Pentax Optio 230 Specifications

Pentax Optio 230

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Pentax Optio 230

Part Number: 18092 (Reviewed)

General

  • Depth
    1.7 in
  • Sensor Resolution
    2.0 Megapixel
  • Optical Sensor Type
    CCD
  • Total Pixels
    2110000 pixels
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    2000000 pixels
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/2.7"
  • Digital Zoom
    2.5 x
  • System
    TTL contrast detection
  • Auto Focus Points (Zones) Qty
    5
  • Digital Video Format
    AVI
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG, TIFF
  • Interfaces Provided
    composite video/audio
  • Point-and-shoot highlights
    Having video capture capability makes this camera ideal for social functions or vacation shots.
  • Manufacturer
    Ricoh

Carrying Case

  • Type
    none

Exposure & White Balance

  • Light Sensitivity
    ISO 100, ISO 200
  • Exposure Metering
    center-weighted, multi-segment, spot
  • Exposure Modes
    automatic, manual, program
  • Shooting Programs
    landscape, macro, night mode
  • Special Effects
    Black & White, Sepia
  • White Balance
    automatic, custom, presets
  • White Balance Presets
    daylight, fluorescent, shade, tungsten light
  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/1500 sec
  • Min Shutter Speed
    4 sec
  • Exposure Compensation
    ±2 EV range, in 1/3 EV steps
  • Auto Exposure Bracketing
    3 steps in 1/3 EV step

Display

  • Display Form Factor
    rotating

Camera Flash

  • Type
    built-in flash
  • Red Eye Reduction
    Yes

Lens System

  • Optical Zoom
    3 x
  • Lens Aperture
    f/2.6-5.0
  • Min Focal Length
    5.8 mm
  • Max Focal Length
    17.4 mm
  • Focal Length Equivalent to 35mm Camera
    38 m
  • Min Focus Distance
    15.7 in
  • Macro Focus Range
    4 in - 19.7 in
  • Focus Adjustment
    automatic, manual
  • Zoom Adjustment
    motorized drive
  • Group Qty
    5
  • Element Qty
    6
  • Features
    aspherical lens, built-in lens shield

Miscellaneous

  • Color
    silver
  • Color Category
    silver

Memory / Storage

  • Supported Memory Cards
    CompactFlash
  • Included Memory Card
    16 MB CompactFlash
  • Image Storage
    TIFF 1600 x 1200: 2 - with 16MB card
    Super-fine JPEG 1600 x 1200: 14 - with 16MB card
    Fine JPEG 1600 x 1200: 29 - with 16MB card
    Normal JPEG 1600 x 1200: 64 - with 16MB card
    Super-fine JPEG 1024 x 768: 26 - with 16MB card
    Fine JPEG 1024 x 768: 53 - with 16MB card
    Normal JPEG 1024 x 768: 94 - with 16MB card
    Super-fine JPEG 640 x 480: 53 - with 16MB card
    Fine JPEG 1024 x 768: 94 - with 16MB card
    Normal JPEG 1024 x 768: 133 - with 16MB card
  • Video Capture
    AVI - 320 x 240 - 15 fps - 30 sec

Viewfinder

  • Viewfinder Type
    real-image zoom
  • Viewfinder Color Support
    Color
  • Viewfinder Type
    Optical - real-image zoom
  • Viewfinder Frames
    Autofocus frame
  • LED Information
    Flash ready, autofocus ready

Additional Features

  • Flash Terminal
    None
  • Features
    auto power save, date/time stamp, sharpness control

Connections

  • Memory Card Slot
    CompactFlash Card

Shutter

  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/1500 sec
  • Min Shutter Speed
    4 sec

Battery

  • Required Qty
    1
  • Technology
    Lithium ion
  • Battery Type
    CR-V3
  • Details
    1 x CR-V3 (included)

Software

  • Type
    Drivers & Utilities

Header

  • Brand
    Pentax
  • Product Line
    Pentax Optio
  • Model
    230
  • Localization
    English
  • Packaged Quantity
    1

Video Input

  • Type
    digital camera
  • Digital Camera Type
    compact
  • Light Sensitivity
    ISO 100, ISO 200
  • ISO (Max)
    200
  • Digital Zoom
    2.5 x
  • Digital Video Format
    AVI
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG, TIFF
  • Interfaces Provided
    composite video/audio
  • Special Effects
    Black & White, Sepia
  • Flash Terminal
    None
  • Features
    auto power save, date/time stamp, sharpness control

Exposure Parameters

  • Exposure Metering
    center-weighted, multi-segment, spot
  • Exposure Compensation
    ±2 EV range, in 1/3 EV steps
  • Exposure Modes
    automatic, manual, program
  • Auto Exposure Bracketing
    3 steps in 1/3 EV step
  • Shooting Programs
    landscape, macro, night mode

White Balance

  • White Balance
    automatic, custom, presets
  • White Balance Presets
    daylight, fluorescent, shade, tungsten light

Auto Focus

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

Optical Sensor

  • Sensor Resolution
    2 pixels
  • Optical Sensor Type
    CCD
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/2.7"
  • Optical Sensor Size (metric)
    9.4 mm (1/2.7")
  • Total Pixels
    2110000 pixels
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    2000000 pixels

Dimensions & Weight

  • Width
    4.1 in
  • Height
    2.5 in
  • Weight
    0.44 lbs

Service & Support

  • Type
    1 year warranty

Camera Display

  • Type
    LCD display
  • Display Form Factor
    rotating
  • Diagonal Size
    1.6 in
  • Diagonal Size (metric)
    4.1 cm

Service & Support Details

  • Type
    limited warranty
  • Service Included
    parts and labor
  • Full Contract Period
    1 year

Camera Memory

  • Memory Card Form Factor
    CompactFlash Card
  • Included Memory Card Capacity
    16 MB
  • Memory Card Slot
    CompactFlash Card
  • Supported Memory Cards
    CompactFlash

Camera Specifications

  • Print Standard
    DPOF support

Optical Viewfinder

  • Type
    real-image zoom
  • Viewfinder Frames
    autofocus frame
  • LED Information
    autofocus ready, flash ready

General

  • Manufacturer
    Ricoh

Where to Buy

Pentax Optio 230

Part Number: 18092

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