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09-12-2020, 12:20 AM   #1
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Pentax Kp sensor brand & type

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does anybody knows the brand and type of the Kp's CMOS sensor ?
Does Pentax usually use a specific CMOS sensor brand or is it variable from model to model ?


09-12-2020, 12:52 AM   #2
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As far as I know, It has been Sony sensors (modified by Pentax), from the K5 on.
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The sensor in the KP is probably a version of this Sony sensor:
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As I recall, the KP's 24mp sensor is different than either the K-3 series or the K-70.

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sony? It's been sony since K5, not sure if other brands of sensor are used.

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