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02-09-2015, 06:35 PM   #1
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K-3 1080p 60fps Recording Apparently Possible?

Hey guys, I came across the Pentax K-3 promo video today, and in there it said that the K-3 can do Full HD 60 fps recording. I can't seem to find this feature anywhere on my camera, have any of you had any luck? I thought to update my firmware, but I am on the most recent update. (60 fps part at 1:55)

Any insight on this? I recently just discovered the "shift" capabilities on my camera (After 1.5 years of owning it) and if I could manage 60fps, that would be sweet.

Feel free to watch the video, and hope you can help!


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It can do 60i and 50i recording, which is technically equivalent to the amount of data in 30p/25p. Those options should be in the framerates menu under the video tab

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Yep, the K-3 can do HD movies at 60 fps. I have use it since I got my camera early last year.
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QuoteOriginally posted by hcc Quote
Yep, the K-3 can do HD movies at 60 fps. I have use it since I got my camera early last year.
1080i (interlaced) yes, but not full 1080p (progressive). The highest frame rate available for 1080p is 30 fps.


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