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Pentax Optio WG-1 14 Megapixel, Waterproof, Dust/Cold/Shock-Proof Digital Camera, Black

SKU: IPXOWG1BK MFR: 16926
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About the Pentax WG-1

FLEX YOUR SENSE OF ADVENTURE.
Get ready for adventure in any environment with the new PENTAX Optio WG-1 the next generation outdoor camera that's tougher, smarter and more weatherproof than ever
• 14 megapixels
• Waterproof, shockproof, crushproof, coldproof, dustproof
• Digital Microscope mode with LED lens lighting

Pentax WG-1 Includes

  • USB Cable I-USB7
  • AV Cable I-AVC7
  • Rechargeable Li-Ion Battery D-LI92
  • Battery Charger Kit K-BC92U
  • Strap O-ST104
  • Carabiner Strap O-ST117
  • Macro Stand O-MS1
  • Software CD-ROM S-SW117

Summary of Customer Reviews

Customers most agreed on the following attributes:
Pros:
Compact (5) , Easy to use (5) , Great resolution (5) , Large clear LCD (4) , Easy to use (3) , Fast shutter speed (3) , Zoom range/performance (3)
Best Uses:
Travel (5) , Family photos (4) , Macro photography (4) , Sports/action (4) , Sports/action (3) , Travel (3) , Low light (3)
Reviewer Profile:
Photo enthusiast (2) , Photo enthusiast (2) , Photo enthusiast (2) , Pro photographer (1) , Casual photographer (1) , Photo enthusiast (1) , Semi-pro photographer (1) , Casual photographer (1) , Pro photographer (1)

Pentax WG-1 Features

  • PENTAX's 12th rugged generation waterproof digital camera is adventure proof, and suitable for almost any environment.
  • Waterproof to 33 feet is perfect for use when submerged.
  • Shockproof, ruggedized design protects from drops up to 5 feet.
  • Crushproof construction withstands weights up to 100 KGF (kilogram-force).
  • Coldproof to sub-freezing temps of minus 10 degrees C (14 degrees F).
  • Dustproof design protects the camera from dry, dusty environments.
  • 14 megapixel sensor offers plenty of image detail.
  • Wide angle 5X internal optical zoom lens (28-140mm equivalent) provides flexiblecapture of subjects near or far.
  • Large 2.7 inch LCD features a wide angle 16:9 aspect ratio with anti-reflective coating.
  • Enhanced Digital Microscope mode uses 5 macro LEDs for perfect focus and smooth,even lighting
  • An HDMI port plays back beautiful, high def images and video on HDTVs.
  • Capture video in widescreen 720p HD at 30 frames per second.
  • Pixel Track and Digital Shake Reduction ensure sharp, blur-free images.

