Pentax Optio A10 Specifications

Pentax Optio A10

Pentax Optio A10

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

General

  • Depth
    0.9 in
  • Sensor Resolution
    8.0 Megapixel
  • Enclosure Material
    aluminum alloy
  • Optical Sensor Type
    CCD
  • Total Pixels
    8320000 pixels
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    8000000 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
    Ricoh

Exposure & White Balance

  • Light Sensitivity
    ISO 100, ISO 200, ISO 400, ISO 50, ISO 800, ISO auto
  • Exposure Metering
    center-weighted, multi-segment, spot
  • Exposure Modes
    automatic, program
  • Shooting Programs
    candle, flower, text, food, frame composition, landscape, night scene, pet, portrait mode, sports mode, surf & snow
  • Special Effects
    Black & White, Black & White Blue filter, Black & White Green filter, Black & White Red filter, Illustration, Sepia, Slim, Soft
  • White Balance
    automatic, custom, presets
  • White Balance Presets
    cloudy, daylight, fluorescent, tungsten light
  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/2000 sec
  • Min Shutter Speed
    4 sec
  • Exposure Compensation
    ±2 EV range, in 1/3 EV steps

Carrying Case

  • Type
    none

Display

  • Type
    2.5" LCD display
  • Display Format
    232,000 pixels
  • Display Form Factor
    built-in

Environmental Parameters

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

Camera Flash

  • Type
    built-in flash
  • Effective Flash Range
    2.4 in - 16.4 ft
  • Red Eye Reduction
    Yes
  • Features
    AF illuminator

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 m
  • Min Focus Distance
    13.8 in
  • Macro Focus Range
    2.4 in - 13.8 in
  • Focus Adjustment
    automatic, manual
  • 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
  • Image Storage
    JPEG 3264 x 2448
    JPEG 2592 x 1944
    JPEG 2304 x 1728
    JPEG 2048 x 1536
    JPEG 1600 x 1200
    JPEG 1024 x 768
    JPEG 640 x 480
  • Video Capture
    AVI - 320 x 240
    AVI - 640 x 480

Viewfinder

  • Viewfinder Type
    none
  • Viewfinder Color Support
    Color

Additional Features

  • Continuous Shooting Speed
    30 frames per second
  • Self-Timer Delay
    10 sec, 2 sec
  • Features
    RGB primary color filter, audio recording, auto power save, cropping an image, digital image rotation, digital noise reduction, in-camera red-eye removal

Connections

  • Memory Card Slot
    SD card

Shutter

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

Battery

  • Technology
    lithium ion
  • Battery Type
    Pentax D-L18
  • Details
    1 x Li-ion rechargeable battery (included)

Software

  • Type
    ACD Systems ACDsee, Drivers & Utilities

System Requirements for PC Connection

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

Header

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

Video Input

  • Type
    digital camera
  • Digital Camera Type
    compact
  • Light Sensitivity
    ISO 100, ISO 200, ISO 400, ISO 50, ISO 800, ISO auto
  • ISO (Max)
    800
  • Digital Zoom
    4 x
  • Digital Video Format
    AVI
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG
  • Interfaces Provided
    composite video
  • Special Effects
    Black & White, Black & White Blue filter, Black & White Green filter, Black & White Red filter, Illustration, Sepia, Slim, Soft
  • Self-Timer Delay
    10 sec, 2 sec
  • Image Stabilizer
    optical (image sensor shift mechanism)
  • Built-in Optical Image Stabilizer
    Yes
  • Features
    RGB primary color filter, audio recording, auto power save, cropping an image, digital image rotation, digital noise reduction, in-camera red-eye removal

Optical System

  • Image Stabilizer
    optical (image sensor shift mechanism)

Exposure Parameters

  • Exposure Metering
    center-weighted, multi-segment, spot
  • Exposure Compensation
    ±2 EV range, in 1/3 EV steps
  • Exposure Modes
    automatic, program
  • Shooting Programs
    candle, flower, text, food, frame composition, landscape, night scene, pet, portrait mode, sports mode, surf & snow

White Balance

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

Auto Focus

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

Optical Sensor

  • Sensor Resolution
    8 pixels
  • Optical Sensor Type
    CCD
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/1.8"
  • Optical Sensor Size (metric)
    14.1 mm (1/1.8")
  • Total Pixels
    8320000 pixels
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    8000000 pixels

Dimensions & Weight

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

Service & Support

  • Type
    1 year limited warranty

Camera Display

  • Type
    LCD display
  • Display Form Factor
    built-in
  • Diagonal Size
    2.5 in
  • Diagonal Size (metric)
    6.4 cm
  • Display Format
    232,000 pixels

Camera Memory

  • RAM
    24 MB
  • Memory Card Slot
    SD card
  • Supported Memory Cards
    SD Memory Card

Camera Specifications

  • Print Standard
    DPOF support, PRINT Image Matching, PictBridge support, direct print

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 dim
    1.4
  • 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
    Ricoh

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Pentax Optio A10

Part Number: Optio A10 Released: Feb 25, 2006
MSRP: $529.00 Low Price: $388.88 See all prices