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Pentax WG-3 GPS Compact Camera Kit Product Info

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The Pentax WG-3 GPS Green Compact Camera features a 16-megapixel backlit CMOS sensor and new generation Imaging Engine. This, coupled with the new-generation imaging engine, delivers a top sensitivity ofimage ISO 6400 with low-noise characteristics and super-high resolution imaging with no compromise in image quality, color accuracy, and noise performance in any lighting condition, underwater and in the field. The Pentax Compact Weather-Proof Digital Camera is crushproof, dustproof, shockproof, and coldproof, making picture-taking superior to the weather. Pentax intensified 'tough' with the 15th generation of the ruggedized compact camera as it builds on proven PENTAX experience to bring you the best adventure-proof camera yet. Capture outstanding images in any element with its brighter 4X optical zoom and new Shake Reduction system. Enjoy built-in digital pressure, altitude and depth gauges, a compass and wireless charging in the upgraded GPS model. Dive deeper, climb higher, explore longer, and capture even more of your journey with the PENTAX WG-3 GPS Camera; your adventure is now.

Specifications for Pentax WG-3 GPS 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)
Quality levels: Still
Lens
Type/construction: PENTAX zoom lens, 9 elements, 7 groups (4 aspheric elements), protective cover w SP coating
Optical zoom: 4X
Focal length (equiv.): 4.5-18mm (25-100mm)
Digital zoom: 7.2X
Combined zoom: 28.8X
Intelligent zoom: Approx. 6X at 7M to 28.8X at VGA
Aperture: F2-4.9
Focus System
Type: TTL contrast detection autofocus, AF assist lamp, Macro Illuminating LEDs
Focus modes: 9 point AF, Spot AF, Auto Tracking AF, Macro, 1CM Macro, Infinity Landscape, Pan Focus, Manual Focus
Manual focus: Yes
Macro focus: Yes, Macro and 1CM Macro available
Focus lock: Yes, by pressing the shutter release button half way
Focus range:
Normal: 1.31' to infinity
Macro: 0.33' to 1.64'
Super Macro: 0.03 (1cm) to 0.98' (at mid-zoom, set automatically)
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: n/a
LCD Monitor
LCD screen: 3" widescreen TFT color LCD w anti-reflective coating on cover
LCD resolution: HVGA 460,000 dots
Wide angle viewable: Yes (approx. 170° horizontal/vertical)
Flash
Type: Built-in series control auto flash
Flash modes: Auto, Flash Off, Flash On, Auto + Redeye, On + Redeye
Effective range: 34' (wide, auto ISO), 14' (tele, auto ISO)
Storage Media
Internal memory: 70 MB
Removable memory: SD, SDHC, SDXC
Interfaces
Ports: USB 2.0 hi-speed, USB / 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. 240
Playback time: Approx. 200 min
Movie recording time: Approx. 65 min
Audio recording time: Approx. 270 min
AC adapter available: Yes (optional)
Physical Specs
Dimensions (W x H x D): 4.9" x 2.5" x 1.3"
Weight:
Without battery or removable memory: 7.4 oz
Loaded and ready: 8.1 oz
Construction material(s): Reinforced polycarbonate plastic w aluminum accents
Operating temperature: 14-104°F (coldproof)
Ruggedized features: Waterproof (45.9'), Shockproof (6.5'), Crushproof (220 LBF), Coldproof (-10°C), Dustproof (JIS 6)
Language Support
Language Support: English, French, German, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, Dutch, Danish, Swedish, Finnish, Polish, Czech, Hungarian, Turkish, Greek, Russian
Image Stabilization
Still: Sensor-Shift-Type (SR
High-sensitivity anti-shake mode (Digital 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, Daylight, Shade, Tungsten Light, Fluorescent Light (D: Daylight Color, N
Shutter
Auto, Daylight, Shade, Tungsten Light, Fluorescent Light (D: Daylight Color, N
Capture Modes
Mode selection: Auto Picture, Program, HDR, 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), Time-Lapse Movie, 1CM Macro Movie, Digital SR, Surf & Snow, Kids, Pet, Sport, Fireworks, Night Scene Portrait, Food, Digital Wide (5M), Digital Panorama (2M per frame), Report (1280x960, ISO 125-1600), Green (ISO 125-1600)
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 Tone: 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
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)
Electronic level: Yes
Drive Modes
Mode selection: One Shot, Self-Timer (10s, 2s), Continuous, Burst Shooting, Remote Control (3s, 0s), Auto Bracketing
Continuous FPS: TBD, Burst 10 FPS for up to 30 frames (5M or 4M)
Multi-exposure: n/a
Interval: Interval Shot, Interval Movie, High Speed Movie (120 FPS capture, 30 FPS playback)
HDR: Yes. Capture Mode (3 captured images combined to create single image with wide dynamic range) or as a Playback filter (single image processed to have HDR "look")
Playback Modes
Mode selection: One Shot, Index (6 or 12 thumbnails), Magnification (up to 10X, scrollable), Movie Playback, Histogram, Folder Display, Select & Delete, Calendar
Mode pallet: Slideshow, Image Rotation, Small Face Filter, Ink Rubbing Filter, Collage, Digital Filter(B&W/Sepia, Toy Camera, Retro, Color, Extract Color, Color Emphasis, High Contrast, Starburst, Soft, Fish-eye, Digital filters (playback)
Movie edit: Save as Still Image, Movie Divide, Title Picture
File Formats
Still: JPG (EXIF 2.3), DCF 2.0, DPOF, PIM III
Movie (compression): MP4 (AVC h.264)
Sound: WAV (PCM), 32KHz, 16bit stereo, High Speed Movie】8KHz, 16bit, stereo
Computer Requirements
For device connectivity. Bundled software requirements may vary.:
WINDOWS: Windows XP(SP3), Vista, 7, 8, USB port
Mac: MacOS 10.4, 10.5, 10.6, 10.7, 10.8 USB port