Pentax WG-1 Specifications

Resolution Effective: 14 Megapixel, Actual Pixels: 14.48 Megapixel
Sensor 1/2.3" CCD w/primary color filter
File Formats Still: JPG (EXIF 2.3), DCF 2.0, Print Image Matching III
Movie (compression): AVI (Motion JPG) Sound: WAV (PCM), monaural
Recorded resolutions Still: 14M (4288x3216), 10M (1:1, 3216x3216), 10M (16:9, 4224x2376), 7M (3072x2304), 5M (16:9, 3072x1728), 5M (2592x1944), 4M (16:9, 2592x1464), 3M (2048x1536), 2M (16:9, 1920x1080), 1024 (1024x768), VGA (640x480) Movie: HD (1280x720p30/15), VGA (640x480p30/15), QVGA (320x240p30/15)
Quality levels best, better, good
Lens elements, 9 groups (5 aspheric elements)
Focal length (equiv.): 5-25mm (28-140mm)
Aperture: F3.5-5.5
Zoom Optical: 5 x
Digital: 6.7x
Combined zoom: 33.5X
Intelligent zoom: Approx 7.0X at 7M to 33.5X at VGA
LCD / Viewfinder LCD screen: 2.7" widescreen TFT color LCD w anti-reflective coating on cover
LCD resolution: 230,000 dots
Wide angle viewable: Yes
Viewfinder: n/a
Focus System Type: TTL contrast detection autofocus, AF assist lamp, Macro Illuminating LEDs
Focus modes: 9 point AF, Spot AF, Auto Tracking AF, Macro, Super Macro, InfinityLandscape, Pan Focus, Manual Focus
Manual focus: Yes
Macro focus: Yes, Macro and Super Macro available
Focus lock: Yes, by pressing the
Focus Range Normal: 1.64' to infinity
Macro: 0.33 to 1.97'
Super Macro: 0.03 (1cm) to 0.98' (at mid-zoom, set automatically)
Image Stabilization Still: Pixel Track SR, Digital SR (ISO 3200-6400 5M or 4M)
Movie: Movie SR
Metering System Type: TTL
Multi-segment: Yes
Center weighted: Yes
Spot: Yes
Exposure compensation: +/- 2 EV (1/3 steps)
ISO Sensitivity Auto: 80-1600 auto range adjustable, Digital SR 80-6400 (ISO 3200-6400 5M or 4M)
Manual: 80-6400 (iso 3200-6400 5M or 4M)
Shutter Type: Programmed AE electronic lens shutter with CCD electronic shutter
Shutter speed: 1/1500 to 1/4 sec (up to 4 sec in Night Scene mode)
White Balance Auto preset modes: Auto, Daylight, Shade, Tungsten, Fluorescent
Manual mode(s): Yes
Capture Modes Mode selection: Auto Picture (Landscape, Portrait, Night Scene, Night Scene Portrait, Standard, Flower, Sport, Candlelight, Blue Sky, Sunset, Text, Group Photo, Pet, Portrait x Blue Sky, Portrait x Sunset, Portrait x Backlight), Program, Night Scene, Movie, Underwater, Underwater Movie, Digital Microscope (2M), Landscape, Flower, Portrait, Digital Wide (5M), Digital SR (ISO 3200-6400 5M or 4M),
Capture Modes (continued) Surf & Snow, Kids, Pet, Sport, Fireworks, Candlelight, Night Scene Portrait, Text, Food, Digital Panorama (2M per frame), Frame Composite (3M or 2M), Report (1280x960), Green, Voice Recording (via reprogrammable Green button)
Green simplified mode available: Yes
Face Detection Yes (up to 32 faces), Smile Capture, Blink Detection, Pet Recognition (1 face detect, 3 faces pre-registered)
Digital Filters (Capture) Image Tone (Bright, Natural, Monochrome)
Dynamic Range Adjustment Yes (highlight and shadow correction)
Drive Modes Mode selection: One Shot, Self Timer, Continuous, Burst (5M or 4M), Remote Control, Interval, Auto Bracket Continuous FPS: Approx 0.68 FPS,
Remote Control Yes (infrared, optional)
Timing Startup: Approx 1.3 sec
Release lag: Approx 0.037 sec
Built-in Flash Modes Flash modes: Auto, Flash Off, Flash On, Auto + Redeye, On + Redeye
Effective Flash Range 13' (wide, auto ISO), 8.2' (tele, auto ISO)
Built-in Memory 97MB
Memory Card Type SD, SDHC, SDXC
Video Recording Yes, NTSC/PAL
Video Resolution HD (HDMI supports HD Auto, 1080i, 720p, 480p
Interfaces Ports: USB 2.0 hi-speed, AV out, HDMI (Micro, Type-D)
Printer interfaces: n/a
Screen 2.7" LCD Rear Screen (230000 pixels)
Playback Modes Mode selection: One Shot, Index (6 or 12 thumbnails), Magnification, Movie Playback, Sound Playback, Histogram, Folder Display, Select & Delete, Calendar Mode pallet: Slideshow, Image Rotation, Small Face Filter, Ink Rubbing Filter, Collage, Digital Filter, Original Frame (5M or 4M), Frame Composite (3M or 2M), Movie Edit, Redeye Edit, Resize, Cropping, Image & Sound Copy, Voice Memo, Protect, DPOF, Startup Screen, Faze Zooming
Magnification: Up to 10X,
Digital Filters (Playback): B&W, Sepia, Toy Camera, Retro, Color, Color Extract, Color Emphasis, High Contrast, Starburst, Soft, Fisheye, Brightness, Miniature
Software Requirements Windows: XP, Vista, 7
Mac: OS X 10.3.9 or later
Operating/Storage Temperature Operating: 32-104 deg F (0-40 deg C)
Battery Rechargeable Li-Ion battery D-LI92
Recordable images: Approx 260
Playback time: Approx 280 min
Movie recording time: Approx 120 min
Audio recording time: Approx 350 min
AC adapter available: Yes (optional)
Dimensions (W x H x D) 4.5 x 2.3 x 1.1"
Weight Without battery or removable memory: 5.0 oz
Loaded and ready: 5.3 oz
Language Support English, French, German, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, Dutch, Japanese, Danish, Swedish, Finnish, Polish, Czech, Hungarian, Turkish, Greek, Russian, Thai, Korean, Simplified/Traditional Chinese
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