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Pentax Optio430


Model Name:

Pentax Optio430 
Model Number: Optio 430 
Camera Format: Ultra Compact 
Currently Manufactured: No 
Retail Price: $799.00
Street Price:  
Price Update Date: 2007-02-07
Date Available: 2001-11-30
Remote Control: Yes 
Remote Control Type:  
Tripod Mount:  
Tripod Mount Material:  
Operating System: Windows 98/2000/ME, MacOS 8.6+ 
Weight: 8.5 oz (240 g)
Weight With Batteries? checked 
Size: 3.6 x 2.3 x 1.4 in.
(92 x 59 x 35 mm)
Warranty in Months:  
Waterproof: No
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 2240x1680, 1120x840, 640x480
Movie Resolution: 320x240
Aspect Ratio: 4:3
CCD Sensor (Megapixels): 4.03
CCD Size (inches): 1/1.8 inch 
CCD Filter Type: RGBG 
CCD Manufacturer:  
Focal Length Multiplier:  
Movie Audio: No 
Quality Levels: 3
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 37 - 112 mm
Zoom Ratio: 3.02x
Digital Zoom: Yes 
Digital Zoom Values: 1x - 2x 
Auto Focus: Yes 
Auto Focus Type: Contrast Detect, 7-point/spot 
Auto Focus Assist Light? No 
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: 14 - 50 cm
5.7 - 20.4 in
Min Macro Area: 139 x 104 mm
5.5 x 4.1 in
Min Aperture:  
Max Aperture: f/2.6
Aperture Range Description: f/2.6 (wide) / f/4.8 (tele) - ??? 
Aperture Step Size:  
Lens Thread:  
Lens Thread Type:  
Optical Viewfinder: Yes 
Optical VF Type: Real Image Optical Zoom 
Optical VF Accuracy:  
LCD Viewfinder: Yes 
LCD VF Accuracy:  
LCD Size (inches): 1.6
LCD Resolution:  
OLED Screen:  
Max Playback Zoom: 4.00
ISO Settings: 100, 200
ISO Rating Max: 200
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: TTL Multi-segment, Center-weighted, Spot 
Spot Metering: Yes 
Aperture Priority: Yes 
Shutter Priority: Yes 
Full Manual Exposure: No 
Self Timer:  
Internal Flash: Yes 
No of Flash Modes: 3
Flash Modes: On, off, red-eye reduction 
Flash Guide Number (Meters):  
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Flash Range Description:  
No of Flash "Pops":  
Ext Flash: No 
Ext Flash Connection: n/a
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: CompactFlash Type 1 
Other Memory Types:  
Memory Included (MB): 16.0
Uncompressed Format: None 
CCD Raw Format: No 
Compressed Format: JPEG (Exif 2.1) 
Movie File Format: AVI (Open DML Motion JPEG) 
Video Out: Yes 
Video Mode Switchable: Yes 
Video Usable as Viewfinder:  
External Connections: Serial, USB 1.1
Other Connection: DC In 
Included Software: ACDSee 
OS Compatibility:  
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): 15.00
Movie Sec @ Max Res: 30.00
Movie Sec @ Min Res: 30.00
Download speed, KB/second:  
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary 
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-Ion 
Batteries Included: Proprietary Lithium Ion
Battery Charger Included: Yes 
More Information
Notes & Features: Price estimate based on conversion of predicted German price, DEM 2000 (US$934.54). Complies with USB Mass Storage Class for driverless connectivity with the latest operating systems. Complies with PRINT Image Matching, Epson's color management technology. Stainless steel body. Lens has seven elements in six groups, two double-sided aspheric elements. Optical viewfinder has diopter adjustment (-3 to +1 dpt) 10-bit color depth. Has infinity focus mode. Has histogram feature in both shooting and playback modes (allows for confirmation of exposure). Alarm clock feature allows camera to sound alarm at three preset times, and display a preset image on the LCD. World time function displays current time in 62 cities, and camera can be set to local time when travelling. Claimed battery life is 130 shots on one charge. 
Review URL: Review
Test Shots URL: Test Shots
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Device Forum URL: Forum
Manufacturer URL: Mfr. Website

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