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WG-3 16MP Green GPS-Enabled Waterproof Shockproof Crushproof Digital Camera
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Pentax WG-3 16MP Green GPS-Enabled Waterproof Shockproof Crushproof Digital Camera

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Condition: Brand new, USA Warranty
GPS module, Backlit 16MP CMOS sensor, top sensitivity of ISO 6400, Triple shake reduction system, Waterproof, Shockproof, Crushproof, Cold-resistant, Dustproof, Optical 4X zoom, Six LED Macro Lights, High-resolution 3.0" LCD monitor, 1080p resolution


  • A Backlit 16 megapixel CMOS sensor, coupled with the new-generation imaging engine delivers a top sensitivity of ISO 6400
  • The triple shake reduction system combines an image-sensor-shift-type SR (Shake Reduction) mechanism with the digital Pixel Track and high ISO Shake Reduction modes
  • A further enhanced waterproof construction allows for a depth of 45 feet
  • Shockproof, ruggedized design protects from drops up to 6.5 feet
  • Crushproof construction withstands weights up to 220 LBF (pound-force)
  • Cold-resistant to sub-freezing temperatures of 14 degrees F(minus 10 degrees C)
  • The dustproof design protects the camera from any dry, dusty environments
  • The newly designed optical 4X zoom lens offers a high-performance, large aperture of F2.0
  • Six LED Macro Lights around the circumference of the lens barrel allows for brighter, uniform macro illumination
  • High-resolution 3.0-inch color LCD monitor with approximately 460,000 dots Capture full HD video in widescreen 1080p resolution (1920x1080) with efficient, high quality h.264 compression at 30 frames per second
  • GPS models come equipped with a sophisticated GPS module, which automatically records position data and travel log data onto captured images, as well as offers a built-in digital compass, pressure/altitude/water depth gauges and wireless recharging capabilities


TYPE: Compact Digital Camera

- Type: Backlit CMOS w primary color filter
- Size: 1/2.3"
- Effective pixels: 16
- Total pixels: 16.79
- Recorded resolutions
Still: 16M (4608x3456), 12M (1:1, 3456x3456), 12M (16:9, 4608x2592), 7M (3072x2304), 5M (16:9, 3072x1728),
5M (2592x1944), 4M (16:9, 2592x1464), 3M (2048x1536), 2M (16:9, 1920x1080), 1024 (1024x768), VGA (640x480)
Movie: HD (1920x1080p30, 1280x720p60/30)
- Quality levels: Still: best, better, good, Movie: fixed

- Type/construction: PENTAX zoom lens, 9 elements, 7 groups (4 aspheric elements), protective cover w SP
- Optical zoom: 4X
- Focal length (equiv.): 4.5-18mm (25-100mm)
- Digital zoom: 7.2X
- Combined zoom: 28.8X
- Intelligent zoom:  Approx.  6X at 7M to 28.8X at VGA
- Aperture: F2-4.9

- LCD screen: 3" widescreen TFT color LCD w anti-reflective coating on cover
- LCD resolution: HVGA 460,000 dots
- Wide angle viewable: Yes (approx. 170? horizontal/vertical)
- 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, 1CM Macro, Infinity Landscape, Pan Focus, Manual
- Manual focus: Yes
- Macro focus: Yes, Macro and 1CM Macro available
- Focus lock: Yes, by pressing the shutter release button half way
- Focus range
Normal: 1.31' to infinity
Macro: 0.33' to 1.64'
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: 34' (wide, auto ISO), 14' (tele, auto ISO)

- Internal memory: 70MB
- Removable memory: SD, SDHC, SDXC

- Ports: USB 2.0 hi-speed, USB / 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.240
- Playback time: Approx.200min
- Movie recording time: Approx.65 min
- Audio recording time: Approx.270 min
- AC adapter available: Yes (optional)

- Dimensions (W x H x D): 4.9" x 2.5" x 1.3"
- Weight: Without battery or removable memory: 7.7 oz , Loaded and ready:
8.4 oz
- Construction material(s): Reinforced polycarbonate plastic w aluminum accents
- Operating temperature: 14-104?F (coldproof)
- Ruggedized features: Waterproof (45.9'), Shockproof (6.5'), Crushproof (220 LBF), Coldproof (-10?C), Dustproof
(JIS 6)

- Startup: Approx1.8 sec
- Release lag: Approx0.016 sec

- English, French, German, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, Dutch, Danish, Swedish, Finnish, Polish, Czech, Hungarian,
Turkish, Greek, Russian

