The rugged Optio WG-1 GPS’s waterproof, shockproof, crushproof, coldproof and dustproof design, along with its 14 megapixels, wide-angle 5X internal zoom lens, HD video capabilities and inventive Digital Microscope mode with LED lens lighting, means that it can get the shots, near or far, and get back in one piece. It is equipped with a sophisticated GPS function which allows for positional data recording with images for geo-tagging applications.
- The Optio WG-1 GPS is the perfect choice for active photographers who shoot pictures in demanding conditions. It can be used underwater continuously for up to 2 hours at a depth of up to 10m. Its crushproof construction can withstand weights up to 100 KGF (kilogram-force) and shockproof design protects it against drops of 1.5m. It also offers remarkable dustproof performance to protect the camera from dry, dusty environments and exceptional cold-resistant performance for reliable operation at temperatures as low as –10°C
- The Optio WG-1 GPS comes equipped with a sophisticated GPS function, which allows users to record position data when shooting still images and to take advantage of various GPS-compatible applications and services provided by the included software* as well as web sites such as Google Maps™. The GPS function also updates the built-in clock automatically to match local time of a particular shooting location and automatically creates and stores log data as a KML-format file onto an SD memory card. This log feature allows users to keep accurate track of the movement during outdoor shooting and display it later on the computer using various online services such as Google Earth™.
* This function is available with the Windows version only.
Google, Google Earth, Google map, and logo are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Google Inc.
- Combining a macro shooting capability from as close as 1cm away with its 5 LED Macro Lighting and unique Macro Stand, the Digital Microscope mode delivers magnified sharp pictures of even the smallest subjects, like insects, or the veins of a leaf.
- Combining a 14 megapixel sensor with a new, sophisticated imaging process and high performance zoom lens, the Optio WG-1 GPS produces beautiful, high-resolution prints with fine details, even when enlarged to poster sizes.
- 5X wide angle internal optical zoom lens, covering an angle of view equivalent to approximately 28 to 140 mm in 35 mm format is ideal for shooting a broad spectrum of subjects, from landscapes to indoor, portrait or group photos.
- The large 2.7 inch, 230,000 dot LCD screen features a 16:9 widescreen aspect ratio.
A special AR (Anti-Reflection) coating cuts the glare of external light and minimizes reflections, making it easy to observe the subject, monitor recorded images and view on-screen menus, even in bright sunlight.
- Triple anti-shake protection to prevent different types of camera shake: Pixel Track SR mode effectively compensates for camera shake during still-image shooting digitally without increasing image noise, High-Sensitivity SR mode automatically raises the sensitivity up to ISO 6400 under poor-lighting conditions and the Movie SR mode prevents blurry images by effectively minimizing camera shake through the use of exclusive software.
- The Face Detection function detects up to 32 faces- even the faces of dogs and cats- in the image field, then catches them in sharp focus and in optimum exposure in as little as 0.03 seconds. The unique Self-portrait Assist function uses the blink of the LED lights to confirm whether your face is centered in the picture.
- Capture beautiful, flawless movie clips at 16:9 high-definition TV proportions (1280 x 720 pixels) at a frame rate of 30 frames per second and offers a variety of editing functions. The Optio WG-1 GPS also has an HDMI micro terminal for audio/video signal output.
- Capture images remotely with infrared remote control capabilities (using optional PENTAX remote controller).
- Includes a woven web fabric strap complete with a carabiner to attach the camera to a backpack and other outdoor gear.
- MediaImpression 3.0 for PENTAX (Windows version) and MediaImpression 2.1 for PENTAX (Macintosh version) image viewing, editing and filing software included
(compatible with latest operation systems, Windows 7 and Mac OS X 10.6)
Optio WG-1 GPS Features
Optio WG-1 GPS Specifications
|Type||1/2.3 inch interline transfer CCD with primary colour filter|
|Effective Pixels||14 megapixels|
|Total Pixels||14.48 megapixels|
|Recording Pixels||Still: 14M (4288x3216), 10M (1:1, 3216x3216), 10M (16:9, 4224x2376), 7M (3072x2304), 5M (16:9, 3072x1728), 5M (2592x1944), 4M (16:9, 2592x1464), 3M (2048x1536), 2M (16:9, 1920x1080), 1024 (1024x768), VGA (640x480)
Movie: HD (1280x720p30/15), VGA (640x480p30/15), QVGA (320x240p30/15)
|Quality Levels||★★★ Best, ★★ Better, ★Good|
|Type/construction||PENTAX zoom lens, 11 elements, 9 groups (5 aspheric elements)|
|Focal length (equiv.)||5-25mm (28-140mm)|
|Intelligent zoom||Approx 7.0X at 7M to 33.5X at VGA|
