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Pentax Optio 33L Specifications

Pentax Optio 33L

Pentax Optio 33L

Part Number: 18112 (Reviewed) Released: April 15, 2003

General

  • Depth
    1.7 in
  • Sensor Resolution
    3.2 Megapixel
  • Optical Sensor Type
    CCD
  • Total Pixels
    3340000 pixels
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    3200000 pixels
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/2.7"
  • Digital Zoom
    2.7 x
  • System
    TTL contrast detection
  • Auto Focus Points (Zones) Qty
    5
  • Digital Video Format
    AVI
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG
  • Interfaces Provided
    composite video/audio
  • Point-and-shoot highlights
    Video capture ability adds convenience for the user.
  • Manufacturer
    Ricoh

Exposure & White Balance

  • Light Sensitivity
    ISO 100, ISO 200, ISO 400
  • Exposure Metering
    center-weighted, multi-segment, spot
  • Exposure Modes
    automatic, program
  • Shooting Programs
    3D image, close-up, sunset & moon, surf & snow, flower, illumination snap, landscape, night mode, panorama assist, portrait mode, self-portrait, soft snap
  • Special Effects
    Black & White, Blue, Green, Red, 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 Format
    134,000 pixels
  • Display Form Factor
    rotating

Camera Flash

  • Type
    built-in flash
  • Effective Flash Range
    7.9 in - 16.4 ft
  • Red Eye Reduction
    Yes

Carrying Case

  • Type
    none

Environmental Parameters

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

Lens System

  • Lens Construction
    5 groups / 6 elements
  • 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

Memory / Storage

  • Supported Memory Cards
    CompactFlash
  • Included Memory Card
    16 MB CompactFlash
  • Image Storage
    Super-fine JPEG 2048 x 1536: 8 - with 16MB card
    Fine JPEG 2048 x 1536: 16 - with 16MB card
    Normal JPEG 2048 x 1536: 33 - with 16MB card
    Super-fine JPEG 1600 x 1200: 13 - with 16MB card
    Fine JPEG 1600 x 1200: 27 - with 16MB card
    Normal JPEG 1600 x 1200: 60 - with 16MB card
    Super-fine JPEG 1024 x 768: 24 - with 16MB card
    Fine JPEG 1024 x 768: 50 - with 16MB card
    Normal JPEG 1024 x 768: 89 - with 16MB card
    Super-fine JPEG 640 x 480: 50 - with 16MB card
    Fine JPEG 640 x 480: 89 - with 16MB card
    Normal JPEG 640 x 480: 128 - with 16MB card
  • Video Capture
    AVI - 320 x 240 - 15 fps - 30 sec - max clip duration

Viewfinder

  • Viewfinder Type
    real-image zoom
  • Viewfinder Color Support
    Color
  • Viewfinder Type
    Optical - real-image zoom

Additional Features

  • Self-Timer Delay
    10 sec, 2 sec
  • Flash Terminal
    None
  • Features
    RGB primary color filter, date/time stamp, digital noise reduction

Connections

  • Memory Card Slot
    CompactFlash Card

Shutter

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

Battery

  • Required Qty
    1
  • Technology
    lithium
  • Battery Type
    CR-V3
  • Details
    1 x CR-V3 lithium battery (included)

Software

  • Type
    ACD Systems ACDsee, Drivers & Utilities

System Requirements for PC Connection

  • Operating System Support
    Apple Mac OS 8.6 or later, MS Windows 2000, MS Windows ME, MS Windows 98, MS Windows XP, MS Windows 98 SE
  • Peripheral Devices
    CD-ROM drive, USB port

Header

  • Brand
    Pentax
  • Product Line
    Pentax Optio
  • Model
    33L
  • Localization
    English
  • Packaged Quantity
    1

Video Input

  • Type
    digital camera
  • Digital Camera Type
    compact
  • Light Sensitivity
    ISO 100, ISO 200, ISO 400
  • ISO (Max)
    400
  • Digital Zoom
    2.7 x
  • Digital Video Format
    AVI
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG
  • Interfaces Provided
    composite video/audio
  • Special Effects
    Black & White, Blue, Green, Red, Sepia
  • Flash Terminal
    None
  • Self-Timer Delay
    10 sec, 2 sec
  • Features
    RGB primary color filter, date/time stamp, digital noise reduction

Exposure Parameters

  • Exposure Metering
    center-weighted, multi-segment, spot
  • Exposure Compensation
    ±2 EV range, in 1/3 EV steps
  • Exposure Modes
    automatic, program
  • Auto Exposure Bracketing
    3 steps in 1/3 EV step
  • Shooting Programs
    3D image, close-up, sunset & moon, surf & snow, flower, illumination snap, landscape, night mode, panorama assist, portrait mode, self-portrait, soft snap

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
    3.2 pixels
  • Optical Sensor Type
    CCD
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/2.7"
  • Optical Sensor Size (metric)
    9.4 mm (1/2.7")
  • Total Pixels
    3340000 pixels
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    3200000 pixels

Dimensions & Weight

  • Width
    4.1 in
  • Height
    2.5 in
  • Weight
    8 oz

Camera Display

  • Type
    LCD display
  • Display Form Factor
    rotating
  • Diagonal Size
    1.5 in
  • Diagonal Size (metric)
    3.8 cm
  • Display Format
    134,000 pixels

Service & Support

  • Type
    1 year warranty

Service & Support Details

  • Type
    limited warranty
  • 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, PRINT Image Matching

Optical Viewfinder

  • Type
    real-image zoom

General

  • Manufacturer
    Ricoh

Where to Buy

Pentax Optio 33L

Part Number: 18112 Released: Apr 15, 2003

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