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Pentax Optio WG-2 Compact Camera Kit Product Info

PENTAX pushes the PENTAX WG adventure camera series to the edge for the 13th time with the PENTAX Optio WG-2 Digital Compact Camera. The Pentax WG2 Digital Camera is a waterproof digital imagecamera that is adventure proof, and perfect for almost any environment from hot to cold, dry to wet, in rain, snow, surf, sand, or dust. The Digital Microscope mode uses 6 macro LEDs and detachable macro focus ring for perfect focus and smooth, even lighting around the smallest of subjects as close as 1 cm from the front of the camera. With a wide angle 5X internal optical zoom lens (28-140mm equivalent), this adventure camera provides flexible capture of subjects near or far without sacrificing any bit of the camera's rugged design. Capture perfect portraits with fast Face Detection technology, including Smile Capture and Blink Detection functions, as well as exposure modes specifically designed for portrait photography. The Pentax WG 2 Waterproof Camera will enable you to take stunning pictures and keep your love for photography alive.

Specifications for Pentax Optio WG-2 Compact Camera:

Type: Compact Digital Camera
Sensor
Type: Backlit CMOS w primary color filter
Size: 1/2.3"
Effective pixels: 16
Total pixels: 16.79
Recorded resolutions:
Still: 16M (4608x3456), 12M (1
Movie: HD (1920x1080p30, 1280x720p60/30), VGA (640x480p30)
Quality levels: Still
Lens
Type/construction: PENTAX zoom lens, 11 elements, 9 groups (5 aspheric elements), protective cover w SP coating
Optical zoom: 5X
Focal length (equiv.): 5-25mm (28-140mm)
Digital zoom: 7.2X
Combined zoom: 36X
Intelligent zoom: Approx 7.5X at 7M to 36X at VGA
Aperture: F3.5-5.5
Focus System
Type: TTL contrast detection autofocus, AF assist lamp, Macro Illuminating LEDs
Focus modes: 9 point AF, Spot AF, Auto Tracking AF, Macro, Super Macro, Infinity Landscape, Pan Focus, Manual Focus
Manual focus: Yes
Macro focus: Yes, Macro and Super Macro available
Focus lock: Yes, by pressing the shutter release button half way
Focus range:
Normal: 1.64' to infinity
Macro: 0.33 to 1.97'
Super Macro: 0.03 (1cm) to 0.98' (at mid-zoom, set automatically)
ViewFinder
Wide angle viewable: Yes (approx 170° horizontal/vertical)
Viewfinder: n/a
LCD Monitor
LCD screen: 3" widescreen TFT color LCD w anti-reflective coating on cover
LCD resolution: HVGA 460,000 dots
Flash
Type: Built-in series control auto flash
Flash modes: Auto, Flash Off, Flash On, Auto + Redeye, On + Redeye
Effective range: 18' (wide, auto ISO), 11' (tele, auto ISO)
Storage Media
Internal memory: 88.2 MB
Removable memory: SD, SDHC, SDXC
Interfaces
Ports: USB 2.0 hi-speed, AV out, HDMI (Micro, Type-D)
Video out: NTSC, PAL, HD (HDMI supports HD Auto, 1080i, 720p, 480p)
Printer interfaces: n/a
Power Supply
Power source: Rechargeable Li-Ion battery D-LI92
Recordable images: Approx 260
Playback time: Approx 240 min
Movie recording time: Approx 70 min
Audio recording time: Approx 270 min
AC adapter available: Yes (optional)
Physical Specs
Dimensions (W x H x D): 4.8 x 2.4 x 1.2"
Weight:
Without battery or removable memory: 6.1 oz (non-GPS), 6.2 oz (GPS)
Loaded and ready: 6.8 oz (non-GPS), 7.0 oz (GPS)
Construction material(s): Reinforced polycarbonate plastic w aluminum accents
Operating temperature: 14-104°F (coldproof)
Ruggedized features: Waterproof (40'), Shockproof (5'), Crushproof (220 LBF), Coldproof (-10°C), Dustproof (JIS 6)
Language Support
Language Support: English, French, German, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, Dutch, Japanese, Danish, Swedish, Finnish, Polish, Czech, Hungarian, Turkish, Greek, Russian, Thai, Korean, Simplified/Traditional Chinese
Image Stabilization
Still: Pixel Track SR, Digital SR
Movie: Movie SR
Metering System
Type: TTL
Multi-segment: Yes
Center weighted: Yes
Spot: Yes
Exposure compensation: +/- 2 EV (1/3 steps)
ISO Sensitivity
Auto: 125-6400 auto range adjustable
Manual: 125-6400
White Balance
Auto preset modes: Auto, Daylight, Shade, Tungsten, Fluorescent
Manual mode(s): Yes
Shutter
Type: Programmed AE mechanical and electronic shutter mechanism
Shutter speed: 1/4000 to 1/4 sec (up to 4 sec in Night Scene mode)
Capture Modes
Mode selection: Auto Picture, Program, Night Scene, Handheld Night Snap (ISO 125-1600), Movie, Underwater, Underwater Movie, Digital Microscope (2M), Landscape, Flower, Portrait, Interval Shot, Interval Movie, High Speed Movie (VGA, 120 FPS capture, 30 FPS playback), Digital SR, Surf & Snow, Kids, Pet, Sport, Candlelight, Fireworks, Night Scene Portrait, Text, Food, Digital Wide (5M), Digital Panorama (2M per frame), Frame Composite (3M or 2M), Report (1280x960, ISO 125-1600), Green (ISO 125-1600), Voice Recording (via reprogrammable Green button)
Auto Picture modes: Landscape, Portrait, Night Scene, Night Scene Portrait, Standard, Flower, Sport, Candlelight, Blue Sky, Sunset, Text, Group Photo, Pet, Portrait x Blue Sky, Portrait x Sunset, Portrait x Backlight
Custom Image modes: Bright, Natural, Monochrome
Green simplified mode available: Yes (ISO 125-1600)
Face detection available: Yes (up to 32 faces), Smile Capture, Blink Detection, Self Portrait Assist, Self Portrait Assist + Smile Capture, Pet Recognition (1 face detect, 3 faces pre-registered)
PASMB: P
Date stamp: Yes, date, date-time, time (not available in Green mode)
Digital filters (capture): n/a
Dynamic Range Adjustment: Yes (highlight and shadow correction)
File/Folder customization: Folder name (date, PENTX, custom), file name (IMGP, custom)
Digital level: n/a
Drive Modes
Mode selection: One Shot, Self Timer (10s, 2s), Continuous, Burst, Remote Control (3s, 0s), Auto Bracket
Continuous FPS: Approx 1.0 FPS, Burst 10 FPS for up to 30 frames (5M or 4M)
Multi-exposure: n/a
Interval: Interval Shot, Interval Movie, High Speed Movie (VGA, 120 FPS capture, 30 FPS playback)
HDR: Available as a playback filter
Playback Modes
Mode selection: One Shot, Index (6 or 12 thumbnails), Magnification (up to 10X, scrollable), Movie Playback, Sound Playback, Histogram, Folder Display, Select & Delete, Calendar
Mode pallet: Slideshow, Image Rotation, Small Face Filter, Ink Rubbing Filter, Collage, Digital Filter, HDR Filter, Original Frame (5M or 4M), Frame Composite (3M or 2M), Movie Edit, Redeye Edit, Resize, Cropping, Image & Sound Copy, Voice Memo, Protect, DPOF, Startup Screen, Faze Zooming
Digital filters (playback): B&W, Sepia, Toy Camera, Retro, Color, Color Extract, Color Emphasis, High Contrast, Starburst, Soft, Fisheye, Brightness, Miniature
Movie edit: Save as Still Image, Movie Divide, Title Picture
File Formats
Still: JPG (EXIF 2.3), DCF 2.0, PIM III
Movie (compression): MP4 (AVC h.264)
Sound: WAV (PCM), monaural
Computer Requirements
*For device connectivity. Bundled software requirements may vary.:
Windows: Windows XP(SP3), Vista, 7, USB port
Mac: MacOS 10.4, 10.5, 10.6, 10.7, USB port

