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Pentax Optio S5z
Camera Type: Compact-type digital still camera with built-in zoom lens, autofocus, auto exposure and auto flash
Effective Pixels: 5.0 megapixels
Image Capture Device: Type - 1/2.5 inch interline transfer CCD with a primary color filter Total Pixels - 5.25 megapixels Color Depth - 12 bit x 3 colors Recorded Pixels - Still: 2560x1920 pixels, 2304 x1728 pixels, 2048x1536 pixels, 1600x1200 pixels, 1024x768 pixels, 640x480 pixels; Movie: 640x480 pixels
Focus System: Type - TTL contrast detection autofocus system Autofocus - 7 point AF, Spot AF, 49 point selectable & Infinity Landscape Mode Focusing Range Auto Focus Normal 1.31 ft (0.4m) to Infinity Macro 7.1 inches (0.18 m) to 1.64 ft (0.5m) Super Macro 2.4 inches (0.06m) to 7.9 inches (0.2m) at 10.2mm Manual Focus 2.4 inches (0.06m) to Infinity at 10.2mm
Lens: Type - smc PENTAX power zoom Focal Length - 5.8mm - 17.4mm 35mm Equivalent - 36.5mm -107mm Aperture Range - F2.6 - F4.8 Construction - 6 elements in 5 groups (2 dual-sided aspherical elements) Optical Zoom - 3X Digital Zoom - 4X Combined - 12X
Exposure Control: Light Metering Method - TTL metering with choice of: Multi-segment, Center-weighted & Spot meter Sensitivity - Auto, or User select ISO 80, 100, 200, 400 Exposure Control Method - Program AE Exposure Modes - Green, Program, Night scene, Movie, Panorama assist, 3D image, Landscape, Flower, Portrait, Self-portrait, Surf & Snow, Autumn Color, Sunset, Museum, Text, Food, Sport, Digital filter, USER Exposure Compensation - +/-2 EV (1/3 steps) Shutter - Type: Programmed AE electronic lens shutter with CCD electronic shutter; Shutter Speed: Approx. 1/2000 - 4 second White Balance - White Balance Control: TTL Auto, Manual; Available Settings: Auto, Daylight, Shade, Tungsten Light, Fluorescent Light (W,N,D), Manual Flash - Operation Modes: Auto, Flash-off, Flash-on, Auto + Red-eye reduction, Flash-on + Red-eye reduction, Auto backlight compensation; Effective Range: Approx. 0.65 ft - 11.5 ft (0.2m - 3.5m) (5.8mm at Sensitivity 200), Approx. 0.65 ft - 6.6 ft (0.2m - 2m) (17.4mm at Sensitivity 200)
Shooting Specs: Digital Filter - Black & White, Sepia, Red, Pink, Purple, Blue, Green, Yellow, Brightness Drive Modes - Single-shot, Continuous, Remote control, Self-timer (2 sec, 10 sec) Movie Mode - Shooting Time: from approx. 1 sec. to memory card capacity
Time: Modes - dd/mm/yy, mm/dd/yy, yy/mm/dd World Time - Display of the time in 70 cities (28 time zones)
Image Storage: Storage Media - Approx 9.3MB built-in memory, SD memory card removable File Formats - Still: JPEG (Exif 2.2), DCF (Design rule for Camera File system), DPOF (Digital Print Order Format), PRINT Image Matching III; Movie: MPEG-4 approx. 30fps with sound; Sound: WAV (ADPCM), Monaural Recordable time depends on the remaining capacity of the memory card Quality Levels - Best, Better, Good with 128MB SD Card Still ??? ?? ? 2560x1920 37 73 104 2304x1728 44 83 125 2048x1536 62 113 166 1600x1200 104 178 250 1024x768 227 417 544 640x480 500 782 1043 Movie mode - 640x480 Sound 30fps 128MB 5min. 30sec. 3h. 12min.
Lcd Monitor: LCD Monitor 2.5 inch, TFT color LCD- with Histogram Display LCD Coverage - 100% LCD Resolution - Approx. 110,000 pixels
Lcd Viewfinder: Optical Viewfinder - None
Playback Specs: Playback Modes File - Single, Index- Nine image Magnification - 8X LCD Function - Slide show, Image rotation, Voice memo available in playback mode Size Change - Trimming, Resize Erase and Image Protect Modes - Single, All
Pictbridge: One image printing, All image printing, DPOF auto print, Paper size select
Language: English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Russian, Chinese, Korean, Japanese, Swedish, Dutch
Interfaces: Type - AV output terminal, USB terminal, DC input terminal Video Output - Compatible with NTSC and PAL formats (monaural sound)
Power Supply: Rechargeable Lithium-ion D-LI8 battery (allows approximately 180 shots*) AC adaptor kit (optional) * According to in-house testing (with LCD monitor on and flash used for 50% of the shots)
Physical Specs: Operating Temperatures - 32 degrees to 104 degrees Fahrenheit (0 degrees to 40 degeres Celsius) Camera Casing - Aluminum alloy Dimensions (W x H x D) - 3.3 x 2.2 x 0.9 inches (83 x 55 x 21.5mm) Weight - 3.7 oz. (105g) without battery and SD memory card; 4.2 oz. (120g) loaded and ready
Computer System Reqs: USB Driver installment is required for Windows 98/98 SE, Me, 2000, XP, Mac OS 9.2 Mac Requirements - OS: Mac OS 9.2 or later, Standard equipped USB port PC Requirements - OS: Windows 98,98 SE, 2000, Me, XP Home edition / Professional, Standard equipped USB port

Review source: pentaximaging.com

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