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Pentax Optio RS1500 (Silver) Specifications

Pentax Optio RS1500 (Silver)

Part Number: 15981

General

  • Depth
    0.9 in
  • Sensor Resolution
    14.0 Megapixel
  • Optical Sensor Type
    CCD
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    14000000 pixels
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/2.33"
  • Digital Zoom
    7 x
  • System
    TTL contrast detection
  • Auto Focus Points (Zones) Qty
    3
  • Digital Video Format
    AVI, MJPEG
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG
  • Max Video Resolution
    1280 x 720
  • Interfaces Provided
    USB 2.0, composite video/audio
  • Manufacturer
    Ricoh

Exposure & White Balance

  • Light Sensitivity
    ISO 100-6400, ISO auto
  • Exposure Metering
    multi-segment
  • Exposure Modes
    automatic, program
  • Shooting Programs
    anti shake, blue sky, candle, digital panorama, flower, food, frame composition, half-length portrait, kids, landscape, natural skin tone, night scene, night scene with portrait, pet, portrait mode, sports mode, sunset, surf & snow, text
  • Special Effects
    Black & White, Brightness, Color, Fisheye, Retro, Sepia, Soft, Starburst, Toy camera
  • 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

Display

  • Display Format
    230,000 pixels
  • Display Form Factor
    built-in

Camera Flash

  • Type
    built-in flash
  • Effective Flash Range
    5.9 in - 15.7 ft
  • Red Eye Reduction
    Yes

Lens System

  • Lens Construction
    5 groups / 6 elements
  • Optical Zoom
    4 x
  • Lens Aperture
    f/3.2-5.9
  • Min Focal Length
    4.9 mm
  • Max Focal Length
    19.6 mm
  • Focal Length Equivalent to 35mm Camera
    27.5 m
  • Min Focus Distance
    15.7 in
  • Macro Focus Range
    3 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

  • Microsoft Certification
    Compatible with Windows 7
  • Color
    silver
  • Color Category
    silver
  • Design Features
    interchangeable faceplates

Memory / Storage

  • Installed Size
    21.6 MB
  • Supported Memory Cards
    SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card
  • Image Storage
    JPEG 4288 x 3216
    JPEG 4224 x 2376
    JPEG 3072 x 2304
    JPEG 1920 x 1080
    JPEG 640 x 480
  • Video Capture
    AVI - 1280 x 720 - 30 fps
    AVI - 1280 x 720 - 15 fps
    AVI - 640 x 480 - 30 fps
    AVI - 640 x 480 - 15 fps
    AVI - 320 x 240 - 30 fps
    AVI - 320 x 240 - 15 fps

Additional Features

  • Continuous Shooting Speed
    1 frame per second
  • Self-Timer Delay
    10 sec, 2 sec
  • Features
    Face Detection AF/AE, Face Recognition, Smile Capture, audio recording, cropping an image, digital image rotation, face detection, face zoom, in-camera movie editing, in-camera red-eye removal, resizing an image

Connections

  • Memory Card Slot
    SD card

Shutter

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

Microphone

  • Microphone Operation Mode
    mono

Battery

  • Technology
    lithium ion
  • Battery Type
    Pentax D-Li108
  • Details
    1 x Li-ion rechargeable battery (included)

Software

  • Type
    ArcSoft MediaImpression, Drivers & Utilities

System Requirements for PC Connection

  • Operating System Support
    Apple Mac OS X 10.3.9 or later, MS Windows 2000, MS Windows 7, MS Windows Vista, MS Windows XP
  • Peripheral Devices
    CD-ROM drive, USB port

Header

  • Brand
    Pentax
  • Product Line
    Pentax Optio
  • Model
    RS1500
  • Packaged Quantity
    1

Video Input

  • Type
    digital camera
  • Digital Camera Type
    compact
  • Continuous Shooting Speed
    1 frame per second
  • Light Sensitivity
    ISO 100-6400, ISO auto
  • ISO (Max)
    6400
  • Digital Zoom
    7 x
  • Digital Video Format
    AVI, MJPEG
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG
  • Max Video Resolution
    1280 x 720
  • High-Definition Video Support
    720p
  • Interfaces Provided
    USB 2.0, composite video/audio
  • Special Effects
    Black & White, Brightness, Color, Fisheye, Retro, Sepia, Soft, Starburst, Toy camera
  • Face Detection
    Yes
  • Self-Timer Delay
    10 sec, 2 sec
  • Image Stabilizer
    electronic
  • Features
    Face Detection AF/AE, Face Recognition, Smile Capture, audio recording, cropping an image, digital image rotation, face detection, face zoom, in-camera movie editing, in-camera red-eye removal, resizing an image

Optical System

  • Image Stabilizer
    electronic

Exposure Parameters

  • Exposure Metering
    multi-segment
  • Exposure Compensation
    ±2 EV range, in 1/3 EV steps
  • Exposure Modes
    automatic, program
  • Shooting Programs
    anti shake, blue sky, candle, digital panorama, flower, food, frame composition, half-length portrait, kids, landscape, natural skin tone, night scene, night scene with portrait, pet, portrait mode, sports mode, sunset, surf & snow, text

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
    3

Dimensions & Weight

  • Width
    3.6 in
  • Height
    2.2 in
  • Weight
    3.88 oz

Optical Sensor

  • Sensor Resolution
    14 pixels
  • Optical Sensor Type
    CCD
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/2.33"
  • Optical Sensor Size (metric)
    10.9 mm (1/2.33")
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    14000000 pixels

Camera Display

  • Type
    LCD display
  • Display Form Factor
    built-in
  • Diagonal Size
    3 in
  • Diagonal Size (metric)
    7.6 cm
  • Display Format
    230,000 pixels

Camera Memory

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

Camera Specifications

  • Print Standard
    DPOF support, Exif Print support, PRINT Image Matching

General

  • Manufacturer
    Ricoh

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Pentax Optio RS1500 (Silver)

Part Number: 15981
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