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Pentax Optio MX


Model Name:

Pentax Optio MX 
Model Number: MX 
Camera Format: Other 
Currently Manufactured: No 
Retail Price: $374.00
Street Price:  
Price Update Date: 2007-02-07
Date Available:  
Remote Control: No 
Remote Control Type: n/a 
Tripod Mount: Yes 
Tripod Mount Material:  
Operating System: Windows, MacOS 
Weight: 13.2 oz (375 g)
Weight With Batteries? checked 
Size: 2.9 x 2.3 x 4.1 in.
(73 x 59 x 104 mm)
Warranty in Months:  
Waterproof: No
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 2048x1536, 1600x1200, 1024x768, 640x480
Movie Resolution: 640x480
Aspect Ratio: 4:3
CCD Sensor (Megapixels): 3.20
CCD Size (inches): 1/2.7 inch 
CCD Filter Type: RGBG 
CCD Manufacturer: Unknown CCD 
Focal Length Multiplier:  
Movie Audio: Yes 
Quality Levels: 3
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 38 - 380 mm
Zoom Ratio: 10.00x
Digital Zoom: Yes 
Digital Zoom Values: 4x or 10x 
Auto Focus: Yes 
Auto Focus Type: TTL Contrast Detect 
Auto Focus Assist Light?  
Auto Focus Min Illum:  
Auto Focus Step:  
Manual Focus: Yes 
Manual Focus Steps:  
Normal Focus Range: 40 cm to Infinity
16.3 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 10 - 150 cm
4.1 - 61.2 in
Min Macro Area:  
Min Aperture:  
Max Aperture: f/2.9
Aperture Range Description: f/2.9 (wide) / f/3.5 (tele) - ??? 
Aperture Step Size:  
Lens Thread:  
Lens Thread Type: None 
Optical Viewfinder: No 
Optical VF Type: n/a
Optical VF Accuracy: n/a
LCD Viewfinder: Yes 
LCD VF Accuracy:  
LCD Size (inches): 1.8
LCD Resolution: 134,000 dots
OLED Screen:  
Max Playback Zoom: 12.00
ISO Settings:  
ISO Rating Max:  
Number of White Balance Settings:  
White Balance Settings:  
Manual White Balance:  
Longest Shutter Time:
Shortest Shutter Time: 1/2000 
Exp Adj Range: 2.0 EV
Exp Adj Step Size: 0.25 EV
Metering Modes: Multi-segment, Center-weighted, Spot Meter 
Spot Metering: Yes 
Aperture Priority: No 
Shutter Priority: No 
Full Manual Exposure: No 
Self Timer: 2 or 10
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): 5.1
Flash Range Description: Wide: Approx.0.33ft -16.73ft (0.1m 5.1m); Tele: Approx. 1.97ft -12.46ft (0.6m 3.8m) 
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):  
Uncompressed Format:  
CCD Raw Format: No 
Compressed Format: JPEG 
Movie File Format:  
Video Out: Yes 
Video Mode Switchable: Yes 
Video Usable as Viewfinder:  
External Connections: Serial, USB 1.1, USB 2.0 Full (LOW) Speed
Other Connection: DC In 
Included Software:  
OS Compatibility: Windows, MacOS 
Performance Timing
Startup Time:  
Shutdown Time:  
Play -> Record:  
Record -> Play (max res):  
Record -> Play (min res):  
Shutter Lag (auto focus) WIDE:  
Shutter Lag (auto focus) TELE:  
Shutter Lag, Man. Focus:  
Shutter Lag, Prefocus:  
Cycle Time Uncompressed Format:  
Cycle Time Max Res:  
Cycle Time Min Res:  
Buffer Frames, Max Res:  
Continuous Mode Rate (Frames/Sec):  
Movie Mode Rate (Frames/Sec):  
Movie Sec @ Max Res:  
Movie Sec @ Min Res:  
Download speed, KB/second:  
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary D-LI7 
Usable Battery Types: Lithium Ion Rechargeable 
Batteries Included:  
Battery Charger Included:  
More Information
Notes & Features:  
Review URL: Review
Test Shots URL: Test Shots
Photo Gallery URL: Photo Gallery
Device Forum URL: Forum
Manufacturer URL: Mfr. Website

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