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Pentax Optio 555

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Pentax Optio 555

The Optio 555 was introduced in 2003.

Camera nameOptio 555
Sensor5 MP 1/1.8 inch CCD
Recorded Pixels2592 x 1944
ISO rangeAuto, Manual (64 - 400)
Aspect ratio4:3
Shake reductionNo
Exposure modesP/Av/Tv/M/User/AUTO PICT/Panorama ssist/3D/Movie
Exposure compensation+/- 2 EV (1/3EV steps)
Expanded dynamic rangeNo
Light meterMulti-segment, center weight, spot
ShutterElectronic / mechanical
Shutter speeds15 s - 1/2000 s
Drive modesOne shot, Self-timer, Remote control (immediate or 3s), continuous shooting, Interval, Multiple exposures
Lens5x optical zoom, 7.8 - 39 mm (37.5 - 187.5 mm eqv), F2.8 - 4.6
Optics9 elements in 7 groups (2 asperical elements)
Digital zoom4x for a combined zoom of 20x
Auto focusYes
Manual focus0.15 m (0.5 ft) to infinity (entire zoom range),
 0.02 m (0.8 in) to infinity (wide)
Closest focus distance20 cm (0.8 in)
ViewfinderYes, diopter adjustment +3 to +1
 Magnification 0.37x (wide), 1.66x (tele)
Live ViewYes
White balanceAuto, Daylight, Shade, Tungsten light, Fluorescent (W, N, D), Manual
Digital filtersYes
In-camera picture editingYes (trim, resize)
FlashBuilt-in, +/-2 EV compensation
 Wide: 0.4 - 5.2 m (1.31 ft - 17.1 ft),
 Tele: 0.15 m - 3.2 m (0.5 ft - 10.5 ft)
MovieQVGA (320 x 240), 15 fps
Movie shake reductionNo
In-camera movie editingNo
LCD monitor1.5 inch, 113,000 dots
Storage mediaSD / MultiMedia card
File formatTiff, JPG, MOV (Quick Time Motion)
ConnectivityUSB 1.1, AV, DC in
Battery life400 shots with 50% using flash
Special featuresVoice recording
Size (W x H x D)100 x 59 x 39.5 mm
Weight250 g loaded and ready
Megapixels: 5
ISO Range: QVGA (320 x 240), 15 fps
In Production: No

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