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Pentax Optio E30

Posted by: Mark Peters Friday 2nd, March 2007

Pentax Corporation is pleased to announce the launch of the Pentax Optio E30 compact digital camera. Although an entry-level model designed with the convenience of beginners in mind, the Pentax E30 is packed with 7.1 effective Megapixels for exceptional high-resolution photography. The upgraded 7.1 effective Megapixels, the one of the most in the entry-level class, enables you to take pictures with outstanding resolution. The Pentax Optio E30 digital camera features a 3X optical zoom lens with a focal range covering angles of view equivalent to those of a 36-108mm lens in 35mm format, which is ideal for a broad spectrum of subjects from landscapes, through sightseeing photographs, to portraits.

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Pentax Optio T30

Posted by: Dennis Hissink Saturday 24th, February 2007

Pentax Corporation is announces the Pentax Optio T30, which realizes a slim body while being equipped with a large 3.0-inch LCD monitor that enables for easy viewing. The Optio T30 comes with new functions such as shake reduction which reduces camera shake and subject blurring, and “Face Recognition AF & AE,” which is convenient when photographing people. The Optio T30 is equipped with a high-resolution, oversized 3.0-inch LCD monitor with approximately 230,000 pixels that enables images and menu text to be displayed largely and clearly. The monitor also has a wide viewing angle of approximately 170° from all directions, making it easy to confirm images, even when looking at the monitor diagonally.

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Pentax Optio W30

Posted by: Ilse Jurrien Thursday 22nd, February 2007

Pentax Corporation is pleased to announce the launch of the new Pentax Optio W30, a compact digital camera designed to be dustproof/waterproof. The waterproof function has been further enhanced so that it is possible to photograph underwater at depths of 3 meters continuously for 2 hours. The waterproofing capabilities of the internal construction of the camera and of the front and back covers, made from the metal used for the exterior, were further improved to make the Pentax Optio W30 capable of being used to photograph underwater at depths of 3 meters continuously for 2 hours in the conventional model, underwater photography was possible at depths of only 1.5 meters for a period of 30 minutes).

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Pentax Optio A30

Posted by: Ilse Jurrien Wednesday 21st, February 2007

Pentax announces the launch of the Pentax Optio A30, a compact digital camera featuring 10.0 effective megapixels, enabling for photography of fine, high-quality images. The Pentax Optio A30, which is a camera in Pentax’s top class, also has enhanced anti-shake functions. The Optio A30 achieves one of the highest image qualities as a compact digital camera, thanks to features such as 10.0 effective megapixels that enable for high-resolution images, a 1/1.8-inch CCD with a wide light-sensitive area for superior tone reproduction, an smc Pentax zoom lens, renowned for its high resolving power, an image processing engine that makes a rich color reproduction possible, and three different types of anti-shake functions.

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Pentax digital SLR camera products

Posted by: Ilse Jurrien Wednesday 21st, February 2007

Pentax Corporation is pleased to announce the exhibition of its soon-to-be-released digital SLR camera products, all currently under development, at two major trade shows in the U.S.A. and Japan. PMA 2007 is America’s largest annual photographic merchandise trade show, to be held from March 8 to 10, 2007, in Las Vegas, Nevada; the Photo Imaging Expo 2007 is one of Asia’s largest annual photo and imaging merchandise trade fairs, and will be held from March 22 to 25 at Tokyo Big Sight in Tokyo. The digital SLR camera products include several interchangeable lenses, a macro lens, a medium format camera and a dedicated auto flash unit.

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The PMA show, or Photo Marketing Association, continues its yearly tradition of maintaining a network of photo imaging as well as the experience and know-how of the industry. The PMA represents 20,000 members from over 100 countries, who are all active within the imaging industry. As a reflection of the changes in the market, the PMA organization has also changed and has become more diverse. Nowadays, the member group consists of representatives coming from photo retail, manufacturers, commercial photo labs, professional sports and news photography, in addition to small album print suppliers and photo processing centers. The PMA 2012 Trade show focuses on an industry which is heavily affected by the unstable situation of the global financial economy. However, whether the latter will also stand in the way of the innovation and product introductions, remains to be revealed by the PMA International Convention & Trade Show in Anaheim Convention Center (California, US).