Pentax M30 Review

 
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Model Name: Pentax Optio M30 
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General
Model Number: M30
Camera Format: Ultra Compact
Currently Manufactured: No
Retail Price:  
Street Price: $188.99
Date Available: 2007-03-31
Tripod Mount: No
Weight: 4.8 oz (136 g)
includes batteries
Weight With Batteries? Yes
Size: 3.8 x 2.2 x 0.7 in.
(97 x 56 x 18 mm)
Waterproof: No
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 3072 x 2304 (7.1 MP, 4:3),
2592 x 1944 (5.0 MP, 4:3),
2304 x 1728 (4.0 MP, 4:3),
2048 x 1536 (3.1 MP, 4:3),
1600 x 1200 (1.9 MP, 4:3),
1024 x 768 (0.8 MP, 4:3),
640 x 480 (0.3 MP, 4:3)
Continuous-mode frames/second: n/a
Movie Resolution: 640x480, 320x240
Movie Frame Rate: 30.00, 15.00
CCD Sensor (Megapixels): 7.38
CCD Size (inches): 1/2.5 inch
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a
Aspect Ratio: 4:3
Sensor Type: CCD
Effective Megapixels: 7.10
Lens
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 38 - 114 mm
Zoom Ratio: 3.00x
Digital Zoom: Yes
Digital Zoom Values: 4x
Auto Focus: Yes
Auto Focus Assist Light? No
Manual Focus: No
Normal Focus Range: 40 cm to Infinity
15.7 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 5 - 100 cm
2.0 - 39.4 in
Aperture Range: f/3.1 (wide) / f/5.9 (tele) - ???
Lens Thread:  
Lens Thread Type:  
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: No
Viewfinder Type:  
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: No
LCD Viewfinder: Yes
LCD Size (inches): 2.5
LCD Resolution: 115,000 dots
Touchscreen: No
Articulating LCD: No
Max Playback Zoom:  
Exposure
ISO Settings: Auto (64 - 1600), Manual (details unknown), 3200* (Digital SR mode only)
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Shade, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Manual
Shutter Speed Range: 4 - 1/2000
Exp Adj Range (EV): +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: TTL Multi-segment
Program AE: Yes
Aperture Priority: No
Shutter Priority: No
Full Manual Exposure: No
Creative Exposure Modes: Auto Picture, Program, Night Scene, Movie, Voice Recording, Landscape, Flower, Portrait, Surf & Snow, Sport, Digital SR, Kids, Pet, Food, Frame Composite (3MP)
Self Timer: 2 or 10 seconds
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes
Flash Modes: Auto, on, off, redeye reduction, soft flash
Flash Guide Number (Meters): n/a
Flash Range Description: 18.0ft (at wide), 9.2ft (at telephoto)
Ext Flash Connection: n/a
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC
Memory Included (MB): 21.9
Uncompressed Format:  
CCD Raw Format: No
Movie File Format: MOV (QuickTime MotionJPEG)
Connectivity
Video Out: Yes
Video Mode (NTSC/PAL): Yes
Video Usable as Viewfinder:
External Connections: USB 1.1
Other Connection: DC Input
Included Software: Software S-SW63
OS Compatibility:  
Power
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary D-LI63
Usable Battery Types: Lithium Ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x D-LI63 Lithium Ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included: Yes
CIPA Rating: Unknown
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