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Pentax Optio A30 Specifications

Pentax Optio A30

Part Number: Optio A30

General

  • Depth
    0.9 in
  • Sensor Resolution
    10.0 Megapixel
  • Enclosure Material
    aluminum alloy
  • Optical Sensor Type
    CCD
  • Total Pixels
    10370000 pixels
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    10000000 pixels
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/1.8"
  • Digital Zoom
    5.4 x
  • System
    TTL contrast detection
  • Auto Focus Points (Zones) Qty
    5
  • Digital Video Format
    AVI, DivX, MPEG-4
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG
  • Interfaces Provided
    USB 2.0, composite video/audio
  • Manufacturer
    Ricoh

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

Carrying Case

  • Type
    none

Exposure & White Balance

  • Light Sensitivity
    ISO 100, ISO 1600, ISO 200, ISO 3200 (5MP), ISO 400, ISO 64, ISO 800, ISO auto (64-1600)
  • Exposure Metering
    center-weighted, multi-segment, spot
  • Exposure Modes
    automatic, manual, program
  • Shooting Programs
    flower, food, text, frame composition, kids, 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, Color Filter, Illustration, Sepia, Slim, Soft
  • White Balance
    automatic, custom, presets
  • White Balance Presets
    daylight, fluorescent, shade, tungsten light
  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/2000 sec
  • Min Shutter Speed
    4 sec
  • Exposure Compensation
    ±2 EV range, in 1/3 EV steps

Camera Flash

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

Lens System

  • Type
    Zoom lens - 3x zoom - 7.9 - 23.7 mm - f/2.8-5.4
  • Lens Construction
    5 groups / 7 elements
  • 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
    38 m
  • Min Focus Distance
    13.8 in
  • Macro Focus Range
    2.4 in
  • Focus Adjustment
    automatic, manual
  • Zoom Adjustment
    motorized drive
  • Group Qty
    5
  • Element Qty
    7
  • Lens Brand
    Pentax
  • Features
    aspherical lens

Memory / Storage

  • Installed Size
    22 MB
  • Supported Memory Cards
    MultiMediaCard, SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card
  • Image Storage
    JPEG 3648 x 2736
    JPEG 3072 x 2304
    JPEG 2592 x 1944
    JPEG 2048 x 1536
    JPEG 1600 x 1200
    JPEG 1024 x 768
    JPEG 640 x 480
  • Video Capture
    MPEG-4 - 640 x 480 - 30 fps
    MPEG-4 - 320 x 240

Viewfinder

  • Viewfinder Type
    none

Additional Features

  • Self-Timer Delay
    10 sec, 2 sec
  • Features
    AE lock, AF lock, in-camera movie editing, in-camera red-eye fix, resizing an image, RGB primary color filter, audio recording, auto power save, cropping an image, digital image rotation, digital noise reduction, face detection, histogram display

Connections

  • Memory Card Slot
    SD card

Shutter

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

Software

  • Type
    Drivers & Utilities

Battery

  • Technology
    lithium ion
  • Battery Type
    Pentax D-Li8
  • Details
    1 x Li-ion rechargeable battery - 710 mAh (included)

System Requirements for PC Connection

  • Operating System Support
    Apple Mac OS 9.2, Apple Mac OS X 10.1 or later, MS Windows 2000, MS Windows ME, MS Windows Vista, MS Windows XP
  • Peripheral Devices
    USB port

Header

  • Brand
    Pentax
  • Product Line
    Pentax Optio
  • Model
    A30
  • Packaged Quantity
    1

Video Input

  • Type
    digital camera
  • Digital Camera Type
    compact
  • Light Sensitivity
    ISO 100, ISO 1600, ISO 200, ISO 3200 (5MP), ISO 400, ISO 64, ISO 800, ISO auto (64-1600)
  • ISO (Max)
    3200
  • Digital Zoom
    5.4 x
  • Digital Video Format
    AVI, DivX, MPEG-4
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG
  • Interfaces Provided
    USB 2.0, composite video/audio
  • Special Effects
    Black & White, Black & White Blue filter, Black & White Green filter, Black & White Red filter, Color 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
    AE lock, AF lock, in-camera movie editing, in-camera red-eye fix, resizing an image, RGB primary color filter, audio recording, auto power save, cropping an image, digital image rotation, digital noise reduction, face detection, histogram display

CE System

  • Remote Control
    optional

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, manual, program
  • Shooting Programs
    flower, food, text, frame composition, kids, landscape, night scene, pet, portrait mode, sports mode, surf & snow

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
    10 pixels
  • Optical Sensor Type
    CCD
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/1.8"
  • Optical Sensor Size (metric)
    14.1 mm (1/1.8")
  • Total Pixels
    10370000 pixels
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    10000000 pixels

Dimensions & Weight

  • Width
    3.5 in
  • Height
    2.3 in
  • Weight
    4.59 oz

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
  • Features
    display brightness control

Camera Memory

  • RAM
    22 MB
  • Memory Card Slot
    SD card
  • Supported Memory Cards
    MultiMediaCard, SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card

Camera Specifications

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

General

  • Manufacturer
    Ricoh

Where to Buy

Pentax Optio A30

Part Number: Optio A30

Visit manufacturer site for details.