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Optio 50L Digital Camera
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Pentax Optio 50L Digital Camera

Condition: Brand new, USA Warranty

  • 3X PENTAX optical zoom and 5.0 Megapixel CCD for superior image quality.
  • 2.5 inch LCD monitor makes framing, focusing, and the checking of recorded images extremely easy. 
  • Mode Dial for quick mode selection. Simply turn to select from seven still shooting modes, movie mode, or voice recording. 
  • 12MB internal memory. Ready-to-use out of the box or backup for when your memory card is full.
  • AA battery compatibility offers the convenience of widely available and easy-to-find batteries.
  • Stylish, compact design measures just 3.6. x 2.5 x 1.3 inches.


Image sensor Image Capture DeviceType: 1/2.5 inch interline transfer CCD with a primary color filter
Total Pixels - 5.19 megapixels
Effective Pixels: 5.0 megapixels
Lens Type: PENTAX power zoom
Focal Length: 5.4mm - 16.2mm
35mm Equivalent: 32mm -96mm
Aperture Range: F2.8 -F4.8
Construction: 6 elements in 5 groups (2 aspherical elements)
Digital Zoom Optical Zoom: 3X, Digital Zoom: 4X, Combined: 12X
Optical viewfinder None
LCD monitor LCD Monitor: 2.5 inch TFT color LCD
with Histogram Display
LCD Coverage: 100%
LCD Resolution: Approx. 115,000 pixels
Focus method Type: TTL contrast detection autofocus system
Autofocus: AF & Infinity Landscape Mode
Focusing range Auto Focus: Normal 1.6 ft (0.5m) to Infinity
Wide Macro 2.4 inches (0.06 m)
Tele Macro 13.8 inches (0.35m)
Shutter speeds Type: Programmed AE electronic lens shutter with CCD electronic shutter
Shutter Speed: Approx. 1/1000 - 2 seconds
Exposure control method Light Metering Method: TTL metering with choice of: Center-weighted & Spot meter
Exposure Control Method: Program AE
Exposure Modes: Mode dial: Simple, Program, Portrait, Landscape, Sports, Night Scene, Utilities, Movie
Exposure Compensation - +/-2 EV (1/3 steps)
Continuous shooting Drive Modes - Single-shot, Continuous, Auto bracket, Self-timer,
Movie ModeShooting Time: from Approx. 1 sec. to memory card capacity w/sound
Digital Filter: Black & White, Sepia
Self-timer Yes
Sensitivity (equivalent film speed) Auto, or User select ISO 64, 100, 200
White balance White Balance Control: TTL Auto, Manual Available
Settings: Daylight, Cloudy, Sunset, Tungsten light, Fluorescent light
Built-in flash operating modes Auto, Flash-off, Flash-on, Red-eye reduction
Flash range Effective Range: Approx. 11 ft (3.4m) (5.4mm at Sensitivity 200)
Approx. 6.6 ft (2m) (16.2mm at Sensitivity 200)
Storage media Approx 12MB built-in memory, takes SD memory card, removable
Image recording format File Formats: Still JPEG (Exif 2.2), DCF 1.1(Design rule for Camera File system), DPOF 1.0(Digital Print Order Format)
Movie AVI (Motion JPEG) approx. 20fps with sound
Image-quality modes Best, Better, Good with 128MB SD Card
Resloution Modes Recorded Pixels: Still 2560x1920 pixels, 2048x1536, 1280x960 pixels, 640x480 pixels
Movie Recording Movie mode 320 x 240
with 128MB Card : 9 min. 42sec.
Movie Mode: Shooting Time: from Approx. 1 sec. to memory card capacity
Audio Movie with sound
Interface Type: AV output terminal, USB terminal, DC input terminal
Power Source Two AA batteries (Alkaline and rechargeable Ni-MH)
(allows approximately 80 shots*),
AC adaptor kit (optional)
* According to in-house testing (with LCD monitor on and flash used for 50% of the shots)
Video Output Compatible with NTSC and PAL formats (monaural sound)
Dimensions (WxHxD) 3.6" x 2.5" x 1.3"
Weight - 4.9 oz. (140g) without battery and SD memory card
6.7 oz. (190g) loaded and ready

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