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Pentax Optio 43WR Digital Camera Water Resistant 18197 Product Info

Pentax Optio 43WR Digital Camera 18197 is one of the top cameras in Optio Digital Cameras line of Pentax company. This Optio 43 WR is fully underwater submersible digital camera, such unique future gives u the freedom of doing almost anything you would like to do with Optio 43 WR. Take this Optio Digital Camera to hiking trips or canoe trips with out being afraid to brake your new Pentax Optio 43 WR Digital Camera. As far as versatility, Optio43WR 18197 is every day use digital camera, it is also incredibly well made and combines all the needed futures for amateur user (see specifications). Pentax Optio 43 WR Digital Camera 18197 also comes with handy features such as alarm clock, this function displays image and plays sounds when its time to wake up, this function has a maximum of three memory settings and snooze function is also available. Plus Optio 43 WR Digital Camera 18197 comes with another handy future such as world time, with this function you will be able to display time in 62 different cities (28 time zones).

Specifications for Pentax Optio 43 WR Digital Camera 18197:

Camera Type:   Compact-type digital still camera with built-in zoom lens, autofocus, auto exposure, auto flash and water resistant design ( JIS class 7
Effective Pixels:   4.0 megapixels
Image Capture Device Type:   1/2.7 inch interline transfer CCD with a primary color filter
Total Pixels:   4.23 megapixels
Color Depth:   10 bit x 3 colors
Recorded Pixels:   Still -2288x1712 pixels, 1600x1200 pixels, 1024x768 pixels, 640x480 pixels, Movie - 640x480 pixels, 320x240 pixels, 160x120 pixels
Focus System Type:   TTL contrast detection autofocus system
Autofocus:   5 point AF, Spot AF & Infinity Landscape Mode
Manual Focus:   3.93 inches ( 0.01m ) to Infinity
Focusing Range:   Normal: 0.98 ft (0.3m) to Infinity. Macro: 3.93 inches (0.01m) to 1.64 ft (0.5m) at 5.7mm (Equivalent to 37mm in 35 format), 7.9 inches (0.2 m) to 1.64 ft (0.5m) at 16mm (Equivalent to 104mm in 35 format)
Lens Type:   PENTAX power zoom
Focal Length:   5.7mm- 16mm
35mm Equivalent:   37mm-104mm
Aperture Range:   f 2.8- f 3.9
Lens Construction:   10 elements in 7 groups (3 aspherical elements)
Optical Zoom:   2.8 X
Digital Zoom:   4 X
Combined:   11.2 X
Light Metering Method:   TTL metering with choice of: Multi-segment, Center-weighted & Spot meter
Sensitivity:   Auto, or user select ISO 50, 100, 200, 400
Exposure Control Method:   Program AE
Exposure Modes:   Program, Movie, Panorama assist, Picture mode (Landscape, Night scene, Night scene portrait, Portrait, Surf, Snow, Flower, Firework, Snap)
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 Control:   TTL Auto, Pre-set, Custom White Balance
White Balance Available Settings:   Auto, Daylight, Shade, Tungsten Light,
Fluorescent Light, Manual:   
Flash:   Built-in series-control auto flash, Auto discharge under low light and conditions
Flash Operation Modes:   Auto, Flash-Off, Flash-On, Auto + red-eye reduction, Flash-On + red-eye reduction
Effective Range of Flash:   Approx. 0.33ft - 9.5ft (0.1m - 2.9m) (5.7mm at Sensitivity Auto), Approx. 1.64ft - 6.9ft (0.5m - 2.1m) (16mm at Sensitivity Auto)
Shooting Modes:   Program, Movie, Panorama assist , Picture mode
Picture Modes:   Landscape, Night scene, Night scene portrait, Portrait, Surf, Snow, Flower, Firework, Snap
Drive Modes:   One shot, Continuous, Multiple Continuous, Self-timer, Interval Shooting.
Movie Mode:   Shooting Time: from Approx. 1 Sec. to memory card capacity. Color selectable: full color, sepia, or black and white
Time Modes:   dd/mm/yy, mm/dd/yy, yy/mm/dd
World Time:   Display of the time in 62 cities (28 time zones)
Alarm Clock:   Displays image with alarm (maximum of three memory settings). Snooze function available.
Storage Media:   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 II. Movie - MOV (Quick Time Motion JPEG) 30 or 15fps with sound. Sound - WAV (PCM), Monaural, Recordable time depends on the remaining capacity of the memory card.
JPEG Compression Mode:   Best, Better, Good.
Recorded pixels with 16MB SD memory Cards:   2288x1712 - Best:5, Better:10, Good:15. 1600x1200 - Best:11 Better:20 Good:27. 1024x768 - Best:25 Better:45 Good:56. 640x480 - Best:53 Better:82 Good:100
Optical Viewfinder:   Actual Image zoom viewfinder
LCD Monitor:   1.6 inch, 60 fps, TFT color LCD- with Histogram Display
LCD Coverage:   100%
LCD Resolution:   Approx. 85, 000 Pixels
Playback Modes File:   Single, Index- Nine image
Magnification:   8X
LCD Function:   Slide show, Movie Play, Histogram display, voice memo available.
Size Change:   Trimming, Resize
Erase Modes:   Single, All
Image Protect:   Single, All
Digital Filter:   Black & White, Sepia, Red, Pink, Purple, Blue, Green, Yellow, Soft, Brightness
Interface Types:   AV output terminal, USB terminal, DC input terminal
Video Output:   Compatible with NTSC and PAL formats (monaural sound)
Power Source:   One Lithium battery CR-V3 (allows approximately 500 shots to be taken*), two AA batteries (lithium, alkaline, nickel and rechargeable Ni-MH), AC adaptor kit K-AC5U (optional)
Operating temperatures:   32o to 104oFerihight (0o to 40o Celsius)
Camera Casing:   Plastic
Dimensions (W x H x D):   3.2 x 3.0 x 1.2 Inches (81.5 x 76 x 30.5mm)
Weight:   5.6 oz (160g) without battery and SD memory card, 7.3 oz (208g) loaded and ready
Computer System Requirements:   Mac Requirements - OS: Mac OS 9.0-9.2/10.1 or later (QuickTime 4.0 or later and the latest version of CarbonLib), CPU: Power PC 266MHz or higher, Memory: 8MB or more, Hard disk space: 6MB or more, Standard equipped USB port.

