Pentax Optio S12
Code No. Optio S12
Code No. Optio S12
PENTAX Digital Cameras
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Code No. Optio S12
Code No. Optio S12 AQUA Blue 142220
Standard Accessories
Weight: 110g
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AV Cable
USB Cable
AC Cable
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Battery charging
station D-BC68
Li-Ion battery
Hand strap
A big screen for fine details.
> 12 Megapixels. New 1/1.7” CCD Sensor and new processor
Software S-SW80
provide for excellent imaging results.
> Face Recognition – People are the most frequent photographic
subjects. Up to 15 faces can be recognized and, if necessary,
held by the Autotracking function for as long as the focus is
held and the photo is in snapped.
> 3x optical, 6x digital zoom
Optional Accessories
> Digital Shake Reduction for photo and video
> Dynamic Range Adjustment. Light and shade are important
components of photography. For a long time “shade” meant
Code No. 50181
Code No. 50180
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Leather case, Pink
Leather case,
Aqua Blue
Leather case LC-S1
a muddy darkness in the picture. With this new function the
PENTAX Optio S12 brings a little light back into the dark and
lightens these areas.
> Super Macro (from 6cm)
> Brighter and clearer 2.5” TFT monitor with 232,000 dots. The
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Nylon case NC-S1
AC mains adapter
kit K-AC63E
Battery charging kit
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Code No. 37377
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surface of the monitor is anti-reflection coated and provides an
extremely clear and brilliant image. Picture control is possible
from awkward angles thanks to a viewing angle of 170°.
> Picture date display. The date display at the edge of the image
can be seen when the image is shown on the television as well
as on prints.
IR Remote Control E IR Remote Control F
with zoom function without zoom function
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Leather Strap
Display protection
foil 2,5”
Sport Strap
Digital compact cameras
> 18 Picture Modes
Additional information at
•12.0 Megapixels – effective
1/1.7” Interline Transfer CCD with Primary Colour Filter
•Resolution: 12MP (4,000 x 3,000), 10MP (3,264 x 2,448),
7 MP (3,072 x 2,304), 5 MP (2,592 x 1,944),
3 MP (2,048 x 1,536), 1,024 x 768, 640 x 480
•Colour depth: 3 x 12 bit
•Sensitivity: automatic, manual selectable
(ISO 64, 100, 200, 400, 800, 3,200*)
*in Digital Shake Reduction mode
•Resolution: 640 × 480 pixels, 320 x 240
•Editing function: Save as photo, sequence or scene splicing
•Video recording is MPEG-4 compatible, memory-saving DivX®
format so large video files can become saved with good quality
•Movie “Shake Reduction” for blur-free video clips
•Frame rate: 30 fps
•7.9 – 23.7mm / 2.8 – 5.4 (37 – 111mm in 35mm film format),
7 elements in 5 groups, (3 double-sided aspherical lens
elements), 1 single-sided aspherical lens element
•3x optical zoom
•6x digital zoom – approximate
•Intelligent Zoom up to 19.9x
•Rechargeable Li-Ion battery D-LI68
•Battery capacity:approx. 270 pictures*
approx. 270 min. playback
•AC mains adapter (optionally available)
•AV (compatible with NTSC and PAL)
•USB connection (high speed)
•AC mains connection
Drive modes
•Low reflection 2.5” TFT Monitor with anti-reflection coating,
170° viewing angle 100% view, approx. 232,000 dots
•Image viewing on playback:
Single image with histogram, recording data, 8X magnification,
9 image thumbnail view, slide show, image rotation, Face Zoom,
picture area dimension change, cropping, digital filter, framing,
video editing, deleted file recovery
•Single, multiple exposure, continuous, Self-timer (2 or 10 sec.)
Remote Control (0 or 3 sec.)
•White balance: Automatic or manual, Daylight, Tungsten,
Cloudy, Neon
Image formats
•Photo: JPEG (Exif 2.2), DCF, DPOF
•Video: AVI (MPEG-4, DivX®-Format 640 x 480), with sound
•Sound: WAV (PCM, mono)
•SD, SDHC cards (up to 32GB)
•approx. 21MB internal memory
•5-point TTL Contrast Detection System with focus-assist light,
switchable between Spot AF and manual focus, Pan Focus,
focusing set by various Picture Modes
•Focussing range:
Normal: 0.35m – ∞
Macro: 0.12 – 0.4m (wide angle)
Supermacro: 0.06 – 0.15m (wide angle)
Digital compact cameras
Power requirements
•TTL multi field metering, switchable between Multi-field,
Centre-weighted or Spot metering
•Programme controlled electronic
Shutter speed range: approx 1/2,000 – 4 sec.
•Recording modes: Video, Sound, Digital Shake Reduction,
Auto Pict., Programmed automatic, Night scene, Landscape,
Flowers, Natural Skin Tone, Portrait, Children, Sport,
Surf & Snow, Food, Pets, Text, Jewellery
•“Face Priority” for Portrait, Natural Skin Tone and Children,
Automatic Face Recognition with Face Tracking
•Exposure compensation: ±2 EV (1/3 EV steps)
•Built-in flash with automatic operation in poor lighting conditions
•Manual flash-on and flash-off modes
•Preflash for reduction of the “Red Eye” effect
•Flash range: (at ISO Auto)
Wide angle: approx. 0.06 – 6.8m
Tele: approx. 0.35 – 3.5m
Playback Functions
•5 digital filters, 13 colour filters, frame function, slide show,
picture area dimension change, cropping, image and sound
copying, image rotation
Special functions
•World time for 75 cities, 28 time zones
•Menu languages: English, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, French,
German, Hungarian, Italian, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Swedish,
Spanish, Turkish, Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Thai
•“Intelligent Zoom shot” for images with a less than the maximum
resolution (12.0 megapixels): the camera uses the unused pixels
for an increased zoom range
•Digital Shake Reduction and Face Recognition function
(Face Recognition AF & AE) in all modes
•Portrait recognition with Face Selector:
fully automatic focusing and exposure – automatic object
recognition within the autofocus frame
•18 different Picture Modes
Print functions
•PictBridge compatible for single print, print all and DPOF Print,
PRINT Image Matching III
System requirements
•PC: Windows 2000 and XP Home Edition/Professional
(compatible with Windows Vista)
CPU:Pentium III 500MHz or newer
RAM:minimum 128MB
Available hard drive capacity: minimum 50MB
•Mac:OS 9.2 (with latest version CarbonLib)
or higher with QuickTime 6.0
CPU:POWER Macintosh Processor with minimum 266MHz
RAM:minimum 8MB
Available hard drive capacity 6MB
•ACDSee for PENTAX, with image data bank,
Stitcher and image editing programme
* Recording capacity shows approximate number of shots recorded during CIPAcompliant testing. Actual performance may vary according to operating conditions. Tests conducted using the monitor and flash for 50% of shots.
** Videos cannot be shown on Macintosh computers.
As of 01.02.2008. All data reserved and can be changed without notice.
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