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Optio WG-1 Waterproof GPS Digital Camera - Black/Gray
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Pentax Optio WG-1 Waterproof GPS Digital Camera - Black/Gray

Condition: Brand new, USA Warranty
GPS functionality, Waterproof to 33 feet submerged, shock, cold and dust proof, 14 megapixel sensor, wide angle 5X internal optical zoom lens (28-140mm), 2.7 inch LCD, Enhanced Digital Microscope, HDMI port, widescreen 720p HD video


  • PENTAX's 12th rugged generation waterproof digital camera is adventure proof, and suitable for almost any environment.
  • Waterproof to 33 feet is perfect for use when submerged.
  • Shockproof, ruggedized design protects from drops up to 5 feet.
  • Coldproof to sub-freezing temps of minus 10 degrees C (14 degrees F).
  • Dustproof design protects the camera from dry, dusty environments.
  • 14 megapixel sensor offers plenty of image detail.
  • Wide angle 5X internal optical zoom lens (28-140mm equivalent) provides flexible capture of subjects near or far.
  • Large 2.7 inch LCD features a wide angle 16:9 aspect ratio with anti-reflective coating.
  • Enhanced Digital Microscope mode uses 5 macro LEDs for perfect focus and smooth, even lighting.
  • An HDMI port plays back beautiful, high definition images and video on HDTVs.
  • Capture video in widescreen 720p HD at 30 frames per second.
  • Pixel Track and Digital Shake Reduction ensure sharp, blur-free images.
  • Capture perfect portraits with fast Face Detection technology, Smile Capture, and Blink Detection.
  • An autofocus assist lamp helps to quickly and accurately focus, even in challenging lighting.
  • Take pictures remotely using an optional PENTAX infrared remote control.
  • GPS functionality allows for positional data recording with images for geo-tagging applications.


Type: 1/2.3" interline transfer CCD with primary color filter
Effective pixels: 14
Total pixels: 14.48
Recorded resolutions
- Still: 14M (4288x3216), 10M (1:1, 3216x3216), 10M (16:9, 4224x2376), 7M (3072x2304), 5M (16:9, 3072x1728),
5M (2592x1944), 4M (16:9, 2592x1464), 3M (2048x1536), 2M (16:9, 1920x1080), 1024 (1024x768), VGA (640x480)
- Movie: HD (1280x720p30/15), VGA (640x480p30/15), QVGA (320x240p30/15)

Type/construction: PENTAX zoom lens, 11 elements, 9 groups (5 aspheric elements)
Optical zoom: 5X
Focal length (equiv.): 5-25mm (28-140mm)
Digital zoom: 6.7X
Combined zoom: 33.5X
Intelligent zoom: Approx 7.0X at 7M to 33.5X at VGA
Aperture: F3.5-5.5

LCD screen: 2.7" widescreen TFT color LCD w anti-reflective coating on cover
LCD resolution: 230,000 dots
Wide angle viewable: Yes
Viewfinder: n/a

Type: TTL contrast detection autofocus, AF assist lamp, Macro Illuminating LEDs
Focus modes: 9 point AF, Spot AF, Auto Tracking AF, Macro, Super Macro, Infinity Landscape, Pan Focus, Manual
Manual focus: Yes
Macro focus: Yes, Macro and Super Macro available
Focus lock: Yes, by pressing the shutter release button half way
Focus range
Normal: 1.64' to infinity
Macro: 0.33 to 1.97'
Super Macro: 0.03 (1cm) to 0.98' (at mid-zoom, set automatically)

Type: Built-in series control auto flash
Flash modes: Auto, Flash Off, Flash On, Auto + Redeye, On + Redeye
Effective range: 13' (wide, auto ISO), 8.2' (tele, auto ISO)

Internal memory: 97MB
Removable memory: SD, SDHC, SDXC

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

Power source: Rechargeable Li-Ion battery D-LI92
Recordable images: Approx 260
Playback time: Approx 280 min
Movie recording time: Approx 120 min
Audio recording time: Approx 350 min
AC adapter available: Yes (optional)

