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Pentacon announces Praktica DCZ 8.2 digital camera

Pentacon announces the eight Megapixel Praktica DCZ 8.2 digital camera. The new entry level camera features a 3x optical zoom lens and a 2.4 inch LCD monitor, somewhat smaller than the monitor of its predecessor, the Praktica model DCZ 8.1. The new model is somewhat smaller and lighter too. Furthermore, the new DCZ 8.2 model features: direct print, digital antishake (ISO), face tracking, and smile detection and its images can be stored in 16 MB of built-in memory, and on SD or SDHC cards...
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Device type Praktica DCZ 8.2 digital still camera
Focal lenght 5.8 - 17.4mm ( 35mm: 35mm - 105mm)
Zoom 3x optical, 5x digital
Focus system contrast auto focus
Focus range normal: 0.5 m to infinity, macro: 10 cm - 50 cm
Sensor 1/2,5" CCD, 8.0 Megapixels
Resolution 3264x2448 (8M), 2576x1932 (5M), 2048x1536 (3M), 1600x1200 (2M), 640x480
ISO speed auto, ISO 80, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1250
Colour depth 24 Bit (RGB)
Colour effects normal, b/w, sepia, vivid
Picture sharpness high, normal, low
White balance auto, 4 manual mode
Shutter 4 - 1/1500s
Exposure auto
Exposure control +/- 2.0
Metering average, matrix, spot
Flash auto mode, auto mode with red eye reduction, flash off mode, fill flash
Flash range 1.0 - 2.4m
Self timer 2 or 10s
Display 2,4" / 6,1 cm TFT-color monitor (110k pixels)
Video resolution 320x240;640x480 (@30fps) with voice memory
TV system NTFS and PAL
Tripod socket 1/4"
Additional features 15 Scene mode ,resize and rotation of the pictures, SDHC support, Face detection
Storage 16 MB built-in memory, SD/SDHC-Card usable
File format JPEG, AVI, EXIF 2.2, DPOF, DCF
Interface USB 2.0, TV-out (PAL/NTSC)
Energy source 2x AA Alkaline batteries (1.5 Volt) or Ni-Mh batteries
Dimensions 93x61x22mm
Weight 120g
Accessories USB cable, TV-cable, CD with driver and image software, pouch, strap, 2x AA batteries
OS requirements Windows 2000 / XP / Vista

Additional information: Visit the Pentacon Praktica website
May 11, 2008
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