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Copyright Act, and care should be taken here also. Continued use could cause a fire or electric shock. Do not disassemble the batteries. The batteries could explode or catch fire. Never use a spray blower manhal cleaning as it may damage the lens. This will involve a fee. Thank you for your cooperation.

Basic Operations Basic Shooting Operation Be sure to read it and follow the instructions. The symbols used in this Operating Manual are explained below. Shows reference page number explaining a related operation. Shows precautions to take when operating the camera. Before Using Your Camera Check the package contents and names and functions of working parts before use. This enables you to capture sharp pictures with minimal camera shake regardless of the lens type.

Focal length is equivalent to a mm lens on a 35 mm camera. Capture Mode Functions of buttons, dials and levers used during shooting are noted. The factory default settings are explained here. Depending on the button or dial, these settings can be changed in the [A Custom Settings] o200d p. Display Indicators Monitor The following indicators appear on the monitor depending on the status of the camera. At Start-up or when Manuall the Mode Dial Guides appear on the monitor for 3 seconds default setting when the camera is switched on or the mode dial is turned.

Select Off for [Guide display] in [R Set-up] menu to not show indicators. Capture Mode Press the M button in Capture mode ,200d display the capture function settings on the monitor for 30 seconds. Press the four-way controller 23 while displayed to switch to explanation of set Shooting mode. Explanation of Shooting Mode Capture mode p. Playback Mode Every time you press the M button during playback, the camera switches screen displays in the following order: Standard display, Histogram display, Detailed information display and Msnual information display image only.

You can change the information initially displayed by pressing the Q button. Histogram Display The x features two histogram displays. Brightness histogram File Format Folder No. Viewfinder The following information k200v in the viewfinder.

The difference from the appropriate exposure value appears if exposure mode is a. White balance correction Battery level Flash mode p.


Built-in flash is ready when blinking, flash should be used: Displaying the Menu screen Press the 3 button in Capture mode. Mode] menu appears on the monitor.

Mode] menu is explained as an example. Use the four-way controller 23 to choose an item. Press the four-way controller 5. Quality l200d available when recording in L200d format are displayed. Using the Mode Dial You can switch the Capture mode by setting the icons on the mode manuap to the dial indicator. Night Scene Portraitthe shutter speed becomes slower in dark places, even if the built-in flash is used.

Mode Automatically sets shutter speed and aperture manuak Program k200x the proper exposure according to Program line when taking pictures. Automatically sets the shutter speed and K Sensitivity Priority aperture to the proper exposure according to the set sensitivity.

Lets you set the desired shutter speed to freeze or emphasize subject movement. Getting Started This chapter explains your first steps from purchasing the camera to taking pictures. Attaching the Strap Pass the end of the strap through the strap lug, then secure it on the inside of the clasp. Pass the other end of the strap through the other strap lug on the camera, then secure it on the inside of the clasp. Inserting the Batteries Insert batteries into the camera.

This camera is packaged with AA lithium batteries for checking the camera functionality but some other kinds of batteries are also compatible. Use the compatible batteries according to the intended purpose. Press down on the batteries with the battery cover 1 and slide it as shown in the illustration 2 to close. Be sure to fully close the battery cover. The camera will not turn on if the battery cover is open. Some deviation from the above figures manaul occur in actual use depending on shooting mode and shooting conditions.

Make sure the camera is turned off before opening the terminal cover. Both cards are referred to as SD Memory Cards hereafter.

Pentax K200D Operating Manual

Make sure the camera is turned off before inserting or removing the SD Memory Card market product. Pictures with larger recorded pixels or more Es are clearer when printed. The number of pictures that can be taken the number of pictures that can be recorded on an Manuap Memory Card decreases with larger file sizes. Some functions are restricted when lenses are not set to the Aperture s position.

How to use manual (non-A) lens on Pentax K200D

Remove the front lens cap by pushing the indicated portions inward. To detach the lens, hold down the lens unlock button 3 and turn the lens counterclockwise. Maunal the Viewfinder Diopter Adjust the viewfinder to suit your eyesight. If it is difficult to see the viewfinder image clearly, slide the diopter adjustment lever sideways.


You can adjust the diopter from approximately —2. The camera will turn on. Move the main switch to [OFF] position to turn off the camera. Follow the procedure below to set the language displayed on the monitor and the current date and time.

Once setting is done, these will not need to be set again when turning your camera on. Press the four-way controller 3.

The cursor moves to Press the four-way controller 5. The [ Hometown] screen appears. Use the mqnual controller 45 to select the city. The cursor moves to [DST] daylight saving time. Use the four-way controller 45 to manuap O On or P Off.

If you have proceeded to switch the camera to Capture mode and the camera is ready to take a pictureperform the following operations from Step 2 to set the correct language. Setting the Date and Time Set the current date and time and the display style. Use the four-way mxnual 23 to choose the date manua. The frame moves to [24h].

The frame moves to the month. Use the four-way controller 23 to set the month. Set the day and year in the same manner.

Next, set the time. If manal select [12h] in Step 4, the setting switches k200d am and pm depending on the time. Basic Operations This chapter explains basic operations for shooting by setting mode dial to I Auto Picture to ensure successful capturing.

For information about advanced functions and settings for taking pictures, refer to chapter 4 and onward. Basic Shooting Operation Holding the Camera How you hold the camera is important when taking pictures. This section explains how to take pictures by simply pressing the shutter release button. Set the mode dial to I.


The camera will select the optimal capture mode for the subject. Look through the viewfinder to view the subject.

A zoom lens can be used to change the size of the subject in the viewfinder. Review the captured image on the monitor. Image appears for 1 second on the monitor after capturing Instant Review. Subjects that are Difficult to Focus on The autofocus mechanism is not perfect. Focusing may be difficult when taking pictures under the following conditions a to f below. These also apply to manual focusing using the focus indicator ] in the viewfinder.

Using a Zoom Lens Enlarge the subject telephoto or capture a wider area wide angle with a zoom lens. Adjust the subject to the desired size and take the picture.