Pentax Optio 550 specs

Model

General

  • Depth
    1.6 in
  • Sensor Resolution
    5.0 Megapixel
  • Optical Sensor Type
    CCD
  • Total Pixels
    5250000 pixels
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    5000000 pixels
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/1.8"
  • Digital Zoom
    4 x
  • System
    TTL contrast detection
  • Auto Focus Points (Zones) Qty
    5
  • Digital Video Format
    QuickTime
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG, TIFF
  • Interfaces Provided
    component video
  • Manufacturer
    Ricoh

Exposure & White Balance

  • Light Sensitivity
    ISO 100, ISO 200, ISO 400, ISO 64
  • Exposure Metering
    center-weighted, multi-segment, spot
  • Exposure Metering Zones
    6
  • Exposure Modes
    aperture-priority, automatic, manual, program, shutter-priority
  • Shooting Programs
    3D image, autumn color, fireworks, flower, landscape, night mode, panorama assist, portrait mode, sundown, surf & snow, text
  • Special Effects
    Black & White, Blue, Green, Pink, Purple, Red, Sepia, Soft, Yellow
  • White Balance
    automatic, custom, presets
  • White Balance Presets
    daylight, fluorescent light (cool white), fluorescent light (daylight), fluorescent light (warm white), shade, tungsten light
  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/4000 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
    113,000 pixels
  • Display Form Factor
    built-in

Carrying Case

  • Type
    none

Environmental Parameters

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

Camera Flash

  • Type
    built-in flash
  • Effective Flash Range
    5.9 in - 17 ft
  • Red Eye Reduction
    Yes

Miscellaneous

  • Included Accessories
    3D image viewer, USB cable, audio / video cable, battery charger, hand strap

Lens System

  • Type
    Zoom lens - 5x zoom - 7.8 - 39 mm - f/2.8-4.6
  • Lens Construction
    7 groups / 9 elements
  • Optical Zoom
    5 x
  • Lens Aperture
    f/2.8-4.6
  • Min Focal Length
    7.8 mm
  • Max Focal Length
    39 mm
  • Focal Length Equivalent to 35mm Camera
    37.5 m
  • Min Focus Distance
    23.6 in
  • Macro Focus Range
    0.8 in - 25.6 in
  • Focus Adjustment
    automatic, manual
  • Zoom Adjustment
    motorized drive
  • Group Qty
    7
  • Element Qty
    9
  • Features
    aspherical lens, built-in lens shield

Viewfinder

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

Memory / Storage

  • Supported Memory Cards
    MultiMediaCard, SD Memory Card
  • Image Storage
    Super-fine JPEG 2592 x 1944: 4 - with 16MB card
    Fine JPEG 2592 x 1944: 8 - with 16MB card
    Normal JPEG 2592 x 1944: 14 - with 16MB card
    Super-fine JPEG 2048 x 1536: 7 - with 16MB card
    Fine JPEG 2048 x 1536: 12 - with 16MB card
    Normal JPEG 2048 x 1536: 18 - with 16MB card
    Super-fine JPEG 1600 x 1200: 11 - with 16MB card
    Fine JPEG 1600 x 1200: 20 - with 16MB card
    Normal JPEG 1600 x 1200: 27 - with 16MB card
    Super-fine JPEG 1024 x 768: 25 - with 16MB card
    Fine JPEG 1024 x 768: 45 - with 16MB card
    Normal JPEG 1024 x 768: 56 - with 16MB card
    Super-fine JPEG 640 x 480: 53 - with 16MB card
    Fine JPEG 640 x 480: 82 - with 16MB card
    Normal JPEG 640 x 480: 100 - with 16MB card
  • Video Capture
    QuickTime - 320 x 240 - 15 fps - 40 sec - with 16MB card

Additional Features

  • Self-Timer Delay
    10 sec
  • Flash Terminal
    None
  • Features
    RGB primary color filter, audio recording, auto power save, built-in speaker, date/time stamp

Connections

  • Memory Card Slot
    SD card

Shutter

  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/4000 sec
  • Min Shutter Speed
    4 sec

Microphone

  • Microphone Operation Mode
    mono

Software

  • Type
    ACD Systems ACDsee, Drivers & Utilities

Battery

  • Required Qty
    1
  • Technology
    lithium ion
  • Battery Type
    Lithium ion
  • Details
    1 x Li-ion rechargeable battery - 1800 mAh (included)

Header

  • Brand
    Pentax
  • Product Line
    Pentax Optio
  • Model
    550
  • Packaged Quantity
    1

CE System

  • Remote Control
    optional

Video Input

  • Type
    digital camera
  • Digital Camera Type
    compact
  • Light Sensitivity
    ISO 100, ISO 200, ISO 400, ISO 64
  • ISO (Max)
    400
  • Digital Zoom
    4 x
  • Digital Video Format
    QuickTime
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG, TIFF
  • Interfaces Provided
    component video
  • Special Effects
    Black & White, Blue, Green, Pink, Purple, Red, Sepia, Soft, Yellow
  • Flash Terminal
    None
  • Self-Timer Delay
    10 sec
  • Features
    RGB primary color filter, audio recording, auto power save, built-in speaker, date/time stamp

Exposure Parameters

  • Exposure Metering
    center-weighted, multi-segment, spot
  • Exposure Metering Zones
    6
  • Exposure Compensation
    ±2 EV range, in 1/3 EV steps
  • Exposure Modes
    aperture-priority, automatic, manual, program, shutter-priority
  • Auto Exposure Bracketing
    3 steps in 1/3 EV step
  • Shooting Programs
    3D image, autumn color, fireworks, flower, landscape, night mode, panorama assist, portrait mode, sundown, surf & snow, text

White Balance

  • White Balance
    automatic, custom, presets
  • White Balance Presets
    daylight, fluorescent light (cool white), fluorescent light (daylight), fluorescent light (warm white), shade, tungsten light

Auto Focus

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

Optical Sensor

  • Sensor Resolution
    5 megapixels
  • Optical Sensor Type
    CCD
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/1.8"
  • Optical Sensor Size (metric)
    14.1 mm (1/1.8")
  • Total Pixels
    5250000 pixels
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    5000000 pixels

Camera Display

  • Type
    LCD display
  • Display Form Factor
    built-in
  • Diagonal Size
    1.5 in
  • Diagonal Size (metric)
    3.8 cm
  • Display Format
    113,000 pixels

Camera Memory

  • Memory Card Slot
    SD card
  • Supported Memory Cards
    MultiMediaCard, SD Memory Card

Camera Specifications

  • Print Standard
    DPOF support, PRINT Image Matching

Optical Viewfinder

  • Type
    real-image
  • Magnification
    0.37 - 1.66x
  • Dioptric Correction Range
    -3 to +1
  • Viewfinder Frames
    autofocus frame
  • LED Information
    autofocus ready, flash ready

Dimensions & Weight

  • Width
    3.9 in
  • Depth
    1.6 in
  • Height
    2.3 in
  • Weight
    9.6 oz

Service & Support

  • Type
    1 year warranty

Service & Support Details

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

General

  • Manufacturer
    Ricoh