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Pentax MX-1 - digital camera

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    Product Details

    Key Features

    • 4x optical zoom ideal for everyday use
    • Pentax body-based sensor-shift and pixel track Shake Reduction (SR) stabilization
    • ISO up to 12800
    • Fast face detection
    • Large 3-inch 920K pixel tilt LCD screen
    • 1080p H.264 HD video
    • 1 cm macro mode
    With its genuine brass covers and advanced digital compact capabilities, the Pentax MX-1 is where craft design meets contemporary quality. The MX-1's fast F1.8-2.5 lens, 4x zoom and large 12-megapixel backlit CMOS sensor allow for bright everyday imagery inside a stylish body. As its brass wears with time, feel the good old days come back to life in your images of today with the Pentax MX-1.

    Product Features

    • 4x optical zoom ideal for everyday use
      This 4x optical zoom features a versatile range for shooting at 28-112 mm in the 35 mm format, making it ideal for everyday use. The four-element aspherical lens corrects for various optical aberrations, ensuring sharp images free of ghosting and flaring throughout the entire range.
    • Pentax body-based sensor-shift and pixel track Shake Reduction (SR) stabilization
      Dual Pentax body-based sensor-shift and pixel track Shake Reduction (SR) stabilization system effectively compensates for camera shake and ensures sharp, blur-free images and video, even in the most shake-prone and low lighting conditions.
    • ISO up to 12800
      Shoot in any lighting condition with excellent high sensitivity performance throughout a wide dynamic range, with a maximum sensitivity of ISO 12800.
    • Fast face detection
      Create the perfect group shot or a gorgeous portrait with Fast Face Detection technology, as it quickly finds up to 32 subjects in any scene for impeccably focused and exposed faces. This technology also includes Smile Capture and Blink Detection functions, as well as exposure modes specifically designed for portrait photography and even Pet photography.
    • Large 3-inch 920K pixel tilt LCD screen
      The large, high-resolution 3-inch 920K pixel LCD screen can be tilted up or down for easy viewing and shooting from difficult angles. Menus are straightforward and user-friendly, and make use of a Dual-axis electronic level gauge for horizontal and vertical shooting.
    • 1080p H.264 HD video
      Capture full 1920 x 1080p resolution HD video with efficient, high quality H.264 compression at 30 frames per second. Also, make use of an HDMI port to allow smooth and functional output of high definition images, video and sound to HDTVs. Enjoy creative movie playback features, such as High-speed Movie mode for slow-motion playback and Time-lapse Movie mode for fast-forward playback.
    • 1 cm macro mode
      Photograph tiny details in life-size with a 1 cm macro mode, allowing you to focus on the smallest of subjects from as close as 1 cm from the front of the camera lens. This is the perfect feature for taking beautiful shots of plants and insects.
    Product Type
    Digital camera - compact
    Enclosure Colour
    Sensor Resolution
    12.0 Megapixel
    Optical Sensor Type
    Total Pixels
    12,760,000 pixels
    Effective Sensor Resolution
    12,000,000 pixels
    Optical Sensor Size
    Optical Zoom
    4 x
    Digital Zoom
    1.95 x
    Image Stabiliser
    Optical (image sensor shift mechanism)
    Auto Focus
    TTL contrast detection
    AE/AF Control
    Face-priority AF, Subject-tracking AF
    Face Detection
    Blink Detection technology, face-priority AF function, Pet Detection, Smile Capture
    Digital Video Format
    Image Recording Format
    Max Video Resolution
    1920 x 1080
    AV Interfaces
    Composite video/audio, HDMI
