Pentax Optio 750Z Digital Camera

With 7.0 megapixels and a 5X optical zoom, the Optio 750Z will delight advanced photographers seeking high quality images from a compact digital camera. Strategically positioned at the high-end of the PENTAX Optio Series, the Optio 750Z offers true performance in a pocket-sized digital camera.

Classically designed with an aluminum alloy exterior and a leather-grained rubber façade, the Optio 750Z delivers high-precision imaging with 7.0 effective megapixels, a high-performance smc PENTAX 5X optical zoom lens, newly developed ASIC (Application Specified Integrate Circuit), and other impressive features. The camera's 10 shooting modes meet a variety of shooting situations, and a large dial simplifies mode selections. The generous 1.8 inch, low-reflection LCD monitor enhances visibility and shooting freedom and the camera captures VGA video with sound at a rate of 30fps (frames per second) with 640 x 480 recorded pixels up to the full available capacity of the chosen memory card.

Other features include
· Real-time warning display for overexposed (washed out) areas and under exposed (blacked out) areas
· TIFF format recording that stores images without compression
· Five auto bracketing functions that allow shooting with different levels of exposure, white balance, etc.
· Image trimming and resizing
· Diverse drive mode functions, such as Continuous shooting mode, Interval shooting mode, Multiple exposure mode, etc.
· Digital filter function that's effective not only at the time of shooting but also on recorded images
· Mode Pallet that displays all 12 Picture mode icons at once for easy selection
· Actual-image optical viewfinder with diopter adjustment (+3m-1 +1m-1)
· Folder creation that allows folders to be named by date
· Image rotation function that converts vertically shot images to horizontal compositions
· Standard image viewer, ACDSee for PENTAX software
· USB mass storage class compatibility
· PictBridge compatibility
· DPOF, ExifPrint and PRINT Image MatchingIII compatibility

5X optical zooming and wide-ranging telephoto to macro shooting
10 shooting modes for convenient and versatile shooting
Easy-to-view, easy-to-use 1.8" LCD Monitor
Auto flash with discharge level compensation and rear curtain sync
Selectable horizontal/vertical ratios
Movie shooting with sound and voice recording mode
Digital exposure metering mode


Specifications
Image sensor 7.41 megapixels; 1/1.8 inch interline transfer CCD with a primary color filter
Color Depth: 12 bit
Lens SMC PENTAX power zoom 7.8mm-39mm (equivalent to 37.5mm-187.5mm in 35mm format)
F2.8 -F4.6, 9 elements in 7 groups (2 aspherical elements)
Digital Zoom 1X - 8X
Optical viewfinder Actual-image zoom viewfinder with diopter adjustment from approx.-3m-1 to +1m-1
LCD monitor 1.8 inch, CG Silicon TFT color LCD (low-reflection type), (Approx. 134,000 pixels). Swiveling 270 degree vertically, 180 degree horizontally
Focus method Hybrid AF (TTL contrast detection autofocus system combined with exo-passive sensor); Manual focus/Infinity-landscape mode available
Focusing Areas: Wide autofocus / spot autofocus / 11-point area selectable AF
Focusing range Autofocus:
Normal: 0.6m (1.97 ft ) to infinity; Macro: 0.15m (0.49 ft) to 0.65m (2.13 ft); Super macro: 0.02m (0.07 ft) to 0.65m (2.13 ft) at 7.8mm (equivalent to 37.5mm in 35mm format)
Manual Focus:
0.02m (0.07 ft.) to infinity at 7.8mm, 0.15m (0.49 ft.) to infinity
Shutter speeds Type - Programmed AE electronic lens shutter with CCD electronic shutter;
Shutter Speed approx. 1/2000 - 15 second
approx.1/1000 sec. during Metered Manual, Shutter-Priority AE)
Exposure control method Mode Dial: Program, Aperture-Priority AE, Shutter-Priority AE, Metered Manual, Picture mode, Movie, 3D image, Panorama assist, Digital filter, USER, Voice recording, Digital Spot meter
Picture Modes:
Landscape, Portrait, Self portrait, Night scene, Night scene portrait, Sport, Flower, Fireworks, Surf & snow, Autumn Colors, Sunset, Food
Exposure Compensation: ±2 EV (1/3 steps)
Continuous shooting Yes, with Auto bracket, Remote control, Self-timer, Interval shooting, Multiple exposure
Self-timer Yes up to 10 seconds
Sensitivity (equivalent film speed) Auto, fixed (80/100/200/400:Standard Output Sensitivity)
White balance Auto, Daylight, Shade, Tungsten light, Fluorescent light (W, N, D), Manual setting
Built-in flash operating modes Auto, Flash-on and Flash-off modes. Red-eye reduction function Flash exposure compensation (±2, 1/3 steps) also available.
Flash range Approx. 0.4m - 5.2m (1.31ft. - 17.1ft) (7.8mm at sensitivity Auto); Approx. 0.15m - 3.2m (0.49ft. - 10.5ft) (39mm at sensitivity Auto)
Terminals for external flash no
Storage media 10MB built-in memory, SD memory card removable
Image recording format Still - JPEG (Exif 2.2), DCF (Design rule for Camera File system), DPOF (DigitalPrint Order Format), PRINT Image Matching III; Movie - AVI (motion JPEG format) approx. 15fps with sound; Sound - WAV (ADPCM), Monaural, Recordable time depend son the remaining capacity of the memory card
Image-quality modes TIFF, JPEG: Best, Better, Good)
Resolution Modes 3056 x 2296, 2592 x 1944 pixels , 640 x 480, 320 x 240 pixels
Movie Recording 640 x 480, 320 x 240 pixels
Interface AV output terminal, USB terminal, DC input terminal
Power Source Rechargeable D-LI7 lithium-ion battery (allows approximately 245 shots to be taken*); Optional AC adapter also available
Video Output Compatible with NTSC and PAL formats (monaural sound)
Dimensions 100(W) x 61.5(H) x 42(D)mm (3.9 x 2.4 x 1.7 inches) (excluding protrusions)
Weight 255g (8.9 oz.) loaded and ready; 210g (7.4 oz.) without battery and SD memory card
Special features Digital Filter: Black & White, Sepia, Red, Pink, Purple, Blue, Green, Yellow, Soft During play mode (Black & White, Sepia, Red, Pink, Purple, Blue, Green, Yellow, Soft, Brightness)