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Specification for Pentax Optio 30

Main Features
Resolution 3.2
Optical Zoom 3
Battery Type Alkaline
Key Features
Image Sensor Type: CCD
Resolution: 3.34 Megapixel
Optical Zoom: 3x
Camera Type: Standard Point and Shoot
Lens
Interchangeable Lens: Not Interchangeable Lenses
Optical Zoom: 3x
35mm Zoom Lens: 38 - 114 mm
Digital Zoom: 4x
Focus Type: Autofocus & Manual Focus
Focus Range: 19.68 in. to Infinity (w)
Macro Focus Range: 0.79 - 23.64 in. (w)
Focal Length: 5.8 - 17.4 mm
Image Quality
Camera Resolution: 3.34 Megapixel
Image Resolutions: 640 x 480 / 2048 x 1536 / 1600 x 1200 / 1024 x 768
Video
Video Resolutions: 320 x 240 (QVGA) / 160 x 120
Video Speed: 15 fps
Max Movie Length: Without Limit (Depends on the camera free memory size)
Video Format: AVI
Exposure Control
Aperture Range: f5 (w) - f2.9 (w)
Shutter Speed: 2 - 1/2000 sec
White Balance: Auto
Storage
Memory Type: Built-in / SD Card
Built-in Memory Size: 16 MB
Compression Modes: Fine / SuperFine / Normal
Compression Type: JPEG
File Size (High Res.): 2.29 MB (56 images on 128MB card)
File Size (Low Res.): 0.16 MB (about 800 images on 128MB card)
Flash
ISO Speeds: Auto / 50 / 100 / 200 / 400
Flash Type: Built-In
Flash Functions: Flash Off / Auto Flash / Red-eye Reduction Flash
Viewfinder / Display
Viewfinder: Optical (Through-the-lens)
LCD Panel: With LCD Panel
LCD Panel Size: 1.6 in.
LCD Screen Resolution: 85,000 pixels
LCD Protected Position: Without LCD Protected Position
Interfaces
Interface Type: USB
Power Supply
Battery Type: 2 x AA Batteries
Included Features
Self Timer: 2 Sec. / 10 Sec.
Mp3 Built In:
Built-in Microphone: Without Built-in Microphone
Tripod Mount: With Tripod Mount
System Requirements
Operating System: Apple Mac OS 9 / Apple Mac OS X / Microsoft Windows 2000 / Microsoft Windows 98 / Microsoft Windows 98SE / Microsoft Windows ME / Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition / Microsoft Windows XP Professional
Other
Height: 6.1 cm
Width: 9.4 cm
Depth: 3.6 cm
Weight: 0.1 kg
Warranty: 1 Year
Included Accessories: 2 x AA Batteries / Software / USB Cable

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★★★★★
Pentax Optio 30

“Ease of Use. Clarity of Picture. No 'expert' knowledge...”

Written on: 16/11/2008

Ease of Use. Clarity of Picture. No 'expert' knowledge needed. Good pictures every time.- even with camera movement.
Don't be fooled by 'low' pixels - results compare well to any high pixel 'expensive'non-professional camera in my opinion.
Bought one for close-up macro work. So good, sought out another. Glad I did - as hard to get hold of.
There really is no gamble with this one… Read Full Review

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Pentax Optio 30

“The Pentax Optio 30 digital camera is great for...”

Written on: 07/10/2005 by joeburton (9 reviews written)

The Pentax Optio 30 digital camera is great for beginners, as all you need to do is point and click. All the menus are simple and easy to navigate. It takes AA batteries, so you do not have to worry about recharging it when your out and about… Read Full Review

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Pentax Optio 30

“An easy camera to use, and the picture quality is very...”

Written on: 28/08/2004 by wyevalet (1 review written)

An easy camera to use, and the picture quality is very good. I've just upgraded from a Konica KD100, and I am very pleased with the Pentax. I bought it from www.ebuyer.com, for around £128, including VAT and delivery within four days… Read Full Review

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