Pentax K-50 Digital Camera Operating Manual

The K-50 gives you fast, advanced functionality to capture every moment. Expect top level DSLR specifications, like a 16 megapixel APS-C CMOS sensor, and a large 3-inch high resolution LCD with brightness and color adjustments, plus 921,000 dots of resolution. The K-50 gives you four interchangeable focusing screens and achieves a 100% optical field of view for framing accuracy.

1 Before Using Your Camera

Checking the Contents of the Package
Names and Functions of the Working Parts
How to Change Function Settings

2 Getting Started

Attaching the Strap
Inserting the Battery
Inserting/Removing an SD Memory Card
Attaching a Lens
Adjusting the Viewfinder Diopter
Turning the Camera On and Off
Initial Settings

3 Basic Operations

Basic Shooting Operation
Using the Built-in Flash
Reviewing Images

4 Shooting Functions

How to Operate the Shooting Functions
Selecting the Appropriate Capture Mode
Setting the Exposure
Checking the Depth of Field (Preview)
Using the Shake Reduction Function to Prevent Camera Shake
Taking Pictures Continuously
Recording Movies

5 Shooting Settings

Setting a File Format
Setting the White Balance
Correcting Images
Setting the Image Finishing Tone
Customizing the Button/E-dial Functions
Saving Frequently Used Settings

6 Playback Functions and Image Editing

How to Operate the Playback/Edit Functions
Setting the Playback Display Method
Selecting the Playback Functions
Deleting Multiple Images
Processing Images
Developing RAW Images
Connecting the Camera to an AV Device

7 Changing Additional Settings

How to Operate the Set-up Menu
Camera Settings
File Management Settings

8 Connecting to a Computer

Manipulating Captured Images on a Computer
Saving Images on a Computer
Using the Provided Software

9 Using the Flash

Using the Built-in Flash
Using an External Flash (Optional)

10 Appendix

Default Settings
Functions Available with Various Lens Combinations
Cleaning the CMOS Sensor
Using the GPS Unit
Error Messages
Main Specifications

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