Pentax Optio A10 Specifications

Pentax Optio A10

Pentax Optio A10

Part Number: Optio A10 (Reviewed) Released: February 25, 2006

General

  • Depth
    0.9 in
  • Enclosure Material
    Aluminum alloy
  • Optical Sensor Type
    CCD
  • Total Pixels
    8,320,000 pixels
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    8,000,000 pixels
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/1.8"
  • Digital Zoom
    4 x
  • System
    TTL contrast detection
  • Auto Focus Points (Zones) Qty
    5
  • Digital Video Format
    AVI
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG
  • Interfaces Provided
    Composite video
  • Point-and-shoot highlights
    A slim profile makes this camera easy to carry. Having video capture capability adds convenience for the user.
  • Manufacturer
    Pentax

Camera Flash

  • Type
    Built-in flash
  • Red Eye Reduction
    Yes
  • Features
    AF illuminator
  • Flash Modes
    Fill-in mode, Auto mode, Flash OFF mode, Red-eye reduction, Backlight mode

Exposure & White Balance

  • Light Sensitivity
    ISO 400, ISO 800, ISO 100, ISO 200, ISO auto
  • Exposure Metering
    Multi-segment, Center-weighted, Spot
  • Exposure Modes
    Program, Automatic
  • Shooting Programs
    Candle, Surf & snow, Sports mode, Flower, Frame composition, Food, Text, Pet, Night scene, Portrait mode, Landscape
  • Special Effects
    Soft, Black & White, Sepia, Black & White Red filter, Illustration, Black & White Green filter, Black & White Blue filter, Slim
  • White Balance
    Automatic, Presets, Custom
  • White Balance Presets
    Fluorescent, Cloudy, Daylight, Tungsten light
  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/2000 sec
  • Min Shutter Speed
    4 sec
  • Exposure Compensation
    ±2 EV range, in 1/3 EV steps

Display

  • Display Format
    232,000 pixels
  • Display Form Factor
    Built-in

Carrying Case

  • Type
    None

Environmental Parameters

  • Min Operating Temperature
    32 °F
  • Max Operating Temperature
    104 °F

Lens System

  • Optical Zoom
    3 x
  • Lens Aperture
    F/2.8-5.4
  • Min Focal Length
    7.9 mm
  • Max Focal Length
    23.7 mm
  • Focal Length Equivalent to 35mm Camera
    37.5 - 112.5 mm
  • Min Focus Distance
    13.8 in
  • Macro Focus Range
    2.4 in - 13.8 in
  • Focus Adjustment
    Manual, Automatic
  • Zoom Adjustment
    Motorized drive
  • Group Qty
    5
  • Element Qty
    7
  • Lens Brand
    Pentax
  • Features
    Aspherical lens

Miscellaneous

  • Color
    Silver

Memory / Storage

  • Installed Size
    24 MB
  • Supported Memory Cards
    SD Memory Card

Viewfinder

  • Viewfinder Type
    None
  • Viewfinder Color Support
    Color

Additional Features

  • Continuous Shooting Speed
    30 frames per second
  • Self Timer Delay
    2 sec, 10 sec
  • Features
    Digital image rotation, DPOF support, In-camera red-eye removal, Audio recording, RGB primary color filter, PRINT Image Matching, Auto power save, Cropping an image, Digital noise reduction, PictBridge support, Direct print

Connections

  • Memory Card Slot
    SD card
  • Type
    Composite video/audio output, USB, DC power input
  • Qty
    1, 1, 1

Shutter

  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/2000 sec
  • Min Shutter Speed
    4 sec

Battery

  • Technology
    Lithium ion
  • Battery Form Factor
    Manufacturer specific
  • Manufacturer Battery Name
    Pentax D-L18

Software

  • Type
    Drivers & Utilities, ACD Systems ACDsee

System Requirements for PC Connection

  • Operating System Support
    MS Windows ME, MS Windows 98 SE, MS Windows 98, MS Windows XP, MS Windows 2000, Apple Mac OS 9.2 or later
  • Peripheral Devices
    USB port

Header

  • Brand
    Pentax
  • Product Line
    Pentax Optio
  • Model
    A10
  • Packaged Quantity
    1

Video Input

  • Type
    Digital camera
  • Light Sensitivity
    ISO 400, ISO 800, ISO 100, ISO 200, ISO auto
  • ISO (Max)
    800
  • Digital Zoom
    4 x
  • Digital Video Format
    AVI
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG
  • Interfaces Provided
    Composite video
  • Special Effects
    Soft, Black & White, Sepia, Black & White Red filter, Illustration, Black & White Green filter, Black & White Blue filter, Slim
  • Self Timer Delay
    2 sec, 10 sec
  • Features
    Digital image rotation, DPOF support, In-camera red-eye removal, Audio recording, RGB primary color filter, PRINT Image Matching, Auto power save, Cropping an image, Digital noise reduction, PictBridge support, Direct print

Optical System

  • Image Stabilizer
    Optical (image sensor shift mechanism)

Exposure Parameters

  • Exposure Metering
    Multi-segment, Center-weighted, Spot
  • Exposure Compensation
    ±2 EV range, in 1/3 EV steps
  • Exposure Modes
    Program, Automatic
  • Shooting Programs
    Candle, Surf & snow, Sports mode, Flower, Frame composition, Food, Text, Pet, Night scene, Portrait mode, Landscape

White Balance

  • White Balance
    Automatic, Presets, Custom
  • White Balance Presets
    Fluorescent, Cloudy, Daylight, Tungsten light

Auto Focus

  • System
    TTL contrast detection
  • Auto Focus Points (Zones) Qty
    5

Dimensions & Weight

  • Width
    3.5 in
  • Height
    2.2 in
  • Weight
    0.2 lbs

Optical Sensor

  • Sensor Resolution
    8 megapixels
  • Optical Sensor Type
    CCD
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/1.8"
  • Optical Sensor Size (metric)
    14.1 mm ( 1/1.8" )
  • Total Pixels
    8,320,000 pixels
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    8,000,000 pixels

Service & Support

  • Type
    1 year limited warranty

Flash Range Details

  • Min Shooting Distance
    2.4 in
  • Max Shooting Distance
    16.4 ft

Still Image Storage Capacity

  • Image Resolution
    3264 x 2448, 2592 x 1944, 2304 x 1728, 2048 x 1536, 1600 x 1200, 1024 x 768, 640 x 480
  • Still Image Format
    JPEG, JPEG, JPEG, JPEG, JPEG, JPEG, JPEG

Video Capture

  • Digital Video Format
    AVI, AVI
  • Image Resolution
    320 x 240, 640 x 480

Supported Battery Details

  • Quantity
    1
  • Details
    Li-ion rechargeable battery
  • Included
    Included

CNET Labs' Benchmarks

  • Labs information
    All values are expressed in seconds. Please visit our <ref type="link" url="http://reviews.cnet.com/Labs/4520-6603 7-1014358-1.html">labs information page</ref> for information on how digital cameras are tested.
  • CNET Labs Shutter lag bright
    0.8
  • CNET Labs Wake up time
    3.8
  • CNET Labs Flash shot to shot time
    4.7
  • CNET Labs Typical burst speed
    1.1
  • CNET Labs Shot to shot time typical
    4.2

General

  • Manufacturer
    Pentax

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Pentax Optio A10

Part Number: Optio A10 Released: Feb 25, 2006
MSRP: $529.00 Low Price: $199.00 See all prices