Pentax K-01 Camera User's Manual Guide (Owners Instruction)

Free Download Pentax K-01 PDF User Manual, Instructions, User Guide, Owner's Manual.

PENTAX K-01 is a mirrorless interchangeable lens camera designed by Marc Newson, one of the world's most acclaimed and influential contemporary designers. K01 offers a full array of advanced functions, including a large 16 MP APS-C CMOS image sensor with low image noise, high-speed burst shooting up to 6fps, ISO 100-25,600 extra-wide sensitivity range and 1080p Full HD video recording, in a camera body with remarkable form and function. It also compatible with the full range of PENTAX lenses, the K-01 offers all the latest technologies of any DSLR in order to shoot highest quality pictures.

The PENTAX K-01 comes equipped with a newly developed APS-C sized CMOS sensor. With approximately 16.28 effective megapixels, this extra-large sensor assures high-speed readout of image data signals.

The K-01 also features the new “PRIME M” imaging engine to assure first-rate movie recording performance in a digital interchangeable lens camera. It also offers an extra-wide sensitivity range  - from ISO 100 to ISO 12800 can expand to ISO 25600 - while minimizing annoying digital noise at all sensitivity levels.

K-01 incorporates the sensor shift shake reduction system. This system moves the sensor in the opposite direction than the one of the camera, so that the sensor remains in the same position during the shooting of the pictures.

The K-01 use native K-mount accepts a wide array of PENTAX interchangeable K-mount lenses including those produced for film-format SLR cameras. With this lens compatibility, you’re sure to find the most suitable lens for a particular subject or scene and create the desired visual effect and perspective with great ease.

K-01 features a large, easy-to-view, 3-inch 921,000 dots high-resolution LCD screen. Its wide-view design assures a clear view of the monitor from approximately 170 degrees horizontally and vertically, making it particularly useful in low and high-angle shooting.

K-01's Full HD video-recording function captures 108p high-quality movie clips. With the H.264 recording format, it offers a choice of frame rate (30, 25 or 24 frames per second) to accommodate user-specific applications. A stereo microphone with audio gain control and wind noise suppression for more realistic sound. And PENTAX Shake Reduction helps stabilize captured video.

Add personal touches to recorded clips by using various Custom Images, or use the interval movie shooting mode to record the subject in a series of video clips. The PENTAX K-01 also comes with an HDMI type C terminal, which allows you to simultaneously output both Full HD movie clips and stereo sound, as well as an external microphone input terminal.

The PENTAX K-01's high-speed burst shooting mode comes in handy when preserving the action of fast-moving subjects in a series of images, since it captures up to 6 frames per second. With its mirrorless construction, the K-01 offers exceptionally silent mechanical operation that allows users to concentrate on photography even when shooting such subjects as stage performances.

The PENTAX K-01's Custom Image modes allow users to select the most appropriate finishing touch for a particular subject or scene to express the photographer’s creative intention or taste. Two of the 11 Custom Images functions are Bleach Bypass to create a dramatic visual effect used in motion pictures and Cross Process to produce a fanciful image with unusual colors. The K-01 also features 19 distinctive digital filters including Miniature to convert an actual scene into an image full of miniature models for an unusual visual effect. Users may be more creative by applying multiple digital filters to a single image.

The New-generation High Dynamic Range mode (which produces one extra-wide-gamut blended photo from three images taken at different exposure levels) is accessible with a turn of the mode dial and allows users to select one of three exposure increments as well as the level of effect, while an automatic position adjustment function assures precise alignment of three images even when they are taken with a handheld K-01.

PENTAX K-01 features the PENTAX-original, user-friendly Auto Picture mode, which selects the most appropriate shooting mode for a given subject or scene from Portrait, Landscape, Macro and other distinctive shooting modes, while optimizing all camera settings, such as aperture, shutter speed, white balance, saturation, contrast and sharpness. This allows a new photographer to concentrate on image composition and shutter opportunity. The K-01 also offers 19 different Scene modes to help simplify the photography of challenging subjects or scenes such as Night Scene Portrait mode, Pet mode, and Backlight Silhouette mode. Users simply choose  a corresponding icon on the camera’s LCD monitor.

Pentax K-01

Key Features of Pentax K-01 Mirrorless Interchangeable Lens Digital Camera:

  • 16.28 Megapixel APS-C sized CMOS sensor form the K-5
  • New Prime M imaging engine
  • New quieter mechanical shutter
  • New advanced In-Camera HDR mode
  • 1080p Full-HD video capture with h.264 compression
  • Native KAF2/KAF3 mount compatible with all PENTAX K-mount lenses
  • 81-point selectable contrast detect autofocus
  • Focus peaking mode
  • 6FPS shutter delivering a 1/4000s maximum shutter speed
  • ISO 100-25,600
  • TTL image-sensor metering
  • Multi-exposure mode (up to 9 exposures on a single image)
  • 4:3, 3:2, 16:9 and 1:1 aspect ratios
  • Full control using P, Av, Tv, and M modes
  • Interval shooting mode
  • Sensor-shift shake reduction
  • Ultrasonic dust removal
  • Capture JPG and RAW Files
  • Bright 3-inch 921k dots VGA LCD monitor with 170-degree angle of view
  • Built-In Flash and Hotshoe
  • Designed by Marc Newson

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