Pentax K-m/K2000 user manual

User manual for the device Pentax K-m/K2000

Device: Pentax K-m/K2000
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Date of adding : 2014-11-21 15:33:45
Number of pages: 280
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Operating Manual
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HOYA CORPORATION
PENTAX Imaging Systems Division
2-36-9, Maeno-cho, Itabashi-ku, Tokyo 174-8639, JAPAN
(http://www.pentax.jp)
PENTAX Europe GmbH Julius-Vosseler-Strasse 104, 22527 Hamburg,
(European Headquarters) GERMANY
(HQ - http://www.pentaxeurope.com)
(Germany - http://www.pentax.de)
PENTAX U.K. Limited PENTAX House, Heron Drive, Langley, Slough, Berks
SL3 8PN, U.K.
SLR Digital Camera
(http://www.pentax.uk)
PENTAX France S.A.S. 112 Quai de Bezons, B.P. 204
95106 Argen

Summary of the content on the page No. 2

Thank you for purchasing this PENTAX e/y Digital Camera. Please read this manual before using the camera in order to get the most out of all the features and functions. Keep this manual safe, as it can be a valuable tool in helping you to understand all the camera capabilities. Lenses you can use In general, lenses that can be used with this camera are DA, DA L, D FA and FA J lenses and lenses that have an Aperture s (Auto) position. To use any other lens or accessory, see p.46 and p.240. Re

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1 FOR USING YOUR CAMERA SAFELY We have paid close attention to the safety of this product. When using this product, we request your special attention regarding items marked with the following symbols. This symbol indicates that violating this item could cause Warning serious personal injuries. This symbol indicates that violating this item could cause Caution minor or medium personal injuries, or material losses. ABOUT THE CAMERA Warning • Do not disassemble or modify the camera. High volta

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2 Caution • Do not short the batteries or dispose of the batteries in fire. Do not disassemble the batteries. The batteries could explode or catch fire. • Of the batteries that can be used in this camera (AA Ni-MH batteries, AA lithium batteries and AA alkaline batteries), only the Ni-MH batteries can be recharged. Recharging other batteries can cause a fire or explosion. • Remove the batteries from the camera immediately if they become hot or begin to smoke. Be careful not to burn yourself

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3 • When the camera has not been used for a long time, confirm that it is still working properly, particularly prior to taking important pictures (such as at a wedding or during traveling). Pictures cannot be guaranteed if recording, playback or transferring your data to a computer, etc. is not possible due to a malfunction of your camera or recording media (SD Memory Card), etc. • Do not clean the product with organic solvents such as thinner, alcohol or benzene. • Do not subject the camer

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4 Regarding Product Registration In order to better serve you, we request that you complete the product registration, which can be found on the CD-ROM supplied with the camera or on the PENTAX website. Thank you for your cooperation. Refer to the PENTAX PHOTO Browser 3/PENTAX PHOTO Laboratory 3 Operating Manual for more information.

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5 Contents FOR USING YOUR CAMERA SAFELY .............................................. 1 ABOUT THE CAMERA ........................................................................ 1 PRECAUTIONS FOR BATTERY USAGE ........................................... 2 Care to be Taken During Handling ...................................................... 2 Contents............................................................................................... 5 Composition of the Operating Manual ...........

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6 Basic Operations 57 Basic Shooting Operation ...........................................................58 Holding the Camera........................................................................... 58 Letting the Camera Choose the Optimal Settings.............................. 59 Using a Zoom Lens ......................................................................64 Using the Built-in Flash ...............................................................65 Setting Flash Mode .............

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7 Using Shake Reduction Function to Prevent Camera Shake...........................................................................................121 Taking Pictures Using the Shake Reduction Function..................... 121 Shooting with the Self-Timer............................................................ 125 Shooting with the Remote Control (Optional) .................................. 128 Continuous Shooting.................................................................130 Taking P

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8 Deleting Multiple Images ...........................................................180 Deleting Selected Images................................................................ 180 Deleting a Folder.............................................................................. 182 Deleting All Images .......................................................................... 183 Protecting Images from Deletion (Protect) ..............................184 Protecting Single Images .................

