Pentax Optio Z10 Digital Camera

Pentax Optio Z10 Digital Camera

Pentax Optio Z10 Digital Camera

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Product Highlights

  • 8.1 Megapixels
  • 7x Optical Zoom
  • 2.5" LCD Display
  • ISO 3200 Sensitivity
  • High-speed Face Recognition AF&AE
  • Digital Wide Function
  • Digital SR (Shake Reduction)
  • Convenient Mode Pallet
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Pentax Z10 overview

  • 1Description

The Pentax Optio Z10 Digital Camera is equipped with a 7x optical zoom lens that is designed with a refraction lens system so the lens never protrudes from the camera while zooming. The 7x optical zoom covers a broad range, from wide-angle to telephoto zoom, and offers an ultra high-magnification of up to approximately 35.7x when combined with the cameras digital zoom. With 8.0 megapixels of image resolution, the Optio Z10 provides high quality images that can be reproduced up to poster size or cropped without any significant loss of image quality.

Other features of the Optio Z10 includes high speed Face Recognition for improved portraits and digital Shake Reduction that uses the cameras ISO 3200 sensitivity to capture sharper images even in low light settings. Furthermore, the sleek, stylish Pentax Optio Z10 body design features a sliding lens cover for extra protection, and a high resolution 2.5 inch LCD monitor that enables images and text to be clearly displayed with a wide viewing angle of 170 degrees from all directions.

8.1 Megapixel Resolution
The 1/2.5-inch CCD of the Optio Z10 digital camera with a resolution of 8.1 megapixels produces high quality fine-detailed photos that can easily be enlarged or cropped without image quality loss, and the camera produces images with more natural, and vivid colors thanks to its 12-bit A/D converter.
7x Optical Zoom Lens
The Optio Z10 features a 7x optical zoom lens that covers focal lengths from 6.3 to 44.1mm (equivalent to 38-266mm for 35mm format) and features a refraction lens system so the lens never protrudes from the camera while zooming. The camera also has a 5.1x Digital zoom for a total combined zoom range of 35.7x
Digital SR (Shake Reduction) Function
Using Digital SR reduces camera shakes and blurring of the subject when photographing still images. The sensitivity is adjusted automatically, to as high as ISO 3200, enabling photography with fast shutter speeds, and consequently less blur. Movie SR (Shake Reduction) is also included in the camera providing an electronic shake reduction function exclusively for capturing movies.
High-speed Face Recognition AF&AE Function
The Optio E40 is equipped with a "Face Recognition AF & AE" function that automatically detects and focuses on faces, regardless of where the people appear in the photo frame, and can detect the faces of up to 15 people at once. In addition, exposure settings are automatically adjusted to optimize for the faces, even if there is backlighting. Furthermore, this improved High-speed function, has a reduced detection time to approximately 0.03 seconds.
Convenient Mode Pallet
The Mode pallet allows the user to quickly access 15 shooting modes and 15 playback modes to perfectly optimize the camera to a wide range of shooting conditions, and the Auto Picture mode provides the same ease of use as in any Pentax compact digital camera.
Auto Picture mode
The Auto Picture mode automatically determines the best settings for the shooting conditions and then adjusts the camera setting automatically for various shooting conditions.
Digital Wide Function
The unique digital wide function converts two images into a single image with an equivalent focal length of approximately 28mm. the resulting wide angle image is great for interior or architectural images or for talking images of landscapes.
Easily Viewable LCD Display
The Optio Z10 incorporates a high resolution 2.5 inch LCD monitor that enables images and text to be clearly displayed, and offers a wide viewing angle of 170 degrees from all directions, making it easy to confirm images, even when looking at the screen from an angle.
Built-in and Expandable Memory
The Optio Z10 digital camera includes 52MB of built-in memory, and the memory capacity can be expanded dramatically with Secure digital (SD) or Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC) memory cards.
Edit and Organize Your Images
The Pentax Optio Z10 includes ACDsee for PENTAX 3.0 image viewer/image management software that supports Windows Vista, and FotoNation's red-eye compensation function for flash shots. In addition, the cameras data imprint function provides for easier image categorizing and searching.
PictBridge Compatibility
Simply connect the Optio Z10 to a PictBridge compatible printer with the included USB cable, engage the direct print feature, and print directly - without the need for a computer The direct print feature allows you to select all images or just the images you like best, and even make multiple copies to share with family and friends.
In the Box
Pentax Optio Z10, 8.0 Megapixel, 7x Optical/5.1x Digital Zoom, Digital Camera
  • D-LI72 Rechargeable Lithium-Ion Battery
  • D-BC72 Battery Charger
  • I-USB7 USB Cable
  • I-AVC7 A/V Cable
  • O-ST20 Wrist Strap
  • Software CD-ROM (ACDSee for PENTAX, Drivers)
  • Quick Guide
  • Operating Manual
  • PC Connection Manual
  • 1-Year U.S.A. Limited Warranty
  • Table of Contents
    • 1Description

