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Pentax Optio 43 WR digital camera
Optio 43 WR
at a glance
2288 x 1712
2.8x optical zoom
1.6" lcd viewer
2 AA cells
Pentax Optio 43 WR review summary
camera date Jun 04  out of production
pixels / class 4.2M  compact digital camera
overall rating average it its class overall camera rating  2 reviews
image quality average it its class image quality rating  
ease of use average it its class usability rating  
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digital features good digital features rating  
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user profile user profile: digital photography recreational
Pentax Optio 43 WR specifications
lens / zoom  37 mm - 104 mm (2.8x) (dig 4x)
focus / macro  auto | manual / 30cm / 1cm
metering mode  multi-segment, center-weighted, spot
aperture  auto / F2.8 / F3.9
white balance  auto | manual - 4 presets
shutter  auto / 4s - 1/2000s
exposure  +/- 2EV in 1/3EV steps
flash / mode  internal - 5 modes / 0.1m - 2.9m
viewfinder  optical
iso ratings  50 / 100 / 200 / 400
image size  2288x1712 / 1600x1200 / 1024x768 / 640x480
image format  jpeg (exif 2.2)
image compr.  good / better / best
lag/cycle times  
remote control  self-timer
video options  mov 640x480 / 320x240 / 160x120  (15 | 30fps)
audio options  sound recording
connectivity  usb / video (NTSC / PAL)
storage  SD
platform  Windows 98/2000/ME/XP, Mac OS 8.6+
extra features  histogram display
alarm function
Pentax Optio 43 WR links
Reviews for novices and shutterbugs
18Jun04 Pentax Optio 43 WR review by Steves-digicams
Reviews for shutterbugs and professionals
26Jul04 Pentax Optio 43 WR review by Imaging-resource
News, guides, hints & tips
14Mar04 Pentax press release
Forum discussions
Pentax UK User Forum Pentax Forum
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Pentax Optio 43 WR announcement clippings

Go ahead and dunk the Optio43WR!  The camera features a rust-resistant metal interior, rubber sealants, and lens protection that opens up a new world of photographic potential.  Users may shoot in rain, in snow, by the pool, or on the beach to capture outdoor scenes and adventure.  The JIS Class 7 waterproof rating confirms the Optio43WR will remains watertight even when the camera is rinsed, splashed and immersed in water.

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