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Pentax Optio WG-1 Digital Camera (Purple)

B&H # PEOWG1P MFR # 16941
Pentax Optio WG-1 Digital Camera (Purple)

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Product Highlights

  • 14MP 1/2.3" CCD Image Sensor
  • 2.7" LCD Display
  • 28-140mm Equivalent f/3.5-5.5 Zoom Lens
  • 5x Optical Zoom
  • 720p HD Video
  • SD/SDHC/SDXC Memory Card Slot
  • Digital Shake Reduction
  • Water/Shock/Crush/Cold and Dust Proof
  • Digital Microscope Mode
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You're looking for a tough camera? We'd like to introduce you to one who fits the bill: The Pentax Optio WG-1 Digital Camera Purple. Not only does this snazzy little point and shoot take great 14MP photos and 720/30p video, but it's built to last. How so? Consider the following: The WG-1 is waterproof to 33', shockproof - able to withstand drops of up to 5', crushproof - able to withstand up to 220 LBF (pound-force), coldproof to 14° F (-10° C), and dustproof. Impressed? We are. Drop it, kick it, take it out in the harsh elements or under the sea, all in the name of capturing moment, and the WG-1 will live to do it all again.

When it comes to the more basic aspects of the camera you'll benefit from a 2.7" LCD display, 5x optical zoom, and Digital Shake Reduction. The camera also features an SD/SDHC/SDXC memory card slot. You can store your videos or still images to the compatible card of your choosing. The WG-1 also has an HDMI connection for direct viewing of your HD video on your HDTV. Additionally, the camera also boasts a Digital Microscope mode for macro shooting. The WG-1 is definitely more than the average point and shoot.

