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Pentax OptioWP
Camera Type: Compact-type digital still camera with built-in zoom lens, autofocus, auto exposure and auto flash, JIS Class 8 waterproof - depth 4.92 ft (1.5m), 30 minutes
Effective Pixels: 5.0 megapixels
Image Capture Device: Type - 1/2.5 inch interline transfer CCD with a primary color filter Total Pixels - 5.19 megapixels Color Depth - 10 bit x 3 colors Recorded Pixels - Still: 2560x1920 pixels, 2304x1728 pixels, 2048x11536 pixels, 1600x1200 pixels, 1024x768 pixels, 640x480 pixels Movie: 320x240 pixels, 160x120 pixels
Focus System: Type - TTL contrast detection autofocus system Autofocus - 9 point AF, Spot AF, Manual Focusing Range - Autofocus: Normal: 1.31 ft (0.4m) to Infinity; Macro: 0.4 inches (0.01m) to 2.0 ft (0.6m) (wide), 19.7 inches (0.5m) to 2.0 ft (0.6m) (tele) Manual Focus: 0.4 inches (0.01m) to Infinity
Lens: Type - PENTAX power zoom Focal Length – 6.3mm – 18.9mm 35mm Equivalent - 38mm - 114mm Aperture Range – F3.3 - F4 Construction - 11 elements in 9 groups (3 aspherical elements) Optical Zoom - 3X Digital Zoom - 4X Combined - 12X (1 single-sided aspherical element and 2 dual-sided aspherical elements)
Exposure Control: Light Metering Method - TTL Multi-segment metering Sensitivity - Auto, or User select ISO 50, 100, 200, 400 Exposure Control Method - Program AE Exposure Modes – Green, Program, Picture, Movie, Voice recording, Synchronous sound recording Exposure Compensation - +/-2 EV (1/3 steps) Shutter - Type: Programmed AE electronic lens shutter with CCD electronic shutter Shutter Speed - approx. 1/2000 - 4 seconds White Balance - White balance control: Auto, Pre-set, Manual white balance; Available Settings: Auto, Daylight, Shade, Tungsten light, Fluorescent light, Manual Flash - Built-in series-control auto flash, Auto discharge under low light conditions in auto mode, Operation Modes - Auto, Flash-off, Flash-on, Auto + Red-eye reduction, Flash-on + Red-eye reduction, Soft flash Range - TBD
Shooting Specs: Picture Modes - Program, Landscape, Flower, Portrait, Night scene, Panorama assist, Surf & snow, Self-portrait, Food, Museum, Sport, Underwater, Pet, Candle, Soft, Natural skin tone Digital Filter - Playback: Black & White, Sepia, Red, Pink, Purple, Blue, Green, Yellow, Soft, Brightness Drive Modes - Single-shot, Continuous (Standard, High speed), Self-timer (2sec, 10sec) 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 - Displays the time in 70 cities (28 time zones)
Image Storage: Storage Media – SD memory card removable, Built-in memory (approx. 10.5MB) File Formats - Still: JPEG (Exif 2.2), DCF (Design rule for Camera File system), DPOF (Digital Print Order Format), PRINT Image Matching III Movie: MOV (Motion JPEG) approx. 30fps/15fps with sound Sound: WAV (ADPCM), Monaural Recordable time depends on the remaining capacity of the memory card Storage Capacity - Best, Better, Good with 128MB Card Still Mode ★★★ ★★ ★ 2560 x 1920 37 72 122 2304 x 1728 49 94 135 2048 x 1536 62 111 163 1600 x 1200 103 174 237 1024 x 768 217 391 489 640 x 480 460 712 870 Movie Mode 30fps 15fps
Lcd Monitor: Optical Viewfinder – Not available LCD Monitor – 2.0 inch, low reflection TFT color LCD - with Histogram display LCD Coverage - TBD LCD Resolution - Approx. 85,000 pixels
Playback Specs: Playback Modes File - Single, Index - Nine image Magnification – Maximum 4x LCD Function - Scroll, Image rotation, Slide show, Movie playback (w/ sound), Resize, Trimming, Digital filter, Movie edit, Picture frame, Red-eye removal 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, Korean, Chinese (Traditional), Chinese (Simplified), Korean, Japanese
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, Optional AC adapter available
Physical Specs: Operating Temperatures - 32 degrees to 104 degrees Fahrenheit (0 degrees to 40 degrees Celsius) Camera Casing - Plastic Dimensions (W x H x D) – 4.0 x 2.0 x 0.9 Inches (102 x 51 x 22mm) Weight – 4.2 oz. (120g) without battery and SD memory card; 4.8 oz. (135g) loaded and ready
Computer System Reqs: 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)
Additional Information: Move - 8 bit, 8 kHz; Voice Recording - 8 bit, 8 kHz; Boot Up Time - 0.6 sec.; EV Metering Range - 1-2.5 (wide), TBD (tele); Shutter Release Time - 0.05 sec.; Continuously Taken Pictures - 3 fps (high speed mode, max 3 pictures

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