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Pentax Optio43WR


General

Model Name:

Pentax Optio43WR 
Model Number: 43WR 
Camera Format: Compact 
Currently Manufactured: No 
Retail Price: $349.00
Street Price:  
Price Update Date: 2007-02-07
Date Available: 2004-06-30
Remote Control: No 
Remote Control Type: n/a 
Tripod Mount: Yes 
Tripod Mount Material: Plastic 
Operating System: Windows, MacOS 
Weight: 7.3 oz (208 g)
Weight With Batteries? checked 
Size: 3.2 x 3.0 x 1.2 in.
(82 x 76 x 31 mm)
Warranty in Months:  
Waterproof: No
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 2288x1712, 1600x1200, 1024x768, 640x480
Movie Resolution: 640x480, 160x120
Aspect Ratio: 4:3
CCD Sensor (Megapixels): 4.00
CCD Size (inches): 1/2.7" 
CCD Filter Type: RGBG 
CCD Manufacturer: Unknown CCD 
Focal Length Multiplier:  
Movie Audio: Yes 
Quality Levels: 3
Lens
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 37 - 104 mm
Zoom Ratio: 2.80x
Digital Zoom: Yes 
Digital Zoom Values: 4x 
Auto Focus: Yes 
Auto Focus Type: Contrast detect 
Auto Focus Assist Light?  
Auto Focus Min Illum:  
Auto Focus Step:  
Manual Focus: Yes 
Manual Focus Steps:  
Normal Focus Range: 30 cm to Infinity
12.2 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 1 - 50 cm
0.4 - 20.4 in
Min Macro Area:  
Min Aperture:  
Max Aperture: f/2.8
Aperture Range Description: f/2.8 (wide) / f/3.9 (tele) - ??? 
Aperture Step Size:  
Lens Thread:  
Lens Thread Type: None 
Display
Optical Viewfinder: Yes 
Optical VF Type: Actual-image zoom 
Optical VF Accuracy: 1%
LCD Viewfinder: Yes 
LCD VF Accuracy: 1%
LCD Size (inches): 1.6
LCD Resolution: 85,000 dots
OLED Screen:  
Touchscreen:  
Max Playback Zoom: 8.00
Exposure
ISO Settings: 50, 100, 200, 400
ISO Rating Max: 400
Number of White Balance Settings: 6
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Shade, Tungsten Light, Fluorescent Light, Manual 
Manual White Balance: Yes 
Longest Shutter Time:
Shortest Shutter Time: 1/2000 
Exp Adj Range: 2.0 EV
Exp Adj Step Size: 0.33 EV
Metering Modes: Multi-segment, Center-weighted & Spot 
Spot Metering: Yes 
Aperture Priority: No 
Shutter Priority: No 
Full Manual Exposure: No 
Self Timer:  
Flash
Internal Flash: Yes 
No of Flash Modes: 5
Flash Modes: Auto, Flash-Off, Flash-On, Auto + red-eye reduction, Flash-On + red-eye reduction 
Flash Guide Number (Meters):  
Flash Range Default ISO (meters): 5.0
Flash Range Description: Wide: 0.66ft ( 0.2m ) 16ft ( 5.0m ); Tele: approx. 0.33ft ( 0.1m ) 8.9ft ( 2.7m ) 
No of Flash "Pops":  
Ext Flash: No 
Ext Flash Connection: n/a
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD/MMC 
Other Memory Types:  
Memory Included (MB): 16.0
Uncompressed Format: None 
CCD Raw Format: No 
Compressed Format: JPEG (EXIF 2.2) 
Movie File Format: QuickTime MOV 
Connectivity
Video Out: Yes 
Video Mode Switchable: Yes 
Video Usable as Viewfinder:  
External Connections: Serial, USB 2.0 Full (LOW) Speed
Other Connection: DC In 
Included Software: Unknown 
OS Compatibility: Windows, MacOS 
Performance Timing
Startup Time: 1.600 seconds
Shutdown Time:  
Play -> Record: 1.100 seconds
Record -> Play (max res): 5.700 seconds
Record -> Play (min res): 5.700 seconds
Shutter Lag (auto focus) WIDE: 1.140 seconds
Shutter Lag (auto focus) TELE:  
Shutter Lag, Man. Focus: 0.520 seconds
Shutter Lag, Prefocus: 0.220 seconds
Cycle Time Uncompressed Format:  
Cycle Time Max Res: 2.440 seconds
Cycle Time Min Res: 2.370 seconds
Buffer Frames, Max Res: 3
Continuous Mode Rate (Frames/Sec): 0.760
Movie Mode Rate (Frames/Sec): 30.00
Movie Sec @ Max Res:  
Movie Sec @ Min Res:  
Download speed, KB/second: 940.00
Power
Battery Form Factor: 2 x AA or 1 x CR-V3 
Usable Battery Types: Alk. / Lithium disposable, NiMH rechargeable 
Batteries Included:  
Battery Charger Included:  
More Information
Notes & Features: Water-resistant. 
Review URL: Review
Test Shots URL: Test Shots
Photo Gallery URL:  
Device Forum URL: Forum
Manufacturer URL: Mfr. Website

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