Pentax Q7 Manual for Pentax Cool Interchangeable Camera with Customized Body

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Table of Content:

    1. The Introduction
    2. Pentax Q7 Whole Appearance
    3. The Pentax Q7 Camera Specification
    4. Camera Price and Impression
    5. Pentax Q7 Camera User Guide

The Introduction to Pentax Q7 Manual

Pentax Q7 Manual for Pentax Cool Interchangeable Camera with Customized BodyBy the record, a manual is something that is really important as a complement for an electronic product, especially digital camera. From this manual, there will be a lot of information obtained. Something like specification, instruction, camera parts, settings, features, and other related information will be something possible to obtain. This is why we aim to bring the Pentax Q7 Manual here. With this manual, we hope that we can help users as well as enthusiasts to understand more about this Olympus camera product.

Pentax Q7 Camera Whole Appearance

Before getting deeper to the Pentax Q7 Manual and its specification, firstly, we will talk about the overall look of this camera first. As we all know, upgrading the products from time to time is the digital camera manufacturer’s key success.

This step is done to fulfill the users need as well as following the world’s trend. By this reason, Olympus also pays more attention on this thing. Not only upgrading the specification, but they also upgraded the look of it. Are you curious about it? Here is the review of Pentax Q7 camera Look.

Pentax Q7 Manual - camera sideTalking about the appearance, Pentax Q7 is customizeable depends on your needs. The users are free to mix and match twenty body colors with six different grip colors. As stated in the Pentax Q7 manual, there are at least 120 total combinations to try before it is finally on your hand.

But, it takes approximately a week of delivery if you order the custom colors. Measuring 102 x 58 x 34 mm, the Q7 fits well in your hand without slip issue. In addition, it is supported by a very lightweight body at 200 gram including battery. There are no significant modifications on this camera; the Q users must be familiar with it.

The Specification of Pentax Q7

Tons of interchangeable lens cameras might exist around you, but there’s nothing like Pentax Q series. This series is well-known as world’s smallest interchangeable lens camera on market. After experienced with Pentax Q two years ago, Pentax USA has officially launched their newest Pentax Q7 on August 2013. Although it has picked up bigger in size, the Q7 remains one of the lightest and smallest interchangeable lens cameras to buy.

Pentax Q7 manual says that the camera is equipped by 12.4 CMOS sensor as the main equipment to capture image and record video. It is supported by Dust Reduction technology to reduce blurry images effectively. This technology allows users to get maximum image resolution at 4000 x 3000 and able to record 1080/30p H.264 video format. On the optic and focus sectors, this camera adopted 5-15mm focal length lens with f/2.8-4.5 aperture.

Pentax Q7 Manual - camera back sideFeaturing 3x optical zoom with 49.5 degrees of maximum view angle, this is the lens you are looking for. Aside from having numerous shooting programs, its rich of special effects and white balance presets make photography more enjoyable. The Q7 seems to be quite flexible in data storage system since it will be compatible to SDXC, SDHC, and SD memory cards.

Further, Pentax Q7 manual also explains that a 3” LCD display makes it easier to compose and view your images. Users are allowed to adjust the display color control and display brightness control in very simple setting. Last but not least, Pentax D-LI68 rechargeable battery is included as the main power source.

