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Model Name: Pentax Optio A10 
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Photo Gallery URL: Photo Gallery
Device Forum URL: Forum
Manufacturer URL: Manufacturer website
General
Model Number: A10
Camera Format: Compact
Currently Manufactured: No
Retail Price: $350.00
Street Price: $239.49
Date Available: -0001-11-30
Tripod Mount: Yes
Weight: 5.1 oz (145 g)
includes batteries
Weight With Batteries? Yes
Size: 3.5 x 2.1 x 0.9 in.
(89 x 55 x 23 mm)
Waterproof: No
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 3264 x 2448 (8.0 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),
648 x 480 (0.3 MP, Other)
Continuous-mode frames/second: 0.5
Movie Resolution: 640x480, 320x240
Movie Frame Rate: 30.00, 30.00
Imaging Sensor (Megapixels): 8.32
Sensor Size (inches): 1/1.8 inch
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a
Aspect Ratio: 4:3
Sensor Type:  
Effective Megapixels: 8.00
Lens
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 37 - 112 mm
Zoom Ratio: 3.00x
Digital Zoom: Yes
Digital Zoom Values: 4x
Auto Focus: Yes
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes
Manual Focus: Yes
Normal Focus Range: 35 cm to Infinity
13.8 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 12 - 40 cm
4.7 - 15.7 in
Aperture Range: f/2.8 (wide) - f/5.4 (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: 232,000 dots
Touchscreen: No
Articulating LCD: No
Max Playback Zoom: 8.0x
Exposure
ISO Settings: Auto, 50, 100, 200, 400, 800
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: Multi, center, spot
Program AE: Yes
Aperture Priority: No
Shutter Priority: No
Full Manual Exposure: No
Creative Exposure Modes: Night Scene, Landscape, Flower, Portrait, Surf & Snow, Candle, Text, Food, Sport, Frame composition, Pet
Self Timer: 10 seconds
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes
Flash Modes: Auto, Flash-off, Flash-on, Auto+red-eye reduction, Flash-on +red-eye reduction, Auto backlight compensation
Flash Guide Number (Meters): n/a
Flash Range Description: Auto ISO: 0.06m - 5m (W) / 0.35m - 2.5 m (T)
Ext Flash Connection: n/a
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD
Memory Included (MB): 24.0
Uncompressed Format:  
CCD Raw Format: No
Movie File Format: DivX MPEG4
Connectivity
Video Out: Yes
Video Mode (NTSC/PAL): Yes
Video Usable as Viewfinder:
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed
Other Connection: DC input
Included Software: Software (S-SW42)
OS Compatibility: Windows, Mac OS
Power
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary Lithium Ion
Usable Battery Types: Lithium Ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary Lithium Ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included: Yes
CIPA Rating: 150
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: Pentax Shake Reduction system

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