PC Requirements - OS: Windows 98,98 SE, Me, 2000, XP Home edition / Professional, CPU: Pentium or later recommended, Memory: 64MB or more, Hard disk space: 40MB or more, Standard equipped USB port

Kit Inclusions:   Optio 43WRi Camera, Software (CD ROM) S-SW18, 16MB SD Memory Card, Two AA Alkaline Batteries, Strap (O-ST5), Operating manual, AV Cable (I-AVC7), Serial number card, USB Cable (I-USB7), Service network directory

Features of Pentax Optio 43 WR Digital Camera 18197:

  • Detailed imaging with a 4.0 Megapixel CCD
  • Precision and clarity through a PENTAX 2.8X optical zoom lens
  • equivalent to 37-104mm in 35mm film format with Macro focus to 1cm
  • Conveniently uses commonly available CR-V3 and AA batteries
  • High performance JIS class 7 water resistant - shoot in the rain, by the pool, or on the beach
  • Quick start setting - just press the shutter release button to automatically select Snap mode enabling shooting in only 0.9 seconds with a release lag of just 0.05 seconds
  • High quality VGA size (30 fps) Movie with sound records to the capacity of your memory card
  • Clear 1.6 Inch LCD Monitor with 60 fps high speed refresh bright enough for use in direct sunlight
  • Use the virtual mode dial to select from an array of shooting modes: program, landscape, night scene, night scene portrait, portrait, surf, snow, flower, fireworks, snap, movie, panorama assist.
  • Advanced control of white balance, Three metering options and a choice of ISO 100, 200, 400
  • Supports the new PictBridge standard for direct to printer control over printing, resizing, trimming, digital filters and more.
  • Voice recording mode audio capability that rivals stand alone audio recording devices
  • Convenient USB connection to your computer
  • TTL contrast detection autofocus system with 5-point wide-focus, spot focus and infinity landscape mode
  • JPEG (Exif.) 2.2, DPOF and Epson PRINT Image Matching II technology assures the highest quality prints
  • Alarm clock with sound and picture wake-up

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