12th Generation
PENTAX's 12th rugged generation waterproof digital camera is adventure proof, and suitable for almost any environment
JIS Class 8 waterproof - submersible to 33' (10.1 m)
Shockproof, ruggedized design protects from drops up to 5' (1.5 m)
Crushproof construction withstands up to 220 LBF (pound force)
Coldproof to sub-freezing temps of 14° F (-10° C)
Dustproof design protects the camera from dry, dusty environments
14MP resolution
14MP CCD sensor offers plenty of image detail
Wide Angle 5x Internal Optical Zoom Lens
Wide angle 5x internal optical PENTAX zoom lens (28-140mm equivalent) provides flexible capture of subjects near or far
2.7" LCD Screen
Large 2.7" LCD features a wide angle 16:9 aspect ratio with anti-reflective coating.
Digital Microscope Mode
Enhanced Digital Microscope mode uses 5 macro LEDs for perfect focus and smooth, even lighting
An HDMI port plays back beautiful, high def images and video on HDTVs
720p HD Video
Capture video in widescreen 720p HD at 30 frames per second
Digital Shake Reduction
Pixel Track and Digital Shake Reduction ensure sharp, blur-free images
Focus system
Type: TTL contrast detection autofocus. AF assist lamp, Macro Illuminating LEDs. Focus modes: 9-point AF, Spot AF, Auto Tracking AF, Macro, Super Macro, Infinity Landscape, Pan Focus, Manual Focus. Focus lock: Yes, by pressing the shutter release button halfway
Capture Modes
Auto Picture (Landscape, Portrait, Night Scene, Night Scene Portrait, Standard, Flower, Sport, Candlelight, Blue Sky, Sunset, Text, Group Photo, Pet, Portrait x Blue Sky, Portrait x Sunset, Portrait x Backlight), Program, Night Scene, Movie, Underwater, Underwater Movie, Digital Microscope (2MP), Landscape, Flower, Portrait, Digital Wide (5MP), Digital SR (ISO 3200-6400 5MP or 4MP), Surf & Snow, Kids, Pet, Sport, Fireworks, Candlelight, Night Scene Portrait, Text, Food, Digital Panorama (2MP per frame), Frame Composite (3MP or 2MP), Report (1280 x 960), Green, Voice Recording (via reprogrammable Green button). Face detection available: Yes (up to 32 faces), Smile Capture, Blink Detection, Pet Recognition (1 face detect, 3 faces pre-registered) P/A/S/M/B: P. Digital filters (capture): Image Tone (Bright, Natural, Monochrome). Dynamic Range Adjustment: Yes (highlight and shadow correction). One Shot, self timer, continuous, burst (5MP or 4MP), remote control (infrared, optional), interval, auto bracket continuous: approx 0.68fps. AE bracketing: -/+1EV
Playback Modes
One Shot, Index (6 or 12 thumbnails), Magnification, Movie Playback, Sound Playback, Histogram, Folder Display, Select & Delete, Calendar Mode pallet: Slideshow, Image Rotation, Small Face Filter, Ink Rubbing Filter, Collage, Digital Filter, Original Frame (5MP or 4MP), Frame Composite (3MP or 2MP), Movie Edit, Redeye Edit, Resize, Cropping, Image & Sound Copy, Voice Memo, Protect, DPOF, Startup Screen, Faze Zooming. Magnification: Up to 10x, scrollable. Digital filters (playback): B/W, Sepia, Toy Camera, Retro, Color, Color Extract, Color Emphasis, High Contrast, Starburst, Soft, Fisheye, Brightness, Miniature Movie edit: Save as Still Image, Movie Divide
Additional Features
Construction material: Reinforced polycarbonate plastic with aluminum accents
UPC: 027075188297
Pixels Actual: 14.48 Megapixel
Effective: 14 Megapixel
Sensor 1/2.3" CCD
File Formats Still Images: JPEG
Movies: AVI, MJPEG
Audio: WAV
Max Resolution 14 MP: 4288 x 3216
Aspect Ratio 1:1, 4:3, 16:9
Image Stabilization Digital
Lens 11 elements in 9 groups
5 Aspherical
EFL: 5-25mm (35 mm equivalent: 28-140mm)
Aperture: f/3.5 (W) - 5.5 (T)
Zoom Optical: 5x
Digital: 6.7x
Intelligent Zoom: 7x
Intelligent Zoom: 33.5x
Focus Range Normal: 1.64' (0.50 m) - Infinity
Macro: 0.33' (0.10 m) - 1.97' (0.60 m)
Super-Macro: 0.03' (0.91 cm) - 0.98' (0.30 m)
Exposure Control
ISO Sensitivity Auto, 80-6400
Shutter Type: Electronic
Speed: 1/1500 - 1/4 
1/1500 - 4  in  Night Scene Mode
Exposure Metering Center-weighted, Multi, Spot
Exposure Modes Modes: AE Bracketing, Auto
Compensation: -2 EV to +2 EV (in 1/3 EV steps)
White Balance Modes Auto, Daylight, Fluorescent, Manual, Shade, Tungsten
Self Timer 10 Seconds, 2 Seconds
Interval Recording Yes
Remote Control O-RC1 (Optional)
Flash Modes Auto
Auto/Red-eye Reduction
Flash On
Flash On w/ Red-eye Reduction
Maximum Effective Flash Range Wide: 0.98 - 8.2' (0.30 - 2.50 m)
Telephoto: 0.98 - 13' (0.30 - 3.96 m)
Built-in Memory 97 MB
Memory Card Type SD
Video Recording Yes, NTSC/PAL
Video Clip Length Up to 2 GBLimited by Memory Card Capacity
Audio Recording With Video, Mono
Screen 2.7" LCD Rear Screen (230,000 pixels)
Connectivity/System Requirements
Connectivity AV Output
HDMI D (Micro)
USB 2.0
Software System Requirements Windows: XP (SP3), Vista, 7
Mac: OS X 10.3.9 or later
Operating/Storage Temperature Operating
14 to 104°F (-10 to 40°C)
Waterproofing 33.0' (10.0 m)
Battery D-LI92 Rechargeable Lithium-Ion Battery Pack
AC Power Adapter K-AC117 (Optional)
Dimensions (WxHxD) 4.5 x 2.3 x 1.1" / 11.4 x 5.8 x 2.8 cm
Weight .3 lb / .14 kg Without battery or memory card
Pentax Optio WG-1 Digital Camera (Purple)
  • I-USB7 USB Interface Cable
  • I-AVC7 A/V Cable
  • K-BC92U Battery Charger Kit for Pentax X70
  • D-LI92 Rechargeable Li-Ion Battery for Pentax X70 Digital Camera
  • O-ST104 Carabiner Strap
  • Carabiner Strap O-ST118
  • Macro Stand O-MS1
  • Software CD-ROM S-SW117
  • 1-Year Limited Warranty
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    Required item: Be sure to have enough storage capacity.

    SanDisk - 8GB SDHC Memory Card Ultra Class 6
    • You Pay: $6.00
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    Batteries & Power

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    Pentax - D-LI92 Rechargeable Li-Ion Battery for Pentax X70 Digital Camera
    • You Pay: $40.66

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    Carry, store, and protect all your equipment with a bag or a strap.

    Pearstone - Onyx 230 Camera Pouch (4.9 x 2.6 x 1.5", Black)
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    Screen Protectors

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    Protect your LCD screen from scratches and finger prints.

    GGI - Digital Camera/Camcorder Screen Protector Kit
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    Card Readers

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    Download your pictures faster and save battery life.

    GGI - All In One USB 2.0 Digital Flash Card Reader / Writer
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