Pentax Okay-three DSLR boasts net-based mostly distant capturing, antialiasing management
Pentax has targeted most of its current consideration on entry-degree photographers, however it’s displaying some renewed devotion to critical shutterbugs by launching the Okay-three. The brand new 24-megapixel DSLR helps a brand new WiFi-outfitted SDHC card, FLU, that provides house owners distant management of the digital camera by means of any gadget with an internet browser. They will even have extra management over the photographs themselves: a brand new antialiasing toggle lets customers decide between smoothness and uncooked element with out having to change cameras. An up to date 27-level autofocus system and eight.three fps burst capturing are additionally welcome upgrades over the Okay-5 II. The Okay-three ships this November for $1,300 physique-solely, or $1,seven hundred bundled with an 18-135mm lens; a 16GB FLU card might be out there on the similar time for $one hundred.
RICOH IMAGING SETS NEW STANDARD OF PERFORMANCE
New PENTAX Okay-three superior fanatic DSLR options 24 megapixel sensor, selectable anti-aliasing filter and quick eight.three frames per second body fee
DENVER, CO, October 7, 2013 – Ricoh Imaging Americas Company (Ricoh Imaging) is happy to determine a brand new commonplace of efficiency with the debut of the PENTAX Okay-three superior fanatic DSLR. Because the Premiere DSLR in Ricoh Imaging’s strong and full-featured APS-C lineup, the PENTAX Okay-three brings unparalleled know-how and superior specs presenting photographers with an answer that raises the bar whereas eradicating limitations.
Elevating normal efficiency, the PENTAX Okay-three boasts a 24 megapixel APS-C CMOS sensor, extremely quick eight.three fps (frames per second) body fee, progressive selectable anti-aliasing (AA) filter know-how and excellent HD video efficiency; all whereas giving demanding photographers twin card slots for fast and straightforward picture recording and seamless wi-fi distant seize and picture switch capabilities.
“Ricoh Imaging has made an funding to make sure that our product lineup options probably the most full and succesful APS-C providing in our historical past,” stated Jim Malcolm, Government Vice President, Ricoh Imaging. “This aim was realized with the introduction of the Okay-three. Its unmatched function set and revolutionary know-how set a benchmark of excellence that raises the bar for the whole APS-C class.”
Housed within the PENTAX Okay-three’s modern and ergonomic physique is a number of chopping-edge know-how together with the revolutionary and proprietary selectable AA filter which permits photographers to toggle anti-aliasing performance on or off utilizing the lauded PENTAX SR (Shake Discount) mechanism. This breakthrough in imaging know-how empowers photographers to retain larger management of picture output whereas eliminating the necessity to decide to supreme decision or superior moiré management by offering each choices in a single digital camera physique. Additionally new to the PENTAX Okay-three, and the APS-C class, is the PENTAX FLU SDHC reminiscence card that delivers wi-fi connectivity with unprecedented performance to a suitable PC or related system by way of an internet browser. Utilizing this superior know-how, photographers are capable of carry out quite a lot of features together with examine a reside-view picture, launch the Okay-three’s shutter, shift the AF sensor level, and verify pictures recorded on the cardboard utilizing any related gadget with an internet browser. And, because of its SD card-based mostly, inner placement the PENTAX Okay-three retains its climate-resistant, moisture-tight capabilities with no protruding units stopping door closure.
The Okay-three additionally options an enhanced video recording expertise together with the power to vary from nonetheless picture to video recording with the flip of a devoted change to seize full HD film recording in H.264 format. The Okay-three comes outfitted with a headphone terminal and stereo mic terminal for exterior microphone connection. The consumer can even modify the audio recording degree manually and monitor sound ranges throughout recording. Along with quite a lot of artistic particular-impact modes, the Okay-three additionally offers an upgraded interval film mode, which captures a collection of 4K-decision film clips (3840 x 2160 pixels) at a hard and fast interval.
Rounding out the brand new and superior capabilities provided within the PENTAX Okay-three is a newly designed autofocus module, SAFOX11, which boasts 27 AF sensors and excessive mild-sensitivity, masking a large AF working vary of –3EV to +18EV. Lastly, the brand new Actual-Time Scene Evaluation System options an 86,000 pixel RGB mild-metering sensor and improved algorithms that additional improve the accuracy of publicity, white stability and auto-focusing.
Pricing and Availability
The PENTAX Okay-three will probably be out there for buy on-line at www.us.ricoh-imaging.com and retailers nationwide in November 2013 for a recommended retail worth of $1,299.ninety five for physique solely and $1,699.ninety five for the package together with the DA 18-135mm F3.5-5.6 WR zoom lens.
The PENTAX Okay-three Premium Silver Version* will even be made out there in a restricted amount with solely 2,000 models being provided worldwide. This restricted-version mannequin includes a silver physique with a silver BG-5 battery grip designed solely for the Okay-three, making it an ideal match for the silver HD PENTAX DA Restricted lens collection, which is designed for unequalled picture rendering. This particular package deal additionally consists of an unique leather-based strap and silver D-BG5 battery grip. The PENTAX Okay-three Premium Silver Version can be out there for buy on-line at www.us.ricoh-imaging.com and retailers nationwide in November 2013 for a prompt retail worth of $ 1,599.ninety five.
The PENTAX FLU SDHC 16GB reminiscence card and D-BG5 battery grip shall be obtainable for buy on-line at www.us.ricoh-imaging.com and retailers nationwide in November 2013 for a steered retail worth of $ ninety nine.ninety five and $229.ninety five, respectively.
To study extra about Ricoh Imaging’s unmatched lineup of APS-C DLSRs and lenses in addition to different Ricoh Imaging merchandise, please go to www.us.ricoh-imaging.com. * The specs of this restricted-version mannequin are equivalent to these of the PENTAX Okay-three.