Quick Specification of Pentax Q7

Body type
Body type Rangefinder-style mirrorless
Max resolution 4000 x 3000
Other resolutions 4000 x 2664, 4000 x 2248, 3072 x 2304, 3072 x 2048, 3072 x 1728, 2992 x 2992, 2304 x 2304, 1920 x 1440, 1920 x 1280, 1920 x 1080, 1440 x 1440
Image ratio w:h 1:1, 4:3, 3:2, 16:9
Effective pixels 12 megapixels
Sensor photo detectors 13 megapixels
Sensor size 1/1.7″ (7.44 x 5.58 mm)
Sensor type BSI-CMOS
White balance presets 9
Custom white balance Yes
Image stabilization Sensor-shift
Uncompressed format RAW
JPEG quality levels Good, Better, Best
File format RAW (12bit): DNG, JPEG
Optics & Focus
Autofocus Contrast Detect (sensor)
Selective single-point
Face Detection
Live View
Lens mount Pentax Q
Focal length multiplier 4.7×
Screen / viewfinder
Articulated LCD Fixed
Screen size 3″
Screen dots 460,000
Screen type TFT color LCD monitor, wide angle viewing, AR coating
Live view Yes
Viewfinder type Optical (optional)
Photography features
Minimum shutter speed 30 sec
Maximum shutter speed 1/2000 sec
Exposure modes Program Auto Exposure, Shutter Priority, Aperture Priority, Manual Exposure, Bulb, Blur Control (JPEG only) Standard, Portrait, Landscape, Macro, Night Scene Portrait, Night Scene, Blue Sky, Forest
Scene modes Auto Modes: Standard, Portrait, Landscape, Macro, Night Scene Portrait, Night Scene, Blue Sky, Forest
Scene Modes: Portrait, Landscape, Macro, Moving Object, Night Scene Portrait, Sunset, Blue Sky, Forest, Night Scene, Night Scene HDR, Night Snap, HDR*, Quick Macro, Food, Pet, Kids, Surf&Snow, Backlight Silhouette, Candlelight, Stage Lighting, Museum
Custom Image: Bright, Natural, Portrait, Landscape, Vibrant, Radiant, Muted, Bleach Bypass, Reversal Film, Monochrome, Cross Processing, Digital Filter (capture): Toy Camera, High Contrast, Shading, Slim, HDR, Invert Color, Extract Color, Color, Water Color, Posterization, Fish-eye, HDR Capture: Auto, HDR 1, HDR 2
Smart Effect: Brilliant Color, Unicolor Bold, Vintage Color, Cross Processing, Warm Fade, Tone Expansion, Bold Monochrome, Water Color, Vibrant Color Enhance, USER 1 to 3
Built-in flash Yes (Built-in retractable P-TTL flash)
Flash range 4.90 m (ISO100/m)
External flash Yes
Flash modes P-TTL, Red-eye Reduction, Slow-speed Sync, Trailing Curtain Sync
Flash X sync speed 1/2000 sec
Drive modes Single frame, Continuous (Hi, Lo), Self-timer (12s, 2s), Remote Control (0 sec., 3 sec., continuous), Exposure Bracketing (3 frames, remote control), Multi-exposure (0 sec., Self-time, remote control), Interval Shooting
Continuous drive 5.0 fps
Self-timer Yes (12 sec, 2 sec)
Metering modes Multi
Exposure compensation ±3 (at 1/3 EV steps)
AE Bracketing (3 frames at 1/3 EV steps)
Videography features
Resolutions FullHD(1920×1080, 30fps/25fps/24fps), HD(1280×720,16:9,30fps/25fps/24fps), VGA(640×480,4:3,30fps/25fps/24fps)
Format MPEG-4, H.264
Videography notes MOV MPEG–4 AVC/H.264 (.mov)
Microphone Mono
Speaker Mono
Storage types SD, SDHC, SDXC and Eye-Fi Card
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
HDMI Yes (HDMI output terminal (Type D))
Wireless Eye-Fi Connected
Remote control Yes (Remote Control O-RC1, Remote F)
Battery Battery Pack
Battery description Rechargeable Lithium-ion Battery D-LI68
Battery Life (CIPA) 250
Weight (inc. batteries) 200 g (0.44 lb / 7.05 oz)
Dimensions 102 x 58 x 34 mm (4.02 x 2.28 x 1.34″)
Other features
Timelapse recording Yes (3 sec. to 24 hr., Start Interval setting: immediately from the set time. Number of shots: up to 999 images)

Pentax Q7 Manual - camera front facePentax Q7 Price and Impression

Thing I love most from Pentax Q7 is that the potential buyers have right to custom the camera model and design. This camera also offers advanced technology such as 12.4MP, interchangeable lens, high-resolution image and video, precise focus, and super-wide screen. Another reason comes from its powerful battery that reaches to 250 shots for every charging. If you are interested to try this cool camera, get it on pre-order with approximate price at 499.95 USD.

Pentax Q7 Manual User Guide

We have said previously that the purpose of this article is to bring the Pentax Q7 Manual onto the surface. With this manual, we hope that we can help both user and enthusiast to understand about this camera product more than before.

So, after all, they can be better in operating as well as treating this camera. And one thing to be noted, that we will provide the Pentax Q7 Manual in PDF file format. So, before downloading it, make sure that you have PDF reader software installed in it.

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Finally, that’s all of the information that we need to share regarding to the Pentax Q7 Manual. With this manual, we hope that we can provide you the reliable information about this camera product. Further, if you have any other opinion related to this digital camera product, you can put them in the comment session below. And, if you think that this writing is informative, you can share it in your personal page. So, the information here can spread in the wider range of audience.

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