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Pentax K-1 Mark II Video Recording Limits

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The Pentax K-1 Mark II has a maximum video recording time of 25 minutes or file size limit of 4GB (whichever occurs first) for all formats. That limit is dependent upon multiple factors like camera settings, media storage size, camera power, and internal camera temperature. See details and notes below for more information.


Maximum continuous video recording times for the Pentax K-1 Mark II
Format Limit
All Formats & Frame Rates 25 minutes or 4GB


  • If the recording time reaches 24 minutes, 59 seconds or the file size reaches 4GB (whichever occurs first), recording will stop automatically.
  • An increase of the camera’s internal temperature may cause recording to stop before the maximum recording time is reached.
  • Alternate Model Names: K-1 II, R01010


  1. Pentax K-1 II Operating Manual (English) - pages 53 and 119
  2. Pentax K-1 Mark II Product Page (