Features of Pentax Optio WG-2 Black Digital Camera:

  • 16 megapixel backlit CMOS sensor: Backlit 16 megapixel CMOS sensor offers superior high resolution imaging with no-compromise in image quality, color accuracy, and noise performance.
  • Shockproof: Shockproof, ruggedized design protects from drops up to 5 feet, ensuring stable operation during rigorous activity or for life's everyday mishaps.
  • Coldproof: Coldproof to sub-freezing temperatures of minus 10 degrees C (14 degrees F) is ideal for use in cold, snowy, wet conditions from skiing to snowmobiling, snowshoeing to sledding, or just building a snowman in the front yard.
  • 5X optical zoom: Wide angle 5X internal optical zoom lens (28-140mm equivalent) provides flexible capture of subjects near or far without sacrificing any bit of the camera's rugged design.
  • Full 1080p Video: Capture full HD video in widescreen 1080p resolution (1920x1080) with efficient, high quality h.264 compression at 30 frames per second.
  • HDMI port: An HDMI port (Micro, Type-D) plays back beautiful, high definition images and video on HDTVs.
  • Face Detection: Capture perfect portraits with fast Face Detection technology, including Smile Capture and Blink Detection functions, as well as exposure modes specifically designed for portrait photography.
  • Extended Dynamic range: Extended dynamic range functions help bring out extra detail in shadow and/or highlight areas of an image to prevent exposure clipping.
  • Optional infrared remote: Take pictures remotely using an optional PENTAX infrared remote control, perfect for self-portraits or group shots, small subject photography, or rock steady exposures.
  • Waterproof to 40 feet: Waterproof to a depth of 40 feet is perfect for use when submerged in a pool, lake, or ocean, or simply when caught in a sudden downpour.
  • Crushproof: Crushproof construction withstands weights up to 220 LBF (pound-force), preventing damage at the bottom of a backpack or handbag, or when accidentally wedged between a body and a solid object.
  • Dustproof: Dustproof design protects the camera from dry, dusty environments from the beach to the desert.
  • 3" LCD: Large 3 inch LCD features a wide angle viewable HVGA resolution screen (460,000 dots), while anti-reflective coating on the screen's protective acrylic panel greatly enhances visibility in brightly lit shooting conditions.
  • Durable lens cover: Tough mineral crystal cover protects internal lens elements, and an easy-to-clean SP coating helps water sheet off the optical surface, minimizing blur due to water droplets.
  • PENTAX Shake Reduction: Pixel Track, Digital, and Movie Shake Reduction ensure sharp, blur-free images and video, even in dim lighting.
  • Autofocus assist lamp: An autofocus assist lamp helps to quickly and accurately focus, even in the most challenging of lighting conditions.
  • Green Button: Flexible multi-purpose Green Button allows for quick access to many common camera settings, including Movie Mode, Voice Recording, and other functions.

Package Contents:

  • Pentax Optio WG 2 Camera
  • USB Cable I-USB7
  • Battery Charger Kit K-BC92U
  • Macro Stand O-MS1
  • Rechargeable Li-Ion Battery D-LI92
  • Carabiner Strap O-ST124 (for non-GPS)
  • Software CD-ROM S-SW125

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