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Pentacon unveils Praktica Luxmedia 8203 and DCZ 7.3

Pentacon announces two new entry level digital cameras. The black Praktica Luxmedia 8203 features an 8 Megapixel CCD, a 3x optical zoom lens, a 2.5 inch LTPS-TFT color monitor, voice recording, Face Tracking, digital anti-shake, and uses a Li-ion-rechargeable battery. The new orange Praktica DCZ 7.3 features a 7.1 Megapixel CCD image sensor, a 3x optical zoom lens, a 2.5 inch TFT color monitor, and uses two AA-size batteries. The cameras will be available in September for a street price of about 140 and 120 Euro respectively...
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OVERVIEW

Pentacon

PRAKTICA luxmedia 8203

Device type

Digital still camera

Focal length

6.2 - 16.6 mm

Zoom

3x optical und 4x digital

Focus system

contrast auto focus

Focus range

normal: 40 cm to infinity, Macro (wide): 15-100 cm (tele): 40-100 cm

Sensor

1 / 2.5" CCD ,8.15 Megapixels (eff. 8.0 Megapixels)

Resolution

3264x2448, 3264x2176 (3:2), 3264x11836 (16:9), 2816x2112, 2272x1704, 1600x1200, 640x480

ISO speed

auto, ISO 50, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600

Color depth

24 Bit (RGB)

Color effects

normal, sepia, black/white, negative, rgb filter

Picture sharpness

soft, normal, vivid

White balance

auto, 5 modes and manual

Shutter

8-1/2000 sec.

Exposure

auto or manual

Exposure control

+/- 2.0 sec.

Metering

auto, multi, spot, center weighted

Flash

auto mode, auto mode with red eye reduction, flash off mode, flash on mode

Flash range

0.20 - 2.00m

Self timer

2 or 10 sec

Display

2,5" TFT-color monitor, diagonal: app. 6.2 cm

Video resolution

160x120, 320x240, 640x480 (@30fps) as AVI

TV system

Video out, PAL or NTSC

Tripod socket

¼" (metall)

Additional features

resize, rotation and cut out of the pictures, speaker, direct connection to printer, digital antishake, face tracking

Storage

16 MB built-in memory, SD-Card usable (SDHC support)

File format

JPEG, EXIF 2.2, MPEG4, DPOF

Interface

USB

Energy source

Li-ion-rechargable battery 3.7V/820 mAh

Dimensions

95 x 57 x 20 mm

Weight

110g

Accessories

USB cable, TV cable, CD with driver and image software, pouch, strap, manual, Li-ion rechargeable battery, charger

OS requirements

Windows 98SE / 2000 / ME / XP




Pentacon

PRAKTICA DCZ 7.3

Focal length

6.3 – 18.9 mm (equiv: 38mm- 114 mm)

Zoom

3x opical and 4x digital

Focus system

Autofocus

Focus range

Normal: 10cm – infin. (Tele):60cm – infin., Macro: 5cm  – infin., (Tele): 60 - 80cm

Sensor

1/2.5“CCD, 7.1 Mega Pixels

Resolution

0.3M, 2M, 4M, 7M, 10M (interpolated)

ISO speed

Auto, ISO 50, 100, 200, 400

Color depth

24 Bit RGB

Color effects

b/w, normal, sepia, RGB

Picture sharpness

soft, normal, hard

White balance

Auto, 5 modes and manually

Shutter

1/2 - 1/2000 sec.

Exposure

Auto

Exposure control

Auto or manually +/- 1.8 EV in 1/3 EV steps

Metering

Multi, center

Flash

Automatic, permanent, Red-Eye-Reduction, off

Flash range

2m

Self timer

2 or 10 sec.

Display

2.5“ LTPS-TFT-monitor

Video resolution

320x240, 640x480 at 15 or 30 fps, as Quicktime

TV system

NTSC and PAL

Tripod socket

¼“

Additional features

with 14 preset scene modes, sound recording, direct print, integrated OSD help system

Storage

built-in 23 MB storage extendable with SD Card (SDHC-compatible)

File format

JPEG, DCF, DPOF, DirectPrint, Quicktime

Interface

USB 2.0

Energy source

2x LR06 (Typ AA) or 2x Ni-MH-rechargeable batteries

Dimensions

90 x 61 x 27 mm

Weight

ca. 140g

Accessories

USB-cable, TV-cable, CD-Rom, pouch, strap, manual, batteries

OS requirements

Windows 98SE / 2000 / ME / XP


Additional information: Visit the Pentacon Praktica website
September 3, 2007
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