Manufacturer’s Description

The Optio 230 offers 2.0 effective megapixels and provides freedom of composition with its 3X zoom lens. It also offers a range of shooting modes, including the innovative 3D image mode for stereoscopic shooting. For greater versatility, the Optio230 even has a swing-out screen, which folds out through 180� to assist in a variety of situations. And for connectivity to PC, the Optio230 is USB compatible. With capabilities such as this, you might expect the Optio230 to be something of a handful. Thanks to Pentax advanced technology and the newly designed lens, however, the Optio230 fits big photographic potential into remarkably compact dimensions and even has a sleek, stylish appearance.

The Specs

Battery Information
Number of Batteries Supported 2
Battery Size Supported AA
Interfaces/Ports
USB Yes
Display & Graphics
Screen Size 1.60 "
Effective Camera Resolution 2.0 Megapixels
Exposure
Shortest Shutter Speed 1/1500 Second
Longest Shutter Speed 4 Second
Flash
Flash Modes Auto Flash, Red-eye Reduction, Flash ON, Flash OFF
General Information
Manufacturer Ricoh Imaging Company, Ltd.
UPC Code 027075064232
Manufacturer Part Number 18092
Brand Name Pentax
Product Name Optio 230 Compact Camera
Marketing Information

The Optio 230 offers 2.0 effective megapixels and provides freedom of composition with its 3X zoom lens. It also offers a range of shooting modes, including the innovative 3D image mode for stereoscopic shooting. For greater versatility, the Optio230 even has a swing-out screen, which folds out through 180� to assist in a variety of situations. And for connectivity to PC, the Optio230 is USB compatible. With capabilities such as this, you might expect the Optio230 to be something of a handful. Thanks to Pentax advanced technology and the newly designed lens, however, the Optio230 fits big photographic potential into remarkably compact dimensions and even has a sleek, stylish appearance.

Product Model 230
Product Type Compact Camera
Image
Maximum Image Resolution 1600 x 1210
Lens
Optical Zoom 3.0 x
Digital Zoom 2.5
Focus Modes Auto, Manual
Memory
Memory Card Supported CompactFlash (CF) Card
Network & Communication
GPS No
Physical Characteristics
Height 2.5"
Width 4.1"
Depth 1.7"
Weight (Approximate) 8.11 oz
Video
Video Formats Motion JPEG (AVI)
Maximum Video Resolution 320 x 240
Maximum Frame Rate 15 fps
Viewfinder
Viewfinder Type Optical
Warranty
Limited Warranty 1 Year