    Exposure & White Balance
    Light Sensitivity
    ISO auto (100-12800), ISO 100-12800
    Exposure Metering
    Multi-segment, centre-weighted, spot
    Exposure Modes
    Programme, bulb, automatic, manual, aperture-priority, shutter-priority
    Shooting Programs
    Landscape, portrait mode, text, surf & snow, PET, Blue Sky, food, fireworks, panorama assist, flower, night scene, sports mode, sunset, night scene with portrait, frame composition, kids, natural skin tone, handheld night shot, fisheye effect, miniature effect, Dynamic Range (HDR), digital IS, sketch
    Special Effects
    Soft, Black & White, Sepia, Stretch, Slim, Colour, fisheye, Sketch, miniature, Retro, HDR, Colour Extract, brightness, Toy camera, starburst, High contrast, Colour Invert, Color Emphasis, Small Face, Collage
    White Balance
    Custom, automatic, presets
    White Balance Presets
    Cloudy, tungsten light, Flash, daylight, shade, fluorescent light (cool white), fluorescent light (daylight), fluorescent light (warm white), fluorescent light (daylight white)
    Max Shutter Speed
    1/8000 sec
    Min Shutter Speed
    30 sec
    Exposure Compensation
    ±2 EV range, in 1/3 EV steps
    Auto Exposure Bracketing
    3 steps
    Lens System
    4 x zoom lens - 6 - 24 mm - f/1.8-2.5
    Focal Length Equivalent to 35mm Camera
    28 - 112mm
    Focus Adjustment
    Automatic, manual
    Min Focus Distance
    40 cm
    Macro Focus Range
    Lens Construction
    8 groups / 11 elements
    Aspherical lens
    Camera Flash
    Camera Flash
    Pop-up flash
    Flash Modes
    Fill-in mode, rear curtain sync, slow synchro, auto mode, flash OFF mode, red-eye reduction
    AF illuminator
    Effective Flash Range
    0.4 m - 12.2 m : ISO auto ( wide lens )
    0.4 m - 8.8 m : ISO auto ( tele lens )
    Additional Features
    Continuous Shooting Speed
    1 frame per second
    Self Timer Delay
    10 sec, 2sec
    Additional Features
    Audio recording, USB 2.0 compatibility, date/time stamp, DPOF support, digital image rotation, PRINT Image Matching, histogram display, AF lock, cropping an image, resizing an image, in-camera red-eye fix, in-camera film editing, 1080p Full HD movie recording, dual image stabilization, Dynamic Range Adjustment, Exif Print support, in-camera RAW processing, Pixel Track SR, digital level meter, Scene Auto Selector, Eye-Fi Card Ready, high-speed recording, Time-Lapse recording, long exposure noise reduction, HDR post-processing
    3" LCD display
    920,000 pixels
    Display Features
    Microphone Operation Mode
    Connector Type
    1 x Hi-Speed USB
    1 x composite video/audio output
    1 x HDMI output
    Memory Card Slot
    SD card
    Drivers & Utilities
    System Requirements for PC Connection
    Peripheral Devices
    USB port, CD-ROM Drive
    System Requirements Details
    Windows XP/Vista/7/8
    MacOS X 10.4.4 or later
    Included Accessories
    Carrying strap, battery charger, lens cap, USB cable
    Battery Type
    Pentax D-LI106
    1 x Li-ion rechargeable battery ( included )
    Battery Life Details
    Photo shooting - 290 shots
    Playback - 4.7 hours
    Video recording - 1.5 hours
    Memory / Storage
    Memory Card Slot
    SD card
    Supported Memory Cards
    SD Memory Card, SDXC Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card
    Video Capture
    H.264 - 1920 x 1080 - 30 fps
    H.264 - 1280 x 720 - 60 fps
    H.264 - 1280 x 720 - 30 fps
    H.264 - 640 x 480 - 120 fps
    Dimensions & Weight
    12.2 cm
    5.08 cm
    6.1 cm
    363 g
    Environmental Parameters
    Min Operating Temperature
    0 °C
    Max Operating Temperature
    40 °C
    • Pentax MX-1
    • Pentax D-LI106 Battery
    • Carrying strap, battery charger, lens cap, USB cable

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