Pentax K2000 Digital SLR

By: SubHun

Pentax K2000 is now fully prepared to reach to the open houses to combat with other like-featured gadgets, yet will definitely toss down those, which are not comparable with it and vow to penetrate more home offices, virtual offices and commercial centers as well as to get access to unlimited end users.

Pentax offers two lenses, a broader-angle telephoto, with a classical interface on the K2000, fully with a menu system and massive external controls. The close-ups taken by K2000 are remarkable such as, the close-up ambiance, color options and so on are source of fun and amusement.

In case, you show courage to pose differently and get classy snaps, then the K2000 is a finer recourse to think over. The Pentax K2000 is confident to reach at an icon status and determined to maintain its position at any cost.

This gadget was the centre of attraction for the negotiators, visitors and cameramen, as and when it was put on the showcasing at the gadget shows, and a lot of people showed their urge to get one for themselves at any price.

Pentax K2000 lends a smaller dimension, then its past series, yet its weight is clearly normal, like any new entrant DSLR, that is in the range of 2lbs. Primarily it can’t access to Olympus E-450 – being considered as the “World’s most petite DSLR”. The Nikon D50 has almost the same dimension, in the case of its weight.

K2000 is substantially back relatively to Panasonic Lumix DMC-G1 and many other Micro Four Third series – they are priced a little bit lower than the micro texture of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-G1. K2000 appears compact, when you may take it in your hands, appears a little bit costly for its outer finish and design.

Pentax K2000 has taken a remarkable step that it is endeavoring to ape upper-tier DSLRs, adding an ergonomically fitted thumb dial in its rear side, besides its bulky style dial and Nikon-esque shutter button On/Off switch on its head. This new series has a hot shoe camera’s body, pushing us to join with the LCD.

It has one counter productive element, lens cap dislocates every time, when it is placed in the rucksack, so a reliable duplicate cap is mandatory. The fact is that, according to its many other capabilities, Pentax K2000 is a finer device, as a new entrant in DSLR.

Technical Specifications:
Sensor: 10.2 megapixel 23.5×15.7mm CCD
Zoom: Pentax KAF3 mount; compatible with all K mount lenses
Shutter Speed: 30-1/4000 seconds
Shooting Modes: Auto Picture, Picture, Scene, Program, Sensitivity Priority, Shutter Scene Presets Portrait, Landscape, Macro, Action, Night Scene Portrait, Standard Flash-Off, Night Scene, Surf & Snow, Food, Sunset, Kids, Pet, Candlelight, Museum, Stage Lighting, Night Snap
Sensitivity ISO 100-3200
Priority, Aperture Priority, Manual, Bulb
LCD/Viewfinder: 2.7″, 230K-dot TFT LCD; Penta-Mirror optical viewfinder (96% coverage, 0.85 x magnification) with diopter adjustment

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