video Cable I-VC28
  • Strap O-ST53
  • Hotshoe Cover FK
  • Eyecup FO
  • Body Mount Cover
  • Finder Cap ME
  • Software CD-ROM S-SW74
  • 4 x AA Lithium Batteries
  • K-500 Digital SLR Camera
  • USB Cable I-USB7
  • Strap O-ST132
  • Li-ion battery D-Li109
  • Software CDROM S-SW133
  • Hot Shoe Cover FK
  • Body Mount Cover
  • 18mm-55mm Lens
Features       Face Detection, Continuous Shooting Mode, Live View, Orientation Sensor, Time Lapse Function

Physical Characteristics

Camera Assembly Body with Lens Kit Body with Lens Kit Body with Lens Kit Body with Lens Kit
Height 3.6" 3.6" 3.7" 3.8"
Width 4.8" 4.8" 5.2" 5.1"
Depth 2.7" 2.7" 2.9" 2.8"
Weight (Approximate) 18.56  oz 18.24  oz 25.6  oz 20.8  oz

Viewfinder

Viewfinder Type SLR SLR SLR SLR

Video

Video Formats   Motion JPEG (AVI)   MPEG-4 AVC, Motion JPEG (AVI)
Maximum Video Resolution   1280 x 720   1920 x 1080
Maximum Frame Rate   24 fps   60 fps

Warranty

Limited Warranty     1 Year 1 Year

Performance

Performance (New)

Exposure

Superior      
Color

Superior      
Sharpness

Good      
Distortion

Good      

Performance

Image Quality, Sharpness

48.9      
Image Quality, Exposure--Flash

67.6      
Image Quality, Color

61.6      
Image Quality, Distortion--Noise Reduction

70.9      
Image Quality, Exposure--Normal

58.6      
Image Quality, Distortion--Sharp Interpolation

61.8      
Image Quality, Color--Auto

60.9      
Image Quality, Exposure

61.3      
Image Quality, Color--Adjusted

62.3      
Image Quality, Distortion

67.0      
Image Quality, Distortion--Noise

72.8      
Image Quality, Overall

61.9      
Image Quality Score

Superior