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9 Camera Settings 211 How to Operate the Set-up Menu..............................................212 Set-up Menu Setting Items .............................................................. 212 Formatting the SD Memory Card ..............................................214 Setting the Beep Setting, Date and Time, and Display Language.....................................................................................215 Turning the Beep On and Off...............................................

Summary of the content on the page No. 12

10 Appendix 235 Default Settings ..........................................................................236 Functions Available with Various Lens Combinations...........240 Notes on [19. Using Aperture Ring] ................................................. 241 Cleaning the CCD .......................................................................243 Removing Dust by Shaking the CCD (Dust Removal)..................... 243 Detecting Dust on the CCD (Dust Alert) ...............................

Summary of the content on the page No. 13

11 Composition of the Operating Manual This Operating Manual contains the following chapters. 1 Before Using Your Camera 1 Explains camera characteristics, accessories and the names and functions of various parts. 2 Getting Started 2 Explains your first steps from purchasing the camera to taking pictures. Be sure to read it and follow the instructions. 3 3 Basic Operations Explains the procedures for taking and playing back pictures. 4 4 Shooting Functions Explains the shooting-related functio

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12 The symbols used in this Operating Manual are explained below. Shows reference page number explaining a related operation. 1 Shows useful information. Shows precautions to take when operating the camera.

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1 Before Using Your Camera Check the package contents and names and functions of working parts before use. e/y Camera Characteristics ..........14 Checking the Contents of the Package ..............16 Names and Functions of Working Parts ............17 Display Indicators ................................................22 How to Change Function Settings ......................30 Using the Help Function ......................................34

Summary of the content on the page No. 16

Before Using Your Camera 14 e/y Camera Characteristics • Features a 23.5×15.7 mm CCD with approximately 10.2 million effective pixels for high precision and a wide dynamic range. • Features Shake Reduction (SR), an image sensor shifting shake 1 reduction system. This enables you to capture sharp pictures with minimal camera shake regardless of the lens type. • Features a viewfinder similar to that of a conventional 35 mm camera, with a magnification of approximately 0.85 and field of view o

Summary of the content on the page No. 17

Before Using Your Camera 15 The captured area (view angle) will differ between the e/y and 35 mm SLR cameras even if the same lens is used because the format size for 35 mm film and CCD are different. Sizes for 35 mm film and CCD 35 mm film : 36×24 mm 1 e/y CCD : 23.5×15.7 mm Angles of view being equal, the focal length of a lens used with a 35 mm camera must be approximately 1.5 times longer than that of e/y. To obtain an angle of view framing the same area, divide the focal length of the 3

Summary of the content on the page No. 18

Before Using Your Camera 16 Checking the Contents of the Package The following accessories are packaged with your camera. Check that all accessories are included. 1 Hot shoe cover FK Eyecup FQ Body mount cover (Installed on camera) (Installed on camera) (Installed on camera) USB cable Strap Software (CD-ROM) I-USB7 O-ST84 S-SW84 Four AA lithium batteries Operating Manual Quick Guide (this manual) PENTAX PHOTO Browser 3/ PENTAX PHOTO Laboratory 3 Operating Manual

Summary of the content on the page No. 19

Before Using Your Camera 17 Names and Functions of Working Parts Hot shoe Power lamp 1 Self-timer lamp/ Strap lug Remote control receiver Mirror Card cover Lens mount index AF coupler (red dot) Lens unlock button Lens information contacts Built-in flash Diopter adjustment lever Viewfinder Card access USB/Video terminal lamp Monitor Terminal cover Battery cover unlock lever Tripod socket Battery cover * In the second illustration, the camera is shown with the Eyecup FQ removed. UP MF AF

Summary of the content on the page No. 20

Before Using Your Camera 18 Capture Mode Functions of buttons, dials and levers used during shooting are noted. The factory default settings are explained here. Depending on the button, these 1 settings can be changed. 1 5 6 2 3 7 4 9 0 8 a b c d e UP MF AF


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