- For device connectivity. Bundled software requirements may vary.
- WINDOWS: Windows XP(SP3), Vista, 7, 8, USB port
- Mac: MacOS 10.4, 10.5, 10.6, 10.7, 10.8USB port

- Still: Sensor-Shift-Type (SR : Shake Reduction), Dual (SR & Pixel Track SR), High-sensitivity anti-shake mode
(Digital SR)
- Movie: Movie SR

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

- Auto: 125-6400 auto range adjustable
- Manual: 125-6400
- Auto, Daylight, Shade, Tungsten Light, Fluorescent Light(D: Daylight Color, N: Daylight White, W: White Light),

- Type: Programmed AE mechanical and electronic shutter mechanism
- Shutter speed: 1/4000 to 1/4 sec (up to 4 sec in Night Scene mode)

- Mode selection: Auto Picture, Program, HDR, Night Scene, Handheld Night Snap (ISO 125-1600), Movie,
Underwater, Underwater Movie, Digital Microscope (2M), Landscape, Flower, Portrait, Interval Shot, Interval Movie, High Speed Movie (VGA, 120 FPS capture, 30 FPS playback), Time-Lapse Movie, 1CM Macro Movie, Digital SR, Surf & Snow, Kids, Pet, Sport, Fireworks, Night Scene Portrait, Food, Digital Wide (5M), Digital Panorama (2M per frame), Report (1280x960, ISO 125-1600), Green (ISO 125-1600)
- Auto Picture modes: 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
- Custom Image Tone: Bright, Natural, Monochrome
- Green simplified mode available: Yes (ISO 125-1600)
- Face detection available: Yes (up to 32 faces), Smile Capture, Blink Detection, Self Portrait Assist, Self Portrait
Assist + Smile Capture, Pet Recognition (1 face detect
- Date stamp: Yes, date, date-time, time (not available in Green mode)
- Digital filters (capture): n/a
- DynamicRange Adjustment: Yes (highlight and shadow correction)
- File/Folder customization: Folder name (date, PENTX, custom), file name (IMGP, custom)
- Electronic level: Yes

- Mode selection: One Shot, Self-Timer (10s, 2s), Continuous, Burst Shooting, Remote Control (3s, 0s), Auto
- Continuous FPS: Burst 10 FPS for up to 30 frames (5M or 4M)
- Multi-exposure: n/a
- Interval: Interval Shot, Interval Movie, High Speed Movie (120 FPS capture, 30 FPS playback)
- HDR: Yes. Capture Mode (3 captured images combined to create single image with wide dynamic range) or as a
Playback filter (single image processed to have HDR "look")

- Mode selection: One Shot, Index (6 or 12 thumbnails), Magnification (up to 10X, scrollable), Movie
Playback,Histogram, Folder Display, Select & Delete, Calendar
- Mode pallet: Slideshow, Image Rotation, Small Face Filter, Ink Rubbing Filter, Collage, Digital Filter(B&W/Sepia,
Toy Camera, Retro, Color, Extract Color, Color Emphasis, High Contrast, Starburst, Soft, Fish-eye, Digital filters (playback): (B&W, Sepia, Toy Camera, Retro, Color, Color Extract, Color Emphasis, High Contrast, Starburst, Soft, Fisheye, Brightness, Miniature), HDR Filter, Original Frame, Movie Edit, Red-Eye Edit, Resize, Cropping, Image Copy, Protect, DPOF, Start-up Screen
- Movie edit: Save as Still Image, Movie Divide, Title Picture

- Still: JPG (EXIF 2.3), DCF 2.0, DPOF, PIM III
- Movie (compression): MP4 (AVC h.264)
- Sound: WAV (PCM), 32KHz, 16bit stereo, High Speed Movie 8KHz, 16bit, stereo

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4 out of 5 stars   Nice little camera
By Dan the traveler (CT) July 08, 2013
Review submitted for Pentax WG-3 16MP Green GPS-Enabled Waterproof Shockproof Crushproof Digital Camera (PKOPTWG3GN)
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Pros: Compact, Good underwater, Easy to use, Cool Features - Macro
Cons: Needs more zoom, Short battery life
Other Comments: Used this camera on a recent trip to Belize. Was great for regular and underwater pictures. Worked great under high humidity. Wish it had a better zoom. Maybe the next model.
I recommend this product Yes, I recommend this product
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