Pentax K-5: A gentle charming…

I had the opportunity to trial the Pentax K-5 body with SMC Pentax Lens DA 18-135mm F3.5-5.6 ED AL-(IF) DC WA. But no trial period, but has seen many charms gently, silently from Pentax K-5 it makes me want to become a “fugitive”.

Pentax K-5 is the perfect successor of his predecessor K-7 with a 16.3 Megapixel CMOS sensor to become capable DSLR models highly customizable. This is the machine that rivaled the Nikon D7000, and SonyA55.

Pentax K-5 with the most prominent sensor with ISO sensitivity from 100-12800 and expansion have to say is almost perfect from 80-51200 (ISO 51,200 in extended mode highest APS cameras -C so far). About Mode Full HD 1080p video recording with 25 frames / second, continuous shooting speed of 7 frames / sec (compared to K-7 is 5 / sec),
Latest innovations of Pentax K-5 line includes an upgraded SAFOX IX + new AF system, with 11-point autofocus system, so wide and quicker coverage, High Dynamic Range mode is improved and the various filter effects of integration.

Body composition Pentax K-5 is made of magnesium alloy and stainless steel is resistant to dust, water quite tot.ViewFinder have 100% coverage and 0.92 magnification 77 lan.Ma battle zone metering, screen 3-inch LCD is skewed to the left side and anti-vibration systems body.Co dusting sensor.Live View mode with face detection autofocus, along with the system automatically compensates for image distortion and chromatic aberration across lens DA / DFA.

The main features of the K-5 so dominant:

Pentax K-5 is regarded as a copy of the K-7, but offered some significant improvements in the specification. Here is a summary of the main features:
• CMOS sensor with 16.3 Mp
• Sensitivity ISO 100-12800 (expandable from 80 to 51.200 have)
• AF Fine Adjustment function to adjust Front / Back Focus
• shutter speed: Bull. 30-1 / 8000 sec, 1/180 sec X-sync
• Movie mode full HD 1080p
• film editing functions from body
• There jac input jack for external microphone
• vibration sensor 3-dimensional (horizontal, vertical and swivel adjustment)
• The new system SAFOX IX + 11 focus points (to be improved compared with the K-7)
• Support for Pentax lens aperture adjustment ring.
• Body casing made of magnesium alloy and stainless steel
• HDR function improved significantly (JPEG mode)
• Continuous shooting up to 7fps
• The screen and live view autofocus
• Viewfinder with 100% coverage viewfinder (0.92x magnification)
• Image format JPEF, DNG RAW file
• 3in LCD screen, 921k pixel
• The machine uses SD memory cards
• Use lithium ion battery D-LI90
• Weight 670g coal plant does not include batteries (battery is 750g)

1 / From the perspective Body:

* Body is made to look very eye-catching with black rubber transmission thong.Cao when gripped tightly overall body.Nhin very angular body, strong, decisive lines very “masculine”.

* Front Body, just as any other body of the company, the shooting mode AFS-C-M is placed on the bottom left of body.


* The right side of body, deep concave portion grip, posture certainly impressive, embrace middle finger, this point is almost more than any other airline.
* Two-wheel-speed gate between forefinger and thumb very convenient.

* Viewed from above the edge you see looks ok, is it right?


* The system is special metering mode just below the K-5 also chup.Pentax 3 metering modes including spot metering, center and measurement Dynamic measurements.
* To switch shooting modes have to hit the middle and rotate the circle to change the regime.

* The rear body of the eagle-eyed rocker is arranged outside, very convenient and quick, so do not skip any moment and recorded images.
Four-way button up or down through the doubles other features (see picture)
* With a spacious 3-inch LCD is brought skewed to the left to make room for staging materials given button on the right side of body surface for easy thumb operation quickly from.
* Body Pentax K-5 has both upper side screen, but from the main screen parameters, shooting mode, ISO, aperture, speed, recording File …… always be hien.Muon switches the main screen to save battery power you press the iNFO button.

On the Pentax K-5 body meets almost all the features, as of a “professional”.
When you hold it in your hands conditions it certainly has a lot of things from the menu to you “dabble”
Looking outside appearance K-5, it is true that it’s small but delicious children of my friends!
The organ you see me to it!

The structure of the menu is simple with 4 main Memu. In which each main section will have sequential numbers 1-2-3-4-5 to refine us, and only one page so neat about the menu structure.

Here’s the some pictures of my camera:





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