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Item Number: PTX 12662

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Planned or not, today's adventure is all yours as PENTAX pushes its top-of-the-line, ruggedized digital compact camera beyond the limits for the 15th time with the PENTAX WG-3 and WG-3 GPS. PENTAX intensified 'tough' as these cameras feature more durability than ever before with an outstanding waterproof performance down to 45 feet deep, and increased shock resistance from up to 6.6 feet, and the newly added PENTAX shake reduction system for blur-free images. Enjoy built-in digital pressure, altitude and depth gauges, a compass and wireless charging in the upgraded GPS model. Dive deeper, climb higher, explore longer and capture even more of your journey with the PENTAX WG-3 and WG-3 GPS. Your adventure is now.


KEY FEATURES
  • A Backlit 16 megapixel CMOS sensor, coupled with the new-generation imaging engine delivers a top sensitivity of ISO 6400
  • The triple shake reduction system combines an image-sensor-shift-type SR (Shake Reduction) mechanism with the digital Pixel Track and high ISO Shake Reduction modes
  • A further enhanced waterproof construction allows for a depth of 45 feet
  • Shockproof, ruggedized design protects from drops up to 6.5 feet
  • Crushproof construction withstands weights up to 220 LBF (pound-force)
  • Cold-resistant to sub-freezing temperatures of 14° F (minus 10° C)
  • The dustproof design protects the camera from any dry, dusty environments
  • The newly designed optical 4X zoom lens offers a high-performance, large aperture of F2.0
  • Six LED Macro Lights around the circumference of the lens barrel allows for brighter, uniform macro illumination
  • High-resolution 3.0-inch color LCD monitor with approximately 460,000 dots Capture full HD video in widescreen 1080p resolution (1920x1080) with efficient, high quality h.264 compression at 30 frames per second
  • Select GPS models come equipped with a sophisticated GPS module, which automatically records position data and travel log data onto captured images, as well as offers a built-in digital compass, pressure/altitude/water depth gauges and wireless recharging capabilities.
CAMERA HARDWARE MODEL: Optio WG-3, WG-3 GPS TYPE: Compact Digital Camera SENSOR Type: Backlit CMOS w primary color filter
Size: 1/2.3"
Effective pixels: 16
Total pixels: 16.79
Recorded resolutions
Still: 16M (4608x3456), 12M (1:1, 3456x3456), 12M (16:9, 4608x2592), 7M (3072x2304), 5M (16:9, 3072x1728), 5M (2592x1944), 4M (16:9, 2592x1464), 3M (2048x1536), 2M (16:9, 1920x1080), 1024 (1024x768), VGA (640x480)
Movie: HD (1920x1080p30, 1280x720p60/30)
Quality levels: Still: ??? best, ?? better, ? good, Movie: fixed

LENS
Type/construction: PENTAX zoom lens, 9 elements, 7 groups (4 aspheric elements), protective cover w SP coating
Optical zoom: 4X
Focal length (equiv.): 4.5-18mm (25-100mm)
Digital zoom: 7.2X
Combined zoom: 28.8X
Intelligent zoom: Approx. 6X at 7M to 28.8X at VGA
Aperture: F2-4.9

LCD/VIEWFINDER
LCD screen: 3" widescreen TFT color LCD w anti-reflective coating on cover
LCD resolution: HVGA 460,000 dots
Wide angle viewable: Yes (approx. 170° horizontal/vertical)
Viewfinder: n/a

FOCUS SYSTEM
Type: TTL contrast detection autofocus, AF assist lamp, Macro Illuminating LEDs
Focus modes: 9 point AF, Spot AF, Auto Tracking AF, Macro, 1CM Macro, Infinity Landscape, Pan Focus, Manual Focus
Manual focus: Yes
Macro focus: Yes, Macro and 1CM Macro available
Focus lock: Yes, by pressing the shutter release button half way
Focus range
Normal: 1.31' to infinity
Macro: 0.33' to 1.64'
Super Macro: 0.03 (1cm) to 0.98' (at mid-zoom, set automatically)

FLASH
Type: Built-in series control auto flash
Flash modes: Auto, Flash Off, Flash On, Auto + Redeye, On + Redeye
Effective range: 34' (wide, auto ISO), 14' (tele, auto ISO)

STORAGE MEDIA
Internal memory: 70 MB
Removable memory: SD, SDHC, SDXC

INTERFACES
Ports: USB 2.0 hi-speed, USB / AV out, HDMI (Micro, Type-D)
Video out: NTSC, PAL, HD (HDMI supports HD Auto, 1080i, 720p, 480p)
Printer interfaces: n/a

POWER SUPPLY
Power source: Rechargeable Li-Ion battery D-LI92
Recordable images: Approx. 240
Playback time: Approx. 200 min
Movie recording time: Approx. 65 min
Audio recording time: Approx. 270 min
AC adapter available: Yes (optional)

PHYSICAL SPECIFICATIONS
Dimensions (W x H x D): 4.9" x 2.5" x 1.3"
Weight:
Without battery or removable memory: 7.4 oz (non-GPS), 7.7 oz (GPS)
Loaded and ready: 8.1 oz (non-GPS), 8.4 oz (GPS)
Construction material(s): Reinforced polycarbonate plastic w aluminum accents
Operating temperature: 14-104°F (coldproof)
Ruggedized features: Waterproof (45.9'), Shockproof (6.5'), Crushproof (220 LBF), Coldproof (-10°C), Dustproof (JIS 6)

TIMING
Startup: Approx 1.8 sec
Release lag: Approx 0.016 sec

LANGUAGE SUPPORT
English, French, German, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, Dutch, Danish, Swedish, Finnish, Polish, Czech, Hungarian, Turkish, Greek, Russian

