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Pentax Optio M10
Type: Compact-type digital still camera with built-in zoom lens, autofocus, auto exposure and auto flash
Effective Pixels: 6.0 megapixels
Image Capture Device: Type 1/2.5 inch interline transfer CCD with a primary color filter; Total Pixels - 6.18 megapixels; Color Depth - 12 bit x 3 colors; Recorded Pixels - Still: 6M (2816x2112 pixels), 5M (2560x1920 pixels), 4M (2304x1728), 3M (2048x1536), 2M (1600x1200 pixels), 0.8M (1024x768), 0.3M (640x480 pixels); Movie: 320x240, 160x120 at 30fps, 15fps
Focus System: Type - TTL contrast detection autofocus system; Autofocus 9-point Multi AF, Spot, Tracking AF; Focusing Range - Auto Focus: Normal - 2.3 ft (0.7m) to Infinity; Wide Macro - 4.0 inches (0.1 m) to 2.62 ft (0.6 m) at 5.8mm; Tele Macro - 1.31 ft (0.4m) to 2.62 ft (0.6m) at 17.4mm
Lens: Type - PENTAX power zoom; Focal Length 5.8mm 17.4mm; 35mm Equivalent - 35mm - 105mm; Aperture Range F2.8 F4.9; Construction - 6 elements in 5 groups (2 aspherical elements); Optical Zoom - 3X; Digital Zoom - 4X; Combined - Approx. 12X
Exposure Control: Light Metering Method - TTL multi segment metering; Sensitivity - Auto, or User select ISO 64, 100, 200, 400; Exposure Control Method - Program AE; Exposure Modes - Green, Program, Picture, Movie, Voice recording; Exposure Compensation - +/-2 EV (1/3 steps); Shutter - Type: Programmed AE electronic lens shutter with CCD electronic shutter; Shutter Speed - Approx. 1/1500 2 seconds White Balance - White Balance Control: TTL Auto, Manual; Available Settings Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten light, Fluorescent light; Flash - Operation Modes: Auto, Flash-off, Flash-on, Red-eye reduction; Effective Range - Approx. 13 ft (4m) (5.8mm at Sensitivity Auto), Approx. 8.2 ft (2.5m) (17.4mm at Sensitivity Auto)
Shooting Specifications: Picture Modes Night scene, Landscape, Flower, Portrait, Surf & Snow, Sport, Kids, Pet, Soft, Firework, Food, Self-portrait; Digital Filter - Playback: Black & White, Sepia, Red, Pink, Purple, Blue, Green, Yellow, Soft, Brightness; Drive Modes - Single-shot, Continuous, Self-timer, Photo frame Movie Mode - Shooting Time: from approx. 1 sec. to memory card capacity
Time: Modes - dd/mm/yy, mm/dd/yy, yy/mm/dd
Image Storage: Storage Media - Approx. 22MB built-in memory, SD memory card removable; File Formats - Still: JPEG (Exif 2.2), DCF 1.1 (Design rule for Camera File system), DPOF 1.0(Digital Print Order Format), PRINT Image Matching III; Movie: MOV (QuickTime Motion JPEG) approx. 20fps with sound
LCD/Viewfinder: Optical Viewfinder N/A; LCD Monitor 2.5 inch, Low reflection TFT color LCD; LCD Coverage Approx. 100%; LCD Resolution - Approx. 115,000 pixels
Playback Specifications: Playback Modes File - Single, Index - Nine image; Magnification Maximum 8X; LCD Function - Scroll, Image rotation, Slide show, Movie playback (w/sound), Resize, Trimming, Digital filter, Movie edit, Picture frame, Red-eye removal, Calendar; Erase and Image Protect Modes - Single, All
PictBridge: One image printing, All image printing, DPOF auto print, Paper size
Language: English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Russian, Swedish, Dutch, Japanese, Chinese, Korean
Interfaces: Type - AV output terminal, USB terminal; Video Output - Compatible with NTSC and PAL formats (monaural sound)
Power Supply: Two AA Batteries (Alkaline or rechargeable NiMH), AC adaptor kit (optional) (allows approximately 640 shots* with 2500mAh NiMH, 220 shots* with Alkaline) * According to CIPA-compliant testing (with LCD monitor on and flash used for 50% of the shots)
Physical Specifications: Operating Temperatures - 32 degrees to 104 degrees Fahrenheit (0 degrees to 40 degrees Celsius); Camera Casing - Plastic; Dimensions (W x H x D) - 3.5 x 2.3 x 1.0 inches (89 x 60 x 25mm); Weight 4.2 oz. (120g) without battery and SD memory card, 5.8 oz. (165g) loaded and ready
Computer System Requirements: Mac Requirements - OS: Mac OS 9.2 or later, standard equipped USB port; PC Requirements - OS: Windows 98, 98SE, Me, 2000, XP Home edition, XP Professional, standard equipped USB port (USB Driver install required for Win 98/98 SE)

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