Dimensions (W x H x D): 4.5 x 2.3 x 1.1"
- Without battery or removable memory: 5.2 oz
- Loaded and ready: 5.9 oz
Construction material(s): Reinforced polycarbonate plastic with aluminum accents
Operating temperature: 14-104 degrees F (coldproof)
Weather Resistant: Yes, JIS Class 8 waterproof submersible to 33', JIS Class 6 dustproof
Shock Resistant: Yes, shockproof to 5'

Startup: Approx 1.3 sec
Release lag: Approx 0.037 sec

English, French, German, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, Dutch, Japanese, Danish, Swedish, Finnish, Polish, Czech,
Hungarian, Turkish, Greek, Russian, Thai, Korean, Simplified/Traditional Chinese


Still: Pixel Track SR, Digital SR (ISO 3200-6400 5M or 4M)
Movie: Movie SR

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

Auto: 80-1600 auto range adjustable, Digital SR 80-6400 (ISO 3200-6400 5M or 4M)
Manual: 80-6400 (iso 3200-6400 5M or 4M)

Auto preset modes: Auto, Daylight, Shade, Tungsten, Fluorescent
Manual mode(s): Yes

Type: Programmed AE electronic lens shutter with CCD electronic shutter
Shutter speed: 1/1500 to 1/4 sec (up to 4 sec in Night Scene mode)

Mode selection: Auto Picture (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), Program, Night Scene, Movie, Underwater, Underwater Movie, Digital Microscope (2M), Landscape, Flower, Portrait, Digital Wide (5M), Digital SR (ISO 3200-6400 5M or 4M), Surf & Snow, Kids, Pet, Sport, Fireworks, Candlelight, Night Scene Portrait, Text, Food, Digital Panorama (2M per frame), Frame Composite (3M or 2M), Report (1280x960), Green, Voice Recording (via reprogrammable Green button)

Green simplified mode available: Yes
Face detection available: Yes (up to 32 faces), Smile Capture, Blink Detection, Pet Recognition (1 face detect, 3
faces pre-registered)
P/A/S/M/B: P
Date stamp: Yes, date, date-time, time (not available in Green mode)
Digital filters (capture): Image Tone (Bright, Natural, Monochrome)
DynamicRange Adjustment: Yes (highlight and shadow correction)

Mode selection: One Shot, Self Timer, Continuous, Burst (5M or 4M), Remote Control, Interval, Auto Bracket
Continuous FPS: Approx 0.68 FPS
Self-timer: Yes (10s, 2s)
Remote control: Yes (infrared, optional)

Mode selection: One Shot, Index (6 or 12 thumbnails), Magnification, Movie Playback, Sound Playback, Histogram,
Folder Display, Select & Delete, Calendar

Mode pallet: Slideshow, Image Rotation, Small Face Filter, Ink Rubbing Filter, Collage, Digital Filter, Original Frame (5M or 4M), Frame Composite (3M or 2M), Movie Edit, Redeye Edit, Resize, Cropping, Image & Sound Copy, Voice Memo, Protect, DPOF, Startup Screen, Faze Zooming

Magnification: Up to 10X, scrollable
Digital filters (playback): B&W, Sepia, Toy Camera, Retro, Color, Color Extract, Color Emphasis, High Contrast,
Starburst, Soft, Fisheye, Brightness, Miniature
Movie edit: Save as Still Image, Movie Divide

Still: JPG (EXIF 2.3), DCF 2.0, Print Image Matching III
Movie (compression): AVI (Motion JPG)
Sound: WAV (PCM), monaural

For device connectivity. Bundled software requirements may vary.
Windows: Windows XP(SP3), Vista, 7, USB port
Mac: MacOS 10.3.9, 10.4, 10.5, 10.6, USB port

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4 out of 5 stars   Good Camera Value For Price.
By Big D (Wilmington, Ca.) March 19, 2012
Review submitted for Pentax Optio WG-1 Waterproof GPS Digital Camera - Black/Gray (PKOPTWG1GPSGY)
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Pros: Small / Compact, Large Clear LCD, Easy to Use
Cons: Short Battery Life, No Viewfinder
Other Comments: Well Built Camera, Good Image, Good Value For Money Spent. Drains Battery Overnight With GPS Logging On
I recommend this product Yes, I recommend this product
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