COMPUTER SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS*
*For device connectivity. Bundled software requirements may vary.
WINDOWS: Windows XP(SP3), Vista, 7, 8, USB port
Mac: MacOS 10.4, 10.5, 10.6, 10.7, 10.8 USB port

ACCESSORIES
Rechargeable lithium-ion battery, Power Adapter, USB Cable, Software (CD-ROM), Carabiner Strap, Macro Stand

IMAGE CAPTURE
IMAGE STABILIZATION

Still: Pixel Track SR, Digital SR, High-Sensitivity anti-shake mode
Movie: Movie SR

METERING SYSTEM
Type: TTL
Multi-segment: Yes
Center weighted: Yes
Spot: Yes
Exposure compensation: +/- 2 EV (1/3 steps)

ISO SENSITIVITY
Auto: 125-6400 auto range adjustable
Manual: 125-6400

WHITE BALANCE
Auto, Daylight, Shade, Tungsten Light, Fluorescent Light (D: Daylight Color, N: Daylight White, W: White Light), Manual Exposure

SHUTTER
Type: Programmed AE mechanical and electronic shutter mechanism
Shutter speed: 1/4000 to 1/4 sec (up to 4 sec in Night Scene mode)

CAPTURE MODES
Mode selection: Auto Picture, Program, HDR, Night Scene, Handheld Night Snap (ISO 125-1600), Movie, Underwater, Underwater Movie, Digital Microscope (2M), Landscape, Flower, Portrait, Interval Shot, Interval Movie, High Speed Movie (VGA, 120 FPS capture, 30 FPS playback), Time-Lapse Movie, 1CM Macro Movie, Digital SR, Surf & Snow, Kids, Pet, Sport, Fireworks, Night Scene Portrait, Food, Digital Wide (5M), Digital Panorama (2M per frame), Report (1280x960, ISO 125-1600), Green (ISO 125-1600)
Auto Picture modes: 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
Custom Image Tone: Bright, Natural, Monochrome
Green simplified mode available: Yes (ISO 125-1600)
Face detection available: Yes (up to 32 faces), Smile Capture, Blink Detection, Self Portrait Assist, Self Portrait Assist + Smile Capture, Pet Recognition (1 face detect
PASMB: P
Date stamp: Yes, date, date-time, time (not available in Green mode)
Digital filters (capture): n/a
Dynamic Range Adjustment: Yes (highlight and shadow correction)
File/Folder customization: Folder name (date, PENTX, custom), file name (IMGP, custom)
Electronic level: Yes

DRIVE MODES
Mode selection: One Shot, Self-Timer (10s, 2s), Continuous, Burst Shooting, Remote Control (3s, 0s), Auto Bracketing
Continuous FPS: TBD, Burst 10 FPS for up to 30 frames (5M or 4M)
Multi-exposure: n/a
Interval: Interval Shot, Interval Movie, High Speed Movie (120 FPS capture, 30 FPS playback)
HDR: Yes. Capture Mode (3 captured images combined to create single image with wide dynamic range) or as a Playback filter (single image processed to have HDR "look")

PLAYBACK MODES
Mode selection: One Shot, Index (6 or 12 thumbnails), Magnification (up to 10X, scrollable), Movie Playback, Histogram, Folder Display, Select & Delete, Calendar
Mode pallet: Slideshow, Image Rotation, Small Face Filter, Ink Rubbing Filter, Collage, Digital Filter(B&W/Sepia, Toy Camera, Retro, Color, Extract Color, Color Emphasis, High Contrast, Starburst, Soft, Fish-eye, Digital filters (playback): (B&W, Sepia, Toy Camera, Retro, Color, Color Extract, Color Emphasis, High Contrast, Starburst, Soft, Fisheye, Brightness, Miniature), HDR Filter, Original Frame, Movie Edit, Red-Eye Edit, Resize, Cropping, Image Copy, Protect, DPOF, Start-up Screen
Movie edit: Save as Still Image, Movie Divide, Title Picture

FILE FORMATS
Still: JPG (EXIF 2.3), DCF 2.0, DPOF, PIM III
Movie (compression): MP4 (AVC h.264)
Sound: WAV (PCM), 32KHz, 16bit stereo, High Speed Movie, 8KHz, 16bit, stereo

FILE STORAGE MATRIX (BASED ON 2GB MEMORY)
File Storage Matrix (Based on 2GB Memory)
STILL *** ** *
16M 370 653 1078
12M 435 853 1307
7M 653 1205 1921
5M 778 1499 2119
4M 1024 1921 2794
3M 1205 2364 3415
2M 1756 3235 4728
1024 4098 6830 8782
VGA 8782 12295 15368
MOVIE (H:M:S) 120 FPS 60 FPS 30 FPS
HD 1808p n/a n/a 0:16:21
HD 720p 00:20:26 00:16:29 0:26:00


*maximum movie length is 25 minutes (15 sec. for Time-Lapse or High-Speed Movie)


WATCH VIDEO


What's in the Box
  • USB Cable I-USB7
  • Rechargeable Li-Ion Battery D-LI92
  • Power Adapter D-PA135J
  • Carabiner Strap O-ST134 (for GPS)
  • Macro Stand O-MS2
  • Software CD-ROM S-SW135

Optional Accessories
  • AC Adapter Kit K-AC117U
  • AV Cable I-AVC7
  • Battery Charger Kit K-BC92U
  • Lens Adapter O-LA135 (wide and adaptor)
  • PENTAX Camera Case O-CC135
  • Optio Floating Strap O-ST1352
  • Remote Control WP

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