|Type||2.7” TFT colour LCD with anti-reflective coating
Approx. 230,000 dots
|Type||Built-in series control auto flash|
|Modes||Auto, Flash Off, Flash On, Auto + Redeye, On + Redeye|
|Effective range||3.9m (wide, auto ISO), 2.5m (tele, auto ISO)|
|Type||TTL contrast detection autofocus, AF assist lamp, Macro Illuminating LEDs|
|Focus modes||9 point AF, Spot AF, Auto Tracking AF, Macro, Super Macro, Infinity Landscape, Pan Focus, Manual Focus|
|Focus lock||Yes, by pressing the shutter release button half way|
|Focus range||Normal: 0.5m to infinity
Super Macro: 0.01-0.3m (at mid-zoom, set automatically)
|Type||TTL metering: Choice of Multi-segment metering, Centre-weighted metering, Spot metering|
|Exposure Compensation||±2EV(1/3EV steps)|
|Auto||80-1600 auto range adjustable, Digital SR 80-6400 (ISO 3200-6400 5M or 4M)|
|Manual||80-6400 (ISO 3200-6400 5M or 4M)|
|Modes||Auto, Daylight, Shade, Tungsten light, Fluorescent light, Manual setting|
|Still||Pixel Track SR, Digital SR (ISO 3200-6400 5M or 4M)|
|Type||Programmed AE electronic lens shutter with CCD electronic shutter|
|Shutter speed||1/1500 to 1/4 sec (up to 4 sec in Night Scene mode)|
|Mode selection||One Shot, Self Timer, Continuous, Burst (5M or 4M), Remote Control, Interval, Auto Bracket|
|Continuous FPS||Approx 0.68 FPS|
|Self-timer||Yes (10 sec, 2 sec)|
|Remote control||Infrared (using optional PENTAX remote Controller)|
|Mode selection||Auto Picture (Landscape, Portrait, Night Scene, Night Scene Portrait, Standard, Flower, Sport, Candlelight, Blue Sky, Sunset, Text, Group Photo, Pet, Portrait x Blue Sky, Portrait x Sunset, Portrait x Backlight), Program, Night Scene, Movie, Underwater, Underwater Movie, Digital Microscope (2M), Landscape, Flower, Portrait, Digital Wide (5M), Digital SR (ISO 3200-6400 5M or 4M), Surf & Snow, Kids, Pet, Sport, Fireworks, Candlelight, Night Scene Portrait, Text, Food, Digital Panorama (2M per frame), Frame Composite (3M or 2M), Report (1280x960), Green, Voice Recording (via reprogrammable Green button)|
|Face detection||Yes (up to 32 faces), Smile Capture, Blink Detection, Pet Recognition (1 face detect, 3 faces pre-registered), Self-Portrait Assist|
|Date stamp||Yes, date, date-time, time (not available in Green mode)|
|Digital filters (capture)||Image Tone (Bright, Natural, Monochrome)|
|Dynamic Range Adjustment||Yes (highlight and shadow correction)|
|Mode selection||One Shot, Index (6 or 12 thumbnails), Magnification, Movie Playback, Sound Playback, Histogram, Folder Display, Select & Delete, Calendar|
|Mode palette||Slideshow, Image Rotation, Small Face Filter, Ink Rubbing Filter, Collage, Digital Filter, Original Frame (5M or 4M), Frame Composite (3M or 2M), Movie Edit, Redeye Edit, Resize, Cropping, Image & Sound Copy, Voice Memo, Protect, DPOF, Image Recovery, Startup Screen, Face Zooming|
|Digital filters (playback)||B&W, Sepia, Toy Camera, Retro, Colour, Colour Extract, Colour Emphasis, High Contrast, Starburst, Soft, Fisheye, Brightness, Miniature|
|Movie edit||Save as still image, movie divide|
|Still||JPG (EXIF 2.3), DCF 2.0, DPOF, Print Image Matching III|
|Movie (compression)||AVI (Motion JPG)|
|Sound||WAV (PCM), monaural|
|Removable memory||SD, SDHC, SDXC|
|Ports||USB 2.0 hi-speed, AV out, HDMI (Micro Type-D)|
|Video out||NTSC, PAL, HD (HDMI supports HD Auto, 1080i, 720p, 480p)|
|Power source||Rechargeable Li-Ion battery D-LI92|
|Recordable images||Approx 260*|
|Playback time||Approx 280 min**|
|Movie recording time||Approx 120 min**|
|Audio recording time||Approx 350 min**|
|AC adapter available||Yes (optional)|
|* Recording capacity above shows approximate number of shots recorded during CIPA-compliant testing. Actual performance may vary depending on operating conditions.
** According to the result of PENTAX in-house testing.
|Dimensions||115.5 x 58.5 x 28.5 mm (W x H x D)|
|Weight||Without battery or removable memory: 146g
Loaded and ready: 167g
|Operating temperature||-10-40°C (coldproof)|
|Weather Resistant||Yes, JIS Class 8 waterproof submersible to 10m, JIS Class 6 dustproof|
|Shock Resistant||Yes, shockproof to 1.5m|
|Languages||English, French, German, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, Dutch, Danish, Swedish, Finnish, Polish, Czech, Hungarian, Turkish, Greek, Russian, Thai, Korean, Traditional Chinese, Simplified Chinese, Japanese|
|Computer System Requirements*|
| *For device connectivity. Bundled software requirements may vary.
Windows: Windows XP(SP3)/Vista/7, USB port
Mac: Mac OS 10.3.9, 10.4, 10.5, 10.6, USB port
Optio WG-1 GPS Accessories
AC Adapter Kit K-AC117U
Model No. 38972
Battery Charger Kit K-BC92U
Model No. 39805
Rechargeable L-ION Battery D-LI92
Model No. 39800
Waterproof Remote Control O-RC1
Model No. 39892
Optio WG-1 Skin O-CC1182
Model No. TBA
Model No. 88206
What’s In the Box
- USB Cable I-USB7
- AV Cable I-AVC7
- Rechargeable Li-Ion Battery D-LI92
- Battery Charger Kit K-BC92U
- Strap O-ST104
- Carabiner Strap O-ST117
- Macro Stand O-MS1
- Software CD-ROM S-SW117