    Pentax Z10 specs

    Camera Type Ultra Zoom Ultra-Compact Point-and-shoot Digital Camera
    Image Quality
    Image Sensor 1/2.5" 8.29 Megapixel Interline Transfer CCD with Primary Color Filter
    Effective Resolution 8.1 Million Pixels
    Color Depth 36 Bit RGB (12 bit x 3 colors)
    Color Modes Color, Black & White, Sepia
    Image File Formats JPEG (Best, Better, Good)
    Recorded Resolution 8M (3264x2448)
    5M (2592x1944)
    4M (2304x1728)
    3M (2048x1536)
    2M (1600x1200)
    1024 (1024x768)
    VGA (640x480)
    Video Recording AVI Motion JPEG with sound
    VGA (640x480 @ 30 or 15 fps)
    QVGA (320x240 @ 30 or 15 fps)
    Clip length limited only by available memory
    Audio Recording WAV (PCM), monaural
    Lens Type Pentax Zoom Lens (12 elements in 9 groups with 2 dual aspherical elements and 2 single aspherical elements)
    Optical Zoom 7x
    Lens Focal Length 6.3 - 44.1mm (38mm - 267mm equivalent)
    Digital Zoom 5.1x
    Minimum Focus Distance 3.1" (8cm)
    Maximum Aperture f/2.8-5.2
    Optical Image Stabilization No (Digital SR Mode available)
    Accessory Lens/Filter Mount No
    Focus Control
    Focus Type TTL contrast detection Auto Focus system with AF assist lamp
    Focus Modes 9 point AF, Spot AF, Auto Tracking AF, Face Priority AF, Manual focus, Focus lock
    Focus Range Normal: 15.7" (40cm) - infinity
    Macro: 3.1" (8cm) - 19.7" (50cm) wide
    Manual: 4.0" (10cm) - infinity
    Exposure Control
    Sensitivity Auto ISO (64-400)
    User selectable ISO (64, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200)
    ISO3200 available in Digital SR Mode
    Shutter Type Programmed AE electronic lens shutter with CCD electronic shutter
    Shutter Speed 4 - 1/1440 seconds
    Aperture Range f/3.5-5.2 - f/8.0
    Exposure Metering TTL multi-segment metering (Multi-segment, Center weighted, Spot)
    Exposure Modes Auto, Program AE, Green Simplified Mode, Exposure Compensation (+/-2 EV in 1/3 steps)
    White Balance Modes Auto, Daylight, Shade, Tungsten light, Fluorescent light, Manual
    Scene Modes Night Scene, Landscape, Flower, Natural Skin Tone, Portrait, Surf & Snow, Sport, Digital SR, Kids, Pet, Food, Frame Composite
    Built-in Flash Yes (Auto, Flash-off, Flash-on, Red-eye reduction)
    Effective Flash Range Up to 14.1' (4.2m) wide
    External Flash Connection No
    External Flash Control Not Applicable
    Start-Up Time 2.0 seconds
    Shutter Lag Not Specified by Manufacturer
    Time Between Shots Not Specified by Manufacturer
    Burst Capability 1 fps Continuous
    Self Timer 10 seconds or 2 seconds
    Interval Recording No
    Date & Time Stamp Yes
    Memory & Power
    Built-in Memory 52MB
    Compatible Memory Cards Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC) Card
    Secure Digital (SD) Card
    Recording Capacity Includes 52MB Built-in Memory

    Still Image Capacity

    Best Better Good
    8M 10 20 35
    5M 15 36 55
    4M 20 50 63
    3M 30 62 93
    2M 52 88 130
    1024 104 176 234
    VGA 213 338 452

    Video Capacity

    Video Mode Record Time
    VGA @ 30 fps 57 seconds
    VGA @ 15 fps 119 seconds
    QVGA @ 30 fps 119 seconds
    QVGA @ 15 fps 239 seconds
    Battery Type D-LI72 Rechargeable Lithium-Ion Battery
    Power Adapter AC Adaptor Kit (optional)
    Computer Interface USB 2.0
    Dock Terminal Connector
    Direct Print Capable Yes (PictBridge, ImageLink)
    Remote Control No
    Video Output Yes (NTSC & PAL)
    Web-Cam Capable No
    System & Software Requirements Windows System
    • Pentium II Processor or later
    • Microsoft Windows 2000, XP, Vista
    • 256MB RAM (512MB recommended)
    • 100MB available Hard Disk space (1GB Recommended)
    • Available USB Port
    • CD-ROM Drive
    • Color Monitor (16-bit)
    • Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.0 or later

    Macintosh System

    • PowerPC 266 MHz or higher
    • Mac OS 9.2, OS X (10.1.2 or later)
    • 8MB available RAM (minimum)
    • 6MB available Hard Disk space (minimum)
    • CD-ROM Drive
    • Color Monitor (16-bit)
    • QuickTime 6.0 or later
    Viewfinder No
    LCD Display 2.5" Low reflection TFT color LCD (230,000 pixels)
    Language Options English, Japanese, French, German, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, Swedish, Dutch, Russian, Korean, Traditional Chinese, Simplified Chinese
    Playback Options One Shot, Index (9 thumbnails), Magnification, Movie Playback, Sound Playback, Histogram, Folder, Select & Delete, Calendar, Slideshow, Resize, Trimming, Image & Sound Copy, Image Rotation, Digital Filter, Brightness Filter, Frame Composite, Redeye Edit, Voice Memo, Protect, DPOF, Digital filters (B&W, Color Effects, Soft, Tile, Brightness Filter, Frame Composite)
    Dimensions (HxWxD) 3.7 x 2.3 x 1.0" (95 x 60 x 24 mm)
    Weight 4.6 oz. (130g) without battery

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