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Pentax Optio 555 Digital Camera {5 M/P}

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The Optio555, a 5.0 megapixel digital camera. The successor to the popular Optio550, the Optio555 offers exceptionally compact and light weight design that is ideal for use anywhere. PENTAX maximized the responsiveness of the Optio555 including reduced lag time so the camera is instantly ready when the power is turned on. In addition, a single touch of the playback button brings up recorded images and just a touch of the shutter button is all that is required to return to shooting. With enhanced operation capability and maximized responsiveness, the Optio555 allows satisfying shots to be taken with extreme ease. Add a powerful 5X optical zoom (4X digital zoom for a combined 20X total zoom), and the superb clarity of 5.0 effective megapixels, the Optio555 offers extreme versatility with superb detail and accuracy.

Image Sensor
5.0 megapixel CCD sensor

ISO: Auto or selectable from 64 - 400

Optical: 7.8 mm - 39 mm (35mm equivalent: 37.5 - 187.5mm)
Digital Zoom: 4x

F/2.8 (Wide), F/4.6 (Telephoto)

Shutter Speed
15 seconds - 1/2000th of a second

Flash Range: 0.15 m - 5.2 m
Modes: Fill-in mode, Auto mode, Flash OFF mode, Red-eye reduction

White Balance
Tungsten light, Daylight, Shade, Fluorescent light (cool white), Fluorescent light (daylight), Fluorescent light (warm white)

Exposure Modes
Spot, Multi-segment, Center-weighted

Shooting Modes
Autumn color, Landscape, Portrait mode, Text, Sundown, fireworks, 3D image, panorama assist, flower, night scene

Movie Mode
Quicktime with audio

Color Shooting Options
Soft, Black & White, Sepia, Yellow, Purple, Blue, Green, Pink, Red

Self Timer
10 second duration

Video Output
A/V out (PAL / NTSC)

Optical: Real-image zoom finder

1.5 inch, 110,000 pixels TFT color display

File Formats
Movie (Quicktime Motion JPEG)

Storage Media
MultiMediaCard, SD Memory Card SD memory card

Power Supply
1 x Rechargeable - Lithium Ion
AC Adapter (optional)

Computer Connectivity
USB or Card reader

Operating System Requirements
Windows: 98, 98SE, ME, NT, 2000, XP
Mac: OS 10.0, 10.1, 10.2

Dimensions (W x H x D)
3.9 x 2.3 x 1.6 inches
100 x 59 x 39.5 mm

Weight (Excluding Battery)
7.2 oz

Other Features
Despite the compact size, the lens of the Optio555 delivers the versatility of 5X zooming that extends from 37.5mm wide angle to 187.5mm telephoto shooting. It also offers simple lever operation, achieves minimal distortion, and can be combined with the easy-to-operate 4X digital zoom for a combined capacity of 20X zooming. With the power of 5.0 effective megapixels, the Optio555 offers precision that sets it apart from other compact digital cameras. The camera also features a high-precision smc PENTAX lens and employs advanced image processing technologies to capture powerful images.

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