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Digital Compact Camera: Optio V10

Optio V10
Compact, 19mm-Slim Body with Extra-Large 3.0-Inch Wide-View LCD Monitor

The LCD monitor assures comfortable image viewing from 170 degrees vertically and horizontally. In its stylish, ultra-slim body measuring a mere 19mm in thickness, the Optio V10 incorporates a 3.0-inch color LCD monitor — the largest in digital compact cameras currently on the market. This monitor combines a wide-view design with an IPS (In Plane Switching) format LCD to deliver a bright, clear monitor image with true-to-life colors and edge-to-edge sharpness during shooting and playback, even when viewing the image diagonally from a 170-degree angle both vertically and horizontally.

Natural Skin Mode with Face-Recognition AF and AE Function to Capture Beautiful, Lively Faces

The Optio V10’s Natural Skin shooting mode features the upgraded Face-Recognition AF & AE function to automatically detect the position of the subject’s face with great accuracy and optimize the focus and exposure levels to produce beautiful, lively faces with smooth, natural skin tones. This mode is especially useful when taking portraits and snapshots at a close range.

Super-High-Sensitivity Digital SR to Minimize Camera Shake and Subject Shake
Digital SR to Push Sensitivity up to ISO 3200 at Night and in the Dark

Two of the most common factors causing blurred images are camera shake and subject shake. The Optio V10’s Digital SR (Shake Reduction) system solves this problem for you by automatically raising the sensitivity up to ISO 3200 and setting a higher shutter speed under poor lighting conditions to effectively minimizes camera shake and subject shake. Thanks to this user-friendly system, you always are assured of beautiful, blur-free images, even under conditions highly prone to camera shake and subject shake, such as sunset and indoor scenes.

Movie SR for Blur-Free Movie Clips

The Optio V10 is also equipped with the Movie SR (Shake Reduction) system. It effectively minimizes annoying camera shake in movie shooting, as you capture VGA-format movie clips (30 frames per second) at sizes up to 640 x 480 pixels. Coupled with the digital movie anti-shake function, this assures high-quality, blur-free movie clips in a wide variety of movie-shooting applications.

Auto-Tracking AF
to Maintain Constant Focus on Active Subjects for Timely Shutter Releases

Once the subject is captured in focus, the Optio V10’s auto-tracking AF mode keeps it in crisp focus, even when it moves around in the image field. By eliminating the need for frequent refocusing, this lets you effortlessly capture the decisive moment, even when the subject is an active child or unpredictable pet.

Mode Palettes
for Instant Setting of Shooting and Playback Modes via Simple Icon Selection
Auto Picture (Landscape mode)
Auto Picture (Landscape mode)
Shooting Mode Palette
Shooting Mode Palette
Shooting Mode Palette

The Optio V10 features a user-friendly shooting mode palette to simplify the troublesome mode-selection process. All you have to do to set the desired shooting mode is select the icon on the screen corresponding to your desired mode. The Optio V10 takes care of the rest for you, producing beautiful images frame after frame.

Playback Mode Palette
Playback Mode Palette
Playback Mode Palette

The Optio V10’s playback mode palette offers a set of icons corresponding to the image-editing and photo-retouching functions available after shooting, including trimming and resizing tools and digital filters. This palette assures quick, effortless setting of the desired function to facilitate image-processing operations.

Digital Filters
to Add Artistic Touches

Because the Optio V10 provides a set of digital filters including color, soft and brightness, you can effortlessly edit captured images to add creative and artistic touches — a fun, exciting feature available only to digital camera users.

Photo Frames
to Customize Images for Special Occasions

The Optio V10 lets you create an eye-catching framed image with great ease, either by displaying your choice of frame on the screen during shooting or by adding the most fitting frame to a recorded image. You can also replace these frames by downloading new ones from the PENTAX Web site.

World-Time and Calendar Functions
for On-the-Road Convenience around the Globe
World-Time Clock to Display Standard Time in 28 Time Zones
World-Time Clock to Display Standard Time in 28 Time Zones

The Optio V10’s built-in clock is a handy tool on your overseas trips, since it provides real-time display of standard time in 75 cities in 28 time zones around the world. You can even check the time difference between your home town and travel destination on the menu screen.

Calendar Function for Day-by-Day Display of Captured Images
Calendar Function for Day-by-Day Display of Captured Images

Since the Optio V10’s calendar function automatically files captured images into day-by-day folders, you can instantly recall the images recorded on a particular day by selecting that day on the calendar screen. This feature allows you to keep accurate track of a trip or past events.

For Printing
PictBridge Compatibility for Direct Printing Convenience

PictBridgeWhen connected to a PictBridge-compatible printer via the included USB cable, the Optio V10 offers convenient direct printing, eliminating the need to transfer image data to your PC. This direct-printing convenience is available with any PictBridge-compatible printer, regardless of make or model.

Compatibility with Exif Print, PRINT Image Matching and DPOFCompatibility with Exif Print, PRINT Image Matching and DPOF

The Optio V10 is compatible with Exif Print and PRINT Image Matching III to produce beautiful printouts faithful to the camera data. It is also compatible with DPOF (Digital Print Order Format) to control the number of prints and date imprint information.

For TV Monitor Viewing and Image Copying
AV Output Terminal for Easy TV Monitor Viewing

AV Output Terminal for Easy TV Monitor ViewingWhen connected to a TV monitor via the included AV cable, the Optio V10 lets you play back recorded images and movies with sound on a larger screen for fun viewing with family and friends.

Copying Memorable Images and Movies to DVD and Videotape

When you want to share special memories with your friends or relatives, you can make copies of recorded images or movies on a DVD or videotape, simply by connecting the Optio V10 to a DVD recorder or video deck via the included AV cable. Such copies also allow other people to watch the memorable scenes comfortably on a larger TV or projector screen.

For Image Editing
Image Transfer to PC via USB Cable

Image Transfer to PC via USB CableUsing the included USB cable, you can easily transfer images captured by the Optio V10 to your PC, for use on a Web site or in a photo album.

ACDSee for PENTAX (Windows and Mac versions) for Image Viewing and Filing

ACDSeeThe Optio V10 comes with the ACDSee for PENTAX software (available on the accompanying CD-ROM) for the viewing and filing of recorded images on a PC. The Windows version offers a host of image editing functions, including brightness and color controls and special effects, for the production of refined, original images.

Convenient All-in-One Package

•Rechargeable lithium-ion battery •Battery charger •AC power cord •AV cable •USB cable •Strap

Software (CD-ROM)

•ACDSee for PENTAX image viewing, editing and filing software for Windows
•ACDSee for PENTAX image viewing and filing software for Macintosh

USB connection requirements:

•PCs running Windows 2000, XP or Vista™.
•Macintosh computers running OS 9.2 or X (Ver. 10.1.2 or later).

•The operating system must be pre-installed and updated to the latest version.
•The computer must be equipped with USB terminals.

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