Features of Pentax Optio WG3 GPS Digital Camera:

  • 16 megapixel backlit CMOS sensor and new-generation Imaging Engine: A Backlit 16 megapixel CMOS sensor, coupled with the new-generation imaging engine delivers a top sensitivity of ISO 6400 with low-noise characteristics and super-high resolution imaging with no compromise in image quality, color accuracy, and noise performance in any lighting condition, underwater and in the field.
  • Waterproof to 45 feet: PENTAX's 15th generation waterproof digital compact camera has intensified 'tough' as the further enhanced the watertight construction allows for a depth of 45 feet-swim in the pool, snorkel and dive in the ocean, kayak river rapids, surf the big waves or get caught in a downpour, all the while capturing beautiful photography and HD video for up to two hours of continuous operation.
  • Crushproof: Heavy-duty and dependable in harsh, demanding conditions, the crushproof construction withstands weights up to 220 LBF (pound-force), preventing from damage at the bottom of a backpack, or when accidentally wedged between a body and a solid object.
  • Dustproof: The dustproof design protects the camera from any dry, dusty environments your adventures may take you-ensuring clear, clean images at sandy beaches and in windy desert storms.
  • Advanced GPS functions & Wireless Recharging in GPS models: Select GPS models come equipped with a sophisticated GPS module, which automatically records position data and travel log data onto captured images, and adjusts the built-in clock to local time. Find your way, check your direction, altitude, pressure and water depth with the camera's digital compass and gauges right on the front of the unit. Get up and go quickly with the added ease of wireless recharging, also incorporated in the GPS model.
  • Full 1080p30 HD video recording, h.264 compression: Capture full HD video in widescreen 1080p resolution (1920x1080) with efficient, high quality h.264 compression at 30 frames per second. Also featuring a high-speed camera function for slow-motion playback of captured movie clips and a fast-forward movie function. A micro-HDMI terminal is also provided on the camera body for simultaneous output of movie clips and sound to external devises.
  • PENTAX Sensor-Shift Shake Reduction system: The triple shake reduction system combines an image-sensor-shift-type SR (Shake Reduction) mechanism with the digital Pixel Track and high ISO Shake Reduction modes to more effectively protect shake-prone images and low light photography for incredibly sharp blur-free images. Keep your memories vibrant-enjoy the reliability of stunning sunsets, and always-sharp adventures with the PENTAX SR system.
  • Shockproof: The shockproof, ruggedized design protects from drops up to 6.6 feet, ensuring stable operation during rigorous outdoor activity or for life's everyday mishaps-perfect for anyone, whether you're a mountain climber or a family with small children.
  • Coldproof: Coldproof to sub-freezing temperatures of minus 14 degrees F (10 degrees C) making the WG-3 ideal for use in cold, snowy, wet conditions from skiing to snowmobiling, snowshoeing to sledding, or just building a snowman in the front yard.
  • Faster F 2.0 aperture with a 4X Optical Zoom: The newly designed optical 4X zoom lens offers a high-performance, large aperture of F2.0 at its widest angle to capture bright imagery no matter what the lighting condition, even in dim underwater conditions-all the while offering a complete range of shots from wide-angle to telephoto (25mm-100mm equivalent in 35mm format) for everyday and extreme photography. The camera's Intelligent Zoom (digital) function also extends the range even further to approximately 28.8 times to cover the focal length to a 720mm super-telephoto (in 35mm format), to capture extra-high magnification images, such as wildlife, without compromising image quality.
  • Six LED Macro Lights to assist in close-up shooting: Capture the tiniest details while the positioning of six LED Macro Lights around the circumference of the lens barrel allows for brighter, uniform illumination on a subject when the Digital Microscope mode is selected-perfect for insects, flowers, nature and still-life photography.
  • 3 inch High resolution LCD Screen with Anti-Reflection: An extra-large, high-resolution 3 inch color LCD monitor with horizontally extended 16:9 proportions, and approximately 460,000 dots, offers beautiful capture and playback- while the PENTAX-original AR (Anti-reflection) coating assures clear, glare-free images on-screen, even in harsh sunlight. Its wide-view design offers a clear view from approximately 170 degrees, making it useful in low and high angle shooting.

Package Contents:

  • Pentax WG 3 GPS Compact Digital Camera
  • USB Cable I-USB7
  • Power Adapter D-PA135J
  • Carabiner Strap O-ST135 (for non-GPS)
  • Software CD-ROM S-SW135
  • Rechargeable Li-Ion Battery D-LI92
  • Carabiner Strap O-ST134 (for GPS)
  • Macro Stand O-MS2
  • Carabiner Strap O-ST134 (for GPS)
  • Macro Stand O-MS2

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